From the Pastorʼs Pen – Sept 2016

Time to Recommit There’s an old Pennsylvania Dutch expression that goes something like this “the faster I go; the behinder I get!” I really don’t know if that is genuine, but it seems to make sense, the longer I live. There’s no way that we can possibly accomplish everything that we might want to. There […]

Pastor Susan’s Reflections – Sept 2016

Kids thoughts about God The following statements about the Bible were written by children and have not been retouched or corrected. 1. The seventh commandment is thou shalt not admit adultery. 2. A Christian should have only one spouse. This is called monotony. 3. Adam and Eve were created from an apple tree. 4. Noah’s […]

Capital Campaign Update

Our Capital Campaign has begun with our focus to support the completion and restoration of our sidewalks as well as upgrading our fire alarm system. When contributing to this campaign, please make checks payable to First U. C. C. and note that this is for Capital Campaign on your check. We are eager to report […]

Confirmation Classes Begin for 2016-17

Parents, Mentors, and Students Meeting On Sunday September 11, 2016 at 9:15 am all confirmation classes will begin the new year. Everyone will join in the activities for our Rally Day Sunday. Then on September 18, at 9:15 am there will be a meeting of confirmation parents, mentors, students and consistory leaders to go over […]

Reminder Fall Office Hours

The new fall church office hours for fall through spring begin on September 12th. The church office will be open from 9 AM to 1 PM each day.

Confirmation Teacher Needed

We are in need of someone to teach the 1st year Confirmation Class on Sunday mornings at 9:15 beginning in September. The class uses “My Confirmation “ book, A Guide to Confirmation Instruction. Please playfully consider this teaching experience. See Pastor Rich and or Pastor Susan if you are willing to teach this class.

From the Pastorʼs Pen – July 2016

Let everything that breathes praise the Lord!  Psalm 150:6 As a child I always looked forward to summer vacation. It was a break from school, time to be outdoors, time to be at the West Reading pool, time to be fishing for sunnies at the mine hole near the Reading Hospital (it’s actually a parking […]

Pastor Susan’s Reflections – July 2016

Psalm 139:14 English Standard Version (ESV) 14 I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. YOU ARE SPECIAL At a recent outing to Dorney Park, our five-year old grandson, was standing in a long line waiting to ride the train. He engaged an […]

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Watchword 2016:

"For if we willfully persist in sin after having received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins." Hebrew 10:26