Tagged: “social justice”

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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New Shoes for Daybreak Members Thanks to FPCA

New Shoes for Daybreak Members Thanks to First Presbyterian Church of Allentown Daybreak members purchased new shoes at Boscov’s, thanks to the generosity of First Presbyterian Church of Allentown. Volunteer and church member Helen Underwood proposed the idea of replacing the members’ worn-out shoes, and the congregation raised nearly $3700 in support. What an amazing […]

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Support Daybreak at Spaghetti Dinner

Enjoy a delicious Italian dinner supporting the Daybreak drop-in center! Menu includes pasta, meat sauce, salad bar, garlic bread, and desserts. (Eggplant Parmesan is available as a vegetarian option.) Tickets: Adults, $12; Seniors, $10; Children 4 and up, $5; age 3 and under, free Print and mail in the form below with a check made […]

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Prayers for Pride

The community is invited to gather for a time of prayer at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 20, before Pride in the Park of Lehigh Valley. Area churches and groups will offer prayers of remembrance for those killed in Orlando earlier this summer, as well as for loved ones lost to AIDS, suicide, and other tragedies.

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Free Screening: Where to Invade Next

Free Screening: Where to Invade Next

The Justice & Advocacy Committee of the Lehigh Conference of Churches invites you to
a free screening of “WHERE TO INVADE NEXT,” the latest documentary by Michael Moore, on Thursday, August 4, at Dubbs Memorial Community Center. Join us for ice cream at 5:30 p.m. and the movie at 6 p.m., followed by discussion. This event is free; please confirm your attendance (email invade@ppjr.org or call 610-439-8653 ext. 20).

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A Statement Affirming the Sacredness of Life and Justice

A Statement Affirming the Sacredness of Life and Justice

Affirming the Sacredness of Life and Justice We are clergy, political and community leaders, police officers, husbands, wives, parents, and citizens of Allentown. On behalf of our city and the entire nation we denounce the systemic racism and the endemic violence now engulfing our country. We have witnessed unthinkable violence in Dallas, Texas, Baton Rouge, […]

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