Ben Salem United Church of Christ - Lehighton, PA

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

Sunday, Sept 24:  8 AM Worship

                           9:15 AM Sunday School

                           10:30 AM Worship/Hand Bell Choir

Tuesday, Sept 26: 6:30 PM Fundraisers Mtg.

Wednesday ,Sept 27: 9:30 AM Line Dancing

                           Noon – Game Day

                           6 PM Newsletter Assembly

                           6:15 PM Knit/Crochet Group

                           6:30 PM Cherub & Jr. Choir

                           7 PM Senior Choir

Thursday, Sept 28: 9 AM Blanket Makers & Quilters

                           10 AM Bible Study

                           6:30 PM Hand Bells

                           6:30 PM Membership & Growth

Friday, Sept 29:  Preparations for Sticky Bun baking

Saturday, Sept 30:     8 AM Sticky Bun Sale

                           Pick up Sticky Bun orders between 1 & 2 PM

Sunday, October 1: World Communion Sunday

                                    Neighbors in Need Sunday

                                    8 AM Worship / Communion

                                   9:15 AM Sunday School/Confirmation

                                   10:30 AM Worship


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.  
Note: Please do not take food and drinks into the Sanctuary

Upcoming Events



Wednesday, September 27 - Fellowship Hall
12 Noon
Bring a snack to share!


Community Events in October:

Emmanuel UCC, Bowmanstown – Fall Bazaar on October 7 from 9 AM to 2 PM

Food, Handcrafted wooden items, Basket Auction, Soup Sale, Baked Goods, and Raffle.


Ladies’ Night Out – Faith Alive Church, 678 Pine St., Palmerton, PA

     “Seeing in the Darkness” – Join us for the Story of Fanny J. Crosby   -  Oct. 7, 6:30 PM 

               RSVP by Sept 29 – Lela Hartranft:    (flier on bulletin board

                and counter in the narthex.


Zion’s Stone Church Bingo – October 8, 2017 doors open at 12:30 PM, Bingo at 1:30 PM

(Coach, Vera Bradley, Thirty One, Longaberger with mystery gift card in each prize)….

Kitchen open.   Contact Charlotte Fritz at 570-386-5111…seats are limited.   Advanced tickets $20…at the door - $25   Door prizes, prize auction and raffles.


Beginners Country Line Dancing
No experience necessary.
Starting Wednesday, April 19
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 – Coffee hour will resume in September.


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.