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)

610-838-0731

610-838-8573

newjerelc@gmail.com

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Servant Schedules and Sermon Topics for June 1 & 2, 9, 16, 23, 29 (Saturday evening at 6:00 p.m.), and 30, 2019

May 29, 2019

  May God fill you with his New goodness every day in 2019

and may the love of Jesus overflow

from you to others throughout the year!

 

 

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SATURDAY SERVICES will be held on the following dates for the summer of 2019:

06/29/2019 and 08/03/2019 at 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday Services have a smaller, more intimate feel, and are typically held on

the first Saturday of the month, with some variations to capture important dates

in the church year, like Easter.  You are invited to join us for these communion services.

 

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​​Servants for Sunday, June 2, 2019

Acolyte:  Ben Fogel

Altar Guild:  Sarah Acker, Kathy Shermetta

Assistant to the Pastor:  Cindy Hart

Assisting Minister:  Cindy Ziegler

Chalister:  Kathy Shermetta

Coffee Hour:  LeeAnn Malesky, Doris Snyder, Alice Wallace, JoAnn Young

Lector:  Tammy Welch

Ushers:  Ron & Carol Miller, Forrest & Jen Swett

 

 

 

Saturday, June 1, 2019 (Worship Service at 6:00 p.m.)

AND Sunday, June 2, 2019 (Worship Service at 9:00 a.m.) ~ It is possible to hear in Jesus’ high priestly prayer, a prayer he offered shortly before his death, the petitions of the ascended Lord for his own throughout history—to our day—and beyond.  Jesus prays for us.  In holy baptism we become believers in God, have our robes washed in the flood of Christ’s forgiveness, and receive the gift of life forever with all the saints.

 

Servants for Sunday, June 9, 2019

Acolyte:  PJ Miller

Altar Guild:  Janis Hadley, Sarah Parente, Barbara Young

Assistant to the Pastor:  Sharon Bender

Assisting Minister:  Tim Fulmer

Chalister:  Linda Weaver

Coffee Hour:  Nancy Litzenberger, Ron & Carol Miller, Caroline Skuba

Lector:  Gabi Miller

Ushers:  Glenn Cressman, Greg & Cindy Frederick, Kenneth Young

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Sunday, June 9, 2019 (Worship Service at 9:00 a.m.) ~ Day of Pentecost ~ Pentecost is a day of promises fulfilled.  The promised Spirit of God is poured out.  The baptized have become “children of God” and “joint heirs with Christ.”  By the power of the Spirit we have seen the face of the Father in his only begotten Son and been saved by him.  Bless the Lord, O my soul.

 

 

 

 

Servants for Sunday, June 16, 2019

Acolyte:   Gavin Mingora

Altar Guild:  Loretta Duch, Tina McCardle

Assistant to the Pastor:  Pat Leith

Assisting Minister:  David Moser

Chalister:  Sharon Bender

Coffee Hour:  Robin Rooth-Fogel, Barbara Young

Lector:  Barbara Young

Ushers:  Glenn Campbell, Jere & Phyllis Reiss, Kathy Shermetta

 

 

 

 

Sunday, June 16, 2019 (Worship Service at 9:00 a.m.) ~ Holy Trinity ~ “O Lord our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!”  Today we celebrate the name of God:  holy blessed Trinity.  There is no other day quite like this one in the church’s year.  There is no other god like ours.  Praise Father, Son, and Holy Spirit!

 

 

 

Servants for Sunday, June 23, 2019

Acolyte:  Jaymen Mingora

Altar Guild:  Sharon Bender, Cindy Hart

Assistant to the Pastor:  Sharon Bender

Assisting Minister:  Barbara Young

Chalister:  Kathy Fenstermacher

Coffee Hour:  Jere & Phyllis Reiss, Kathy Shermetta

Lector:  Cindy Ziegler

Ushers:  Larry Brown & Tammy Welch, Katie Fogel, Ariana Klein 

 

 

Sunday, June 23, 2019 (Worship Service at 9:00 a.m.)

Second Sunday of Pentecost ~ This Sunday’s texts paint startling pictures of the horrific—the demonic—nature of sin.  The church’s repeated celebration of the holy communion counters that tragic reality in a continued showing forth of the death of Jesus “until he comes.”  It is a dramatic declaration of “how much God has done for you.”

 

 

Servants for Sunday, June 30, 2019

Acolyte:  Milli Warjas

Altar Guild:  Terry Ravier, Alice Wallace

Assistant to the Pastor:  Pat Leith

Assisting Minister:  Cindy Ziegler

Chalister:  Denise Hoffert

Coffee Hour:  Larry Brown & Tammy Welch

Lector:  Marianne Zellner

Ushers:  Greg & Cindy Frederick, Barbara Young, Tina Young 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 29, 2019 (Worship Service at 6:00 p.m.)

AND Sunday, June 30, 2019 (Worship Service at 9:00 a.m.)

 

Third Sunday of Pentecost ~ We have no good apart from God.  That makes our Lord’s call to follow him an invitation to freedom.  This is freedom to revel in the Spirit’s fruits: love, joy, peace, patience, and the like.  This is the path of life.

 

 

 

​​ New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church wishes you a blessed day

and we pray that Christ's message of eternal life fills you with hope and love!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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