West Berks Mission District Events
Allegheny Lutheran Church invites you to celebrate the holidays with an evening with Charlie Zahm, Fri, Dec 7 at 7 pm for a concert of Christmas and Celtic music. Mr. Zahm is accompanied by Mr. Tad Marks on the fiddle. Tickets are $10. Dessert bar is by donation to support the 2019 Mission Trips for youth. For tickets contact Amy Naugle at 610-914-0007 or email@example.com.
Retired Leaders Group - Christmas Luncheon is Thurs, Dec 13 at 1 pm at Ozgood's Restaurant. Order from the menu and pay for your own meal. Good fellowship, singing carols and food food. 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.
Rostered Ministers Epiphany Luncheon - Wed Jan 9 at 12:30 PM at Emily's Restaurant on Rte 10. See attached brochure for details. Kindly RSVP with luncheon selection by Jan 3 at 610-375-8303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the umber attending and menu choices. A $15 donation will cover the costs of lunch.
Berks Festival of Faith Free Supper meets at Bern Lutheran Church, 820 W. Leesport Rd, The next free supper and service is Jan 17. 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, email@example.com or 717-933-8802.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 9 - Rostered Ministers Epihany Lunch - Emilys
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
May 2 - Rostered Ministers meeting with Bishop Zeiser
May 21 - WBMD Council - Trinity Wernersville
May 30 - Ascension Day/Spring Assembly
Jun 24 - 28 Bear Creek Day Camp
Oct 13 - Reading/Berks CROP Hunger Walk
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 email@example.com.