Tagged: “J&A”

“Immigration in the Lehigh Valley” Kick-Off Event

  National United Church of Christ Officer, Rev. James Moos, to Address Immigration, Refugees Oct. 1 in Allentown Liberty Bell Museum Launches Series on Immigration in the Lehigh Valley The Liberty Bell Museum in Allentown will kick off their 2018 special series and exhibition “Immigration in the Lehigh Valley” on Sunday, October 1st with presentations […]

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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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Bread for the World: Organizing to End Hunger

As Bread for the World looks at what it will take to end hunger by the year 2030, we realize that we are moving into a new social and political landscape. To be effective, we need to hear about the priorities and concerns of our local churches and communities in order to decide how best to go about ending hunger in our state, nation, and world. This event is free, but please preregister by May 18.

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After Charleston: Hope in the Wake of a National Tragedy

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations Committee Presents: A Talk and Discussion with Rev. Sharon Washington Risher Rev. Sharon Washington Risher came to national prominence in the wake of the Charleston, S.C., shooting at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Church on June 15, 2015. Her mother, Ethel Lee Lance, also the Church’s sexton, […]

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Study: Allentown Has Highest Rent-to-Income Ratio in US

Pathways Housing Services advocates for people who are struggling to afford a place to live. The needs are great! Your monetary gifts that support our programs and your donations of toiletries that we distribute help them stretch their budgets when times are tough. Read more about what a recent study says about the state of […]

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Interfaith Statement Against Bigotry and Division

An Interfaith Statement Against Bigotry and Division To add your name to the list of signers, please email lpickens@lehighchurches.org. As interfaith leaders in the Lehigh Valley, we are aware of a climate of tension and anxiety in our community and nation. We lift our voices together, as people of faith, to remind our brothers and […]

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