Saint Joseph Church Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
Saint Joseph Church     Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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Please note: Calendar submissions must be emailed to calendar@stjoescoopersburg.org for prior approval.

Calendar Notes

 

Unless otherwise noted on our website, in the bulletin, or through direct contact with the specific program coordinator - our Parish groups and activities typically meet on the following dates/times and locations:

  • Adult Choir - Monday evenings from 7:30-9:00 PM, September through May, located in the Church.
  • Altar & Rosary Society - First Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM, located in the Parish Center.
  • High School Teen Group - Click here to view schedule.
  • Junior Choir - 2nd and 4th Sundays, September through May, after the 11:00 AM Mass, located in the Church. *Schedule changed for 2019 - see below.*
  • Knights of Columbus - 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM, located in the Parish Center.
  • Men's Bible Study - 4th Tuesday of the Month, 6:45-7:45AM, located at Diana's Cafe.
  • Parish Pastoral Council Meetings (PPC) - 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM, located in the Parish Center.
  • PREP Grades 1-7 - Sunday mornings from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, September through May, located throughout the school building.
  • PREP Grade 8 (Confirmation class) - Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30PM, September through Confirmation, located in the Parish Center.
  • Prime Time Club - 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM, located at the Upper Saucon Fire Company.
  • Pro-Life Committeemeets with Our Lady of Assumption’s Pro-Life committee on the last Thursday of the month from 9:00-10:00 AM. 
  • RCIA Classes - Wednesday evenings at 7:00PM, September through Easter, located in the Parish Center.
  • Sunday School for Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten Parishioners - First Sunday of the month, October through May, from 10AM-10:30AM in the Art Room of the school building.
  • Women of Grace Book Club - Last Thursday of the month at 6:45PM, located in the Parish Center. No meeting is held in December.

Upcoming Events

ALTAR AND ROSARY SOCIETY

  • Wreath Sale pickup will be located under the pavilion on Saturday, December 7th, from 9-11AM. Any questions please contact Linda at 610-282-1735. 

JUNIOR CHOIR NEWS

In preparation for the 5:15 Christmas Eve Mass, the Junior Choir will hold rehearsals December 8th, December 15th and December 22nd. Please attend as many rehearsals as possible, with the December 22nd rehearsal being the most important. Grades 3-12 are invited to participate. 8th Grade Confirmation students can earn service hours by participating also. We will rehearse for Confirmation & Easter as those dates draw closer. Announcement will appear in bulletin as these dates get closer.

THIS WEEKEND!
Our Parish Family
Christmas Celebration
Sunday, December 8, 2019,
from 12PM-2PM in the Parish Center.
 
We come together to celebrate the joy of the season as a Parish Family, featuring:
Sharing Table Buffet
(Bring your favorite main dish, side dish or treat to share!)
Children & Family Raffles
(Family Raffle includes the chance to win Fr. Buckley's Famous Christmas Gingerbread House!)
Photos with Santa
Goodie Bags for all of the Children
Carols with the Adult Choir
and much more!
 

Calling All "Tiny Thespians"!

We are in need of “little actors” to depict the Gospel of the Nativity at the 5:15PM Children’s Mass on Christmas Eve. PREK through 2nd Grade children are encouraged to volunteer! Email janessa.odonnell@stjoescoopersburg.org to sign up your child(ren), or for more info. We will meet for a brief “rehearsal” on Sunday, December 8th from approximately 9:45-10AM in the Church.

PRIME TIME CLUB Annual Christmas luncheon is December 12th, 12:15 P.M. at the Spinnerstown Hotel. Cost is $28.00 a member, $33.00 a non-member. Reservations and payments are due by December 1st. To obtain menu selection forms, make reservations and payments or need a ride contact Fred Lanshe (610-797-6240), 4576 Vera Cruz Road; Center Valley, PA 18034. For information regarding our annual Christmas gifts to a needy family contact Angela Lynch at 610-965-9722. Next meeting will be Wednesday, January 15th.

First Friday Adoration

Friday, January 3, 2020

  • Exposition of the Eucharist following the  8:00 AM Mass.
  • Church open for Devotions throughout the day.
  • Benediction at 7:00 PM.

Annual Events

  • Night at the Races (Saturday before Ash Wednesday )
  • Children’s Mission Sunday Carnival (Sunday before Ash Wednesday)
  • Children’s Easter Egg Hunt (Saturday before Palm Sunday)
  • Palm Sunday Breakfast
  • Annual Golf Outing (May)
  • Welcome Summer Festival (June)
  • Forty Hours (October)
  • Family Trick-or-Treat Party (Last Weekend in October)
  • Altar & Rosary Society Advent Reflection (Sunday before Thanksgiving)
  • Parish Family Christmas Buffet (Held on a Sunday in Advent)

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