Hospitality – September 2018

Most of all, love each other as if your life depended on it. Love makes up for practically anything. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. – 1 Peter 4:8-9 Love, exciting and new Come aboard, we’re expecting you Love, life’s sweetest reward Let it flow, it floats back to you – Paul Williams, Theme […]

A message from Pastor Joel

First United Church of Christ Family, Henri Nouwen wrote that “waiting is a period of learning. The longer we wait, the more we hear about him for whom we are waiting.” I know there is spiritual truth to what Nouwen says. The Bible bears that out; when I tried to count the passages that talk […]

Our New Minister – Pastor Joel Risser

Congregants shook off the snow from the previous evening to attend a special Congregational Meeting on February 18 to vote on a new ministerial candidate. Pastor Joel Risser was approved overwhelmingly as our new Minister after he conducted a wonderful Call Service. His wife, Jessica, and son, Stanton (almost 4 years old) were in attendance […]

Board of Christian Education Looking for New Member

Your Help is Needed The Board of Christian Education is looking for a volunteer to fill our open position. The BCE creates, executes, updates and oversees Sunday School, Nursery, Confirmation, and Youth programs. We also plan and sponsor inter-generational events, mission and service activities, and assist with adult programming. We generally meet the first Monday […]

Bible Study – Join us!

Sunday mornings 9:30am New Fellowship Hall Grab a cup of coffee and come as you are able. Long-term commitment is not necessary. If you have questions, speak with Frank Nickles.

Confirmation News

In December, our 1st and 2nd year Confirmation classes will combine for the video/study series The Journey – Walking the Road to Bethlehem. ”The purpose of this study is to take a fresh look at the story of Jesus’ birth by retracing the steps of those who were involved. Students will take a trip to the Holy Land as […]

Sunday School Calendar – December

December 3 – First Sunday in Advent Advent Soup luncheon /decorating the sanctuary immediately following 10:30 worship   Sign up in the narthex to bring cookies and desserts. December 10 – Love Feast, 10:30am with the Seasons Family. 1pm Confirmation Class and Sunday School will go to Saucon Valley Manor December 17 – Christmas program dress […]

Sunday School – All are welcome

All are invited and welcome to join us as we explore and grow in faith! Sunday School for Pre-K through Grade 9 is held each week at 9: 15am in the Sanctuary with Opening Worship. Children are asked to sit with their classmates. Parents & caregivers are welcome! Sunday School, Pre-K through grade 6 are “diving […]

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October 7, join us in worship at 10:30am for Worldwide Communion Sunday. ...

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1st UCC Hellertown

Join us for the Bethlehem Area CROP Walk on October 14! After church we will have a picnic-themed lunch in New Fellowship Hall. We will carpool to arrive at about 1pm at the start/finish line. See Pastor Joel to sign up.

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☔ Worship tomorrow - 9/9 will be in the Sanctuary at 10:30am 💧 The church picnic will begin after worship in New Fellowship Hall 💧 Raindrops can't stop the fun! ...

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1st UCC Hellertown

Worship returns to 10:30am this Sunday, September 9!
In case of rain, we will worship in the Sanctuary and the church picnic will move to New Fellowship Hall! Check back here for updates or listen for a ONE CALL later today.

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Watchword 2018:

“God didn’t send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through him.”

-John 3:17