Save the Date: September 27-29, 2019
Come spend the weekend delving deeper into God, nature, and community while staying in our cabins. The fireside lounge offers quiet seating for meeting, reading, and relaxation. The retreat will include outdoor activities to test your wild side. Our chef prepares delicious meals with vegetarian options, beginning on Friday with a buffet dinner and ending with Sunday’s lunch. Registration coming at www.bearcreekcamp.org
Saturday, September 21, 2019 — Fellowship Hall. No prior experience necessary! Learn the basics and start on healthier road today! Haven’t practiced yoga in a while? New to yoga? Curious to see what it’s like? No problem! Come out and try the beginner level. Refresh with the beginners class and try the level 1-2 also! Love yoga? Level 1-2 is for you!
Beginner level, 9:30am – 10:30am
Level 1-2 (intermediate), 10:45am – 11:45am
Sign up in the Narthex, any questions contact Lenore 610-838-6718
Please bring a yoga mat and water. (If you don’t have a yoga mat and would like to try the class, let me know, I may be able to bring a few extra)
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2019, 1 – 3 PM
“God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday is a day set aside to be an opportunity to celebrate who we are as one church in Christ to serve and love our neighbors.
On-line sign up available thru Sign-up Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084DACA72DABF94-gods
GWOH Christ Lutheran Schedule
- Immediately following the 11:00 am service on September 15 we will serve a light lunch under the gazebo
- After lunch and a blessing, everyone will start their projects
- Everyone should be at their project site by 1:00 pm, hopefully to complete the projects around 3:00 pm
GWOH Volunteer Opportunities
- Bingo at the Senior Apartments in town
- Boxed Lunches for seniors at Senior Apartments
- New Bethany soup making
- Luncheon Set up and Clean up for volunteers
- Home repairs and fix up
- Hymn Sing and Worship Music at Saucon Valley Manor
- Church Garden Cleanup, mulching & harvesting
Don’t forget to sign up!
- On-line sign up available thru Sign-up Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084DACA72DABF94-gods
- Sign-up sheets are also available in the narthex
- Both will show everyone who has signed up for each project
Are you interested in working two hours every Sunday morning for $15/hr? We are looking for one or two dedicated young adults. Beginning September 8, 2019 through to May 17, 2020, with the option of being hired as a full time summer youth intern in 2020. Help our youth program be grounded in Faith and Reality. Christ Lutheran church is a progressive Lutheran Church. Please check out our faith statement online so you know who we are.
VENDOR’S WANTED. The Woman’s GIGGLES ministry at Christ Lutheran Hellertown is hosting this year’s Holiday Bazaar. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 23rd from 9am-3pm. Vendors are asked for a booth donation of $20, plus a donation of an item representative of your booth for a Chinese Auction table. If you are interested in participating in this year’s bazaar, please RSVP by August 31, 2019 by calling the church office at 610-838-0400.
Saturday, August 17, 2019, 10am – 4:30pm — VOLUNTEERS NEEDED For Christ Lutheran Church Booth at COMMUNITY DAY HELLERTOWN – LOWER SAUCON COMMUNITY DAY at Dimmick Park, Constitution Avenue, Hellertown.
The Connections to the Community team needs volunteers at the Christ Lutheran Church booth at Community Day. It’s a wonderful opportunity to greet friends and neighbors as well as other members of the community. Invite them to “Come Join the Journey” at Christ Lutheran.
We will have some giveaways and raffles to attract Community Day attendees to our booth. The Children’s Learning Center, led by Director Erica Knowles, will also participate in Community Day and provide children’s activities at the CLC booth.
There will be two shifts: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (includes booth set-up) and 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. (includes booth tear-down). Approximately 4 to 6 volunteers are needed for each shift.
You can sign up after worship on Sunday or by calling the church office. You can also contact Dave Willard (631) 697-7970 – cell; email@example.com, team leader for Connections to the Community, for more information or to sign up.
Come for a community discussion facilitated by Pastor Phil on the following Thursday nights:
September 19, 7-8pm at Braveheart Highland Pub.
October 17, 7-8pm (TBD). GOD: Who, What, Where, When and How?
November 21, 7-8pm (TBD). Hubble Telescope & the Universe
Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 6:00pm — Color Me Calm. South Lounge. Relax your mind and soothe your soul. Enjoy beautiful music and the therapeutic effects of Adult Coloring.
Wednesday, September 4 2019, 7-7:45pm held in a circle at the altar. A service of contemplation, introspection, and listening. Looking for a break from our fast-paced world? Quiet time to reflect on a reading from scripture and listen to what others hear from those readings. This service is designed as a service of silence, light, contemplation, and reflection. It’s not your typical Lutheran Worship service.