Ben Salem United Church of Christ

Lehighton, PA

Calendar of Events

Events subject to change

All events and functions have been cancelled until further notice.

Month of June live stream online church service.

July - 9:15 AM Parking Lot Worship Service.

Please note: Information on all church events should be submitted to the church office so that events can be posted on the church calendar and also publicized on slides, bulletin announcements and in the newsletter.

Names of 2020 Graduates Needed:

If you know someone who is graduating this year, please call or email the Church Office.

This includes high school and college graduates. Please include graduation date, majors and degree/s.

2020 Offering Envelopes:

2020 Envelopes are on the tables in the narthex. 

OCWM will be not be listed on the weekly envelope for 2020. The total of the plate and current offering will be divided by 3% and given to the Penn Northeast Conference for OCWM. 

Money given thru the special envelopes such as Regional Missions, One Great Hour of Sharing, Blanket offering, Lancaster Seminary, Church World Service and Strengthen the Church is restricted funds and given to the Penn Northeast Conference.

Full – Time College / Technical School Students

…Consider applying for a Scholarship

through our Church…

The Richard and Cynthia Smith Scholarship Fund of Ben Salem United Church of Christ was established to assist High School Graduates who are furthering their education.

Members of Ben Salem Church who are attending a college or technical school full-time, this is your invitation to apply now for the scholarship awarded this July.

What to do: By May 31, 2020, complete and submit an application [available in our church office]

Questions: Contact our church office. Scholarship will be awarded to recipient after successful completion of the current semester.

 Selection Criteria:

The following are criteria applied in the selection of scholarship recipients:

  • Applicant must be a member in good standing of Ben Salem United Church of Christ.
  • Applicant must have graduated from high school and be enrolled as a full-time, undergraduate student in an accredited college or technical school to further his/her education.
  • A person may only be a recipient of this scholarship one time.
  • Applicant must state his or her need for financial assistance to pay for tuition costs. The application will request information about the cost of tuition and the amount[s] of any other scholarship / aid, as well as whether or not the student is applying for a loan.
  • Preference will be given to those who have a financial need, who are loyal to the church, its worship and life, and who have performed community service.

The Sunday School Discussion Group is beginning a new book by Dr. David Jeremiah entitled “Angels”

who they are and how they help…what the Bible reveals

Join Cub Scout Pack 756

Sunday evenings at 6 PM at the Andreas Sporting Club…come and sign up! Ages Kindergarten through 6th grade …combines fun with educational activities and lifelong values. Cub Scouting is designed to support and encourage family and community involvement. For more info, contact Cub Master, Hans Krause email at [email protected] Facebook @ West Penn Cub Pack

Pictorial Directory: Changes of address, phone number, family info., etc. should be submitted to the church office 570-386-3870 as soon as possible so we will have an accurate listing in the back of the directory.

Beginners Country Line Dancing

No experience necessary.


9:30 – 11:30AM

Free will offering

Contact Dot Eberts for more information


Thursday mornings at 10AM

Please consider joining.

Coffee Hour

Volunteers are needed.

HOST AN EXCHANGE STUDENT – If you are interested in finding out more about hosting a foreign exchange student, please check out the information on the counter in the narthex.

Feel free to take a packet along to read at home. Contact information is included in the literature.

Ben Salem Church – Facebook Page

Members and non-members can search for and “Like” our page. The page will be kept up to date with devotions, events, concerts, fundraisers, youth group events, etc. Please take the time to view this page.

Ben Salem ChurchT-Shirts, Sweatshirts & Hooded Sweatshirts are available …stop by the Coffee Hour table between services on Sundays to purchase.

T-shirts - $10

Sweatshirts - $15

Hooded Sweatshirts - $20

Sharon Elder is in charge of this project.

Adult & Children sizes…orders can also be placed if your size is not available.