Get Involved

There are so many ways to get involved at Christ Lutheran Hellertown. Our lists of Teams, Sunday Morning Activities and Adult Activities will give you a good idea of what we’re doing here within the church and what we’re doing in our community and the world. We think you will find there is something here for everyone.

ACOLYTES:
Donna Shankweiler
Boys and girls in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grade, light & extinguish candles.

ALTAR GUILD:
Alice Karpa
Men and women to prepare Altar for worship services.

AUDIO VISUAL ASSISTANTS: open
Run Power Point as needed, 8:30 & 10:45am services
Sound Engineer as needed, 8:30 & 10:45am services

CHOIRS:
Steve Wysocki
Rehearsals:
Sanctuary Choir – Tuesdays 7pm

Praise Band – Thursdays 7pm
Youth Choir – Sundays 9:45am
Chime Choir – 1st & 3rd Mondays 7:15pm

COFFEE HOUR ASSISTANTS:
Lee Wagner
Help provide and serve coffee hour with other members between our two services (8:30am and 10:45am).

GREETERS:
Lois Apple
Greeters welcome you as you arrive to church on Sunday mornings. Would you like to join our welcoming team?

LITURGICAL DANCE:
Ramona Daily
Dancing during worship services.

MUSICIANS/INSTRUMENTALISTS/VOCALISTS:
Steve Wysocki
Use your abilities to enhance our spirted traditional or celebrated worship services. Special instrumental and vocal offerings welcome.

NURSERY:
Amber Smith
Oversee childcare activity for parents during both Sunday worship services. Child clearances needed, provided by the church.

PASTOR’S ASSISTANT/COMMUNION SERVERS: Open
Help serve communion bread or wine at either service.

READERS:
Angela Drake
Read lessons at service of your choice.

SUNDAY BREAKFAST:
Lee Wagner
Help prepare and serve breakfast once a month.

SUNDAY SCHOOL:
Ann Borovies
Ages 3 year olds – 6th graders. All youth welcome. Teachers and aides needed.

CONFIRMATION:
Lisa Cawley
7th & 8th Graders. Sunday mornings 9:45 – 10:30am. All youth welcome.

LOFT:
Sharon Coe
9th – 12 graders. Sunday mornings 9:45-10:30am in church office.

ADULT EDUCATION:
Pastor Phil
Meets Sunday mornings 9:45am – 10:30am in Church Library.
Fall 2016/Winter 2017 Science, Religion & an Evolving Faith.

USHERS:
Lois Apple
Sunday morning usher teams are responsible to distribute bulletins, collect offerings, offer assistance as needed and always providing a welcoming presence.

WORSHIP ASSISTANTS:
Angela Drake
Lead prayers at either service.

 

 

BUNCO:
Louise Wagner
Ladies fast paced dice game: last Friday of month.

COLOR ME CALM:
Enid Rank
First Wednesday of month 6 pm before Contemplative service. Relax your mind and soothe your soul Enjoy beautiful music and the therapeutic effects of Adult Coloring.

DOMINOES:
Kathryn Cawley
610-838-9761
Meeting on the third Thursday of the month, 10:00am until 2:00pm, stopping for a bag lunch. Dessert and beverages are provided.

DINNER CLUB:
Allison Sterner
Meet with individuals and couples over dinner four times per year. Late spring/early summer kick-off.

VOLUNTEER DRIVERS:
Enid Rank
Drivers to transport those in need to appointments, church services, groceries and local errands.

EUCHARISTIC MINISTRY:
Pastor Phil
Serving communion to our homebound community.

FOOD BANK: open
Advertise, collect, and deliver donated food on a regular basis to the “HAM” Food Bank at New Jerusalem Lutheran Church. Provide volunteers to assist with sorting and distributing of food from the New Jerusalem Lutheran Church.

FOOD BANK PICKUP: open
Deliver our weekly food bank collection to New Jerusalem.

FUNERAL LUNCHEON:
Cynthia Sterner
Funeral luncheon team provides the meal after a funeral service in Fellowship Hall. Help needed in preparing casseroles and serving and cleaning up food.

GARDENERS:
Angela Drake
Are you interested in having a garden here at church raising produce for yourself and the Hellertown Food Bank?

GENTLEMAN’S CLUB:
Roger Miller
Help keep our church looking presentable: painting, repairing, organizing. Coffee and donuts served on Monday 9:00am-noon.

GIGGLES:
Patty Jo Ivenz
Girls In God Growing Loving Eating Sharing. Bible Study, book discussion, theater, movies. Meets weekly. Contact Patty Jo for time and locations.

LIFT:
Lori Gough
(Love Is Food Today) & Dinners for New Moms: Meals initiated to members in need as identified by CCT during follow-up post hospital discharge, in response to death in family or referral through church or community. Provide meals for new moms and family shortly after arriving home from the hospital.

NEW BETHANY MINISTRIES – KITCHEN:
Corky Blake
Members volunteer on the fourth Wednesday of each month to prepare and serve lunch to the needy at New Bethany Ministries in Bethlehem. All supplies are provided.

NEW BETHANY MINISTRIES – PRODUCE PICK UP: open
Organize a group of members to pick up baked goods donated by Hellertown Giant Food Store and deliver to New Bethany Ministries.

PACESETTERS:
Diane Stehly
Social activities for our seniors 65 and over.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY:
Enid Rank
Gifting of prayer shawls for baptism, marriage, illness, sympathy as a comforting and prayerful reminder of God’s ever present Love & Grace. Meet monthly.

QUILTERS:
Mary Ann Horvath
Quilt group meets Wednesday mornings 8:30am – 1:00pm and Thursdays 5:30pm – 7:30pm. All levels welcome.

SECRET SISTERS:
Allison Sterner
Ladies participating will pick a name to be their Secret Sister to pray for and to encourage throughout the year. For all ages.

WALKING WONDERS:
Enid Rank
You’re invited to exercise for a healthier you. Lower Saucon Trail, Walnut Street entrance. Weather permitting. Every Monday, Wednesday, Fridays at 8:00am.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA):
Shelly
610-730-4873
Meeting every Friday from 7:00-8:30pm in the Library. 

Narcotics Anonymous (NA):
June
Meeting every Monday from 7:00-8:30pm in the Library. 

Scouts Pack Meeting:
Jim Roberts
Every 3rd Friday at 7:00pm in Fellowship Hall. 

 

Teams

CONNECTIONS 

Connections With Our Members – CWOM
Terry Long
Creates opportunities for our members to get to know one another. 

Connections With Our Community CWOC
Dave Willard
We want to get the word out about who we are and what we are doing. Are you creative?

FAITH FORMATION:
April Rose | Amy Kares
The Faith Formation Team is responsible for providing education, encouragement and opportunities for the congregation and community to grow in their journey of Christian faith and relationship with God. Meets at Team Night – 4th Monday 7-8:30pm

FINANCE:
Christine Uttard
To insure that Christ Lutheran Church is a good steward of the financial resources it manages. Provide leadership for all accounting and financial affairs of the congregation. 

PROPERTY:
Jeff Kluska
Concern and care for the church building, grounds, and property of the congregation benefits all who come to worship and praise the name of the Lord. 

SERVICE 

Service Care Giving
Enid Rank
The Care Giving Team creates opportunities for our congregation members to sow seeds of love through caring. We care for one another and seek ways in which we might care for our members, families and others in need in our community. 

Service Outreach
Corky Blake
God calls us to meet needs in our community and world. Our “Feed the Hungry” programs focuses our energies upon those who need food assistance. 

STEWARDSHIP:
Brenda Tarulli
Responsible for enriching the congregation’s understanding of Christian stewardship and encouraging the congregation to offer their gifts of Treasure, Time and Talent. 

WORSHIP & MUSIC:
Ursula Merriman
Responsible for making sure our worship services are relevant, meet the broad needs of the community and exceed people’s expectations. We want people to feel inspired, fulfilled, loved, welcomed, connected and have fun worshiping at Christ Lutheran.