Ben Salem United Church of Christ - Lehighton, PA

Calendar of Events    

Fundraiser Meeting- January 14 – 6:30PM

Property Committee Meeting:  January 16, 2020 – 7:00 PM

Church Board Meeting: January 20, 2020 – 7:00 PM  

Paint N Praise – January 31 – 6:30 PM     

                            Sign-up sheet in the narthex. 

Family Promise:  February 2 – 8

We are in need of volunteers to provide meals, serve meals, fellowship with the families, and stay overnight.  If you have not been able to help recently, or perhaps you have never helped yet, please pray about this program and consider helping.

Blood Drive – February 2 – 9:00 – 12:00 St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mahoning

2020 Early Worship Service

Starting January 5, 2020 the Early Worship Service will begin at 8:15 AM instead of 8:00AM.

Events subject to change

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.  


2020 Offering Envelopes:   

2020 Envelopes are on the tables in the narthex. 

OCWM will be not be listed on the weekly envelope for 2020.  The total of the plate and current offering will be divided by 3% and given to the Penn Northeast Conference for OCWM. 

Money given thru the special envelopes such as Regional Missions, One Great Hour of Sharing, Blanket offering, Lancaster Seminary, Church World Service and Strengthen the Church is restricted funds and given to the Penn Northeast Conference.


Paint N Praise – January 31 – 6:30 PM     

               Sign-up sheet in the narthex.

Proceed Benefit Vacation Bible School

The Sunday School Discussion Group is beginning a new book by Dr. David Jeremiah entitled “Angels”

who they are and how they help…what the Bible reveals


Join Cub Scout Pack 756
Sunday evenings at 6 PM at the Andreas Sporting Club…come and sign up! Ages Kindergarten through 6th grade …combines fun with educational activities and lifelong values. Cub Scouting is designed to support and encourage family and community involvement. For more info, contact Cub Master, Hans Krause email at Facebook @ West Penn Cub Pack


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.  ___________________________________________________________________________________

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 at 10AM
Please consider joining.


Coffee Hour
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.