Ben Salem United Church of Christ - Lehighton, PA

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


Sunday, July 15: 9:15 AM Worship / Handbells   
Monday, July 16 – 7 PM Church Board Meeting    
Wednesday, July 18 – 9:30 AM Line Dancing  
Thursday, July 19 – 7 PM Property Committee 
Saturday – Social Hall Reserved     
Sunday, July 22 – 9:15 AM Worship                                   
                      Fellowship Hall Reserved      
Wednesday, July 25 – Noon/ Game Day            





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    

We are looking for members who would

like to join the fun and become

Sunday School teachers

beginning in the fall term.

If interested contact Cliff Snowberger

at 570-386-2112.


Ben Salem is going to Washington D.C.!
Museum of the Bible

Saturday September 8, 2018

6:00 am - Depart Ben Salem

10:30 am - Visit to The Museum of the Bible

12:00 pm - Lunch on your own

12-4 pm – visit attractions of your choice

4:00 pm – Load busses to visit west end of national mall (Lincoln Memorial, Reflecting Pool, Korean War Memorial, World War II Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial)

5:00 pm – Leave DC and head towards home

6:30 pm – Dinner at Mountain Gate Restaurant

10:00 – 10:30 pm – Expected Return to Ben Salem


All adults are $70.00 per person (includes transportation, ticket to Bible Museum, Dinner at Mountain Gate Restaurant, all taxes, tips, and fees) 

Checks payable to Ben Salem Youth Group

**All Youth Group Members are paid for by the group!

Deadline to sign-up SUNDAY AUGUST 19, sign-up sheets are in the narthex. 


“The Museum of the Bible is a museum in Washington D.C. which documents the narrative, history and impact of the Bible. The museum opened on November 17, 2017. With 1,150 items from the museum's permanent collection and 2,000 items on loan from other institutions and collections, the museum claims to have amassed one of the largest assemblies of biblical artifacts and texts in the world through collaborations with private donors, institutions, and other museums.”


Will resume on September 6th.
Thursday mornings at 10AM
Please consider joining
this small group as we begin
a new study on 1 Corinthians…
“Be Wise” by Warren W. Wiersbe


Pictorial Directory:  Changes of address, phone number, family info., etc. should be submitted to the church office 570-386-3870 as soon as possible so we will have an accurate listing in the back of the directory.  ___________________________________________________________________________________

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,  July 25 & Aug. 22
12 Noon
Fellowship Hall
Bring a snack to share!



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.


Old Church Pew - Pastor Jeff and Barbara Kistler would like to find a home for an 11 foot pew from the old Ben Salem building.  They would like to sell the pew to someone associated with Ben Salem.  Proceeds from the sale will go to the Ben Salem Building Fund.  The buyer will have to pick it up.  Contact the church for their phone number and/or email.


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




Will resume in
mornings at 10AM
Please consider joining
this small group as we begin
a new study.


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.