Church News

Check here for all the most recent announcements and news from Heidelberg!

Upcoming Events & News

Jazz Worship Services

The upcoming worship services will feature beautiful Jazz music!​

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    Sunday December 18th at 10am

Poinsettia Plants for Sale!

Altar Guild will be selling poinsettias again this year! There is an order form attached to the yellow half sheet included in the newsletter. There will also be order forms located in the Narthex! Each plant is $10 and your choice of red, white, pink, and marble. PLEASE NOTE: Orders are due by NOVEMBER 13TH! Payment and order form can be given to any Altar Guild member (Listed at the bottom of the order form!)

Christmas Eve Services 

Join us at one (or all) of our Christmas Eve services!

Each service will be different, yet all three services will have Candlelighting & Singing of Silent night.

7:00 PM - Family Style (Intergenerational Worship)

9:00 PM - Sacred Style (with Holy Communion)

11:00 PM - Informal Style (Shorter service with Lessons and Carols)

CHRISTMAS DAY WORSHIP 10:00 AM

Join us as we celebrate Jesus’ Birthday Party!  Informal “come as you are” worship service will include Christmas Carols, Scripture, Prayers, and singing Happy Birthday to Jesus!

Starting in January fresh flowers on the altar will return! The cost to sponsor a set of flowers will be $35. Bulletins are also available to sponsor for $10. If you are interested in sponsoring in honor or in memory of someone, please pick your date on the sign-up sheet which is located in the Narthex on the bulletin board or call Linda Hausamann at 610 767-5281.

Flower/Bulletin Sponsors

Mark your calendars for our fun annual Penny Party on November 11th @ 5pm! Stay tuned to future announcements about this event- and start saving items and cans to bring and donate!

Gift Card Fundraiser

Gift cards are always a great idea for your Christmas gift-giving needs.  Why not do your shopping this year from the comfort of your own home by ordering through Heidelberg Union’s gift card program. If interested in ordering, contact Barb Weaver (610-767-5187 or barweav@ptd.net) for more information.

Penny Party!

HARP Events

HARP will meet November 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. We will meet at church in Fellowship Hall.

The nonprofit organization “Through These Hands” will come and tell us about their charitable work in the community.

We invite you to bring a covered dish to share for lunch.  You do not need to be a member of Heidelberg, please invite your friends to join us.

HARP’s Christmas Party is December 6, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.  We always bring a wrapped gift ( no candy) valued at around $5.00 to play “Now You Have It, Now You Don’t” as usual it’s loads  of fun. Please bring a covered dish to share for lunch. Hope to see everyone for a fun afternoon.

Thanksgiving Worship Service & Family Promise Volunteer Commissioning- 

Join us Tuesday, November 22nd, 7:00 pm at Good Shepherd UCC on Mountain Rd as we give thanks to God and commission our Joint Family Promise Ministry volunteers. Please brings 2 loaves of bread and 2 bottles of juice to worship.  One set will be donated to the local food banks.  The other will be blessed for your thanksgiving dinner celebrations.

Northern Lehigh Food Bank Outreach 

Heidelberg Union Church will be collecting cans of yams to provide a Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday meal for the Food Bank Clients. Yams for the Thanksgiving distribution are needed by Sunday, November 6th. Yams for the Christmas distribution are needed by Sunday, December 4th. Can sizes of 15oz, 29oz, or 40oz, are needed to accommodate household sizes. The yams may be brought to the church and placed in a box in the narthex or in the back hallway. Your contribution will help to make the clients’ holiday brighter during these difficult times. Your generosity is greatly appreciated by the clients and staff of the Food Bank. - Betty Krause (Heidelberg Union Church Food Bank Representative) 610-767-6949