Good Shepherd UCC, 35 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown

On Jan. 6, Pastor Kimberly Berenotto will deliver the message at the 7:45 a.m. and 10:20 a.m. Services with Holy Communion (nursery available at second service); All are welcome; Christian Journeys at 7 p.m. in the Chapel; All are welcome.

Tuesday: Senior Shepherds Meeting at 1 p.m. with Guest Speaker Julie Longacre, Artist; All are welcome; Prayer Team at 4 p.m.

Senior Shepherds is an active group of seniors in the Boyertown community who gather together monthly with guest speakers who share informative topics and/or local entertainment for these senior gatherings. All senior members of the Boyertown community are welcome to attend these meetings.

Wednesday: Chapel Communion at 11 a.m.; All are welcome; Shepherd’s Café from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Pay as you are able; All are welcome; Senior Choir Rehearsal at 7 p.m.

Music program includes Cherub, Youth & Senior Choir, Cantata Choir, Orchestra and Handbells; All are welcome. Groups who meet regularly include Youth, Relay for Life Teams, Le Leche and multiple quilting groups; call the office at 610-367-2842 for more information.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1749 S. Main Street, Bechtelsville

Our Sunday Worship Services are 10:15 a.m., Sunday School 9 a.m., Contemporary Worship Service 8 a.m., the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.

The Epiphany of Our Lord 8 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service with Communion, 9 a.m. Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. Worship Service with Communion. Worship Assistants will be Greeters: Howard & Waynette Shafer, Ushers: Carl Schaeffer, Jr., Kay McGowan, Bob McElwee, Gene Reidenauer, Servers: Terry Kemp & Diane McElwee, Acolytes: Mackenzie Moyer & Katelyn Dulin, Crucifer: Kyle Pry, Lector: Linda Bewley, Nursery: Kathy Farrington, Confirmation Class at 9 a.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church would like to wish everyone a Happy, Healthy and Blessed New Year!

In the event of inclement winter weather, news of cancellations or postponements of church activities will be posted on Channel 69, Online at, or log on to the Trinity’s website

Jan. 7: 6 p.m. Remove Christmas Decorations, 6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts

Jan. 8: 6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts, 7 p.m. Council Meeting

Jan. 9: 6:30p.m. Senior Choir Practice

Jan. 10: 6:30p.m. TLC Stitchers

St. Luke Lutheran Church, 35 Wilson Ave., Gilbertsville

Our 8:30 a.m. Bible Study will be held Sunday. We will meet to explore the lectionary readings of the day. Come to ponder. Come to discuss. Come to listen. Come to learn.

Join us at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday for worship. On Sunday we will celebrate the Epiphany of our Lord. We will bless our house of worship, as Epiphany gives us an opportunity to bless our homes and demonstrate the Christ is welcome there. The choir will sing, “Walk in the Light,” arranged by Thomas.

JAM (Jesus and Me) class participants will sit with their families in church until after “Time for the Children.” Then, they will go to JAM Class, and return for a blessing or communion.

The adult forum will meet after worship.

Property Committee will meet Tuesday night at 6:30 and Worship and Music Committee will meet at 7.

Happy New Year! The Community Clothing Rack will be open for shoppers on Jan. 9 from 1-4 p.m. Handbell Choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m., and Senior Choir will rehearse at 7:30 p.m.

Congregation Council will meet at 6:45 on Thursday evening. The Community Clothing Rack will be open for shoppers from 6-8 p.m.

Shepherd of the Hills Church, 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville

Holy Communion will be celebrated on Sunday, Jan. 6 at both services.

Term #2 of Youth Club will begin on Wednesday at 6:15 p.m.

Boy Scouts meet Monday at 7 p.m. Cub Scouts meet Thursday at 7 p.m. AA groups meet at the church on Wednesdays at 8 p.m., Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. Al Anon meets in the church on Tuesdays at 8 p.m.

Christ Lutheran Church, 222 Niantic Road, Barto

Worship with us on Second Sunday of Christmas on Jan. 6 at our ONE worship services at 9 a.m. Bridge Pastor, Pr. David Penman will lead the congregation in a service of Holy Communion, present the Children’s Sermon as well as the Sermon for the morning. The 2019 Church Council will be installed during the service. Confirmation will be held at 7:45 a.m. in room I. Sunday School for all ages will be held in room B at 8:15 a.m. Sunday School for the Adults will be held in room H at 10:15 a.m. Those ministering at the 9 a.m. service are: Acolyte; Jonathan Lewis, Lector; Dale Reichert, Communion Assist; Roy Hoffman and Greeters/Ushers; Roxanne and Butch Fox.

The 2018 Annual Committee/Staff Reports are due into the office by Jan. 7. The Property committee will meet on Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. in room B. The February Niantic News newsletter articles are due into the office by Jan. 8. The Lutheran Ladies Lunch will be held at Frederick Living at 11:30, but members can carpool from the church meeting at 11 a.m. The Worship and Music Committee will meet Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Choir rehearsals will be held on Jan. 9 with Bells beginning at 6:30 p.m. and Senior Choir at 7:30 p.m.

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