West Berks Mission District Events
Handbell Concert - Allegheny Lutheran, 1327 Alleghenyville Rd, Mohnton will be Sun. Apr 22 at 3 pm. Walsh Memorial Bell Choir will be a special guest. Spaghetti Dinner follows at 4:30 pm. Adults & youth ages 11 & older $10, Youth 4 - 10 years $5. Dinner tickets available 610-777-2520.
St. Daniels Lutheran, Robesonia is hosting a concert by Voices of the Valley on sun. Apr 22 at 3:30 pm. the concert is entitled "A World Anew" Songs of North America from Haiti to Nova Scotia. Concert is free, a free will donation will be accepted.
Immigration Summit 2018 will be Mon. April 23 from 9 am - 1:30 pm at Francis Hall, alvernia University, 400 Bernardine St. Reading. Please see attached for more information.
Meeting with Bishop Zeiser - Thurs. Apr. 26 at 10 am - noon at Zion Lutheran Church, 300 W. High St., Womelsdorf. Come for a morning of worship and fellowship. Following worship at 10 am, Bishop Zeiser will share information and conversation with the group. A buffet style lunch is planned at Stouch Tavern for those who wish to attend. Lunch cost is $14. Reservations for lunch are needed by Apr 19. Email Dawn if you plan to attend the lunch at email@example.com.
WBMD Ascension Day Service & Spring Assembly, Thurs. May 10 at Atonement Lutheran Church, 5 Wyomissing Blvd, Wyomissing at 7 PM. Come to learn about WBMD ministries, and help elect a new Dean and Council members. All are welcome.
Bear Creek Summer Day Camp - June 25 - 29 at Allegheny Lutheran Church for children who have completed grades K - 5. Transportation can be provided if needed. Cost is $30 for the week. See flyer for more information and registration form
Summer Music Camp will be held Jul 30 - Aug 3 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wernersville. There is show on Fri. Aug 3 at 1 pm. Youth who have completed grades 1 - 6 are eligible. More info coming soon.
CAMP NOAH - Aug 13 - 17 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Reading. Volunteers are organizing a special Camp Noah for children of families who relocated here after the hurricane in Puerto Rico. Volunteers are needed. If interested, contact WBMD at 610-375-8303.
Summer Music Camps and VBS - If you want your information shared on the WBMD website and June newsletter, please send an email to WBMD at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include dates, times and theme.
Retired Leaders Group - Remember the first Thursday of each month the Retired Leaders group meets for breakfast at 9 am at the Heidelberg restaurant in Robesonia. All are welcome and no reservations required.
Common Ground and Hope Lutheran Churches have evening worship services during the week which include meals with worship. Each ministry needs help with meal preparation . It is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for individuals or a congregation to serve others in the community. Please see our Grants and Ministries page/Partnership Opportunities for more details about when and where for these ministries.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL/SUMMER CAMPS
Christ Lutheran Reading at 1301 Luzerne Street is having VBS Aug 6 - 10, from 6:30 - 8 pm. Theme is "Camping with God". For grades K -6. Come join the fun and fellowship!
Mark your calendars for 2018!
Apr 18 - Office Professionals Luncheon
Apr 23 -GRIP Immigration Summit
Apr 26 - Rostered Ministers meet with Bishop
May 10 - Spring Assembly/ Ascension Service - Atonement
May 22 - WBMD Council Meeting
Jun 8 - 9 - NEPS Synod Assembly in Wilkes-Barre
Jun 25- 29 WBMD/Bear Creek Day Camp
Jul 30 - Aug 3 - WBMD Music Camp
Aug 28 - WBMD Council Meeting
Sep 6 - CROP Walk fund raiser at Isaac's
Oct 7 - CROP Hunger Walk
Oct 23 - WBMD Council Meeting
If you would like to have job openings posted here, please send the information to West Berks Mission District, 1015 Windsor St. Reading, Pa 19604 or call 610-375-8303.
Advent Lutheran Church, West Lawn, seeks a part-time Director of Digital Communications (unordained, 15-20 hours). Must be a strong communicator with a desire to serve in a church setting. Both creative and at home with all things digital. Eager to lead and work with volunteers. Bachelor’s degree and at least three years' experience in a communications field strongly preferred. Competitive salary. If interested, contact Church Office: email@example.com or 610-678-2411.
Director of Music for St. John's Lutheran Church, Mohnton. Position is 15 - 20 hrs/wk, includes 1 service Sun. am and other special services. The church has a Rodgers 2 manual organ. Responsibilities include accompaniment for senior, youth and bell choirs, planning hymns & liturgy. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Children & Youth Faith Formation - St. John's Sinking Spring, PA - This is a new position responsible for overseeing, coordinating, providing resources, training and empowering volunteers for children and youth ministry. A bachelor's degree and previous experience with children's ministry is preferred. Contact church office or email@example.com,
Pre-school Aide positions - Trinity Lutheran Preschool, Wernersville - Position is at a faith based preschool for children ages 3 - 5, combines academic and custodial responsibilities. Sessions are 5 mornings a week plus Wed. pm. Clearances are required. For details plase contact Trinity Wernersville at 610-678-1782.