West Berks Mission District Events
"Down on the Farm" will be performed at Topton Lutheran Home on June 7 at 6:30 pm and June 8 at 3 pm in the Henry Auditorium. Down on the Farm is a one act comedy ply with Topton Lutheran Home resident actors. Come enjoy the fun.
Plan Ahead - WBMD will offer Bear Creek Day Camp from June 24 - 28 from 9 am - 3 pm at Allegheny Lutheran Church, 1327 Plowville Rd, Mohnton. Camp is for all children who have completed grades K - 6. Cost is $35 per week, scholarships available. Registration information here.
Museum of the Bible trip - July 27 - Advent West Lawn is sponsoring the trip. Everyone is invited. Leave 7 am from church. Price includes round trip motor coach, admission to museum, and dinner. Return approximately 8 pm. Register by June 30. Contact Desiree Heinz 610-334-1516 or email@example.com. Cost for 15 yrs plus is $89, 12 - 14 years old is $80; 4 - 11 years old is $72.
Church Professionals Potluck Picnic July 20, from Noon to 3 pm at Schwarzwald Lutheran Church, sponsored by the WBMD Collegiality Team. The Collegiality Team invites pastors, deacons and church professionals and their families. We will have a picnic with burgers, dogs and drinks. Please bring a favorite dish and desserts to share. Please let us know how many will be attending from your congregation by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by July 16. For detailed information, click here.
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. Next meeting is Thursday May 16, supper 4:30 - 5:30 pm and service at 5:45 pm with the John Paul II Tone Chime Choir. All are welcome. For more information contact Pr. Dave Kistler, email@example.com or 717-933-8802. Location is 820 Leesport Church Road at Bern Lutheran Church.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL/MUSIC CAMP at local Lutheran Churches
Trinity Lutheran Robesonia - Music Camp & Vacation Bible School - Music Camp is June 17 - 21 from 9 am - 3 pm with performance for worship on June 22 at 5 pm and June 23 at 8 and 9:30 am. Children grades 3 & up. Camp is "Malice in the Palace". Cost is $30, children must be able to attend every day of camp and performances.
Vacation Bible School Jul 15 - 19 from 9 am - Noon. Theme is "Love God, Love All!" Explore who your neighbors really are!
Cooking camp coming - stay tuned for details.
Atonement Vacation Bible School - June 17 - 21 from 8:45 am - 11:30 am with celebration in the 10 am service on June 23. More details can be found on hhtp://atonement wyo.org/connect/education/childrens-faith-enrichment/recurring events/vacation-bible-school-2019.
Robeson Lutheran Church - Vacation Bible School, Theme Athens. Ages 3 (potty trained) through 6th grade. June 24 - 28 and 30 from 9 am - noon. To register call 610-856-7242 or email
Bern Lutheran Church - Get Ready to ROAR for Vacation Bible School - July 21 - 25 from 6 - 8 PM. Ages 2 & 3 with an adult, through grade 5 are invited to attend. Please contact Brenda Reichart at 610-926-6772 for more information. Also they are collecting items to be used during VBS so please call to donate.
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!
Jun 24 - 28 Bear Creek Day Camp
Jul 20 - Collegiality Group picnic at Schwarzwald
Aug 27 - WBMD Council
Sep 5 - CROP Walk kick off at Isaac's
Sep 25 - Family Promise "Taste of Hope"
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 an Organist, Director of Adult & Bell Choirs (Part Time) Oversee traditional music ministries in cooperation with pastor, organize adult choir, bell choir and special music as needed. Approximately 15 hrs per week. See the website at www.aelc.org for more information, Please email resumes to Personnel Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grace Lutheran Church, 30 Liberty St. Shillington has a part time position for Parish Administrator. It is 16 hrs. per week, days and hours are negotiable. Requires communication & organization skills, proficient in Microsoft Office, and some knowledge of PowerChurch Plus and QuickBooks preferred. Compensation based on experience & education. Apply by Mar 22, to email@example.com
Grace Lutheran Church , 33 South 11th St. Reading is seeking a Part Time Minister of Music to direct an adult choir and play for 1 Sunday worship service at 10:30 am. Candidate should be familiar with Lutheran liturgy and ability to play pipe organ and/or piano. Send resume and references to Grace Lutheran church, 33 S. 11th St., Reading, Pa 19602 or call Pastor Burl Latshaw at 484-336-4103 for additional information. Email is firstname.lastname@example.org