New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church

3233 Apples Church Road

Bethlehem, PA 18015

Sunday Worship: 9:00 AM

Saturday Worship: 6:00 PM

(1st Saturday of the Month)

Sunday Church School: 10:30 AM (Sept-May)

Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Mon-Fri)



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Ministries for the Week of June 4-10, 2017

June 7, 2017



At New Jerusalem This Week




Sunday, June 4, 2017

9:00 a.m.—Worship:  Day of Pentecost ~ Today’s festival derives its name from the Jewish festival of Pentecost, observed fifty days after Passover.  On the fiftieth day of Easter we celebrate the Holy Spirit as the power of God among us that heals, forgives, inspires, and unites.  In the reading from Acts, images of wind and fire describe the Spirit poured out on disciples of all nations.  In John’s gospel the risen Christ breathes the Spirit on his followers on Easter evening.  In the one Spirit we are baptized into one body, and at the Lord’s table the Spirit unites us for witness in the world.

11:30 a.m.—Church Picnic

7:00 p.m.—AA


Monday, June 5, 2017

1:00 p.m.—Bible Study:  Hope you can join us!

7:00 p.m.—Scouts


Tuesday, June 6, 2017

12:00 p.m.—Prime Timers:  This month, Glen from Neighbors will be speaking about plants and bushes.  Don’t forget to bring a dish for the potluck, and sign up in the Narthex so we do not double up on the dishes.  All are welcome.  For questions contact Loretta at 610-838-7428.  Hope to see you there!….Loretta Duch

7:00 p.m.—Bible Study:  Hope you can join us!


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

7:00 p.m.—Finance Committee Meeting

7:00 p.m.—AA


Thursday, June 8, 2017

1:00 p.m.—Cards

7:00 p.m.—Preschool Closing Program:  Apple's Preschool is very happy to say that we had a wonderful school year for 2016-2017.  The month of May was very busy with the Wedding of Q and U, the Hellertown Librarian (Miss Andrea's) visit to our classroom, the Pre-K field trip to the Lehigh Valley Zoo, our end-of-year preparation, along with all of our other learning activities and fun.  We welcome you all to attend our Closing Program to be held on Thursday, June 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary, followed by a Make-Your-Own Ice Cream Sundae party in the fellowship hall.  At this time we have 32 students enrolled for the 2017-2018 school year and we have opened a P.M. Three Year Old Class.  We are very proud of our graduates that will be entering kindergarten in the fall and very excited for all who are returning to our classroom, along with new friends that will be joining us. Have a safe and happy summer!!!  Miss Shani and Miss Katrina


Friday, June 9, 2017

9:00 a.m.—Food Bank Delivery:  Current Needs ~ Spaghetti sauce, beets, canned meats, grape jelly, canned pears, mixed fruit, pasta other than spaghetti, canned peas, baked beans all sorts.  Donations ~ These groups donated over this past month:  Lower Saucon United Church of Christ, St. Luke’s Old Williams Lutheran Church, Christ Lutheran Hellertown, Christ Lutheran Church of Lower Saucon, the First United Church of Christ Hellertown, the Saucon Valley Women’s Club, the Saucon Valley Lion’s Club, and the Saucon Valley Middle School Band.  Thank you all for giving so generously!  Youth in Service ~ Thank you to the Saucon Valley High School’s National Honor Society and Leo Club for sending students this month!  Distribution Days for June ~ 17th and 24th from 8:45-10:45 a.m.  Volunteer Information ~ If you or your group (ages 12 or older) are interested in volunteering with the food bank, please email  Thank you all for making this community stronger!


Saturday, June 10, 2017 Servants

Altar Guild:  Alice Wallace   


Sunday, June 11, 2017 Servants

Acolyte:  Alyssa Milan

Altar Guild:  Alice Wallace

Assistant to the Pastor:  To Be Announced

Assisting Minister:  Pauli Connelly

Chalister:  Tina Milan

Coffee Hour:  Barbara, Greg & Cindy Frederick

Lector:  Cindy  Ziegler

Ushers:  Amanda, Zoey, Pat, Doris



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