Sinking Spring Church will host a guest speaker on Sunday [Religion Digest] – Reading eagle

Sinking Spring Church will host a guest speaker on Sunday [Religion Digest] – Reading eagle

• St. John’s Reformed Church, 4001 Penn Ave., Sinking Spring, will host Nancy Hicks as a speaker on Sunday at the 9 a.m. traditional service and the 11 a.m. contemporary service. Hicks is a renowned speaker, author and podcaster. She was previously an on-air spokesperson at QVC before joining the ministry. She earned a master’s degree in theology from Palmer Seminary at Eastern University and started an international word ministry. She is also the author of “Meant to Live”.

• The Reformation Lutheran Church, 3670 Perkiomen Avenue, Exeter Township, will hold in-person worship on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Masks are required. Dr. Heidi Rochlin, Director of Music, will lead worship during the final service. The 10:30 a.m. service will be streamed live on the Reformation Facebook page and can be viewed later at under worship videos. Sunday school for all ages starts at 9:30 am.

• Schwarzwald United Church of Christ, 75 Church Lane Road, Exeter Township, will worship in person and via Zoom on Sunday at 10.30am. It will also be available on YouTube. Robin Ward will be the guest pianist. For more information, visit

• St. Michael’s Church, 529 St. Michaels Road, Tilden Township, will pray Sunday at 10:15 a.m. Congregation Board members will be seated: Colleen Potts, Dave Potts, Bettie Hirko, Joshua Potteiger, Krissy Potteiger, Nadine Stoudt, Tom Fredericks, and Dorothy McLaughlin.

• St. John’s Lutheran Church, 45 N. Reading Ave., Boyertown, will hold worship Sunday at 9:30 am Livestreamed worship continues on YouTube (St. John’s ELC Boyertown). Children’s Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. — register at Mandatory masks at all indoor worship and events. Free drive-thru, take-out meals every Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. No registration necessary.

• Schwarzwald Lutheran Church, 250 Church Lane Road, Exeter Township, will hold in-person worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Unvaccinated people should wear a mask. The registered service will be available Monday on Facebook.

• Christ Episcopal Church, 435 Court Street, Reading, will hold three in-person worship services on Sunday, all including the Holy Eucharist: at 8 am there will be a said service (no music); at 9 am, a service for families with young children; and at 10:15 a.m., a service with music. All persons present at these services are invited to wear a mask. Parking is available at the Abraham Lincoln parking lot and the M&T Bank parking lot, both off Washington Street. Parking next to the church on Court Street is available for people with disabilities or who need assistance. To join the live stream of the 10:15 a.m. service and access the centering prayer zoom, go to On Thursday morning at 11 a.m., a morning prayer group based on the Book of Common Prayer will meet in the church sanctuary.

• St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 5 W. Arch St., Fleetwood, will have two worship services in the sanctuary on Sunday, at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The 9 a.m. service will also be available on Facebook and YouTube; links can be found at Special music will be “Quiet Praise” with the Bell Choir at 9 a.m. and “The Lord Will Be My Shepherd” by the Chancel Choir at 10:30 a.m. The anthem soloist will be Maegan Mileshosky. Worship leaders are Gary Reinert at 9 a.m. and Jim Goldman at 10:30 a.m.

• Maidencreek Church, 261 Main Street, Township of Maidencreek, will hold a hybrid service Sunday at 9 am. There will be two organ selections by Kimberly Ayrton, two musical selections by the Bell Choir and a piano solo by Ayrton; as well as a hymn of the congregation. The in-person worship is streamed live on Facebook and YouTube.

• Bern Reformed UCC, 3196 Bernville Road, Bern Township, offers live worship on Sundays at 9:30 am, or join in from your vehicle using an FM 87.9 transmission.

• Trinity United Church of Christ, 2449 Cumberland Ave., Mount Penn, will worship in person Sunday at 10:15 a.m. The parochial school for adults will be at 9:00 am. Masks are recommended regardless of vaccination status. The service will also be registered and published on Facebook.

Jerry B. Hatch