Posts from February 2016

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Ash Wednesday Service and Communion

by FirstUCC

February 10th 7:30 Come and begin your lenten journey with us. The service will include communion using the form of intinction and the imposition of ashes if you wish to take park in this as well.

Open Yourselves to Lent Wednesday Worship Services

by FirstUCC

The Hellertown churches have once again 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. Our Theme for these services is : Open My Life Lord February 10 Ash Wednesday at First UCC 7:30 PM (Repentance that matters…) […]

Our Church’s Watchword

by FirstUCC

Here is a brief explanation of our church’s watchword. The general theme of Hebrews is that Jesus was God’s perfect sacrifice made once for the forgiveness of all humankind’s sin: past, present and future. Our verse this year, is a clear statement that to receive forgiveness and later to reject it cancels out the saving […]

Happy Birthday Allen

by FirstUCC

reprinted from Allen’s poetry folder 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 too big. I start in counting, then forget, I have to scratch “my wig.” So’I’ve decided […]

Pastor Susan’s Reflections – February 2016

by FirstUCC

Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent. Lent is not an easy concept for children. But there is something we can do to help them understand this season of the church. Lent reminds us that it is important to have a close relationship with God and one way to do that is to encourage prayer. […]

From the Pastorʼs Pen – February 2016

by FirstUCC

Our spiritual journey of Lent begins on February 10, 2016 with the Service of Ash Wednesday. This service will be observed with our congregation, alone. The following 5 Wednesday services will be shared with others at various churches in our community. (A schedule is listed.) On Ash Wednesday evening we will offer the opportunity to […]