Worship With Us | Rockwall & Brin
Fall/Winter Worship Service - 10:30am
{September 11, 2022 - June 11, 2023}

Join us Onsite or Online!  
Live Stream is on Facebook Live!

"Worship the Lord with gladness. Come before him, singing with joy."
~ Psalm 100:2


COVID-19 Updates

Masking Recommendation:
Wearing masks is optional.  Extra masks and hand sanitizer remain available, just ask!

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* Vaccinated = Mask Optional
* Unvaccinated = Please Mask.
* Children not vaccinated = Please Mask
* Have COVID-19 symptoms = Please stay home and watch the serice virtually (Facebook Live)
* Sunday Offering will continue to be collected by way of offering plates in the Narthex.
* Hand Sanitizer will continue to be offered at entrances and exits.


See Symptoms of COVID-19 Poster at this link:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/COVID19-symptoms.pdf

Important Events Below!  Take a Look...
Come Worship with Us at Mary Esther UMC » Mary Esther United Methodist  Church
We worship at 10:30am.  See you Onsite or Online!
** Nursery is staffed weekly. 


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Thanksgiving Eve Service — Lakeshore Baptist Church
Hosted at Heidelberg United Church of Christ - a joint service between Heidelberg UCC & Jerusalem ELCA.

Two Services Will Be Offered ... Wednesday, November 23rd at 12noon & 7:30pm.

Give thanks on the eve of Thanksgiving with the community. There will be special music presented by the joint church choir, Holy Communion will be celebrated, and Rev. Stan Steele will be the preacher. The evening offering will be donated to the Daily Bread Community Food Pantry.

Anyone interested in having lunch at Franconia Heritage Restaurant following the 12noon service is invited. Light refreshments will be served in the Fellowship Hall following the 7:30pm service.
Children's Sunday School - Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
Sunday School for youth and adults is offered bi-weekly

Class Dates:

November 6 & 20
December 4 & 18
January 15 & 29
February 12 & 26
March 12 & 26
April 23
May 7 & 21


++ Christmas Pageant will be held on Sunday, December 18th during morning worship.  Rehearsals begin 11/6 immediately following Sunday School classes for about 30 minutes ++
 

Partners — Follow Christ
Chosen 300 Collection 
As you are beginning to bring out your blankets, coats, and warm items, please donate any items that just take up closet space. We are in need of COATS, HATS, GLOVES, SCARVES and BLANKETS ONLY! Please bring items to church and place them in bins under the steps by the nursery. Once again I will be delivering them to the homeless in Philadelphia and Pottstown through Chosen 300 this December. Please have any donations brought in by Thanksgiving. Thank you! Any questions contact Irene at 610-287-0657.
 
Downloads - CWS Blankets
Blanket Sunday - We will take a special collection on Sunday, November 13th.  In 2021, congregational gifts provided over 183,000 CWS Blankets and Kits to families impacted by hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding and other crises (including homelessness and poverty).  Your gift can make a difference: $10 provides one blanket, $50 gives blankets to an entire family, $250 stocks shelves in a shelter with blankets before wintry lows hit!
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Sunday, November 6th - Holy Communion
Sunday, November 23rd - Holy Communion - Thanksgiving Eve (12noon & 7:30pm)


All Saints Sunday - Middletown United Methodist Church
Sunday, November 6th - During worship we will have the opportunity to remember "All the saints who from their labors rest."

Community Toy Drive - McTavish Academy Of Art
CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE FOR DAILY BREAD COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY - We will again participate in the toy drive at the food pantry. You can place your donations in the blue bin in our Narthex once it appears. Last year the food pantry thanked us for our generous donations and stated they gave out toys and games to over 200 families. What an accomplishment! Our response last year made a big difference! Thank you and hope we can continue it again this year. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Eleanor Risell - 610-287-9520.

MUSIC MINISTRY - St. Isidore the Farmer - Pittsburgh, PA
Chancel Vocal Choir rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm.  If you enjoy singing, please join us!

On Thursday, September 8th at 9:15am we will resume Chancel Hand Bell Choir rehearsals. If you enjoy playing
bells and would like to serve as a sub,
contact Pat Clemens!

Would you like to offer special music throughout the year? We would gladly welcome your gifts and talents!

For more information on our Music Ministry at HUCC, please see Pat Clemens our Music Director.


OLM Ladies Lunch | Our Lady of the Mountains
Ladies Luncheon - meets the second Monday of the month.
Monday, November 14th.
If you are interested in joining our gatherings, please give Diane McFarland a call 610-287-807
Faith Formation Registration & Calendar – Holy Rosary Church
GIFT – Growing In Faith Together – Midd-South Catholic G.I.F.T will be the program to guide our Faith Formation Ministry at HUCC. It is an intergenerational program that will bring the whole church family together once a month where adults and children/youth get to know one another better and together work on a service project.

++ Our first G.I.F.T event will be Sunday, November 20th immediately following worship. We will gather in the Fellowship Hall for a light lunch. The project is “The Bread Drop!” We will make 200 PBJ sandwiches that will be delivered to the poor and needy between Schwenksville and Philadelphia (through Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Souderton). We need YOU to come!                                                  

++ We need you to donate a jar of Peanut Butter or a jar of Jelly. Donations should be dropped off at the church the week before, Sunday, November 13th.

++ We will also be adopting approximately 7 families to provide a holiday dinner at Christmas which will be delivered by Heidelberg church members. Stayed tuned for details and an opportunity to help. We will be collecting gift cards to purchase an entree of their choice to include with their dinner.

For more information, please email Alicia at: faithformationhucc@gmail.com.

 
Alicia Alvarez will be offering a yoga class for you and your friends on the third Monday of the month. The first class will be Monday, November 21st at 7pm in the Fellowship Hall. Everyone is welcome. Please bring your own mat!

Bible Studies at Our Shepherd | Our Shepherd Lutheran Church & School
Thursday’s at 12:30pm in the upstairs meeting room. Drinks will be available. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch or a snack along with you!

Annual Congregational Meeting – Trinity Lutheran Church
Annual Fall Congregational Meeting Sunday, November 13, 2022. The Congregational Meeting will take place immediately following the 10:30am Worship Service this year. We will approve the minutes, elect new church leaders, and approve the budget for 2023 which is included in this newsletter.

Christ the King Sunday – St. Paul Catholic Church
Sunday, November 20th - The festival of Christ the King (or Reign of Christ) ends our marking of Ordinary Time after the Day of Pentecost, and moves us to the threshold of Advent, the season of hope for Christ’s coming again at Christmas and the end of time.

How To Donate
Heidelberg in cooperation with Chores4Charities, an organization focused on helping make the community around us a better, happier place and the Daily Bread Community Food Pantry are teaming up to provide 300 Thanksgiving meals to those in need this year. Heidelberg will be the storage and packing location and distribution will take place at the pantry. Volunteer opportunities will be announced as plans get underway. For more information or to support Chores4Charities visit their website: www.chores4charities.com or you may make donations through HUCC.  We're hoping everyone will make a $20 donation.

Hanging of the Greens: December 2, 2018 » Hamilton Park UMC
Join us Saturday, November 26th at 10am as we adorn our church for the Advent and Christmas season. Many hands make light work! We'll stay until everything is completed.


NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS FAST APPROACHING!
For the December 2022 Edition: Tuesday, November 15th.

Dive Into Advent Devotionals - Christ Church
For the Advent Season we will be offering a devotional for both adults and Families with Children. They will be made available the first Sunday of Advent.


YOUTH GROUP LEADER NEEDED | Friedens United Church of Christ
Attention Youth and Parents of Youth grades 6-12

Youth Group plans to meet on the second Sunday of each month for food, fun, and fellowship!
See Matt or Sara McDowell or Steve Freed for more information. Steve Freed: stevencfreed@gmail.com or 267-372-1668.

Confirmation Preparation – St. Joan of Arc Parish
Please keep our confirmation class in your prayers as they learn and grow in their faith this year!


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Keeping your tithes and offerings current helps the church tremendously! 
Thank you for your generoisty. 

What Can We Learn About Prayer? | First Baptist Church Covington










Every Tuesday - Morning or Noon or Night ...  Home or Work .... Vacation or Staycation ... On your knees or at your desk or laying in bed ...
Take 5 mintes (or more) out of your Tuesday and pray specifically for our church!  Your prayers have 'great power' and can 'produce
wonderful results' (James 5:16).
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Please, come as you are.
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NEW MINISTRY -- THE BLESSING BOX

The Blessing Box Food Pantry, Elkhart, IA - Home | Facebook
 
 A new initiative at Heidelberg United Church of Christ as we seek to help feed those in need of a little extra help and kindness.
 
Our church and our Cub Scout Pack 105  have come together to create a micro pantry, called a "Blessing Box," which utilizes the familiar concept of the Little Free Library to pique local interest and action against local food insecurity.
 
A Blessing Box is a small structure where people leave donated goods—primarily non-perishable food items and toiletries for others to pick-up anonymously.  In cooperation with the scouts we will share the responsibility of keeping the box stocked, although outside donations will be accepted. Watch for a schedule to come out in the new year.
 
The Blessing Box is located in a common area, in front of the church, and discreet enough that anyone can stop by at any point throughout the day to take what they need and also leave what they can.  The hope and prayer is that the donated essentials help fulfill short-term basic needs and may enable individuals and families  to have enough to get by for another day.
 
Hunger related missions is at the heart of our ministry.  Food insecurity is an issue most everywhere and Schwenksville and the surrounding areas are no exception.  The installation of the Blessing Box emulates a core conviction of our faith, the Scriptures we hold as sacred, and the Jesus we follow, to feed the hungry.  There's no better way to change a community than one small act of kindness at a time!

 

   Sunday School
JOIN US FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL FUN AND LEARNING!
CLASSES WILL BE HELD BI-WEEKLY: 9:30 - 10:15am.


SUNDAY SCHOOL REGISTRATION FORM: 
https://forms.gle/4xXbHFZTbZZd1KTSA

Youth Sunday School AND Adult Classes 2022-2023 will be held:
September 11 & 25
October 9 & 23
November 6 & 20
December 4 & 18
January 15 & 29
February 12 & 26
March 12 & 26
April 23
May 7 & 21

 

Nursery | Immaculate Conception Catholic Church | Denton, TX

NURSERY CARE MINISTRY IS STAFFED - DURING THE 10:30am WORSHIP SERVICE 
[Held Each Sunday]

+ Nursery Care is for pre-schoolers through 1st Graders
+ Sign in and out will be set up outside the nursery door. Only children and scheduled staff permitted in the nursery.

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Join us for our Holiday Bazaar!  We will have vendors, raffle baskets, and delicious food from the Heidelberg kitchen!

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Each Sunday at 10:30am

OR

In-Person Worship
Each Sunday at 10:30am

Still Speaking — Clark-Grace UCC


Ministry Highlights ...

In Ian’s Boots
The goal of "In Ian's Boots" is to spread the good news of Ian's faith by providing shoes and winter boots to those in need! A collection bin is in the Narthex if you have new or used shoes or boots to donate. Children’s boots are especially needed for the winter. For more information you can review their website at 
www.iniansboots.org

Daily Bread Community Food Pantry
We are continually looking for donation for the 
Daily Bread Community Food Pantry.  The pantry shelves are always in need of any and all donations! They also welcome caring volunteers to help!  Reach out to Anne Ryan or the pantry directly for more information: http://dailybreadcommunityfoodpantry.org

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5 Helpful Church Volunteer Resources

WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR SUNDAY SERVANTS TO SIGN UP TO HELP IN SOME IMPORTANT WAYS…

~ Greeters: See Eleanor Risell to sign up
~ Head Usher: See Cindy Cook
~ Special Music or Song Leader Substitute: See Pat Clemens or Pastor Adrian
~ Nursery Care Attendants or Sunday School Aides: See Matt or Sara McDowell
~ Technology: See Tina Richards, Doug MacWade, or Brian Pippert

Thank you for your help!
 
"All of you together are Christ’s body, and each of you is a part of it."  ~ 1 Corinthians 12:27, NLT


Video: Linking Your Fundraising Page to the Facebook “Donate” Button | by  Give Lively | Give Lively
Want to make a donation to Heidelberg UCC ... go to our Facebook Page and
click the "Donate" button on the top right of the home page and follow a couple
very simple steps!  Thank you!!