Northwestern Press

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Potpie on the menu at Heidelberg Church

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Labor of love! Requests for baked good donations for the Allentown Soup Kitchen are being made for Feb. 11.

Baked goods decorated for Valentine’s Day and cherry pies will be gratefully accepted and may be dropped off in Heidelberg Church’s Fellowship Hall 6-7 p.m.

According to Heidelberg Church soup kitchen Coordinator Linda Hausamann, 115 hot meals were served recently to the hungry and homeless at the soup kitchen.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Bingo, games and fellowship to warm the soul this frigid January

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Mark your calendars! Heidelberg Church’s Women of Faith group will meet at 1 p.m. Jan. 28 in fellowship hall. Women of all ages are welcome.

Bring along a friend or two, and a favorite game for an entertaining afternoon of playing games.

For further information, call Susan Bickert at 610-767-5782.

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The cheer is here! Heidelberg Association for Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will meet 11 a.m. Feb. 5 in fellowship hall at Heidelberg Union Church.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Food pantry seeking volunteers

Thursday, December 27, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Calling all retirees! Heidelberg Association of Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will meet 11 a.m. Jan. 8, 2019, in fellowship hall at Heidelberg Union Church.

In addition to a friend or two and a covered dish to share for lunch, bring along your favorite board game, cards or anything to enjoy an amusing afternoon of game playing.

Remember you do not need to be a Heidelberg Church member to attend. All retirees are welcome.

For details or if inclement weather is possible, call Eleanor Klevenhagen at 610-841-9803 or Katherine Blose at 610-336.0555.

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HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Heidelberg Union Church members to go a-caroling

Sunday, December 16, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

True spirit! On Dec. 15, members of Heidelberg Union Church will be Christmas caroling for homebound members.

Those wanting to spread some holiday cheer, should meet 1 p.m. at the church.

Any questions, call Sheri Hausman at 610-440-0648.

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Melody makers! The public is invited to attend the Heidelberg Handbell Christmas Concert 3 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville.

In addition to Christmas hymn favorites and contemporary selections for the season, there will be congregational sing-along and inspirational readings.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Heidelberg Church having penny party, raffle on Nov. 9

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Plan ahead! Heidelberg Association for Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will meet 11 a.m. Nov. 6 in fellowship hall at Heidelberg Union Church.

Bring a covered dish to share for the luncheon, along with a friend or two.

Following a fellowship hour and lunch, this busy bunch of retirees will be making plans for next year’s field trips.

Any questions, contact Katherine Blose at 610-336-0555 or Eleanor Klevenhagen at 610-841-9803.

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HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Trick or Treat in Heidelberg on Oct. 27

Thursday, October 18, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

The cheer is here! Heidelberg Church’s Women of Faith group welcomes women of all ages to come out and join them at their next meeting 1 p.m. Oct. 24 in fellowship hall.

This great group of girls will be making place mats for area nursing homes.

Bring a friend or two and stay for an afternoon of fun and fellowship.

For further information, call Susan Bickert at 610-767-5782.

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Boo Hoo! Trick-or-Treat Night in Heidelberg Township will be 6-8 p.m. Oct. 27. Turn on your porch light, if you plan to give out goodies.

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HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Church having basket social on Oct. 5

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Spread the word! On Oct. 5, Heidelberg Union Church will have a basket social 5-7:30 p.m. in fellowship hall. The public is invited to attend.

Basket donations valued at $20 are being sought as well as donations of items for door prizes.

Basket items should be placed in a clear cellophane gift bag with a 3-inch by 5-inch index card attached describing the contents of the basket.

Some ideas for baskets are as follows; children books, baby and kitchen items, seasonal baskets, toys and treats for cats or dogs, bath and body items for men and women, etc.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Heidelberg 5K on Sept. 22

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Mark your calendar! On Sept. 22, everyone is invited to participate in the first Heidelberg 5K Run/Walk, held rain or shine, at Heidelberg Union Church, 5187 Irvin Road, Heidelberg Township.

Registration and number pickup starts at 8 a.m. with the 5K Run/Walk starting at 9 a.m.

Come out and support local charities and enjoy the fall foliage and scenery.

In addition to instant results and awards, this event will have food from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

To register or for additional details go to Heidelberg5k.com.

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HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Donations of baked goods needed

Friday, September 7, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Time to change! Beginning Sept. 9, Heidelberg UCC worship service will take place at 8:30 a.m. with Pastor Karen Yonney.

Heidelberg Lutheran worship service will start 11 a.m. with Pastor Ginny Goodwin.

Sunday School will resume 9:45 a.m.

All are welcome to attend.

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Labor of love! Baked good donations for the Allentown Soup Kitchen are needed Sept. 10.

Baked goods made with chocolate will be thankfully accepted and may be dropped off between 6-7 p.m. in fellowship hall.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: H.A.R.P. to tour Saylor Park

Thursday, August 23, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

More to explore! On Sept. 4, weather permitting, Heidelberg Association of Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will be taking a road trip at 11 a.m. to tour Saylor Park Industrial Museum.

There is a small per person fee payable the day of the tour.

Saylor Park Industrial Museum, also known as Coplay Cement Company Kilns, is an open-air historic site in Coplay.

The nine kilns, built from 1892-1893, were used for the production of Portland cement.

The restored and stabilized kilns now house a cement industry museum.