Ben Salem United Church of Christ - Lehighton, PA
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Administrative Assistant

All interested church members are invited to submit an application and/or resume,             citing relevant experience and qualifications to the Human Resource Committee

of Ben Salem United Church of Christ. 

All correspondence may be delivered to the Church Administrative Office. 

A copy of the position description along

with the application form for this vacancy can

be obtained in the narthex of  the church.  

Position available January 2019.  

Deadline to apply: August 19, 2018


Ben Salem's praise band, Daybreak, is looking for singers and instrumentalists to join the team in leading worship at the 8:00 AM service. If you are musically inclined and enjoy praising the Lord through music please speak to one of the band members today. 
 Please consider sharing the gifts God has given you!
Altar Guild: If you would like to serve Ben Salem UCCas a member of the Altar Guild, please contactJudy Pope at 570-401-1518  for more information.
The Peaceful Knights group is looking for volunteers!   They are forming 7 committees which all need support.  The committees are as follows: fundraising, marketing, client needs, male mentors,
churches, building, and office volunteers.
If you can help in any way, please contact 610-340-4786 or
To find out more information:
Help Needed:
The Ben Salem Sunday School is searching for substitute teachers and helpers. If you are interested in helping and joining in the fun please contact Cliff at 570-386-2112.
Help Needed for Funeral Luncheons:
We are in the need of volunteers to help prepare and serve at our funeral luncheons. Those who would like to be on a call list, please contact Sandy Bealer at 570-386-5098 or the church office at 570-386-3870. This is
a very important service we provide to our members during a very difficult time.
Here is a request from Gnaden Huetten Hospital to "Pay It Forward" and live the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Do you have the time and interest to devote 3-4 hours one day a week to a worthwhile community cause?  Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital in Lehighton is currently seeking additional volunteers to assist patients, visitors, and staff Monday thru Friday in a variety of positions that require no special skills, just a caring heart and a desire to participate in the all-important work of bringing comfort and hope to those suffering from ill health.  Your committed service will bring you much satisfaction from knowing that you are providing invaluable support to a network of health care professionals dedicated to the well-being of your relatives, friends, and neighbors.
For information or to apply, contact Mr. Joseph Guardiani at (610) 377-1300, ext. 7183 or email
Prayer Shawl Committee – The Prayer Shawl Committee is in need of prayer shawl  makers…If you can knit or crochet and would like to help, please contact Betty Nothstein at 570-386-5644.
 500 Prayer Shawls given at Ben Salem United Church of Christ
On Feb. 11, 2007 the Prayer Shawl Ministry started with a small group of people.  During the month of February 2013, the prayer shawl ministry reached the total of 500 shawls made and given.  That’s 500 times that the LOVE OF GOD and the prayers of people of Ben Salem have beenshared with others.  Each shawl is a blend of prayers, talents, gifts and graceA thank you to all who have given of their time, talent, prayers, gifts of yarn and those who have delivered them.  We all have been blessed with this ministry.  May we continue to share our prayers and talents with others.  May God bless all.  The Prayer Shawl Committee is in need of helpers to make the prayer shawls.  If you can knit or crochet and would like to help, please contact coordinators Betty Nothstein at 570-386-5644  or Barbara Snowberger at 570-386-2112 for more information.
Coffee Hour: 
Volunteers are needed to serve coffee.  If you would like to help for a week or two, please contact Sharon Elder at 570-386-2530.
2018 Altar Flower Sponsors:
Cost of flower sponsorship is $20.00. Checks payable to Ben Salem UCC.
If you would like to sponsor  flowers call Cindy Smith at 570-386-4248. 
 Payment should be sent directly to: Cindy Smith, 707 Hoffman Rd., Lehighton, PA 18235 .
A sign up sheet is located in the narthex. 
2018 Bulletin Sponsors:
Cost of Bulletin Sponsorship is $7.00 per week.  Checks payable to Ben Salem UCC.
Susan Messina is our Bulletin Sponsor Coordinator. If you wish to sponsor the bulletin, please call Sue at 570-386-2880 or e-mail her with the information at    
Payment should be sent directly to: Susan Messina, 66 River Road, Tamaqua, PA 18252