COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE
Please be sure to mark your calendars for the Community Thanksgiving service on Tuesday, November 20 at 7:00 PM. The service will be located at Church of the Apostles. Participating congregations include…
Church of the Apostles,
New Beginnings Evangelistic Church,
The Praise Center,
Salem UCC of Rohrerstown, and
Unitarian Universalist Church of Lancaster.
The Rev. Hector Rivera of New Beginnings Evangelistic Church will deliver the message. The service will include plenty of music to praise our Creator. The evening’s offering will go to the Hempfield Area Food Bank. There will be a time of refreshment and fellowship immediately after the service.
SOMETIMES “BEING THE CHURCH” MEANS GETTING MESSY!!
Messy Church continues in 2018. Join the fun as we explore “The Fruits of the Spirit.” Children ages 4 to 8 and their parents are invited to begin the evening in Fellowship Hall with a family-friendly meal before engaging in Bible stories and crafts related to our theme. Each month we will focus on a different Fruit of the Spirit.
The “Fruits of the Spirit” highlighted at each of the 2018-2019 season sessions are listed below.
October 12 - Kindness
November 9 - Goodness
December 14 - Joy & Peace
February 8 - Love & Gentleness
March 8 - Faithfulness
April 12 - Self-Control & Patience
Messy Church is a way for children and parents to learn about Christ together, to join with other families in hospitality, and to invite friends to experience something new and different.
All hands on deck for this intergenerational church experience!
YOUTH GROUP FORMS
The second Friday evening of October through April is not just for the very young. While children ages 4 to 8 and their parents attend Messy Church, youth ages 9 to 13 are invited to attend the newly formed Youth Group led by Pastor Roben. Join everyone for the meal in Fellowship Hall then head to the Parlor for activities specifically designed for your age group. Bring friends along to spread the fun!
Church Picnic: Salem’s Annual Picnic will take place following worship on Sunday, August 26. Bring a covered dish (dessert or side dish) to share, a lawn chair, and a “ have fun” attitude. The church will provide corn, hamburgers, hot dogs, rolls, tableware, plates, napkins, and beverages.
Chicken BBQ: The annual Chicken Barbecue is held in April or May of each year. Enjoy a tasty meal and support the church at the same time.
Holiday Bazaar: This annual event is held the first Saturday in November. Watch here for details on the 2018 bazaar.
View church programs and meetings in the calendar below. For a full picture of all groups that meet at Salem UCC, please visit the calendar on our Rental page.
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