New Pastor Called

We are very pleased to announce that The Rev. J.C. Austin has been called to serve as the new pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem PC(USA). The past several months have been a journey of spiritual discernment and listening closely to the will of God for this next stage...

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Presbyterian Giving Catalog

Small gifts. BIG impact. Looking for alternative gift-giving for the holiday season? When asked what you would like for Christmas, consider asking that a critically needed item be purchased in your name from the Presbyterian Giving Catalog. The catalog is a collection of special items ranging from $25 to $2,500...

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Thoughts on Courage

In a daily devotion I read, a quote by Victor Hugo was highlighted, “Having courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake. “ There has indeed been great sorrow...

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Stewardship Snapshot

What My Church Means to Me by Bruce and Judy Fritchman “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.”  Exodus 20: 8-11 Just as God “rested” on the seventh day after calling the world and the heavens into being, He designed a day of rest and refreshment as a special...

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Stewardship Snapshot

What My Church Means to Me by Don Robertson When I reflect on those people who have had the most influence on defining who I am today, – other than family and close friends – there are four names that came to mind.  Each helped me understand myself and what...

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Memorial Service for Paul VanNorman

We send our sympathies to the family of Paul Edward VanNorman, 81, of Center Valley, PA and Spring Hill, FL, who died Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Family and friends are invited to call 10 AM Saturday, November 18 at First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, 2344 Center St., followed by the...

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