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Upcoming Meetings

June 13th, 7 PM @Bethlehem - Bethlehem Council

Join Us for ...


Pizza-Worship-Group Session

"Come JUST As You Are!"


We invite you to join us this Thursday, May 26th,
for our weekly Thursday night gathering
at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Bendersville!


6:00 PM:  Pizza Meal

6:30 PM:  Worship
Includes Guitar Music and Open Prayer Time

7:00 PM:  Group Study Session

Weekly Parish Bible Study

~ You can come and go as you please for any part!! ~

Please let Vicar Mike know each week via email (,
phone call/text (717-965-3854), or sign-up sheet in church,
if you are going to attend the pizza meal ...
just so we can order enough.

We will order some extra pizza just in case!!!

"All are welcome to attend the weekly Thursday evening gatherings!"

Window Light in Church

Listen, God is Calling!

Share Stories About Farming

LAMPA is working on a resource to connect Lutherans around the state in prayer and story-telling for the specific joys and concerns of the farmers and other agricultural workers whose gifts and skills serve to feed God's people around the country and care for creation all around us. If you have personal stories, joys, concerns, or even pictures to share, contact the office for more information.

Act of Random (Christian) Kindness

Someone has reached out to our church asking for encouragement during a trying season of her life. If you can offer letter-writing, gift-giving, or prayer time, please contact the church office for more details about her story.

In Honor or In Memory of...
If you would like to memorialize or honor a loved one on a special birthday or anniversary, enter information here. They will be included by name in the Prayers of Intercession for that Sunday. 



The Ministry Site Profile (MSP) recently submitted by the Call Committee has been approved for posting by our synod bishop.  The MSP is listed on the "Current Openings" page of the ELCA web site for the next 365 days and will be available throughout the ELCA. If necessary, two weeks prior to the MSP's expiration we will be notified to renew our submission for an additional 365 days.  (steps 3 & 4 below)

The Call Committee consists of two members of each congregation:

St. James—Karen Carey and Jayne Weaver

Christ—Cindy Baugher (Committee Chair) and Larry Gantz

Bethlehem—Chris Cuttitta and Laura Albright