First Reformed Church of the United Church of Christ


Look at the fun times we have at First Reformed UCC, Hamburg!

(This page is always under construction!)

2020 In Review


Retirement Celebration for Allan Muller - January 5, 2020


2019 in Review

First Church Open House Tours - December 21, 2019 (part of the Berks Reading Conference of Churches tour)

Veteran Donations - December 15, 2019

  The Congregation and 3C's Committee gave $500 toward Hamburg VFW's Christmas gift card donations to local needy Veterans.  Pictured are Rod Zerr of First Church and Steve Cashman from Hamburg's VFW

The Sunday School, Congregation, and 3C's Committee donated $300 to sponsor wreaths for the Wreaths Across America project to be placed at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

Miller-Keystone Blood Mobile Drive - November 11, 2019

King Frost Parade - October 26, 2019

Aladdin Family Movie Night - September 21, 2019

Seasons of Life Event - September 14, 2019

Tase of Hamburger Festival, August 31, 2019

Evening at the Lounge, August 3 , 2019

Fun Family Festival, July 13, 2019

Vacation Bible School, June 17-20

Bus Trip - Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, June 1, 2019

Mary Poppins Returns Family "Walk-in" Movie Night, May 18, 2019

Easter Season, April 2019

Easter Sunday, 4/21

Palm Sunday, 4/14

Easter Egg Hunt Winners, 4/20

Needles & Pins Quilters, Spring Project 2019

Spring 2019 Quilt

Top made by Jean Weller

Dedicated quilters Martha Bertolet and

Nancy Englehart

Choral Cafe, 3/10/19

Cafe tables in red and white - the school colors.

Enjoying delicious desserts.

Mrs Sara Jackson and her daughter

The Barber Shop Quartet!









Dr. Mextorf  as Tevye performing "If I were a Rich Man"

The presenters - the Hamburg Area High School Choir

Second Annual Chili Cook-off, 2/3/19

The trophies for 2019.

Jessie Conlin and Jordyn Crespo 2019 winners

  Setting up for the 12 chili versions.

 The Schmecks are ready!

Chili is set up and ready for the compettion.

Corn bread and desserts.

2018 In Review

Christmas Craft & Vendor Bazaar, 11/17/18

Two of our Basket Raffle winners.

Small quilt raffled at Bazaar.

Scott Threnn was the grand prize winner of our hand quilted quilt.

King Forst Parade, October 2018

King Frost Parade Float

It was a rainy night!

Hamilton & Spaghetti Dinner, 10/13/18

The cast of Hamilton

Washington and Hamilton

The Gilbert Five of Sing for America

A spaghetti dinner

followed the show.

A crowd of more than 60 came.

Hamilton Cast

Needles & Pins Quilters - getting quilts ready for the 2018 Christmas Bazaar 

  Our quilters will finish your quilt top for a fee as a fundraiser for church functions.

Call the church office for information 610-562-2593 or email from this website's "Contact Us" page.

Happy quilters working on a t-shirt quilt

Sample t-shirt quilt - quilted for Customer

Queen size quilt raffled at Bazaar 11/17/18

Smaller quilt raffled at Bazaar 11/17/18

Fall Free Fun Family Festival, September 29, 2018

Three ladies enjoying the evening.


There was cotton candy & popcorn, too!

A young dragon (Nathan Hertzog) came to watch his freind Toothless in the outdoor movie that night.

The Castle Bounce was

a very big hit.

Marilyn got her favorite PINK cotton candy!

Giant Jenga!

The crowd enjoyed the live music of Olde 22.

Taste of Hamburg-er Festival - September 1, 2018              We served "the Good, The Bad, adn The Ugly" hamburger BBQ.  

Before and After...

Meet Udder Joy aka Blondie Bovine our mascot.

She's Clint's favorite cow-girl!

Our sidewalk chalk artists - Kaeli & Breann

Flooding in the First Reformed UCC Neighborhood, August 13, 2018

Vacation Bible School - July 9, 11, 16, and 18, 2018

Godspell - July 7, 2018

Dinosaurs at First Reformed UCC sponsored by Hamburg Public Library - July 13, 2018

Knoebel's Grove with Noah's Helping Hands - June 16, 2018

Childrens' Fair, Shoemakersville - June 3, 2018

May the Fourth Be With You Game Night - May 4, 2018

Lent and Easter Season 2018

Reformed Chef Challenge - March 18,  2018

Games and Movie Night - March 16, 2018

Baby Shower for Isaac Hamm - March 11, 2018

Olympic Games Celebration - February 25, 2018

Boy Scout Sunday - February 11, 2018

PA German New Year Wishing - February 4, 2018

Chili Cook-off - January 21, 2018


2017 Church Events

Candlelight Service - December 17, 2017

Holiday Craft & Vendor Bazaar - November 18, 2017

Brother basket winners!

Laila of Stinkleberry Soaps in Hamburg

Trunk or Treat - October 30 & 31, 2017

Death by Chocolate Mystery Dinner, Friday Female Follies - May 2017

2014 Church Events

Mardi Gras Party - March 2014