Boyertown Church News

Huff’s Union Church

540 Conrad Rd., Alburtis

Huff’s Church Hoe Down, 540 Conrad Rd., Alburtis, Hereford Township, Saturday, April 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Paul Adam, calling with the Days of Old Band playing. No charge with free drinks and snacks. Invite friends and family and members of the community for a good, fun crowd. Never tried square dancing before or in a while, don’t worry about not knowing what to do. It’s all about the moving and having fun together. No partner, don’t worry, there are often singles looking for someone to partner with to fill a square.

Shepherd of the Hills Church

527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville

The church softball team will compete against Hope Community Church Sunday at 3 p.m. on the New Hanover Lutheran Church field.

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Young Adults meet at the church Sunday, 5:30 p.m.

The Preschool Clothing Drive will accept bagged good clothing at 10 a.m. April 21.

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 Church

244 Koch Road, Boyertown

April 22- 4th Sunday of Easter, Holy Communion

April 29- 5th Sunday of Easter, Church Music Sunday

The Bethlehem and Junior Choirs rehearse on Wednesdays, during MMM, 5:30-7pm. Senior Choir rehearses on Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30pm.

Regular Sunday School classes for Pre-K thru Adult, 8:45- 9:45am, with an opening in the nave at 8:45am

Day Care News: Registration for Summer is under way. Please call 610-367-1980, or email hillchurch@ptd.net for more information.

Week of the Young Child, April 16-20

Weight Loss group meets April 25, 6pm

Meal and Music Ministry (MMM) continues April 25, 5:30pm

Good Shepherd UCC

35 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown

April 22, Pastor Matthew Hoover will deliver the message at the 7:45 and 10:20 am services (nursery available at second service); Children and Adult Sunday School at 9 am; Youth Choir at 8:45 am; Cherub Choir at 10 am; All are welcome.

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

Tuesday: Prayer Team at 4 pm

Wednesday: Cantata Choir at 7 pm; Senior Choir at 8 pm

Thursday: Girl Scouts at 6:30 pm

Music program includes Cherub, Youth & Senior Choir, Cantata Choir, Orchestra and Handbells; all welcome. Other groups who meet regularly include: Youth, Relay for Life Teams and multiple quilting groups; call the office at 610-367-2842 for more information.

Calvary UCC

1231 Route 100, Barto

April 22, Worship led by Rev. Elmer Reinhold at 10:15 am. Rev. Reinhold is covering for Pastor Linda while she is on vacation. Faith Formation for all ages starts at 9 am.

Choir practice takes place every Thursday at 7:30 pm and we always welcome new voices to join in.

The annual Spring Flea Market, Craft Show and Bake Sale will take place on April 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Remember, you are always welcome and wanted at Calvary United Church of Christ. For no matter where you are on life’s journey, there is a place for you in our family of faith. Everyday Pastor Linda will have a post of inspiration on Facebooke, find us on Facebook by searching Calvary United Church of Christ-Barto.

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.

Trinity will be hosting a spring concert given by the Boyertown Area Choral Association on April 29 at 3 p.m. The cost is free, so come on out and get in the mood for spring with some fantastic choral music! There will be a potluck dessert social following the concert, so please bring a dessert to share.

Join us for the Mother/Daughter Banquet on May 12 at 5 p.m. Tickets for sale. See LaRue Sheetz , Mardell Blanford or the church office to purchase tickets.

Annual Pet Blessing is May 20 at 2 p.m. Bring your dogs, cats, or other pets for a spring-time blessing. Friends and neighbors welcome! We will also be receiving donations of dog/cat food that will be donated to the Berks County SPCA. Hopefully, weather permitting, we will be outside.

Musical Celebration on June 3 at 3 p.m. Featuring our choirs and instrumentalists. Please come out for an afternoon of great music and fellowship.

As part of the Relay Life Fundraising, we are selling WAWA Shorti Hoagie Gift Cards for $4. Stop by the Scripts table after church Sunday or you can stop by the church office Monday-Thursday 9-2 to purchase them.

Trinity’s events: April 22 is 4th Sunday of Easter, 9 a.m., Sunday School, 10:15 a.m., Worship Service. The Worship Assistants will be Greeters Karen Hoffman & Becky Yescavage, Ushers Ron Endy, Kurt Yescavage, Susan Moser, Elaine Dotterer, Acolyte: Bradley Yescavage, Lector: Sharon Renninger, Nursery: Cindi Esz. Confirmation Class at 6 p.m. April 23-6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts, April 24-6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts, April 25-6:30 p.m. Senior Choir Practice, 7:30 p.m. Cantata Choir, April 26-6:30 p.m. TLC Stitchers Club, April 28-8 a.m. Relay for Life Breakfast. www.trinitybech.com

Christ Lutheran Church

222 Niantic Road, Barto

Fourth Sunday of Easter April 22, worship services at 7:45 and 10:15 a.m. Pastor Matt Ollikainen will lead the congregation in worship, present the sermon, as well as the Children’s Sermon at both services. During both services, we will Bless the Seeds and Soil, and at the 10:15 a.m. service, we will process to the lot across Niantic Road for the blessing and conclusion of the service. Confirmation Class is 9 a.m. in room I. The Edu-Worship service will be at 9 a.m. in the parlor. Those ministering at the 7:45 a.m. service are Acolyte; Catherine Shade, Lector; Evan Shade, and Greeters/Ushers; Kelly and Shawn Shade. Those ministering at the 10:15 a.m. service are Acolyte; Dylan Drury, Lector; Nancy Fioriglio, and Greeters/Ushers; Nancy Fioriglio and Ginnie Wilkinson.

The Endowment Committee will meet on April 24 at 7 p.m. in room B. The Bell Choir will rehearse on April 25 at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Senior Choir rehearsing at 7:30 p.m. The Junior/Cadette Girl Scout troops will meet on April 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the social hall.

St. Luke Church

35 Wilson Ave., Gilbertsville

Join us for the 8:30 Sunday morning Bible Study at 8:30. The discussions are interesting!

Then, join us at 9:30 a.m. for worship. This is the fourth Sunday of Easter, which focuses on the image of the Good Shepherd showing us how the risen Christ brings us to life. The Senior Choir will sing, “Gentle Shepherd,” by Dresie, and the Cherub Choir will sing, “The Lord’s My Shepherd.”

This Sunday service will be led by children in the congregation, as they fill some special roles as deacon and lectors.

The J.A.M. (Jesus and Me) class will meet at 9:30 on Sunday, with the theme of the lesson being “The Good Shepherd.”

Following the service, all are invited to Memorial Hall for Rock Painting!

7th to 12th grade students are welcome to join in the fun of Laser Tag Sunday afternoon at Laser Quest in Wyomissing. St. Luke Youth will join with youth from Good Shepherd UCC and St. James Lutheran Churches.

The Community Clothing Rack will be open for distribution on Wednesday 1-4 p.m. Please come out and support this important community ministry!

Handbell Choir will rehearse at 6:30, followed by Sr. Choir at 7:30. Catechism will meet at 7 p.m.