West Berks Mission District Events
Robeson Lutheran Church 3520 Plow Rd, Mohnton is sponsoring BINGO Sun. April 28, doors open at 11:15 am, start 12 pm to benefit outreach ministries and preschool at Robeson Lutheran Church. Advance tickets are $25, at the door tickets are $30. Call church 610-856-7472 or email Baylora@gmail.com. Cash prizes and Basket Raffle. Tickets include 20 regular games of bingo, hot dog and drink.
Rostered Ministers will meet with Bishop Zeiser on May 2 at Allegheny Lutheran Church at 9 am. Bishop Zeiser will share "the State of the Synod". Rev. Rebecca Ehrlich from the United Lutheran Seminary will also be speaking. There will be a lunch option following the gathering.
Safe and Secure Church Training: St. John's Lutheran, 4125 Penn Ae, Reading, Pa May 3, 2019 8;30 am - 4 pm A full day workshop providing practical training for churches who want to develop & improve a safety & security plan. Price $75 per person. See brochure for details.
WBMD Spring Assembly - Mark your calendars for Tues, May 14th at 7 PM at Bern Lutheran Church. The Synod may ask us to do some preparation work leading up to the Synod Assembly. Please plan to send representatives to the Assembly.
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.
Rostered Leaders picnic July 20, save the date, sponsored by the Collegiality Team. Rostered leaders, church staff and their families will have a picnic with burgers, dogs and drinks. Please bring sides and desserts to share. Save the date.
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, 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
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!
May 2 - Rostered Ministers meeting with Bishop Zeiser
May 21 - WBMD Council
May 14 - Spring Assembly
May 29 - Parish Professional Luncheon - Bern Church
Jun 1 - NEP Synod Asssembly
Jun 24 - 28 Bear Creek Day 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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com