St. Joseph’s Hill Church, 244 Koch Road, Boyertown
Jan. 20: Epiphany 2
Jan. 27: Epiphany 3, ONE service at 10am, followed by Congregational Meeting
Feb. 3: Epiphany 4, Holy Communion
Junior (6pm) and Senior (7:30pm) Choirs continue on Jan. 23. Bethlehem Choir meets Jan. 23, 4:20- 4:50pm.
Regular Sunday School classes continue on Jan. 20, with opening in nave at 8:45am.
Weight Loss group (TBMP) next meeting on Jan. 23, 6pm.
Women’s Retreat at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Boyertown, Jan. 19, 9am- 3pm.
Learning Ministries Day at Jerusalem Lutheran, Schuylkill Haven, Jan. 26.
Congregational Meeting Jan. 27 after 10am service.
Regular worship and Sunday School times: Worship at 7:45 & 10am; Sunday School, including Confirmation class, at 8:45am.
Good Shepherd UCC, 35 W Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown
On Jan. 20, we begin our Celebrating Ministry Worship Series honoring the impact that Sunday School and Christian Education have on our lives. Members of the Church and the Pastors will deliver the message at the 7:45 am and 10:20 am Services (nursery available at second service); All are welcome; Town Hall Meetings will take place at 9 am and 11:30 am; All are welcome; Christian Journeys at 7pm in the Chapel; All are welcome.
Monday: Bell Tower Meeting at 6:30 pm
Tuesday: Prayer Team at 4 pm
Wednesday: LeLeche Meeting at 10 am; All are welcome; Shepherd’s Café from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm; Pay as you are able; All are welcome; Senior Choir Rehearsal at 7 pm.
Thursday: Chestnut Knoll Communion at 1 pm; All are welcome.
Jan. 27: 208th Annual Meeting of Good Shepherd UCC.
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.
Maidencreek Church, 261 Main St., Blandon
A concert of 60s and 70s favorites played by Sixty 30 band will be held on Feb. 9 at the Oley Fairgrounds Hall. Doors open 5 p.m., music 6 to 9 p.m. Food, drinks, mixers provided. BYOB. Children 10 and under free. Proceeds support ministries of Maidencreek Church. To purchase tickets, call 610-926-3907.
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, “All Good Gifts,” by Sleeth.
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, where they will learn about the Wedding at Cana, and return for a blessing or communion.
The annual Congregational Meeting will be held following worship. Therefore, there will be no adult forum on Sunday.
The Community Clothing Rack will be open for shoppers on Jan. 23 from 1-4 p.m. Handbell Choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m., and Senior Choir will rehearse at 7:30 p.m.
Shepherd of the Hills Church, 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville
A group will be traveling to the March for Life event in Washington D.C. on Jan. 18. Tickets cost $25. Call the church at 610-754-6446 to obtain a seat.
The Missions Ministry will meet Monday, 7 p.m., for a planning session.
The Preschool Board will meet on Tuesday at 6:30 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, Niantic, 222 Niantic Road, Barto
Worship with us on Second Sunday after Epiphany on Jan. 20 at our ONE worship services at 9 a.m. Bridge Pastor, Pr. David Penman 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. 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; Ben Deery, Lector; Denise Hoffman, and Greeters/Ushers; Merle and Shirley Deery. Immediately following the service, there will be a coffee hour in the parlor hosted by the Bequest committee to show the 3-D model of the Welcome Center will look as well as present all the contractor’s figures. There will also be an Altar Guild meeting following the service in room I.
The church office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. On Jan. 22, the Church Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the parlor. Choir rehearsals will be held on Jan. 23 with Bells beginning at 6:30 p.m. and Senior Choir at 7:30 p.m. The Girl Scout troops will meet on Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the social hall.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 1749 S. Main Street, Bechtelsville
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. 20 is the 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany. 8 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service, 9 a.m. Sunday School, 10:15 a.m. Worship Service with Communion. The Worship Assistants will be Greeters: Cathy Yoder & Virginia Rowland, Ushers: Dan Ritter, Bill Eddinger, Dennis Schaeffer & Bob Eshbach, Servers: Linda Bewley & Linda Ritter, Acolyte: Katelyn Dulin, Lector: Pete Schmoyer, Nursery: Maddy Wyda. Confirmation Class at 6 p.m.
The congregation’s Annual Meeting will be held on Jan. 27 following the 10:15 worship service. The meeting will be held in the Parish Hall with a pot-luck luncheon. We will be reviewing the 2018 Annual Report. All active members are urged to attend.
CD’s of the Christmas Cantata, “Rhapsody in Bluegrass” are available for sale. Please see Fred Isett to purchase.
Jan. 21: 6 p.m. Cemetery Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts
Jan. 22: 6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts
Jan. 23: 6:30 p.m. Senior Choir Practice
Jan. 24: 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 WFMZ.com, or log on to the Trinity’s website at www.trinitybech.com.