St. Thomas UCC Bethlehem, PA

 

Love one another like you would love yourself.  It works!

Our fall worship time starting September 9th  is 10:15

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS
Monday thru Thursday
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Church office is closed on Friday.

Our fall worship time starting September 9th is 10:15


PASTIE SALE
Thursday, September 27, 2018
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
To Order: Place your order on the message
board next to the church office, or call
the church office at 610-868-9167
Cost: $6.00 each
Please place your order by Friday,
September 21!
Proceeds Benefit CROP Walk for Hunger!
Thank you.



SEPTEMBER SHOO FLY PIE SALE
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 ~ 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
To Order: Place your order on the message board next to the church office
or call the church office at 610-868-9167
Cost: $8.00 each
Please place your order by Wednesday, September 5!
September Pie Baking Work Schedule
Tuesday, September 4: 9 a.m. – Pie Shell Rolling & Crumb Making
Saturday, September 8: 9 a.m. – Pie Baking
Tuesday, September 11: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Pie Pick-Up



CONFIRMATION CLASS 2018-2019
If you have a child entering 7th grade or above who is interested in
Confirmation Class, please contact Pastor Debra. Classes will begin in
September. The traditional time for the class to be confirmed is
Pentecost Sunday, which is June 9, 2019.


BREAKFAST CAFÉ ON SUNDAY MORNINGS
We are rolling out a new thing this fall. The Breakfast Café will make
its debut on Sunday, September 16th. The café will open at 8:30 a.m.
and remain open throughout the morning. We are offering this trial
initiative to see how well it is received. Each week, one of our
teams/groups will sponsor the breakfast items. What a great
opportunity for fellowship! Check it out on September 16th!


GRIEF SUPPORT
We all experience grief at some point in our lives. Seasonal
reminders and holidays can be especially difficult. These times of
year can be a very lonely time. The program, “Beyond the Broken
Heart: A Journey Through Grief”, is a 4 week program and will be
held at 10am Tuesdays November 6, 13, 20, 27 in the Leibinger
Library. Please contact Pastor Debra if you are interested in
attending.


SAVE THE DATE!
JOINT WORSHIP SERVICE!
Sunday, October 21st
– St. Thomas UCC will host a joint
worship service beginning at 10:15 a.m.! Due to the Runner’s
World Race in downtown Bethlehem, Bethany UCC, Christ
UCC, Church of the Manger, Trinity UCC and St. Thomas UCC
will join together to worship here at St. Thomas. A light lunch
will follow.

 

CRAFT FAIR

Our 14th Annual Craft Fair will be held Saturday,
October 27. Crafters are welcome to display their
crafts and will be charged $15 per space, $25 per
space if St. Thomas provides the table. Space is
limited. Main Floor areas are first come first serve.
Call the church office to reserve your site. Payment is
due upon registration. Please pass this information
to those interested in displaying their crafts at our
fair. Also - Volunteers are needed to help the day of
the fair. A list of items needed will be posted to help
defray the cost of supplies needed to make food
items for the sale. Thank you.

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ANIMAL BLESSING
Sunday, Oct. 7 – 12:00 – 2 p.m.
Bring your furry, feathered or scaled companion —safely
leashed or caged please or a photo of your pet. Children may
also bring their favorite stuffed companion. Individual
blessings of owned pets will be offered. There is no charge, but
please bring an item or a monetary donation for The Center For Animal Health & Welfare (kitty
litter, cat or dog treats, cat or dog toy, paper towels, laundry detergent, Lysol, bleach, Windex,
dish soap, scrubber sponges, towels, blankets, bath mats). Treats for our friends being blessed
~ Treats for their owners ~