Purpose Statement:

Gathered by love,
Blessed from above,
Joining our hands,
Living God's plan.

Guiding Principles:

  • Jesus is Lord and Savior.
  • We trust God's divine plan.
  • We invite, welcome and accept everyone.
  • We celebrate our faith through worship and with prayer.
  • We share faith and blessings with others.
  • We value and support our church family.
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Evangelical Lutheran Friedens Church is a “friendly church” located on the corner of Main and Washington Streets in Bernville, Pennsylvania

There are a number of other churches called Friedens in the area. Christians in times past chose the name because it means “peace.” In Colonial times, this congregation was commonly known as Northkill Church. We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod. Our members come from a number of different Christian denominations. We invite you to worship with us on Sunday mornings.

Our regular schedule is to have 9:00 a.m. Sunday School and a 10:30 a.m. traditional worship, for which

Holy Communion is offered the first Sunday of each month and on the first Sunday of Advent, Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, the first Sunday in Lent, Maundy Thursday and Easter Sunday.

The summer schedule runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day, during which worship begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday schools do not meet, but a Bible Study is offered at 8 a.m. Small children are welcome at our worship services. There is also a sound equipped nursery available for your convenience. The church building is handicap accessible.

To enter the sanctuary, use the side door located near the parking lot. Enter the Sunday school rooms and Fellowship Hall using the doors on the opposite side of the building at the lower driveway. Restrooms are located on both levels. We invite you to join in worship with us and look forward to welcoming you.