West Berks Mission District Events
WBMD Bow-a-thon - Sun Mar 3 at Berks Lanes - Get a group together and bowl from 1 - 3 or 3 - 5 PM. Each bowler is asked to have $15 in sponsorships. Bowlers bowl for 2 hours at no charge, shoes included and enjoy a snack and drink as well. Call WBMD to register 610-375-8303 . Print off the registration form here. All ages welcome.
Annual Lenten Prayer Breakfast - Wed. Apr. 17 at 8 am at the Inn at Reading. Cost is $18 for breakfast buffet. Please encourage your congregation to attend this special event. We will reserve tables for groups of 6 or more people. More information to come. Mark your calendars now!
Berks Festival of Faith Free Supper meets at Bern Lutheran Church, 820 W. Leesport Rd, . Supper and service are for people with special needs/challenges and their families and friends. All are welcome. 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.
Diakon Community Services is looking for a few great volunteers to help people who cannot drive to doctor appointments, go for groceries and a whole host of similar situations. Please see the information here. contact information is Katy Mitchell, RSVP Program Manager , 1 South Home Ave, Topton, PA. Phone 610-682-1351 or email@example.com.
Common Ground and Hope Lutheran Churches have evening worship services during the week which include meals with worship. It is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for individuals or a congregation to serve others in the community. Please see the Grants and Ministries page for details.
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 2018-2019 - As we (WBMD and member Congregations) journey through the next year, let us pray for each other on the same Sunday. Here is a listing for each Sunday and the Church being lifted up in prayer that day.
Mark your calendars for 2019!
Jan 22 - WBMD Council - St. John's Mohnton
Mar 3 - Bowl-a-thon at Berks Lanes
Mar 26 - WBMD Council - Atonement
Apr 17 - Lenten Prayer Breakfast
Apr23? - GRIP Immigration Summit
Apr 24? - Office Professionals Luncheon
May 2 - Rostered Ministers meeting with Bishop Zeiser
May 21 - WBMD Council
May 30 - Ascension Day/Spring Assembly
Jun 1 - NEP Synod Asssembly
Jun 24 - 28 Bear Creek Day Camp
? WBMD Music Camp
Aug 27 - WBMD Council
Sep ? CROP Walk kick off at Isaac's
Oct 13 - Reading/Berks CROP Hunger Walk
Oct 22 - WBMD Council
Nov - 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.
Allegheny Lutheran Church is looking for a Director of Youth Ministry. This is a part time position (15 hr/wk approx.). The Director will lead Confirmation, coordinate activities for youth from grade 7 - early adulthood, and actively participate in mission trip planning. Key areas of focus include discipleship, biblical teaching, outreach evangelism, coordinating and communicating with volunteers and mentoring. Compensation will be based upon experience. See the website at www.aelc.org or email resumes to the Personnel Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nativity Lutheran Church needs a part time custodian. This a salaried position, must have child clearances. Custodian need not be a member of Nativity Lutheran Church. Call the church office at 610-374-3230 or email the church at email@example.com for an application and a copy of the job description. Position available January 1, 2019.