Ben Salem United Church of Christ - Lehighton, PA

Calendar of Events    
Please scroll down to the bottom of the page for future events


Sunday, April 22:  : 8 AM Worship Service   

                               9:15 AM Sunday School                                                                    
                                10:30 AM Worship Service

 Wednesday, April 25 – 9:30 Am Line Dancing

                                      Noon – Game Day

                                      6 PM Newsletter Assembly

                                      6:30 PM Cherub & Jr. Choir

                                      7 PM Senior Choir

Thursday, April 26: 7 AM Hoagie Sale

                                 9 AM Blanket Makers & Quilters

                                10 AM Bible Study

                                10:30 to Noon Hoagie order pick up

                                    6:30 PM Hand Bells

Sunday, April 29: 8 AM Worship

                                      9:15 AM Sunday School

                                      10:30 AM Worship / Baptism





Please note:  Information on all church events should be submitted to the church office so that events can be posted on the church calendar and also publicized on slides, bulletin announcements and in the newsletter.  

Upcoming Events    


The Confirmation Class is now collecting BIBLES for a project that

Hackman Bible Book Store has organized.   The store would like to collect 2018 Bibles in the year 2018.   The Bibles will be sent to India….Bibles can be any version and new or used…a box is located in the narthex to receive the Bibles. Thank you for your help!

Wednesday, April 25

(Weather permitting)

12:00 Noon

Fellowship Hall

Bring a snack to share!


Names of 2018 Graduates Needed: If you know someone who is graduating this year, please call or email the Church Office. This includes high school and college graduates. Please include majors and degrees if possible. Graduate Recognition Sunday will be held on June 10.

Richard and Cynthia Smith Scholarship Fund: Applications for the Smith Scholarship Fund can be obtained by calling the Church Office at 570-386-3870. The forms can be sent in the mail or e-mailed to those who wish to apply. This fund was established to assist high school graduates who are furthering their education. The applicant must be a member in good standing of Ben Salem UCC. The applicant must have graduated from high school and be enrolled as a full time, undergraduate student in an accredited college or technical school to further his/her education. A person may only be a recipient of this scholarship one time but if you have applied in a prior year and not been a recipient of the scholarship, you may apply again. Preference will be given to those who have a financial need, who are loyal to the church, its worship and life, and who have performed community
service. Applications should be submitted to the Church Office by June 30, 2017.


PIZZA and QUESTIONS??? – Come with questions about your

faith; about the Bible…4 Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. 

Where: St. Peter’s Resource Center, Weissport, PA….
Call Pastor McGowan for more information.


Beginners Country Line Dancing
No experience necessary.
9:30 – 11:30AM
Free will offering
Contact Dot Eberts for more information



Thursday Mornings

10AM – 12 Noon

Fellowship Hall Board Room


Please consider joining our group as we study….

”Be Obedient” (Genesis 12-25)

by Warren Wiersbe.


Coffee Hour has resumed.  Volunteers are needed.


HOST AN EXCHANGE STUDENT If you are interested in finding out more about hosting a foreign exchange student, please check out the information on the counter in the narthex.

Feel free to take a packet along to read at home.   Contact information is included in the literature.


Ben Salem Church – Facebook Page
Members and non-members can search for and “Like” our page. The page will be kept up to date with devotions, events, concerts, fundraisers, youth group events, etc. Please take the time to view this page.

Ben Salem ChurchT-Shirts, Sweatshirts & Hooded Sweatshirts are available …stop by the Coffee Hour table between services on Sundays to purchase.  
T-shirts - $10
Sweatshirts - $15
Hooded Sweatshirts - $20
Sharon Elder is in charge of this project. 
Adult & Children sizes…orders can also be placed if your size is not available.

Do you shop at Giant?  Do you buy gas there?  Do you need a $10 gift for someone on your Christmas list?  If so, see Sue or Sal Messina in the narthex after the service for your Giant gift cards.  You pay nothing extra and Ben Salem will get 5% of your purchase.   So for every $100 in gift cards, the church gets $5.