Announcements

Christmas Cookies Galore!

Sunday December 15th.  The Senior High Youth Group is once again holding their beloved tradition of providing you with all of your Christ-mas cookie needs! They’ll have the cookies, the containers, and the scale. You bring your sweet tooth and sup-port of our youth. Donations of cookies will be appreciated. The sale will be held at these hours: 9 to 10:30 am and 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

 

New Members’ Class

Are you interested in church member-ship or learning more about the ministries at New Gosh? A new members' class will be held Sunday, December 22 from 9:15 to 10:15 am in the Roberts’ Room. Please notify one of the pastors or call the Church Office (215-679-2041) if you would like to participate.

Live Nativity

On Sunday, December 22, 2019, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the youth groups will be presenting New Goshenhoppen’s Live Nativity!

 

As you enter the church building grounds through the main entrance, there will be stations that tell the story of the birth of Jesus Christ.

 

Enjoy the warmth of your car as you drive through the Christmas story!

 

We hope to see you there!

The Table is Open to All – Communion Schedule

Tuesday, December 24, 2019---On Christmas Eve, 4:30 pm, Holy Communion will be celebrated in the pews; 7 pm, Holy Communion will be celebrated by intinction; 10:30 pm, Holy Communion will be celebrated in the pews.

 

Sunday, January 5, 2020---In observance of Epiphany, Holy Communion will be celebrated at the 8 am and 10:30 am worship services in the pews.

Silent Night, Holy Night

December 24

 

4:30 pm - Candlelight Communion Service

 

7:00 pm – Family, Candlelight Communion Service

 

10:30 pm - Candlelight Communion Service

Everyone is invited to any or all of the services listed above. The 7:00 pm service is labeled “Family” because in years past, it has been extremely well attended by families with children. Children are always welcomed at any service on any given day and time.

New Goshenhoppen Dinner and Dance – New Year’s Eve

Do you want to have fun and feel good while contributing to the Accessibility Fund of New Goshenhoppen? Then come and enjoy an evening of good food and dancing on Tuesday, December 31st from 7 pm to 12 midnight in the Fellowship Hall. Don't dance? You can still enjoy listening to the wonderful variety of music that spans the ages. The price is $20.00 for this particular evening. All are welcome--members, non-members, dancers and non-dancers, as well as our wider extended community. Help us ring in 2020.  We kindly ask that you contact us for reservations at office@newgoshucc.org

Lunch Break - Women’s Fellowship

January Program

The January Women’s Fellowship meeting will be held on Monday, January 6, 2020, at 12 pm in the church kitchen. The program is “Lunch Break.” Enjoy homemade soup and bread. Come for the food and the fellowship. Remember the start time is noon.

The monthly donation is bingo prizes for residents of Pennsburg Manor.

Quiet Days

Spiritual renewal, Sabbath time, Sharing faith journeys/stories

​Held the first Tuesday of each month from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm in the Roberts’ Room led by the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference.  No formal registration; however, a minimum donation of $5 is appreciated. Please join us.

February Program - Where Are You on Your Faith Journey?

The February Women’s Fellowship meeting will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020, at 1 pm in the church kitchen. The program is “Where Are You on Your Faith Journey?” led by Rev. Travis. Our Pastor will lead us in a time of Bible study and devotions.

This program is open to the entire congregation.

Care Packages

During the month of January, we will be collecting items to create care packages for our young adult members attending college or serving in the military. Donation boxes will be in the Social Room and Fellowship Hall from Sunday, January 5 through Sunday, February 2 if you would like to contribute. Suggested items include: Pens, pencils, post-it notes, and small office supplies; granola bars; candy, gum, mints; instant oatmeal; hot chocolate; microwave pop-corn; individual packages of cookies, pretzels, crackers, or other snacks; ramen noodles and microwaveable soup. Notes of encouragement are also welcomed. Please note: Packages will be mailed in 7" x 7" x 6" boxes. Contact Cindy Roma at croma@windstream.net if you have any questions about this project.

Young Adults

New Goshenhoppen would like to keep in contact with our young adults who are at-tending college or technical school. If this applies to you or someone in your family, please contact the Church Office (215-679-2041) to provide us with a school mailing address and email. We want to include everyone. Thanks!

 

Please Support Our Consistory

The ordination / installation of Consistory will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2020, at both worship services. The new Consistory members are:

 

Elders: Marsha Bieler, Will Howe, Delores Schuler

Deacons: Amy Hangey, Lori Horning, Soren Mugridge

Trustees: Denise Fox, Bill Hariegle, Ted Stankunas

© 2019 New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ

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