Calendar of Events
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News and Upcoming Events
at Ben Salem UCC
Week of May 12, 2019
Health & Wellness Meeting
between worship services
Monday, May 13–
7:00 PM Worship
Tuesday, May 14-
10:00 AM Call to Care
6:30 PM Fundraiser Meeting
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
Memorial Service – May 26
Memorial Service on the Ben Salem Cemetery will be held on
May 26, at 10:00AM.
Pierogie-Making Party –YOU ARE INVITED!
May 17th and 18th
The filling will be made on FRIDAY morning May 17th starting at 8:30AM. SATURDAY May 18th
at 8:30AM come help make the pierogies. Those who help will have first opportunity to buy a
maximum of 5 dozen. Extras will be offered for sale between church services SUNDAY on a
first come basis. Each dozen is $6 towards the New Building FUND. Everyone is invited to join
the Pierogie making party, not just members of Ben Salem. There will be no preorders.
2019 Graduates Needed: If you know someone who is graduating this
year, please call or email the Church Office.
This includes high school and college graduates. Please include graduation date, majors and
degree(s). Graduate Recognition Sunday will be June 23, 2019.
Richard and Cynthia Smith Scholarship Fund:
Applications for the Smith Scholarship
Fund can be obtained by calling the Church Office at 570-386-3870. The forms
can be sent in the mail or e-mailed to those who wish to apply. This fund was established to assist high
school graduates who are furthering their education. The applicant must be a member in good
standing of Ben Salem UCC. The applicant
must have graduated from high school and be enrolled as a full time, undergraduate
student in an accredited college or technical school to further his/her education. A person may only be a recipient of this
scholarship one time but if you have applied in a prior year and not been a
recipient of the scholarship, you may apply again. Preference will be given to those who have a
financial need, who are loyal to the church, its worship and life, and who have
performed community service. Applications should be submitted to the Church
Office by June 30, 2019.
Ben Salem UCC Bus Trip to Sight & Sound
Trip DescriptionSight & Sound: Lunch at Shady Maple Smorgasbord followed
by Sight & Sound Show: Jesus
Main Contact Name/PhoneDawne (Church office): 570-386-3870 or Kelly (570)778-0356
Payment must be received by 6/1/2019.
Reservation is not confirmed until full
payment is received.Make checks payable to:
Ben Salem UCCIf mailing check, send to:
1965 Church Hill Rd Lehighton, PA 18235
Register by 6/1 at: https://forms.gle/hWevAzvZ913P4Bjz6
or complete the form below. Mail or drop off at the church office.Reservation Name: ________________________________________________________________Contact Phone #: ____________________________
Number of Adults Attending: _______________ @ $102 ea
Names of Adults: __________________________________________________________________________# of Children (Ages 4-10): ________ @ $58 ea.
# of Children (Ages 0-3): ________ @ $51 ea.
Names of Children:
ADULT BIBLE STUDY
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
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
9:30 – 11:30AM
Free will offering
Contact Dot Eberts for more information
ADULT BIBLE STUDY
Thursday mornings at 10AM
Please consider joining.
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
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