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Day 1: Week of Prayer Reflections and Prayers

Biblical Reflections and Prayers All who are baptized share the call to proclaim the mighty acts of the Lord. This calling forms the theme of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity for 2016. Inspired by two verses from the First Letter of St. Peter, members of different churches in Latvia prepared the resources for […]

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Winter Warming Station 2015–2016

Winter Warming Station 2015–2016

Download a flyer: JPG or PDF A Warming Center is now open in Allentown to provide overnight emergency shelter to those without homes. The Lehigh Conference of Churches is managing operations at the City of Allentown’s Fountain Pool Building, located at the corner of S. 10th Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard. The Warming Center’s opening date, […]

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Photo Gallery: Allentown CROP Hunger Walk 2015

Photo Gallery: Allentown CROP Hunger Walk 2015

On Sunday, October 11, 2015, a crowd of all ages gathered under sunny skies for the Allentown CROP Hunger Walk, which kicked off at St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church. Thanks to the dedicated efforts of walkers, organizers, volunteers, and supporters, this year’s walk raised $30,645. The money will be used for worldwide hunger relief as […]

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The Parish Paper: Read Recent Issues

The Parish Paper: Read Recent Issues

Read the latest issues of The Parish Paper for ideas and insights to inspire and enrich your congregation. Click to download the October 2015, November 2015, and December 2015 editions. Featured topics are “New Models for New Churches: What Works?,”  “Navigating the Currents of Endowments and Reserve Funds,” and “Improving Church Communications.” The Lehigh Conference of […]

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Where the Daybreak Family Gathers…

Every weekday, Carol gets up early, catches the bus, and makes the 40-minute trip to Allentown. Carol once worked in a hospital and later, in a furniture store. But an injury changed everything. Her doctor told her she was at risk of a blood clot. “So I needed to stop,” she says, “but I didn’t […]

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A Home of Our Own!

After 60 years of being renters, the Lehigh Conference of Churches will soon move into a home of our own: Allentown’s historic Dubbs Memorial United Church of Christ, at the corner of 5th and Allen Streets. After many years of thought, prayer, and study, the congregation of Dubbs realized that their church was the people, […]

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HOPE Program Receives Community Service Award

HOPE Program Receives Community Service Award

Magellan Health Care recognized the Homeless Outreach and Positive social Engagement–Intensive Case Management (HOPE-ICM) program with a “Grand Slam Award” for “scoring big” through service to the homeless community within its HealthChoices program. LCC Executive Director Dr. Jack Felch (center) accepted the award, accompanied by (from left) Allison Frantz, director of human services, Northampton County; […]

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