571 Penllyn-Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422
(215) 646-6132 
"No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, 
you are welcome here..."

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Boehm's Church
"A Warm and Welcoming Community of Faith"  
Join us for live virtual Sunday Worship each week at 10:00 a.m.

Boehm's is an multigenerational church where people come from a variety of faith traditions.  We are a warm and inviting congregation--small enough that pretty much everyone knows your name!-- and a community of faith that cares deeply about all who worship here. Sunday morning is the time we gather as God's people to worship God together. We believe that worshiping together is one of the most important practices in our church life. All who seek to discover or nurture a relationship with God are welcome.

Though a smaller church, we are full of energy and excited about expressing our faith not only through worship, but in fellowship and outreach to others. We hope you enjoy your visit through the website and look forward to meeting you at church. 

Boehm's Church is an Open and Affirming (ONA) church--a designation within the United Church of Christ that denotes an intentional commitment to being fully welcoming and integrative of the LGBTQIA* community and of parishioners of all ages, races, family constellations, and backgrounds. 
All are welcome at Boehm's Church.

Our Church Doors May Be Closed, but Our Hearts are Open!
Boehm's Church Responds to the COVID-19 Crisis

As we continue to practice social distancing in a shared community effort to "flatten the curve" of COVID-19, Boehm's United Church of Christ is offering the following online worship services, events and activities (via Zoom) to keep connected and engaged! 
Boehm's Church has developed a tutorial on joining Zoom meetings and events. Please click here to view it.

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Sunday Worship: Sunday Mornings at 10:00am via Zoom

Every Sunday morning there will be an online worship service offered through Zoom. The service is interactive (and sometimes joyfully chaotic!). When you first join in on Sunday mornings, if it is before 9:55 a.m., you will be placed in the waiting room. At  9:55 a.m., we will start to gather for the 10:00 a.m. service. You can access the Worship Service Zoom meetings, on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m., by either 1) clicking here (or the "church" icon nearby) using your internet connected computer, tablet or smartphone or 2) dialing in (audio only) via cellphone or landline (find your dial-in number here). The Meeting ID for all worship services is 486 645 200.

Click on the image of the church to enter the Sunday Worship Service!

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Lunch with the Pastor Bill: Wednesday Afternoons at 12:00pm 

Every Wednesday, Pastor Bill invites you to join him for lunch on Zoom at noon to discuss different topics, concerns and possibilities every week. Needless to say, it will be "bring your own" concerning the actual lunch, but Pastor Bill will bring an opening meditation. And, together, we'll bring the conversation and prayer.
You can access the "Lunch with the Pastor Bill" Zoom meetings, on Wednesdays at noon, by clicking here or dialing in via cellphone or landline (find your dial-in number here). The Meeting ID for Wednesday noon lunch meetings is 984 417 486. 

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A Statement on Anti-Racism


We, the Consistory of Boehm’s United Church of Christ, have covenanted to extend extravagant welcome to people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, gender identities and expressions, races, and sexual orientations. We have covenanted to invite all to participate fully in the life, leadership, and ministry of this community of faith*. However, we recognize that our church and our denomination are predominately white. We recognize that Sunday morning is still the ‘most segregated hour in Christian America’ today as it was 60 years ago when the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke those words. And we recognize that we have had the prerogative to avoid uncomfortable conversations regarding racism, black history and white supremacy. Until now.


Heartbreaking events this year have opened our eyes anew to the racial injustices faced daily by our siblings of color. We hear that persons of brown and black skin are exhausted by decades and centuries of differential treatment and the racism that is embedded in our society. Our siblings have fought for generations and continue to fight for justice, for equal treatment under the law, and for freedom from discrimination in housing, voting rights, education, job opportunities and health care. We fear they cannot breathe. We see that there is even a disproportionate number of deaths within the community of color compared to the white community.


It is true that every life matters. We know that each and every one of us is a beloved child of God. We know that Jesus comes to bring good news to the poor, to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, and to let the oppressed go free (Luke 4:16-19). We know that we are called to love one another and to love justly. Because of the unquestionable differences in how our siblings of color are treated, we, as Christians and as a community of faith, must speak out now saying specifically that their lives matter. Black lives matter.


We pray for guidance and courage as we work together to discern our role in standing for justice for those at the margins of our society and to build a strong anti-racist commitment in our church.


""And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?"

 - Micah 6:8


*Please see our Open and Affirming Statement.

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Boehm's United Church of Christ is an Open and Affirming Congregation

OPEN AND AFFIRMING STATEMENT 


We, the members and friends of Boehm’s United Church of Christ, covenant to welcome all as an Open and Affirming (ONA) congregation. Becoming an ONA church in the United Church of Christ means that we promise to publicly welcome, advocate for, and create a safe space for LGBTQIA+ people of faith and questioning youth. Honoring the rich history of our denomination, as a church founded by John Philip Boehm in 1740, we move forward to love as God loves: 


“I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you should also love one another.” - John 13:34 


Therefore we are called to bear witness that each person, in all of our amazing diversity, is a beloved child of God. We welcome people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, gender identities and expressions, races, and sexual orientations. We invite all to participate fully in the life, leadership, and ministry of this community of faith. With God’s grace we strive to welcome, celebrate, affirm and create a safe place for all. 


“No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here!”

Your support of Boehm's Church and it's ministries is greatly appreciated. Your gifts of time, talents and treasure--along with your prayers--enable Boehm's Church to be a presence of God's love to Blue Bell and beyond. Financial contributions can be either mailed to "Boehm's United Church of Christ" at 571 Penllyn-Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422 or made online via PayPal at:  PayPal.me/boehmschurch.  (Please right click and open new tab or page to make donation. Thank you!)


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Sunday Worship 
10:00 a.m.

Children's Church 
 10:20 a.m. 
(following the "Time with Children" in worship) 

571 Penllyn-Blue Bell Pike
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422
215-646-6132

Church Office Hours:
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday
Friday by appointment

571 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422


Boehm's Church is a member of the 

Ursinus Association 

of the 

Pennsylvania Southeast Conference

of the United Church of Christ.  


Learn more about our conference at psec.org.

Learn more about our denomination at ucc.org.