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Worship News and Notes for December 30


Christ Lutheran Church:  The Souderton Alumni Men’s Chorus, under the direction of Jon Leight, will be singing throughout the Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service on December 31. Christmas and classic men’s chorus anthems will be featured.  A breakfast follows the service at the church, 2211 Mainland Road, Harleysville.

Noon organ recitals: Zion Mennonite Church, 149 Cherry Lane, Souderton, will host the Philadelphia American Guild of Organists January Tuesday at Noon Organ Recitals beginning January 9th. The featured performers will be Vincent M. Ryan, organ and Melissa Freilich, flute. The late Gerre Hancock, the number one classical improvisor of his time in America, on numerous occasions called Zion’s Fisk Pipe Organ a National Treasure. These free recitals continue with Aaron Patterson on January 16, Parker Kitterman on January 23, and with Mark Bani on January 30.  For more information call Jon at 215-368-2884.

St. John’s United Church of Christ: The church holds one in-person service at 10:15 a.m. Choir rehearsal for families begins at 9, followed by Sunday school for all ages from 9:30-10. Later the service is available on St. John’s Facebook page, website and YouTube The church is at 500 W. Main St., Lansdale. Call 215-855-5489 or visit

Wednesday Night Live: Every Wednesday evening, St. John’s United Church of Christ hosts Wednesday Night Live (WNL) which will include a Community Meal from 5-7 p.m., Worship with Communion at 5:30 p.m., Children’s Music and Adult Education at 6 p.m.,  Adult Hand Bell Choir at 6:45 and  Chancel Choir at 7:30. The church is at 500 W. Main St., Lansdale. Call 215-855-5489 or visit

Heidelberg United Church of Christ: Heidelberg UCC in Hatfield is holding weekly worship services at 10:45 a.m. and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. for all ages. Live streaming worship service on YouTube, Facebook, and Boxcast.

Faith Lutheran Church: The “little church with a big heart” at 615 Cowpath Road, Montgomeryville, worships in the sanctuary as well as on Zoom at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday School will take place during the 9:30 a.m. worship service each week. Nursery will be provided for the 3-5 year olds. Pastor Ethan Doan will be preaching and leading worship. All services will also be uploaded to Facebook. For the Zoom link or more information, email

New Adult Sunday School: “AI and the Church — What Christians Need to Know” examines through a biblical lens the reach of artificial intelligence, what it means and what Christians should know as AI gains popularity. The series begins Sunday, Jan. 7 at 9  a.m. at Montco Bible Fellowship, 160 E. Main St., Lansdale.

Indian Creek Mennonite Church: Sunday school at 9 a.m.; worship, 10:15 a.m. Sunday evening, December 31: 7:30 Song Service by Indian Creek. Questions? Call Kevin Moyer (215) 721-9127. Church is at 647 Harleysville Pike, Telford.

The Church of the Holy Spirit (Episcopal), 2871 Barndt Road at the corner of Sumneytown Pike, Upper Salford, holds Communion services in-person at 8 and 10:15 a.m. on Sundays. The church also live-streams the 10:15 a.m. services on Sundays on the church website and Facebook page – Church of the Holy Spirit, Harleysville. On Sunday, Dec. 31, there will be only one Communion service at 10:15 a.m. in person and live-streamed.  For more information, call 215-234-8020 or visit

Gwynedd Square Presbyterian Church PC (USA): Join live in the sanctuary, 837 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, or live online via Zoom with an internet-enabled device or by telephone. Sunday Worship is at 10 a.m. and Early Worship is at 8:30 a.m. For web links or dial in numbers, visit or call the office at 215-699-9159 or email Sunday school classes for 6th grade and under and for 7th grade and up at 9 a.m.; Young Children and Worship Program for 5th grade and under will take place during the 10 a.m. worship service, with the exception of the first Sunday of the month, with Pastor Wonjae leading. Wednesday Bible Study at 10 a.m. in the pastor’s study, reading Revelation. Contact Pastor Wonjae via email at or voicemail at 215-699-9159.

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