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

Dec. 30, the service will be held at 9:30 am with a Carol Sing (no nursery available); All are welcome.

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 from 5:30 – 9 pm in Zwingli Hall; All are welcome.

Jan. 6: 7:45 am and 10:20 am Services with Holy Communion; All are welcome; Christian Journeys at 7 pm in Chapel; 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.

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

Dec. 30: 1st Sunday of Christmas, Lessons and carols at both services

Jan. 6: Epiphany of Our Lord, Holy Communion

Junior (6pm) and Senior (7:30pm) Choirs continue on Jan. 2. Bethlehem Choir meets Jan. 2, 4:20- 4:50 p.m.

Regular Sunday School classes resume on Dec. 30, with opening in nave at 8:45 a.m.

Ignite the Hill Youth Group Sleepover Dec. 28-29

Thank you to Mark & Denise Robertson, for their donation of the nave Christmas tree, and to Tim & Inky Albrecht, for decorating the nave for Advent and Christmas.

Weight Loss group (TBMP) meeting on Jan. 2, 6 p.m.

Women’s Retreat at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Boyertown, Jan. 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Worship/activity cancellation info at, call the church office and wait for message, go online to or check Channel 69, or check WBYN-FM radio.

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.

Join us at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday for worship. On Sunday we will have our service of Lessons and Carols on the first Sunday of Christmas. We welcome Linc Noecker as he joins us as our guest organist!

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 church office will be closed on Monday and Tuesday in observance of the New Year’s holiday.

Happy New Year! The Community Clothing Rack will be open for donations on Jan. 2 from 1-4 p.m. Handbell Choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m., and Senior Choir will rehearse at 7:30 p.m.

The Stewardship Committee will meet at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning. Executive Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., and Finance Committee at 7 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.

Dec. 30: The Frist Sunday of Christmas- 9:00 a.m. Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. Worship Service, the Worship Assistants will be: Greeters: Karen Essig & Karen Irey, Ushers: Sharon Renninger, Janice Sheetz, Pat Brensinger, Debbie Dempsey, Lector: Ruth Weiser, Nursery: Angie Smith. 3:00PM Encore Cantata Presentation,

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

Please join us for an Encore Presentation of our Christmas Cantata, Rhapsody in Bluegrass, Sunday, Dec. 30 at 3 p.m. Light refreshments to follow.

Dec. 31: 6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts

Jan. 2: 6:30p.m. Senior Choir Practice

Jan. 3: 6:30 p.m. TLC Stitchers.

Shepherd of the Hills Church, 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville

The youth will hold an overnight on Saturday, beginning at 7 p.m.

The Preschool is on Christmas break until Jan. 2.

Wednesday night activities are cancelled this week

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 First Sunday of Christmas on Dec. 30 at our ONE worship services at 9 a.m. On this Sunday, we will celebrate Christ’s birth with a service of Lessons and Carols. Bridge Pastor, Pr. David Penman along with members of the congregation will lead this 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; Jackson Moser, Lector; Heather Moser, and Greeters/Ushers; OPEN.

The office will be closed on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. Choir rehearsals will resume on Jan. 2 with Bells beginning at 6:30 p.m. and Senior Choir at 7:30 p.m. On Jan. 3, the Girl Scouts will gather in the social hall at 6:30 p.m. for their meeting. The Greif Group will meet on Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. in the parlor.

PA Dutch New Year Wishing

Mike and Linda Hertzog will perform the traditional PA Dutch New Year Wishing at six churches this year.

Dec. 30: Soloman’s UCC Church, Macungie at 10:15 a.m.

Jan. 6: Cedar Lutheran Church, Allentown at 10 a.m.

Jan. 13: Huff's Union Church, 540 Conrad Road, Alburtis (Herford Township) at 10:30 a.m.

Jan. 20: St. Peter's UCC Church, Molltown at 10:15 a.m.

Jan. 27: Longswamp UCC Church, Mertztown at 10:15 a.m.

Feb. 3: First Reformed Church, 76 South 3rd Street, Hamburg at 10:15 a.m.

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