A National Historic Landmark Est. 1875

A Chautauqua on Lake Michigan

Worship and Religious Life

Sunday worship in Hall Auditorium

In spirit of the Chautauqua movement, the Department of Worship and Religious Life at the Bay View Association annually brings preachers and speakers to Bay View who represent various points of view. During a Chautauqua season, participants should expect to have their spirits, minds and bodies stretch in all aspects of life.

Worship Service
Sundays June 12 - September 4 at 10:45 a.m. in John M. Hall Auditorium, Sunday classes offered for all ages.

Holy Communion
Sundays June 19 - August 14 at 9 a.m. in Crouse Memorial Chapel

Intercessory Prayer 
Mondays, June 20 - August 15 at 11:15 a.m. in Crouse Memorial Chapel

Lecture Series
Monday - Thursdays, June 21 - August 27 at 10 a.m. in Voorhies Hall

Annual Prayer Breakfast
A morning of prayer and fellowship.   July 30th at 7:45 a.m. at the Bay View Inn

All activities are free and open to the public.

Lecture Series:

Our preachers and lecturers preach at the Sunday worship service, 10:45 a.m.-noon in Hall Auditorium. They then lecture at 10 a.m. Monday-Thursday at the Religion and Life Forum in Voorhies Hall.

In addition to our worship services, we offer Sunday morning eucharist and Sunday School classes for all ages, with child care available from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. During the week there are Bible Studies for men, women and youth; and occasional retreats and special events. Bay View also has an active Stephen Ministry program. As part of a focus on outreach, the annual CROP walk is held in collaboration with other area congregations.

Bay View extends an open invitation to all, whether they be casual visitors or year-round residents, to attend our many and varied worship events.

Patti Higgins, Chair, Worship and Religious Life Committee

The Rev. Daniel T. Moser, Director of Worship and Religious Activities

Photos: Sunlight streams into Crouse Chapel, illuminating the space with breathtaking beauty during Holy Communion as seen in the photos below. Holy Communion is held every Sunday at 9 a.m. during the Summer Assembly Season.

The Rev. Daniel T. Moser


Director of Worship and Religious Activities
51 Winchester Drive, Quakertown, PA 18951
(231) 348-3805 (cottage)

The Rev. Daniel T. Moser is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. He holds graduate degrees from The Divinity School of The University of Chicago and Princeton Theological Seminary. An ordained minister in the UCC, the Rev. Moser has been involved in outdoor and retreat ministries throughout his 37 years as a pastor in Pennsylvania.

He is co-founder of Sabbath Time Ministries, providing Sabbath rest and renewal for pastors and congregations. He and his wife, Margaret, an elementary school teacher, have a daughter, a son and five grandchildren.