St. Joseph’s Hill Church
244 Koch Road, Boyertown
Nov. 25: Christ the King Sunday (last Sunday after Pentecost)
Dec. 2: 1st Sunday of Advent, Holy Communion, Readings and Carols.
Junior (6pm) and Senior (7:30pm) Choirs continue on Nov. 28. Bethlehem Choir meets Nov. 28, 4:20- 4:50pm
Regular Sunday School classes on Nov. 25, with opening in nave at 8:45am.
Oley Cluster Mission trip to Puerto Rico in February. For more info call Pr. Gene Zaiser at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bechtelsville, 610-369-1281.
Poinsettia orders for Christmas Eve now being taken.
WELCA candy making Nov. 30, Dec. 1.
Weight Loss group (TBMP) next meeting on Nov. 28, 6 p.m.
Women’s Retreat at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Boyertown, Jan. 19, 9am- 3pm.
Huff’s Union Church
540 Conrad Rd., Alburtis (Hereford Township)
German Language Advent Communion Service will be held on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.
Good Shepherd UCC
35 W Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown
On Nov. 25, Pastor Kimberly Berenotto will deliver the message at the 7:45 and 10:20 am for Sunday Worship Services (nursery available at second service); All are welcome.
Sunday: Girl Scouts at 6:30 pm; Christian Journeys at 7 pm in Chapel.
Monday: Cub Scouts at 6:30 pm; Boy Scouts at 7pm.
Tuesday: Walnut Woods Communion at 9:30 am; All are welcome.
Wednesday: Cantata Choir Rehearsal at 7 pm; Senior Choir Rehearsal at 8pm.
Thursday: Chestnut Knoll Communion at 1 pm; All are welcome.
Saturday: Boyertown Pinochle Club from 5:30 to 9 pm; All are welcome.
Dec. 7: Live Nativity and Open House from 3 to 9 pm; All are welcome.
Dec. 8: Pasta Night with Santa from 4 to 7:30 pm to Benefit the Spread the Sparkle for Devin Campaign for a new organ for Good Shepherd. Spaghetti, baked ziti, (gluten-free pasta available), Alfredo, meatballs, salad, bread, drinks and desserts. Free pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Tickets for sale. Free for children ages 3 and younger. Call the Church Office at 610-367-2842 to make reservations. Tickets are also available at the door as well as take-out orders.
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
Care boxes will be prepared for college students and military on Sunday morning.
The Young Adults will meet Sunday at 5:30 p.m. in the parlor.
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. Luke Lutheran Church
35 Wilson Ave., Gilbertsville
A blessed Thanksgiving to you all! The church office is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Monday, in observance of the holiday.
Our 8:30 a.m. Bible Study will be held Sunday. We will meet to explore the lectionary readings of the day.
Join us at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday for worship. On Sunday we observe the Reign of Christ with communion celebrated. We welcome Linc Noecker as our musician for the day!
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. Youth Choir will meet to rehearse after the service.
Following the service, join in the “Christmas-at-Sea” program in Memorial Hall. A Thrivent Action Team Grant has provided St. Luke with seed money to participate in this holiday initiative, which is a ministry of Seafarers International House. St. Luke has been challenged to fill 20 satchels to be distributed to Seafarers, docked in Philadelphia at Christmastime.
The Community Clothing Rack will be open Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. for clothing distribution.
Handbell choir will rehearse Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., and the Senior Choir will rehearse at 7:30 p.m.
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.
Nov. 25 is Christ the King Sunday. 10:15 a.m. Worship Service Assistants will be Greeters: Becky Yescavage & Karen Hoffman, Ushers: Randy Kehl, Oscar & Angie Smith, Kay McGowan, Acolyte: Ryan Isett, Crucifer: Lauren Isett, Lector: Janice Sheetz, Nursery: Heidi Yescavage, Confirmation Class 6 pm.
The Cantata “Rhapsody in Bluegrass” will be presented on Dec. 16 at the 10:15 AM worship service, followed by a Potluck Luncheon. Snow Date will be Dec. 30. A second presentation of the Cantata will be held at 3 p.m. on Dec. 30 followed by refreshments.
Nov. 26: 6:30pm Boy Scouts
Nov. 27: 6:30 pm Cub Scouts, 7 pm Discipleship Mtg.
Nov. 28: 6:30 pm Sr. Choir Practice, 7:30 pm Cantata Practice
Nov. 29: 6:30pm TLC Stitchers.
Christ Lutheran Church, Niantic
222 Niantic Road, Barto
Worship with us on Christ the King Sunday on Nov. 25 at our worship services at 7:45 and 10:15 a.m. Bridge Pastor, Pr. David Penman, will be leading the congregation in a Holy Communion worship service, preach the morning sermon, as well as present the Children’s Sermon at the 7:45 a.m. service. Pat Moser will present the Children’s Sermon at the 10:15 a.m. service. Confirmation will be held at 7:45 a.m. in room I for their extended class. Sunday School for children will be held in room B and Sunday School for the Adults will be held in room H with both beginning at 9:00 a.m. Those ministering at the 7:45 a.m. service are: Acolyte; OPEN, Cross Bearer: OPEN, Lector; Terry Flicker, Communion Assist: Stephen Hoffman and Greeters/Ushers; Terry Flicker and Roy Hoffman. Those ministering at the 10:15 a.m. service are: Acolyte; Jackson Moser, Cross Bearer: Hunter Francisco, Lector; Holly Francisco, Communion Assist; Heather Moser and Greeters/Ushers; Holly Francisco and Mike Appold. Immediately following the 10:15 worship service, we will be decorating the church for the season of Advent.
Office Hours for the week of Nov. 26 through Nov. 30 will be 9 a.m. to noon except on Nov. 28 and Nov. 29 in which the church office will be closed. Please call the church office and if a pastoral emergency, Bridge Pastor’s information is listed. The Church Council will meet on Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. in the parlor. On Nov. 28, the Bell Choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m. followed by the rehearsal of the Senior Choir at 7:30 p.m. The Girl Scouts will meet on Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the social hall.