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

June 9: Pentecost Sunday, Holy Communion; Graduate Recognition and Confirmation at 10 a.m. service.

June 16: Trinity Sunday, Summer Schedule begins, one service at 9 a.m., preceded by a hymn sing at 8:55, children dismissed to Sunday School after the Children’s Chat.

June 23: Pentecost 2, Hymn Sing at 8:55, worship at 9 a.m.

Senior choir and children’s choirs resume rehearsals in September and October.

Regular Sunday School classes conclude on June 9, with opening in nave at 8:45 a.m.; Summer schedule

begins June 16, with children dismissed to class from worship after the Children’s Chat.

Vacation Bible School to be held June 17-21, 9-11:30 a.m.

Weight Loss group (TBMP) meeting June 10, 6 p.m. (note new meeting night).

Meal prep help needed on July 18, speak with Marcia Kurtz for more details.

Butter Valley Community Church, 2600 Old Route 100, Bally

VBS: June 17-21 from 6:15 to 8:45 p.m. for children ages 3 through those entering 6th grade in the fall. Call 610-845-2429 or visit

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 45 N. Reading Ave., Boyertown

All You Can Eat Breakfast benefiting Boyertown Lions Community Ambulance will be held on June 8 from 8 to 11 a.m. in St. John’s Fellowship Hall. Open to the public. Enjoy breakfast and contribute to a great cause! Stop in before heading to the Philadelphia Ave Street Fair.

Miller Keystone Blood Drive: June 11, 2 to 7 p.m., Fellowship Hall. Register by contacting Nan at 610-369-1024 or online at, code 4576. Walk-ins also welcome.

Free Vacation Bible School program “To Mars and Beyond”, June 18, 19, 20 & 25, 26, 27; 9 a.m. to noon. Join us for another great year of Vacation Bible School with Good Shepherd UCC and St. John’s ELC. Those going into 6th grade and younger will be our voyagers, traveling through stations, and learning about God who is far beyond our imaginations! All Nursery age voyagers must be potty-trained. Those entering 7th grade and older will be our helpers and volunteers! Register at For more information, call 610-369-1024 or visit

Huff’s Church, 540 Conrad Road, Hereford Township

June 15 Huff's Church Picnic: Food & Bake Sale after 4 p.m. Held rain or shine. Music “Midnight Special” 5-8 p.m. Free children’s activities and games (10 & under) 5-7 p.m. Bring own chairs. Fewer benches so more open seating under Bandshell. Please leave animals at home other than Service Animals.

Shepherd of the Hills Church, 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville

The mission team serving in Easton in July will have a training session June 8 from 3 - 9 p.m.

The Logistics Ministry and Council of Elders will both hold meetings Tuesday evening.

Boy Scouts meet Monday at 7 p.m. AA groups meet at the church on Wednesdays at 7 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.

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

On June 9, Pastor Matthew Hoover will deliver the message at the 7:45 a.m. and Pastor Matthew Hoover and Pastor Kimberly Berenotto will lead the 10:20 a.m. services as we celebrate Confirmation (12 students will be confirmed) and Pentecost (nursery available at second service). All are welcome. Girl Scouts at 6:30 p.m. Christian Journeys at 7 p.m. in Chapel; all are welcome.

Tuesday: Prayer Team at 4 p.m.

Wednesday: Learn With Me Class 10 to 11:30 a.m.

St. John’s Lutheran Church will be hosting our combined Vacation Bible School program “To Mars and Beyond” on June 18-20 and June 25-27 from 9 a.m. to noon this year due to our upcoming construction project slated to begin in mid-June. Optional paid After-Care service is available noon to 5 p.m. For more information and to register, visit To make a reservation for After-Care services, call Good Shepherd’s office at 610-367-2842 between Monday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 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 610-367-2842 for more information.

Calvary UCC, 1231 Route 100, Barto

Join us on June 9 for Pentecost Holy Communion Worship at 9:15 a.m. led by Pastor Linda. During worship we will recognize our graduates of 2019. All are invited.

Calvary is having a clothing drive. We are seeking donations of clothing to be used at our upcoming clothing giveaway on June 22. Donations of clothing can be brought to the church on June 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the day of the Relay for Life Food Truck & Granpop Bubbles Event at our location. If you have any questions call the church office 610-652-5023 or email

Prayer Wednesdays: The Sanctuary will be open on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4-7 p.m. for a time of quiet prayer and reflection. Pastor Linda will have prayer books available along with some quiet music. This will be a time to pause, to spend some time with God, to listen for the whispers of the Spirit. Pastor Linda will also be available for those who would like to share or to be in prayer and will have frankincense available for anointing.

Christ Lutheran Church, 222 Niantic Road Barto

Worship with us on this Pentecost/Confirmation Sunday on June 9 at 9 a.m. Pastor David Penman, supply pastor for the morning, will lead the congregation in a Holy Communion worship service. During the service, four young women will reaffirm their faith during the Rite of Confirmation. Those affirming their faith are: Stephanie Bauer, Zoe Eichinger, Emily Francisco, and Ava Novotny. These young ladies will read their Faith Journey Talks during the sermon portion of the service. The Confirmation classes will present the Children’s Sermon. Confirmation class will be held at 7:45 a.m. in room I. Sunday School for all ages and Adult has ended until the fall. Those ministering at the 9 a.m. service are: Acolyte; Hunter Hoffman, Lectors: Samantha Johns, Rebecca Sandoval, and Evan Fluke, Communion Assist: Mike Appold, Assistant Minister: Denise Hoffman and Ushers/Greeter; Dawn Hoffman, Jamie Johns, Rebecca Johns and Lindsey Brown. In celebration of Confirmation, immediately following the service there will be a Coffee hour in their honor in the Welcome Center.

The July Niantic News articles are due into the office on June 11, then at 9:30 a.m. there will be quilt tying in room H. At 11 a.m. on June 11, the ladies will gather at the church to carpool to Vincenzo’s in Douglassville for the Ladies Luncheon. Later that evening at 7:30 p.m., the Finance committee will meet in room B. Bridge Pastor, Pr. Ann Baly will have office hours on June 14 from 12 to 2 p.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1749 S. Main St., Bechtelsville

We are currently on our summer worship schedule, with worship each Sunday at 9 a.m. There will be no 8 a.m. services or Sunday School during June, July and August. June 9 is Pentecost/Graduate Recognition Sunday. Worship Assistants will be Greeters: Karen Essig & Ruth Reinhard, Ushers: Waynette Shafer, Susan Moser, Elaine Dotterer & Karen Irey, Lector: Confirmands, Nursery: Heidi Yescavage.

June 10: 6:30 p.m. Scouts; June 11: 6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts, 7 p.m. Council Meeting; June 13: 6:30 p.m. TLC Stitchers.

Grief Support Group meets June 18 at 7 p.m., all are welcome.

Relay for Life Fundraiser: Dairy Queen, Gilbertsville, June 19, 4 to 9 p.m. Relay for Life receives 20 percent of all sales generated from this event. Flyers are on the table in the Narthex, you must have a flyer for the fundraiser.

VBS 2019: Miraculous Mission will be held July 22-26, 6:15-8:30 p.m., for children ages 3 through 6th grade. Anyone interested in helping with VBS, contact Sharon Renninger or Pastor Zaiser.

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