Lititz Church of the Brethren



PRESS RELEASE:  Free community mental health fair provides education, awareness of youth depression, suicide.  PLEASE LIVE, a Mechanicsburg based organization dedicated to education and awareness of teen mental health, is hosting a free community mental health fair at Lititz Church of the Brethren on Saturday, November 29th. This event is targeted towards teenagers and young adults, however individuals of all ages are welcome to attend to learn more about common mental illnesses, particularly depression and suicide.  The event, titled “Fully Alive: Not Just Existing”, was created to ... read more 

FRANCONIA-LANCASTER CHORAL SINGERS IN CONCERT DECEMBER 7 AT 3:00 PM.  The Franconia-Lancaster Choral Singers will present a Christmas concert in our sanctuary on Sunday, December 7 at 3:00 PM. The concert will include Te Deums by Haydn and Dan Forrest.  The Choral Singers will be accompanied by piano, organ and tympani under the direction of Ralph Alderfer. Tickets are $12 in advance from choir members or sending a check to Franconia Foundation, 107C Menno Home Drive; Souderton, PA 18964 or $15 at the door.

TUESDAY TUNES FOR THE ORGAN TO FEATURE JOHN HUBER.  Our own organist, John Huber, will be the organist for the December 9 Tuesday Tunes for the Organ featuring music of the Christmas season.  The thirty minute organ concert will begin at 3:00. Plan to attend and bring guests.

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS ALIVE CHRISTMAS PROGRAM.  The Wednesday Nights ALIVE Christmas Program will be on December 10. The presenter will be Dave Weiss who is an artist. He will tell the Christmas story in colors in a way that will capture persons of all

BRASS PLAYING DOCTORS HOLD BENEFIT FOR LANCASTER COUNTY COUNCIL OF CHURCHES.  A group of physicians with a passion for music, led by Dr. Gerald Rothaker, came together to form a brass band. The clever name they would eventually adopt, Auscultation Brass, referred to the practice of listening to the inner sounds of the human body, usually with a stethoscope.  They would soon perform at the Lancaster Summer Arts Concert and the Fulton Opera House, among many other venues.  Come hear their talents at Lititz Church of the Brethren on December 17th from 7 to 8:30 PM. An offering will be taken for the Lancaster County Council of Churches.

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICES.  The Christmas Eve Candlelight Services are scheduled for 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM on December 24 in the sanctuary. The 7:00 PM family service will feature music by the Adult Choir, carols by the congregation and an original dramatic presentation written by Jenn Balmer. A brass ensemble will greet worshippers in the Gathering Area with music of the season prior to the 7:00 PM service.  

The 10:00 PM service of Lessons and Carols will feature a meditation by Bob Kettering entitled “Joy to the World.” Organist, John Huber, will provide a 15 minute prelude prior to the 10:00 PM service.

NEW YEAR’S DAY PORK AND SAUERKRAUT BUFFET. January 1, 2015.  The holidays are just  around the corner, and so is the New Year's Day Pork and Sauerkraut Buffet. This will be the sixteenth year for the event, which will be held Thursday, January 1, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The menu will include roast pork, hot dogs (for the kids), real mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, homemade applesauce, rolls, dessert, coffee and tea, iced tea or lemonade. The cost of the meal is $11.00 for adults and $4.00 for children ages 3-11. Children under three years of age may eat for free.

Entertainment will again be offered in the sanctuary for your listening pleasure. Follow up your meal with some beautiful music by our talented musicians of the church.