Ben Salem United Church of Christ

Lehighton, PA

Directions

1965 Church Hill Road

Lehighton, PA 18235

Traveling on Route 309 either North or South:

  • Take Route 895 East to Andreas [approx. 4 miles]
  • In the village of Andreas turn left at intersection of Route 895 & Andreas Road
  • Travel a short distance to fork in road, bear right on Ben Salem Rd.
  • Continue approx. 1.5 miles to the intersection of Ben Salem and Church Hill Road .
  • Bear right onto Church Hill Rd.
  • Travel past old Church Site and Social Hall and Church Cemetery
  • The new Church driveway is located after the Church Cemetery on left.

Traveling on PA Turnpike (or traveling south on Route 209)

  • Traveling either North or South on Turnpike, Take the Mahoning Valley Exit #34
  • Take Route 209 South straight across bridge at first light.
  • At second light (“T” in road) go left (beginning of Rt. 443)
  • Take Route 443 West for approx. 4 to 4 ½ miles

-You will pass through 3 traffic lights [Carbon Plaza Mall on left]

- Continue until you see Times News Building on right.

  • Make a left hand turn onto Semmels Hill Road [directly across from “Times News” Building on right]

-Follow road “straight” through countryside for approx. 2 miles.

-Semmels Hill Rd. becomes Picnicwoods Rd.

-Picnicwoods Rd. runs into Church Hill Rd.

-You will pass through 3 stop signs. Go straight at each one.

  • After the second stop sign you are on Church Hill Rd.
  • After third stop sign you will pass by the old church site and Social Hall and cemetery.
  • The Church driveway is located after the Church cemetery on the left.

Traveling on Route 145 or 248:

  • Travel on 145 or 248 as if going to Palmerton, PA
  • Stay on Route Route 248 until you come to the 895 West/Bowmanstown Exit.
  • At end of exit ramp, turn left.
  • You will come to another stop sign.
  • Turn left here and you are now on Route 895 West.
  • Travel through West Bowmanstown and Ashfield.
  • Approximately two miles after the village of Ashfield watch for Church Hill Road . [It is located across from the Blue Ridge Campground on left.] You will see a sign for the Go-Fore Hole Miniature Golf.
  • Turn right onto Church Hill Road , travel approx. 1 mile up a steep hill.
  • The Church is located on your right before Cemetery. Social Hall is located after the Cemetery.