April 4 – Easter Story Egg Hunt in Alburtis – POSTPONED

An Easter Story Egg Hunt  will take place at Huff’s Union Church ( 540 Conrad Rd., Alburtis – Hereford Township) on Saturday, April 4th at 1:00 pm.
Families with children of all ages are welcome. Come to the front doors of the Church (not in Chapel) to first hear the story of Jesus’ week before Easter, receive a gift, gather in the Sanctuary, and then hunt eggs!
This is a rain or shine event. Please contact Joanne Benfield at 610-845-2978 or jobenfield1213@gmail.com if you have any questions.

April 5 – Faure’s Requiem in Norristown

A Free Performance of Gabriel Faure’s Requiem on Palm Sunday, April 5th at 5:00 pm at Christ Church United Church of Christ (1003 W. Marshall St., Norristown).  Singers from six choirs will join a harp and additional instruments to relay a story contemplating death and God’s mercy through Jesus Christ. Our hope is that all who hear might know the saving love of God made known in Jesus, the Lamb of God.
Disability Accessible.   Free Will Offering. Questions? Contact Director of Music Ministries, Melanie Eberhard: mel.eberhard49@gmail.com or call our church office: 610-275-3092.

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May 9 – Interfaith LGBTQIA + Cultural Competency Training in Blue Bell

 Interfaith LGBTQIA+ Cultural Competency Training

On May 9 at Boehm’s United Church of Christ (571 Penllyn-Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell) beginning at 9:00 am.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning, Intersex, and Allied (LGBTQIA+) people are often subject to erasure in faith communities, alongside rejection from families, social supports, and other systems. This systematic abuse leads LGBTQIA+ individuals to have significantly higher rates of depression, suicide, substance abuse and homelessness, to name just a few harmful outcomes.
This training, presented by Todd Snovel of the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs and coordinated by the Montgomery County LGBT Business Council and Boehm’s United Church of Christ, will help to promote safe, competent, and supportive care and welcoming environments of faith for LGBTQIA+ people.
Training Goals and Objectives
– Explore personal values regarding LGBTQIA+ people.
– Identify issues of risk, challenges and strengths specific to LGBTQIA+ individuals and their families.
-Increase competence in discussing sexual orientation and gender identity.
-Identify affirmative interventions and community resources for LGBTQIA+ individuals and their families.
3 contact hours of CEU for United Church of Christ clergy are available for participation in this training. Please note that attendees must attend the full training to receive credit (luncheon is optional).

Register at:  http://bit.ly/interfaithlgbtqtraining
Coffee and tea will be provided prior to the training at 8:30am, and the training begins at 9:00am. A luncheon will be held for attendees following the training’s conclusion at 12:00pm.
*We are requesting a $5 donation from each participant to cover the cost of materials and refreshments. If this is difficult to accommodate, please contact Boehm’s United Church of Christ at office@boehmschurch.com. No one will be refused participation due to lack of funds.

Wednesdays at noon – Senior Lunches in Collegeville

Senior lunches have resumed! Every Wednesday at noon, all area seniors are invited to join other seniors for a time of food and fellowship at Trinity Reformed Church, 532 E. Main Street, Collegeville. The food for those events is prepared by Ursinus College and the cost is $5. Please call the church office on Monday to register for that week’s luncheon! 610-489-4223

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