Clothing Drive

It's time to start cleaning out those closets again. The Youth of St. John's will be having a Clothing Drive Collection on Saturday, October 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 30 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Donated items include wearable and usable men's, women's and children's clothing; shoes, belts and handbags; linens; stuffed animals; hard toys; bikes. Please note: shoes need to be bagged separately.

Proceeds will benefit our Youth.

Honoring Our Veterans

On November 13, St. John’s will say “thank you” to our veterans. We would like to show pictures of our Veterans, grouped by the branches in which they served.

Therefore, please send us a digital picture, or bring a picture that we can scan of any veteran (including yourself) in your immediate family. Make sure to tell us the person’s name and designate their branch of service. Pictures are due November 2.

Hand Bell Director Wanted!

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Nazareth, PA seeks a director for two hand bell choirs. The church owns two sets of five-octave hand bells and one set of three-octave hand chimes.

Responsibilities include: Recruiting players, rehearsing and directing two Bell Choirs, selecting and purchasing music, coordinating requests for use of the bells outside of the building with the Director of Music; and maintaining the hand bells and related supplies.

Qualifications: Play piano, previous directing experience, and the ability to work well with people. Pennsylvania and FBI clearances required. Salary determined by experience. Call 610.759.0893 for an application or e-mail us at


Selena Moretz Lavonier &
Stephen Lavonier: “The Music of Love and Life”

The Robert H. Becker Memorial Concert will be held Sunday, November 6 at 4:00 p.m. A concert of vocal solos and duets from opera arias, broadway hits, art songs, and sacred masterpieces.

Tickets on sale TODAY!
Adults: $15 Seniors/Students: $10
After Concert Gourmet Soup & Sandwich Supper Adults: $10 Seniors/Students: $4

Call the church office to secure your tickets today 610-759-0893

Second Harvest Choice Food Pantry at St. John's UCC

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread...
This pantry, a satellite location for Nazareth and Bath residents, is a once a month opportunity for families and individuals to take home non- perishable food items on the fourth Saturday of every month, October 22, from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Baby Items Needed

The Parish Health Council is collecting baby items, for newborns through 3 months, for a local non-profit organization called, Through These Hands. The collection will be held through Sunday, November 13.

Through These Hands, which is located in Catasauqua, will distribute all donated items to those in need in developing countries. The following is a list of new or gently used items needed: receiving blankets, onesie-undershirts, sleep & play outfits, shirts, pants, socks, booties, small hats, cloth diapers and small bars of baby soap. Please see BrendaLee Howell if you have any questions.

Getting Married?

Let us help you plan your wedding. You do not have to be a member of St. John’s UCC.  We will provide an organist, our sanctuary, a wedding host, a minister, a marriage preparation workshop and a rehearsal.

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Facility Rentals

Having a party, a business meeting, training session, or a baby or bridal shower? We have rooms for rent that seat from 12 to 200 people. Audio and visual equipment and a kitchen available all at very competitive rates.

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Worship Opportunities

8:00 a.m. Sundays A liturgical service with traditional music.

10:45 a.m. Sundays A blended worship experience with audio visuals in a family friendly environment. Child care is available for children up to first grade.

11:00 a.m. First Wednesdays Mid-week communion service.

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Missed a Sunday Service?
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Make A Financial Gift

Making a financial donation online is as easy as clicking this link below.  I'd Like to Make a Donation  

Food Bank Items

For the month of October, St. John's will be collecting tuna, canned chicken, baked beans and instant oatmeal for the Nazareth Area Food Bank.  Please place items in the DeRemer Gallery Shopping cart.  Thank you!  Any and all donations are greatly appreciated.

Gift Cards

Going Shopping? Your purchase will get money for St. John's. Use your gift cards at:
• Giant
• Kohl's
• Valley Farms
• Redner's
• Weiss
5% of your purchase benefits St. John's. Buy gift cards Sundays in the gallery or in the church office during the week.


Want to honor or remember a loved one?
You can sponsor:
• Worship Bulletins & announcements
• Audio Ministry for the Housebound
• Flowers
Contact the church office to set up your sponsorship.

Prayer Requests

Join the powerful ministry of prayer at St. John's. Share the name's of those with:
• Health concerns
• Spiritual concerns
• Life & Family Issues
• Bereavement
• Military Deployment
• Other  Submit Request 


In the U.C.C. people may be baptized anytime from infancy through adulthood. One of the parents or sponsors should be a member in good standing of a Christian church when the one baptized is a young child.

Anyone requesting a baptism must meet with the pastor in order to finalize the date for the baptism. Baptisms are not normally scheduled on Sundays when Communion is also scheduled. Baptism requests may be made by completing the request form using the link below, or by calling the church office 610.759.0893. 

   Request a Baptism 

In the Hospital

Want the pastors to know you or a loved one are in the hospital? Call 610-759-0893 or click below.
 Inform the pastors 

Help Wanted

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