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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

Interfaith Statement Against Hate and Discrimination

Interfaith Statement Against Hate and Discrimination We, the undersigned members of the Interfaith Action Committee of the Lehigh Conference of Churches, stand in solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters and against ACT for America’s planned “March Against Sharia” scheduled for June 10th in Harrisburg locally and up to twenty other U.S. cities. We declare […]

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Daybreak Moves Into New Space at Dubbs

After months of renovations, Daybreak has relocated to the lower level of Dubbs Memorial Community Center. The new drop-in center is a bright, open, and welcoming place, with double the amount of square footage of its previous location in Alliance Hall. “We have comfortable seating all over for people to relax, spend time with friends, […]

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Pathways Needs Volunteers!

The Conference seeks volunteers to assist at Pathways Housing Services (1031 W Linden Street, Allentown) with distributing toiletries and bus passes, along with helping with job searches. If you are interested in donating your time, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Laura Rowe at 610-433-6421.

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Volunteers Needed for Office Help

The Lehigh Conference of Churches is looking for volunteers to help with filing, unpacking, and some other administrative tasks for 3 to 4 hours per week. If you are interested, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Laura Rowe at lrowe@lehighchurches.org or 610-433-6421 x6101. Thanks!

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