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Sunday School 9:00am


 

Sunday Worship 10:15am

 

The weekend before Christmas will be a busy one at "First Church".  We hope you will join us for one or all of these events!

 

"Las Posadas"

Friday, December 20, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Las Posadas (The Inns) is a celebration remembering Mary and Joseph's travel to Bethlehem for the Roman census and their search for a place to stay.  The procession is a Mexican/Hispanic tradition.  

 

Hamburg's procession will be held regardless of the weather so dress warmly.  We'll sing Christmas Carols as we walk our way (two blocks) from St. John's Lutheran Church at 99 Church St. to First Reformed UCC at 76 S. Third St.  Upon arrival at First Reformed UCC, we will enjoy some fellowship with hot chocolate and cookies.  This is a family event for all ages.  Please be prepared to walk the two blocks between the two churches.  We suggest you park in the community lot at 4th and Pine Streets.  A free-will offering will benefit the community building spirit of Hamburg's Our Town Foundation.  

 

Christmas Open House

Saturday, December 21, 10:00am - 3:00pm

First Reformed UCC (“First Church”) invites our neighbors to visit us during our free Open House on the Saturday before Christmas.  We will have light refreshments for you after your tour of our beautiful sanctuary.  You will see our Chrismon Tree and Poinsettia “Tree” and also our original Tiffany windows and beautiful woodwork.  First Church is a fine example of Gothic architecture.  

          (First Church is also participating in the Reading Berks Conference of Churches

          (RBCC) “Walk Into Christmas” Church Tour held on the same date and time.  If you

          are interested in seeing other beautiful churches in Berks County call RBCC at 610-

          375-6108 or email jrobertson@readingberkschurches.org to purchase your tickets

          $15 for adults/$5 for students and children,)

 

We hope you'll take a bit of time this busy season to

visit us at our Open House!

 

Christmas Candlelight Service

Sunday, December 22, 7:00pm

Hope we see you at our special, moving service of Christmas music and light!

 

Christmas Eve Service

Tuesday, December 24, 7:00pm

Join us again on Christmas Eve to celebrate the arrival of Baby Jesus!