Ben Salem United Church of Christ - Lehighton, PA

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

 Sunday, Mar. 3 –    8 AM Worship/Communion
                          9:15 AM Sunday School                             
                          10:30 AM Worship /Communion               

Tuesday, Mar 5 -   10:30AM – Membership & Growth Meeting                             
                               6PM - 8PM Confirmation                              
                               6:30 – Sr. Choir               

Wednesday, Mar 6- Ash Wednesday-Communion                                
                               9:30AM Line Dancing                                 
                               6:30 PM Cherub & Jr. Choir                                       

Thursday, Mar 7 –   9AM Blanket Makers & Quilters                               
                                10AM Bible Study                                
                                6:30PM Handbells                                
                                7:00PM Cemetery Meeting 

 Sunday, Mar 10 – Daylight Saving Begins                               
                              8 AM Worship 
                              9:15AM Sunday School                             
                             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.  

Upcoming Events    

Congregational Meeting 
March 3rd at Noon in the Fellowship Hall 

Come for a meal, fellowship, and to hear reports from 2018. 
We will also discuss the future of Ben Salem UCC. Please bring a covered dish and plan to attend this important meeting! A sign-up sheet is in the Narthex.

All Committee Reports should be submitted to the church office by February 15 to be included in the 2018 Annual Report.


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


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


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!

Fellowship Hall
                            Bring a snack to share!

Please let the church office know if you plan to attend.



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 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


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.

Giant Gift Cards: Anyone who shops at Giant can help with no extra cost to you. All you have to do is
buy Giant Cash Cards from us and then use them the same as cash when you purchase your groceries or gas. For
every $100 you spend at Giant using these cards instead of cash, the church gets $5. If interested, call Sue Messina
at 570-386-2880.