Posts from February 2015

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It’s That Time of Year Again

by FirstUCC

Last year I claimed this month as mine nobody else could have it because of that fantastic day What happened? Well, let’s name it. I had a birthday, one of many, the number’s way to big. I start in counting, then forget, I have to scratch “my wig.” So’I’ve decided that there’ll be no more […]

From the Pastorʼs Pen – February 2015

by FirstUCC

Lent begins a few weeks! Easter is on Sunday April 5, this year, with Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent on Wednesday February 18, 2015. That beginning day of Lent will be with us before we know it! Lent is a time of spiritual preparation for us to journey to the Cross with our […]

A Heartfelt Thank You

by FirstUCC

Thank you to everyone who helped with the Baptism Recognition Luncheon and dedication of the beautiful cross stitched piece made by Joan Kiak.

Thank You First Church

by FirstUCC

Thank you for your gift of $231.00 to Phoebe Ministries, which was received on 12/12/14.  This gift will be used to support Phoebe-Devitt Homes.  Your congregation’s generosity helps bring fullness of life to our residents.

Walking Through Lent Supper & Worship Services

by FirstUCC

Again this year, the Hellertown churches have joined together to lead the Lenten Wednesday Worship Services. Each Wednesday, we begin with a supper at 6:00 PM followed immediately with worship at 7:00 PM. Schedule is as follows: February 25 – Christ Lutheran of Lower Saucon March 4 – Christ Lutheran , Main St. March 11 – Lower Saucon UCC March 18 – First UCC, Hellertown […]

Seeking Your Help

by FirstUCC

3 volunteers are needed from the congregation who would be responsible for managing the memorial, endowment, & Wimmer funds. This will require attending the periodic meetings at One Financial Services, which have been 2/year recently. The other responsibility will be creating a quarterly status report for the consistory.

Pastor Susan’s Reflections – February 2015

by FirstUCC

I was pondering how to explain Lent to the children in our Sunday School classes.  I can start with the obvious; the word Lent comes from an old English word meaning “long.” It comes at the time of the year when the daylight hours are getting longer and there are more sunny days. Just as the longer days bring […]