Ben Salem United Church of Christ - Lehighton, PA

Calendar of Events    

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.  

Cemetery Meeting: September 5 at 7:00PM

Fundraiser Meeting: September 10 at 6:30PM

Pierogie Party: YOU ARE INVITED! September 13th & 14.  e filling will be made on Friday morning Sept. 13 starting at 8:30AM.                    
Saturday, Sept. 14th at 8:30AM come help make the pierogies.   

Cycle Out HomelessnessSeptember 28 at 10AM (D&L Trail) Adults & Virtual Participants:  $35; Kids $15 (Bike Race for Kids at 9AM)      T-Shirts, Lunch in Park, Bake Sale & Basket Raffle     Register or Donate:

Chicken & Waffles DinnerSaturday, October 5 3-6PM  
Family Promise HostingOctober 6-12   Contact Karen Hayman to help or donate.

 Fall Festival:  October 12 10AM – 3PM

NO Blanket Makers/Quilters during the months of July and August.


Confirmation Class Forming:   

                             Please contact the Church Office by August 18. 

                             An information meeting will be held on September 3 at 6:00 PM in the   Confirmation classroom.


Sunday School Kickoff

September 8 at 9:15 AM


Penn Northeast Conference: Gwilym T. Williams Scholarship If you are a college or graduate student who is preparing for a career either as a/an Ordained Minister, Certified Teacher or Educator, Doctor of Medicine then you may qualify for a scholarship grant from the Gwilym T. Williams Scholarship Fund. For more information, please visit the PNEC website at to obtain an application form. If you would like to call the conference office the phone number is 610-826-3113.

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


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 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, contact Sue Messina