Adamstown Backyard Kid's Club
We had a great week of vacation bible school in the Adamstown Grove. Lots of learning about how "Jesus Power Pulls Us Through" and tons of fun happening everywhere!
The Church Hosts a Special Picnic
Mohn's Hill held its annual picnic and celebrated 125 years of ministry from this hill. Pictured are some who could make the event
The Youth Hangout has Some Fun
The youth spent a hot Sunday evening playing water balloon volleyball
A Wedding Shower for Zach and Kim
The church hosted a wedding shower celebration for the soon to be Mr. and Mrs. Cage
Ladies Day Retreat
After a delay due to Covid 19, the ladies met at WoodCrest for a day of understanding more about Rahab as a woman of character
Ron and Barb Become Members
The church welcomed into its membership Ron and Barb in 2021
The Evangelism Committee Visits Mercy's New Center
The EV committee visited Mercy Pregnancy Center's new facility and learned about their plans to bring Christ to the city of Reading
The Church Celebrates 125 Years
The church held a re-dedication service in 2021 to recommit to the work of the Lord in this community. Guest presenters were Freely Given
An Awesome Easter Service
The church celebrate Resurrection Sunday with several great events, including a children's bell choir
Some Fun Before St. Patty's Day
The church remembered the life of St. Patrick with a special children's sermon and some of our congregants joined in the fun
Debbie becomes the newest member in 2021
Debbie joined the church on January 10, 2021. We welcome her into our fellowship
Chris and Jaimee Get Married
We congratulate Chris and Jaimee (one of our Praise Team members) on their recent wedding
Adamstown BKCX Event
The church partnered with Gehmans Mennonite to bring a community event which featured a critter show and a juggling act
The church sponsored a family friendly movie night during the Covid situation. Pictured are our volunteers who worked the popcorn and candy stand
Chris and Katie are Married
Pastor Ken performed the marriage ceremony for our own Chris and Katie in the summer of 2020
Lego and Let God!
The kids had a great time at our latest BKCX (Backyard Kids Club EXtreme) event at the Adamstown YMCA. Jesus is our foundation!
Zach Becomes a Member
The church welcomed into its membership Zach Cage
Trent is Baptized
The church welcomed into the faith our brother in Christ Trent Shupp
Preschool Prep is Underway
Mohn's Hill came together in February to prepare for the Preschool open house by assembling toys, furniture, and other items
Ladies Baked Some Cookies
Some of the ladies from the church gathered to bake cookies for the upcoming Christmas Eve Celebration
The Church Helps at the Holidays
The church volunteered at Zion EC Church to help distribute food in the month of December.
The Church also held a food drive in which 500 pounds of food were donated for the pantry
BKC X: A Wild Animal Christmas
We took over the Adamstown YMCA with a bunch of kids for some wild animal Christmas fun! We had a blast, playing games, making ornaments, creating our own Christmas creations, going on a True Christmas story hunt, and finally going on a scavenger hunt to fill a pair of socks for ourselves and one to give away. What an eXtremely fun night!
The Church Working Together
On our clean up day the teens and teen leaders came together to paint as the adults cleaned up the outside property and the old fellowship hall
We are Ready for Advent
Volunteers came together to decorate the church as we prepare for the Advent season
Church Collects for OCC
The church collected a total of 177 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child this year
The Church Dedicates the New Lift
The church lift project is complete and operational allowing those with mobility issues to move between floors without leaving the building
The New Playground and Interior Painting are Complete
Volunteers from Mohn's Hill EC worked together to get the playground in place and paint the interior of the church in preparation for our new preschool starting in the Fall of 2020.
Mission Minded Kids Event was Awesome!
Jan Yelk and a team of volunteers took the children all around the world (without ever leaving the building) to explore the places where our missionaries live. The trip included an understanding of the culture, food, and games that are played by children there.
Men's GOLD Meets for Oktober Fest
The Men met for sausage sandwiches, pretzels, and root beer as we welcomed October in
The Church Celebrates
The Church gathered together for our Celebration Sunday service to listen to all the blessings God has given to us
Our Newest Member
Terry became the newest member of the family at Mohn's Hill EC. Everyone is excited to have Terry join us.
A great time was had by all the budding artist at Mohn's Hill as we came together to paint a fall scene
Mohn's Hill Volunteers
Mohn's Hill EC worked with Zion EC to help in their pantry and hand out backpacks for children going back to school
BKC was a Success
The church held its annual Backyard Kids Club (VBS) event in Adamstown Park with rave reviews from children and parents
The Church Prays for BKC
The church prayed for the volunteer staff and children who will be coming together this week at Adamstown Park for our annual BKC/VBS
An Awesome Church Picnic
The Mohn's Hill family gathered for some great food, fun fellowship, and wonderful games (Pictured: Josh- the Cakewalk DJ, Pastor Ken, and Masterful Mike the Tech Genius)
Grads Recognized and Youth Appreciated
The church took time to recognize and pray for the recent graduates and to listen a testimony by Lexi about her childhood experience at Mohn's Hill. In honor of the celebration, Joy, one of the teens, created two pictures of Mohn's Hill that will be displayed in the fellowship Hall.
Men Gather for Lunch
The church took time to recognize the men of the church by holding a special lunch for them. The guest speaker was Pastor Dan from Painted Soldier's ministry who spoke about how we are loved by God who is our Heavenly Father
Preston Lindenman is Baptized
The church had the privilege to baptize into the faith Preston on 5/19/2019
Ladies Gems Cookout
The ladies ministry of GEMS celebrate the coming of summer with their annual cookout
Teacher and Discipleship Training Seminar
The church hosted a teacher and discipleship seminar featuring Josh Good of Christian Endeavor. Josh spoke about the need for us not to be hippos of information (just eating it) but to be bees that build the community
Ladies Gather for Lunch
The ladies of the church gathered for a special lunch and had the opportunity to learn more about Bethany Children's Home from guest speaker Carolyn Shultz Spano
Another awesome night of Backyard Kids Club EXtreme fun!!! We had indoor camping fun while learning s'more about Jesus. He is the light!
We Welcome Jeff and Lisa
On Sunday 5/5/2019, the church welcomed into its membership Jeff and Lisa. We praise the Lord for God's
The GEMS Ladies' Retreat was a "Joy"
The ladies of the church gathered together for a one day retreat where they learned more about the "joy" in Jesus
Baptism of Jeff and Lisa
On Easter Sunday, the congregation celebrated the baptism of Jeff and Lisa Geletka. We rejoice that God is moving in their lives and the life of Mohn's Hill EC
Feel the Thorns: Good Friday
Pastor Ken lead the kids through a hands-on Good Friday experience. The kids got to see, hear, and feel their way through Jesus' Good Friday story.
Museum of the Bible Bus Trip
On Saturday April 13, a bunch of us went to visit the Museum of the Bible. One day is not nearly enough for this wonderful place to visit. But the day was full of lots of learning and memories!
BKCX Was Awesome
Our Backyard Kid's Club Extreme met at the Adamstown YMCA and the children played games, ate snacks, learned about Creation and science, and made a craft
The Soup Cook-off
The church held a first soup cook-off featuring nine different soups. Attendees voted for their favorite and Linda's Cream of Potato Soup was the winner
The Youth Make a Special Treat
The youth group came together and prepared danishes for the entire congregation after the church service on 2/24. Many Thanks to our youth leaders and the youth for the great surprise
Ladies PJ Party
The Spiritual care Committee held its first ever PJ party. The ladies of all ages gathered and played games, ate great food, and enjoyed each other's company
Men's GOLD Meeting- BaconFest!
The men of Mohn's Hill met and tried a variety of different bacon-wrapped treats, including shrimp wrapped bacon, scallop wrapped bacon, and bacon ice cream
The church gathered together for breakfast and to hear all the great things God is doing through the church, including: a new young adult Sunday School Class, an addiction outreach, BackYard Kid's Club Extreme, and our upcoming Soup Cookoff
GEMS ChocolateFest 2019
The ladies ministry of GEMS gathered for their annual ChoclateFest.
Annual Congregational Meeting
The Annual Congregational Meeting was held on January 27. Among the many reports, Chairpersons shared their praises from 2018 and the goals for 2019 as we continue to "GROW"
We Welcome in Our New Members
The church at Mohn's Hill welcomed in its first new members of 2019. Pictured are Justine, Aidan, Nathan, and Casey
Youth Group Celebrates Christmas
The youth of Mohn's Hill celebrated Christmas with a party which included gift giving and cookie making
The Sunday School Choir Sings
The Children of the Mohn's Hill Sunday School sang a Happy Birthday to Jesus song on the final week of Advent
Baptism of Nathan
On 12/16, the congregation celebrated the baptism of Nathan Long. We rejoice that God is moving in his life and the life of Mohn's Hill EC
Christmas Celebration 2018
The church family came together for a night of singing Christmas songs, hearing the Christmas story, and a wonderful Christmas meal. Pictured are Ginny, Lisa, Dave and Linda
Happy Birthday Jesus, EXTREME BIRTHDAY PARTY!!!
Backyard Kids Club EXtreme had an event at the beginning of December where children were able to celebrate Jesus' birthday. The night was complete with games, decorating stockings, making gifts for other children, hearing the Christmas story, and of course a birthday bash with cake and games! Happy Birthday Jesus!
Turkey Hat Sunday
Each year, on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, the congregation is given the opportunity to give God praise while wearing a silly turkey hat. Many thanks were given.
The Children Pray
The children of the church prayed for other children who will receive the Operation Christmas Child Shoe boxes. The church collect 199 boxes
The ladies group of the church, GEMS, met and packed stockings for the children of Bethany Children Home
Everybody's Birthday Party
The church celebrated everybody's birthday together with games, poems, songs, and food
Three New Members Welcomed
Pastor Ken prays for our three new members during their commitment service. We welcome (from left to right) Agnes, Jackie, and Beth
The Baptism of Beth
The church witnessed and rejoiced in the baptism of Beth this past week
Pastor Appreciation Lunch
Teens and adults worked hard to make an incredible lunch for everyone to enjoy as we came together to celebrate the ministry of MHC
Backyard Kid's Club Extreme
The church gathered at Adamstown YMCA as families came to experience slime making, volcano erupting, and singing out loud fun.
Ministry Council President Randy Eshelman lead the group through the 1,3, and 5 year plans for Mohn's Hill. The leaders of MHC expressed excitement to watch as God GROWS our church
Youth Group's Trip to Lake Tobias
The youth took an excursion to Lake Tobias to enjoy a hike, lunch, and the wildlife
The congregation gathered to hear reports on Celebrate Reading, Bushkill Mission Trip, and Bob Pawling's Cuba Mission Trip
The church recently welcomed Gary and Donna Hettinger into membership. We welcome them to our family.
Volunteers Assist Bushkill EC
A group of Mohn's Hill volunteers traveled to Bushkill Falls to assist Bushkill EC Church convert an old bar into their new church building. Many thanks to all who helped
Adamstown Backyard Kids Club
In one week we have so much to celebrate! There were a lot of kids and adults from the communities as well as numerous churches who came together to learn about and celebrate that Jesus rescues. We had so much fun and experienced so much. We are praising God for all He continues to do!
Mohn's Hill celebrated Summer with its Annual Picnic. A great time of food, games, and fellowship (Pictured: a banana eating contest, bubble blowing relay, wheel barrel/watermelon challenge)
The ministry of RVICS (Roving Volunteers in Christ's Service) presented their ministry to the men at the recent Men's lunch. The lunch included roast beef, mashed potatoes, and salad.
The church recently welcomed Bob and Sandy Storm into membership. We welcome them to our family.
Mohn's Hill recently held a Celebrate Sunday event which featured the incredible happenings on the Hill. Speakers included Mission Minded Kids (pictured), Pillars, GEMS, and the Youth Group
Teresa Ogden conducted some fun games at the recent Ladies Brunch. The event included chicken cor-don blue, rice pilaf, and assorted desserts. The guest speaker for the event was Sarah Atwood
The ladies GEMS ministry held a one day retreat featuring missionary Janice Stolfuz. The day included food, fellowship, and fun.
The church's annual Easter Egg hunt was a big success thanks to Mrs. Diane and her many helpers.
The children and adults gathered for the first "Feel the Thorns" Service which explained the crucifixion of Jesus. The children were also able to pet a baby lamb.
The church held its first chili cook-off contest on Saturday March 25. The contested pitted 10 people in a race to see who had the best chili recipe. Many congratulations to Bill and Shawnee who took home the prize (pictured with Pastor Ken and Teresa)
Saturday, March 17th we took over the Adamstown YMCA for an eXtreme night of fun. Adamstown Backyard Kids Club held an Extremely Eggciting Event! I think everyone young and old had a blast. There was a reverse Easter egg hunt, jelly bean creations to hold marshmallow peeps, games complete with droppings eggs plus much more, art creations including their own eggs and bunnies, and the kids even got to walk through the holy week story. The night was full of lots of kids, lots of energy, lots of fun, and lots of love. Jesus is alive!
Kristina became the new newest member of the Mohn's Hill family. We welcome her into membership.
The church held a bridal shower for Justine and Aiden who will be married later this summer.
The Teens Class came together during Sunday School to paint an Easter themed picture. The picture, depicting the cross, is a reminder for all of the gift that Jesus is to us.
The children of Jordan and Claire were Presented before the congregation. In the service, the parents make promises, before the congregation, to raise their children in the Christian faith. In turn, the congregation makes promises to the parents to assist them. The wonderful celebration reminds us all that we are a community.
The teen drama team performed a drama that reminded the congregation of the goodness that we should celebrate from God. The teens, led by Mrs. Vickie and Mrs. Ariana did a great job at helping us to be thankful.
Jordan and Claire became the newest members of Mohn's Hill EC Church. We welcome them to the family on "The Hill."
The Ladies group GEMS (Gathering, Mentoring, Encouraging, and Supporting) gathered for Choc-o-Fest in February. Loads of goodies and lots of fun were had by all that attended
The church gathered for breakfast at the quarterly Celebration Sunday Celebration. Guest speakers included April Matz, who discussed the upcoming BackYard Kid's Club, and Kid's Club Extreme, Kelly Beck, who discussed the ladies ministry known as GEMS, and Connie Eagelman who informed the gathering of the upcoming church event calendar.
The Anderson Family became the
newest members of Mohn's Hill EC Church. Our church family is happy that they have joined us at "The Hill."
The Ladies' GEMS group came together for an evening of fun, food, fellowship, and to create stockings for the Opportunity House of Reading. See our Calendar for future GEMS events
The ladies gathered in October for a time of fun and pumpkin painting during the GEMS event. See our calendar for future GEMS events.
The teen youth group sold 167 dozen cookies to buy items for shoe boxes that were sent to Operation Christmas Child. The teens raised enough money to buy 57 shoe boxes and to pay for shipping. The family at Mohn's Memorial couldn't be prouder of our incredible kids.