Music on the Hill worship will be held in Richmond Township [Religion Digest]
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Music on the Hill worship will be held in Richmond Township [Religion Digest]

June 25—-St. Molltown Peter’s United Church of Christ, 219 Maidencreek Road, Richmond Township, will host a music service on the hill Sunday at 10:15 a.m. with special music by Mike and Linda Hertzog of St. Peter and other musicians. A potluck lunch follows the service. The service is outside, bring a lawn chair. Inside if bad weather.

—Kissinger’s Church, 715 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, will host at Sock Hop Sunday at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Bring a snack or drink to share.

On May 22, the Lower Synod of Susquehanna of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America installed the Reverend Scott V. Brubaker as pastor of Swamp Lutheran Church, 275 Swamp Church Road, West Cocalico Township, County of Lancaster. For more information, visit

—Christ Lutheran Church, 222 Niantic Road, Barto, will worship Sundays at 9 a.m. Guest organist Joe DiCindio will sing a hymn as a prelude. Coffee and conversation will be at 8:30 a.m. at the Visitor Center and again after worship.

-St. John’s Reformed Church, 4001 Penn Ave., Sinking Spring, will hold its Vacation Bible School today through Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. Register at

—Zion and St. Paul’s United Church of Christ will worship together in person at 301 W. Penn Ave., Robesonia, at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, as well as via YouTube and phone. Details can be found at or The PLARN group will meet on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. to prepare used plastic bags to crochet into sleeping mats for the homeless followed by a worship and Christian education meeting at 2:30 p.m. and a constitution and bylaws meeting at 7 p.m.: 30 p.m.

-St. John’s Lutheran Church, 4125 Penn Avenue, Sinking Spring, will hold in-person worship Sunday at 9 a.m., with Holy Communion and special music. The service will also be streamed live on Facebook. Masks are optional. Vacation Bible School will begin the week of July 10. Registration is required, no cost to participate. To register, call 610-678-1088 and ask for Jodi.

—Reformation Lutheran Church, 3670 Perkiomen Ave., Exeter Township, will worship Sunday at 9:30 a.m. The service will be followed by a congregation meeting and Together Time, a period of refreshment and conversation. Vacation Bible School, for children ages 3-6, will be held August 1-4 beginning with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and continuing each evening until 7:45 p.m. Register at

—Schwarzwald United Church of Christ 75 Church Lane Road, Exter Township, will hold an in-person and Zoom service on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. It will also be available on YouTube. For more information, visit

—Grace Lutheran Church, 30 Liberty St., Shillington, will worship in person on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., with Holy Communion, led by guest pastor, Reverend Denise Keltz. The service will be available online after 11:45 a.m. at There will be a fellowship after worship.

—Schwarzwald Lutheran Church, 250 Church Lane Road, Exeter Township, will hold in-person worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Recorded services will be available the following day on Facebook.

—Bern Reformed United Church of Christ, 3196 Bernville Road, Canton of Bern, offers live worship at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays in the grove across Route 183 from the church. Bring a lawn chair or participate from your vehicle using an FM 87.9 transmission.

—Christ Episcopal Church, 435 Court Street, Reading, will hold three in-person worship services on Sunday morning, all including the Holy Eucharist: at 8 a.m., a so-called service (no music); at 9 am, a service for families with young children; and at 10:30 a.m., a service with music. Masks are optional. Parking is available at the Abe Lincoln Hotel parking lot and the M&T Bank parking lot, both located next to Washington St. Parking is also available next to the church on Court St. for people with disabilities or who need help. To join the live stream or access the Zoom link for the centering prayer, go to Thursday at 11 a.m. a morning prayer service will be held at the Red Bridge Recreation Area, 2141 Tulpehocken Road, Spring Township, weather permitting.

—Kissinger Church will co-host an Independence Day celebration at Rosedale Camp Grove, 1616 Vine St., Laureldale, next Saturday at 4 p.m. Free offerings. Music with refreshments afterwards. Event sponsored by Patriots N Praise.

—Maidencreek Church, 261 Main Street, Maidencreek Township, will hold hybrid worship Sunday at 9 a.m. The music includes guest pianist SaraAnn Harbonic’s prelude and postlude and Natalie Hertzog’s offertory on guitar, as well as two congregational hymns. The in-person worship is streamed live on Facebook and YouTube. Links can be found at

—Kissinger’s Church, 715 Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing, will hold an hour of prayer Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. The public is invited to attend to submit prayer requests and pray for others.