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2017 Kits for a Cause Campaign

When you have no place to live, simple things can make a BIG difference. You can make a difference! Participate in this year’s KITS FOR A CAUSE CAMPAIGN Sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Regional Homelessness Advisory Board and the Partnership for a Disability Friendly Community* You can help by donating whatever you can from the […]

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Statement on Las Vegas Mass Shooting

The Lehigh Conference of Churches extends our profound condolences to the families and loved ones of those killed in Las Vegas. We offer our prayers for hope and healing as we grieve and lament the loss of so many lives in this latest and most deadly shooting in our country’s history. We also lift up […]

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Food Items Needed for Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving Meal

Please help support the Ecumenical Soup Kitchen’s annual Thanksgiving meal by donating the following items. Contact lrowe@lehighchurches.org or 610-433-6421 if you can help! Thanks for sharing your blessings with those in need.     Items needed for Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving meal: Stuffing mix Canned green beans Canned yams Condensed cream of mushroom soup French fried […]

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Read and Sign Our Interfaith Covenant Agreement

For more information about this agreement and how to add your signature, click here. Covenant among Religious Communities of the Lehigh Valley Approved              _                    , 2017 As communities of faith, we, the undersigned on behalf of our respective organizations, believe that our religions are the rich wellsprings from which we draw commitments to serve, support, [...] Continue Reading
Rev. Pickens: Reflections on DACA Decision

Rev. Pickens: Reflections on DACA Decision

Friends: I wanted to share with you my thoughts on the recent DACA decision. I have found myself reflecting upon Dr. King’s dream and what it implies for “Dreamers.” Playing politics with nearly 1 million people is particularly cynical and heartless. Dr. King once said that there is a time to do what is politic […]

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Worship & Meeting Space, Commercial Kitchen Available for Rent

Dubbs Memorial Community Center has multiple options for congregations, groups, and even entrepreneurs looking to rent space:   Worship space is available in the historic, air-conditioned Dubbs sanctuary, which accommodates 450 people and includes a PA system, piano, and organ. Meeting space is available in Flag Hall (suitable up to 350 people) as well as […]

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Rev. Pickens Travels to Holy Land with World Council of Churches

The Conference’s Ecumenical Director, Rev. Larry Pickens, recently traveled to the Holy Land with the World Council of Churches. Read more: https://www.oikoumene.org/…/news/peace-consultations-of-hope https://www.oikoumene.org/en/press-centre/news/after-strong-input-in-holy-land-wcc-plans-to-refine-strategy-for-just-peace https://www.oikoumene.org/en/what-we-do/churches-in-the-middle-east  

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Support Our Summer Toiletry Drive

Pathways Housing Services distributes personal care items to people facing hard times and families struggling to make ends meet. Currently, our supplies of toiletries are extremely low. SNAP benefits don’t pay for necessities like diapers, shampoo, and feminine care products. Please help us cover the gaps in public assistance for those who need it most. [...] Continue Reading