West Berks Mission District Events
Nativity Lutheran Church is having a Christmas Bazaar Nov 9 from 9 am to 2 pm at the church at 13th & Amity Sts in Reading. There will be food, baked goods, crafts and a white elephant sale. Come and enjoy the food and fellowship.
Mandated Reporter Training - Calling all who work & volunteer with children. Mandated Reporter Training is required once every 4 years. Pa Family support Alliance is holding training Tues. Nov 19th from 12 - 3 pm at St. John's Lutheran Church at 4125 Penn Ave. Sinking Spring. Register by emailing Deacon Diana by 11/10 at email@example.com or call 610-678-1088.
Financial Responsibility workshop for rostered ministers Thurs Nov 21 9:30 - 11:30 am at Schwarzwald Lutheran Church, 250 Church Lane, Reading, Come hear Pastor Drew Neidig discuss what to look for in financial reports, red flags that you might look for and answer your questions about how to interpret financial reports. Contact Dawn if you plan to attend at 610-375-8303 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Handel's Messiah - Dec 1 at 4 pm at Muhlenberg High School will be performed by the Reading Choral Society as a fitting start to Advent. Come and be blessed at this special season!
Bethany Childrens Home is receiving a number of children who have come into our country as unaccompanied minors. Many have survived and escaped human trafficking and violent living conditions. Bethany needs supplies. Attached are their needs. All items must be new.
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 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!
Oct 22 - WBMD Council - Advent
Nov 5 - 6 - NEPS Bishop's Confernece
Nov 14 - Fall Assembly - Trinity Robesonia
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.
Schwarzwald Lutheran Church is looking for an Organist and/or a Director of Music. These two positions may be combined into one position. Organist responsibilities include all church services (usually one morning plus special services/holidays) and accompanying choirs 1 evening per week. Position estimated to be average of 10 hours per week. Director of Music responsible for 3+ choirs, handbell choir, & directing summer youth music and drama camp for one week, coordinating and maintaining all musical aspects of church. Position to average 15 hours per week. Salary commensurate with experience, 4 weeks vacation, annual review and raise. Send letters of interest/resumes to church office at 250 Church Lane Road, Reading, PA 19606 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robeson Lutheran Church is looking for a Part Time Director of Christian Education. Position is 20 hrs per week, days and hours negotiable. Desire someone with a bachelor's degree in education and experience in teaching preferred, Candidates should have leadership skills, have knowledge of the Bible, and be competent with communication through social media. Contact Debbie Demarco at email@example.com or call 610-856-7242 for a copy of the job description in detail.