PENNSYLVANIA SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE
OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
One United Church of Christ

1730 New Holland Road, Kenhorst, Reading, PA  19607
"Adapting, Welcoming, Serving, Growing in Faith"
EXPLORE



This is an exciting time in our communal life together. We’re discovering God’s surprises and we hope that you will be one of God’s surprises to our community. Come and worship and share in fellowship with us…there’s a place for you here!
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THIS  WEEK @ CHURCH
WEEK OF JANUARY  23 — JANUARY  29
  Saturday
 6:00 PM – Narcotics Anonymous Meeting (6 pm to 8pm)
  Sunday
 10:00 AM – Coffee Hour before Church school and before and after worship (10:00am - 11:30 am)
 9:15 AM – Sunday School for all ages
 10:00 AM – Kid's Choir Rehearsal
 10:30 AM – Worship
 11:30 AM – Snow Date for Annual Congregational Meeting
  Wednesday
 7:30 PM – Come as You Are AA Meeting
 7:00 PM – Bell Choir Rehearsals
 7:45 PM – Adult Choir Rehearsal
NEWS  &  NOTES
  BREAKING NEWS - PODCASTS
  You may now click on the PODCASTS link (in the menu to the left) to download or listen to a recent church service!
  Annual Congregational Meeting
  The Annual Congregational Meeting is scheduled for January 19 following the morning worship. The meeting will begin in the sanctuary and move to the Fellowship Hall for a potluck luncheon and council/staff reports.

The snow date for the Annual Congregational meeting is Sunday, January 26, following the morning worship.

  Church Usage Fees Will Change Beginning January 1, 2020
  During the October council meeting, Council voted that on January 1, 2020, the charge for the use of the church facilities for events such as parties, receptions, etc. will be $150 for non-congregation members and $50 for congregation members.

The change is being made to assist in covering the costs of utilities and building maintenance.
  Everybody's Birthday Party
  Fun 'n Faith in February will be Everybody's Birthday party lunch. It is scheduled for Saturday, February 22, at 11:00a.m to 2:00 pm. A theme is yet to be decided. Activities include lunch, fun and games, and end with cake and ice cream. Tickets cost $5.00 each and free, if under 2 years old. Tickets are available from Gloria or Judy S. Deadline for tickets is Sunday, February 16.
  Sponsorship Charts for 2019
  The Sponsorship Charts for 2020 are posted in the narthex. Sponsors are needed throughout the year. Please make sure you fill in your name along with the name of whom it is in memory or in honor of.

There is one central dish flower arrangement per week. Costs are Altar Flowers - $30.00 per dish floral arrangement; Eternity Candle $3.50; and Bulletins $5.00.

Thank you for your participation during the year of 2020.
  Spare Change Can for 2020
  "Don't let the spare change you are carrying in your pockets/purses weigh you down! Bring in your spare change to help keep our expenses down."

We are collecting spare change during the year to support the following community activities and utilities:

Mary's Shelter- February, April, June, and December

Bazaar - September and October

Easter Egg Hunt - March

Breakfast with Santa - November

Heating/AC - January and July

Water - May

Church Picnic - August

Thanks for your generosity and contributions to keep these activities happening and keep us solvent.
  Director of Music Contact During 2020
  Jeff Miller, Director of Music, will be available for discussions at the church on Thursdays from 9:30 am to Noon, Wednesdays after choir rehearsal (~ 8:30 pm). and any Sunday after the morning worship service (~11:30 am).

Jeff can also be reached via his cell (contact church for the number) and by email (jeff@simonapple.com).
  Congregational Visitation Being Started for 2020
  Pastor Becky is starting a congregational visitation program in 2020. She is looking for people who would be interested in visiting with a homebound church member once a month. The visit can be in person or over the phone.

The only qualifications needed to be a congregation visitor are: one hour a month, a caring heart, and a willing spirit.

Training (if you wish) and moral support will be provided.

If you would like to become a congregational visitor or would like more information, please contact Pastor Becky.

  Need A Ride to Church?
  Transportation is available for individuals who may need a ride to church or Sunday School. Please call the church office at 610.777.5211 if you would like a ride to Sunday school and Worship.

OUR CHURCH
Welcome to One United Church of Christ. Our church has a new vision statement: "Adapting, Welcoming, Serving, Growing in Faith." Come join us for worship service at 10:30 am on Sunday as we continue to grow this new vision. Our liturgies are crafted in a new way that is welcoming and easy to follow. Our music programs are outstanding with the leadership of our Director of Music, Jeff Miller who is also composer and keyboard player for Simon Apple. We hope you will come visit soon and experience our warm hospitality!

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