Want to help???
We need you!!
Guild – Volunteers Needed! If you would
like to serve as a member of the Altar Guild, please call the
Hospitalization? If you or someone you know is going to be in the hospital for surgery,
please let the church office know a day or two before the surgery. This way, the Pastor will make every effort
to be there to visit and pray with the patient before the surgery.
Help Is Needed for Funeral Luncheons: We are in
need of volunteers to help at our funeral luncheons. If you would like to
be on a call list, please contact Shirley Frantz or Elaine Snyder. This
is a very important service we provide to our members during a very
Pictorial Directory: Please help us keep up to date with changes of address,
phone number, family info., etc. When
moving or changing phone numbers, addresses & numbers 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 pictorial directory.
Help the Church by
sponsoring the Bulletin and Altar Flowers: [checks
payable to Ben Salem UCC]
bulletin sponsorshipis $10 per week. If you wish to sponsor the bulletin, please
call Sue Messina at 570-386-2880
or e-mail her with the information at
. Payment should be sent directly to Sue
at: 66 River Road, Tamaqua, PA 18252
Flower Sign up sheet is on the narthex bulletin
board. Cost of flowers is $20. If you would like to sponsor flowers, call
Cindy Smith at 570-386-4248. Flowers
should be paid at the time of order.
Send payment directly to Cindy Smith at 707 Hoffman Rd., Lehighton, PA
Note: Please do not call the church office with
flower and bulletin sponsor requests
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!
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.
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.
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 Jguardiani@blmtn.org.
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 grace. A 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.
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.