West Berks Mission District Events
POSTPONED - GRIP Immigration Summit Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:30 - 1 pm. McGlinn Conference Center, 460 st. Bernadine St. Reading, PA. Registration deadline is Mar 13. Cost $30 except students are free. Keynote speaker is Gisele Fetterman. Topics include changes to laws and policies affecting immigrants, obstacles to higher education without DACA status and much more. For more information call 610-375-8303.
CANCELLED - WBMD Annual Lenten Prayer Breakfast! Save the Date - Wed Apr 1 at 8 am at Bern Lutheran Church. Encourage members of your congregation to come. We will have tables of 6 or 8 and will reserve tables for groups of that size. Cost will be $13 per person this year. Menu includes french toast, eggs, meats, pastries, fruit, coffee and juices. Speaker this year will be the Rev. Dr. Angela Zimmann, acting President of the United Lutheran Seminary.
Nativity Lutheran Church is offering a 3 week Bible Study on Revelation led by the Rev. Mark. R. Rigg, Dean of WBMD. It will Wed. 12 noon to 2 pm May 6, 13, and 20 of 2020. Optional lunch at 11:30am. Location is Sweitzer Fellowship Hall, enter at door with ramp on 13th Street.
Berks Festival of Faith Free Supper meets at Bern Lutheran Church, 820 W. Leesport Rd, Free Supper and service are for people with special needs/challenges and their families and friends. For more information contact Pr. Dave Kistler, email@example.com or 717-933-8802. Location is 820 Leesport Church Road at Bern Lutheran Church.
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. Come enjoy the fellowship.
JOINED IN PRAYER in 2019-2020 - As we (WBMD and member Congregations) journey through the next year, let us pray for each other on the same Sunday. Aattached is the listing for 2020. Click here.
Mark your calendars:
Mar 24 WBMD Council - CANCELLED
Apr 1 Lenten Prayer Breakfast CANCELLED
Apr 22 Office Professionals Luncheon
May 21 WBMD Spring Assembly & Ascension Serivce
May 26 WBMD Council
Jun 4-6 NEPS Assembly - Bishop election
Jun 22-26 WBMD Day Camp with Bear Creek Camp
Aug 25 WBMD Council
Oct 11 CROP Walk
Oct 26 WBMD Council
Nov 12 Fall Assembly
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.
Director of Music wanted by Reformation, a midsize congregation just outside Reading. They are seeking a creative director of music to lead congregational song using organ and piano, and a choir of 15 people for two Sunday services each week. Reformation has an Allen organ, and a 7 foot Yamaha grand piano. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. John's Lutheran Church in Mohnton is looking for a Parish Secretary for 20 hours per week. Must have proficiency in MS Office. The Parish Secretary provides administrative services within St. John's for worship services and ministries, records financial contributions, & oversees day-to-day operations. Compensation commensurate with experience. If interested send a resume to email@example.com.