Calvary UCC, 1231 Route 100, Barto

Join us on Jan. 27 at 10:15 a.m. for our Healing and Reconciliation Worship Service led by Pastor Linda.

Faith Formation for all ages takes place at 9 a.m. Sunday mornings. Children will meet in the Sunday School wing and adults will meet in the Fellowship hall. All are invited to join us!

Bible Study meets on most Monday afternoons at 1:30 pm. New faces are always welcome, please contact the church for the upcoming scheduled dates if interested in attending.

Did you know Calvary has a book club? We would love for you to join us. New readers are always welcome. If you have questions or are interested in being part of this time of reading and sharing, please contact the church office.

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.

Jan. 27 is the 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany, 9 a.m. Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. Worship Service. The Worship Assistants will be Greeter: Heidi Yescavage, Ushers: Dan Kuser, Kathy Kuser, Elaine Dotterer, Susan Moser, Acolyte: Mackenzie Moyer, Crucifer: Kyle Pry, Lector: Sharon Renninger, Nursery: Sharon Renninger. Congregational Meeting and Luncheon following the service.

CDs of the Christmas Cantata, “Rhapsody in Bluegrass” are available for purchase. Please see Fred Isett to purchase.

Boy Scout Troop 511 will sponsor Hoagie Sales February through May. The sales will be the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Orders will have to be placed on the 2nd Tuesday. There is ham, turkey, Italian or cheese—lettuce, onion, tomato, sides hot peppers or sweet peppers, Italian or mayo packets. To volunteer and to order as a new person, contact Kitty Isett. Pick up will be at the old store every month. Thank you to those who have ordered hoagies in the past years.

Jan. 28: 6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts

Jan. 29: 6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts

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

Jan. 31: 6:30 p.m. TLC Stitchers.

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

Christ Lutheran Church, Niantic, 222 Niantic Road, Barto

Worship with us on Third Sunday after Epiphany/Youth Sunday on Jan. 27 at our ONE worship services at 9 a.m. The Confirmation Classes and youth will lead the congregation in worship, present the Children’s Sermon as well as the Sermon for the morning. Confirmation will be held at 7:45 a.m. in room I to prepare for the worship service. Sunday School for all ages will be held in room B at 8:15 a.m. Sunday School for Adults will be held in room H at 10:15 a.m. Those ministering at the 9 a.m. service are Acolyte; Dylan Drury, Lector; Youth, and Greeters/Ushers; Youth.

Choir rehearsals will be held on Jan. 30 with Bells beginning at 6:30 p.m. and Senior Choir at 7:30 p.m. The Girl Scout troops will meet on Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m. in the social hall.

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 Second Sunday after Epiphany. The choir will sing, “Lord Jesus, We Are One With Thee,” by Buxtehude/Coggin.

JAM (Jesus and Me) class participants will sit with their families in church until after “Time for the Children.”

The Adult Forum will study first Corinthians, discussing “What am I Good For?” based on Corinthians 12:1-31.

The Evangelism Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening, followed by a Christian Education Committee meeting at 8 p.m.

The Community Clothing Rack will be not be open on Wednesday, since it is the fifth Wednesday of the month.

Handbell Choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m., and Senior Choir will rehearse at 7:30 p.m.

Good Shepherd UCC, 35 W Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown

On Jan. 27, we continue our Celebrating Ministry Worship Series honoring the impact that Deacons and Stewardship have on our lives. Pastor Matt Hoover will deliver the message at the 7:45 am and 10:20 am Services with input from our Treasurer (nursery available at second service); All are welcome; The 208th Annual Meeting of Good Shepherd UCC will follow the late service; All are welcome; Christian Journeys at 7pm in the Chapel; All are welcome.

Monday: Cub Scouts at 6:30 pm; Boy Scouts at 7 pm

Tuesday: Prayer Team at 4 pm

Wednesday: Shepherd’s Café from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm; Pay as you are able; All are welcome; Senior Choir Rehearsal at 7 pm.

Saturday: Boyertown Pinochle Club in Zwingli Hall from 5:30 – 9 pm; All are welcome.

Feb. 3: Worship Services and Holy Communion; Souper Bowl Collection; All are welcome.

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.

Shepherd of the Hills Church, 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville

The Confirmation Class will hold a one-day retreat at the church on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 8 am to 4 pm.

Pro-Life Sunday will be observed on Jan. 27. Guest speaker at both morning services will be Rev. Kirk van der Swaagh, pastor of the Neighborhood Church of Greenwich Village and a leader in the National Pre-Life Religious Council. He is also the director of expect Hope, a Christ-centered residential, restorative program offered as an alternative to abortion for single pregnant women.

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.

St. Joseph’s Hill Church, 244 Koch Road, Boyertown

Jan. 27: Epiphany 3, ONE service at 10am, followed by Congregational Meeting

Feb. 3: Epiphany 4, Holy Communion, Souper Bowl fundraiser, fellowship table

Feb. 10: Epiphany 5, Boy Scout Sunday observance at 10am

Junior (6pm) and Senior (7:30pm) Choirs continue on Jan. 30. Bethlehem Choir meets Jan. 30, 4:20- 4:50pm

Regular Sunday School classes continue on Jan. 20, with opening in nave at 8:45am

Ignite the Hill Youth Group will meet Feb. 4, 7:30pm

Men’s Breakfast at Creekside Diner Jan. 26, 8:30am

Weight Loss group (TBMP) next meeting on Jan. 30, 6pm

Learning Ministries Day at Jerusalem Lutheran, Schuylkill Haven, Jan. 26

Congregational Meeting Jan. 27 after 10am service (no 7:45am service)

Youth Group hoagie sale Feb. 2

For worship and activity cancellation information, check our website (, call the church office and wait for message, go online to or check Channel 69, or check WBYN-FM radio.

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