West Berks Mission District Events
For church specific information during this time please see the "Congregations in WBMD" contact list page of this web site and use that to obtain information for a specific congregation. Thank you.
October 11 Reading Berks 39th Annual CROP Walk is going VIRTUAL - Walk in your neighborhood, or home or church. You can pick up special CROP Walk masks for your walkers. For more info please see August newsletter under the heading "More" on this website. Also here is a link to a video about the CROP Walk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cr7XxxcUrlI
Berks Festival of Faith Free Supper meets at Bern Lutheran Church, 820 W. Leesport Rd, PLEASE CHECK WITH THE CHURCH TO SEE WHAT IS HAPPENING DURING THESE TIMES FOR THIS SERVICE. For more information contact Pr. Dave Kistler, firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-933-8802. Location is 820 Leesport Church Road at Bern Lutheran Church.
Retired Leaders Group - CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! 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. Attached is the listing for 2020. Click here.
Mark your calendars:
Oct 11 CROP Walk at Gring's Mill - VIRTUAL, stay tuned for details - See August newsletter
Oct 22-24 NEPS Synod Assembly - elect new Bishop
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.
Allegheny Lutheran Church in Mohnton is looking for a Director of Christian Education. This person will work alongside a team led by the Lead Pastor. The Director's primary role is to oversee & organize Faith Formation activities for all ages. Candidates need a strong, well developed faith in Christ along with exceptional interpersonal, teaching & leadership skills. This is a part time position. Key areas of focus include planning Faith Formation curriculum & implementation, managing Wee Worship, Vacation Bible School, Summer Day Camp, Holiday Programs, and others. The Director is responsible for strong child protective policies and to support a safe environment. Position requires 3 years of experience in a church setting. For more info see www.aelc.org. Interested candidates may email cover letter and resume to the attention of Personnel Team at email@example.com. Please include 3 references and contact information.
Allegheny Lutheran Church, Mohnton, seeks an Organist, Director of Vocal and Bell Choirs. Position is part time. This position oversees the traditional music ministries in cooperation with the pastor. The music leader organizes the adult & bell choirs as well as special music. Key areas of focus include: preparing/perform worship music, lead/organize voice and bell choirs, organize special music events, Position is approximately 15 - 20 hr/wk. Compensation based upon experience. For more info see www.aelc.org. Interested candidates may email cover letter and resume to the attention of Personnel Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zion Spies Lutheran Church in Alsace Twp seeks a Parish Administrative Assistant. Position is 15 hr/wk, in person, in the office. There are Covid related building restrictions in place. Responsibilities include office administration, ministry publications, point of contact for church calendar, publicity and events. Computer literacy in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Church Windows and social media platforms preferred. Email interest to ZionSpies@comcast.net. Subject Attn:" Council -PAA position".