Posts from 2014

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A Birthday

by FirstUCC

Birthdays come but once a year with lots of celebration. But there’s one birthday honored in every land and nation. The parents were a carpenter and his humble, loving wife, who worshiped God devoutly throughout their quiet life. No fancy med facilities, no doctors standing by. A simple straw-filled manger, guardian angels in the sky. […]

Pastor Susan’s Reflections – December 2014

by FirstUCC

Christmas is in the air. We are bombarded daily with toy ads on the television and in the newspapers. We hear Christmas music on the street, in the malls, in our cars, and in our homes. We get caught up in hustle and bustle of the worldly holiday, cooking, baking, buying, wrapping, decorating, etc. We […]

From the Pastor’s Pen – December 2014

by FirstUCC

The gifts of God for the people of God As we prepare to enter the holy season of Advent and Christmas, I think of that phrase within the Communion service that describes the bread and wine at the communion table as the gifts of God and us as the people of God. We belong to […]

Heifer Moment

by FirstUCC

The Children raised $185.93 for Heifer Project this fall. Now that’s a lot of rabbits.

Community Food Bank

by FirstUCC

Remember this season to support the Hellertown / Lower Saucon Food Bank. Please place non-perishable food items in basket in the narthex coat room. The Bank cannot accept expired items so check dates.

Pastor Susan’s Reflections – November 2014

by FirstUCC

In the week before Thanksgiving a fourth grade teacher asked her class to write a paragraph entitled: ‘What I am most thankful for on Thanksgiving Day’.  All Joey could write was: ‘I am thankful that I’m not a turkey at Thanksgiving.’ November is a dark, bleak month. Most of the leaves have fallen and the […]

From the Pastor’s Pen – November 2014

by FirstUCC

November is a month that marks our stewardship emphasis and also the National holiday of Thanksgiving.  We rejoice and give thanks for the many blessings that we have received at God’s hand. This year’s stewardship theme “Blessed to be a Blessing” speaks beautifully to a God Sighting moment that happened during this year’s CROP Walk.  […]

Between 21 – 54 Years of Age

by FirstUCC

Consistory is looking into planning some events for those who are between 21 and 54 years of age. If you have any interest, there will be a sign up sheet in the Narthex or contact any member of Consistory and based on the feedback an action plan will be implemented.

October comes but once a year…

by FirstUCC

October comes but once a year, Just look around, by gosh, it here! Leaves are changing, days are cool. moms relax (?) while kids at school. Looking back on summer days, what did we do to while away the long, long hours of fun and play, we took time off and went away. Some went […]