Pastor’s Message 5.24.18

I am pleased to announce that the Session recently voted to recognize the Rev. Keith Brown’s extraordinary service as pastor to this congregation for decades by naming him  Pastor Emeritus of First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem. Keith’s gracious spirit, strong leadership, and deep faith are renowned, not simply in the life...

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Pastor’s Message 5.18.18

I have some exciting news about our youth ministries that I would like to share with all of you. This week, we received word that First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem (FPCB) was selected to be one of 53 congregations across the country participating in an exciting program through Princeton Theological Seminary called the “Log College...

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Adult Education plans Short-Term Summer Study

“Whether we are dealing with a rude clerk, our child saying, ‘That’s not fair’, our spouse ignoring us, or an antagonistic co-worker, in our struggle to respond effectively, we often become defensive – sometimes without even realizing it.” For three mid-week evenings, beginning in June, Don Robertson and Ron Helmuth...

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Pastor’s Message 5.11.18

This coming Sunday is Mother’s Day. For many people, it’s a beloved day in which we celebrate the mothers in our lives, especially our own. We give thanks for their dedication, their love, their strength and tenacity and sacrifice, and their grace in raising us. As part of that celebration,...

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Interesting new survey about belief in God

Presbyterian Church (USA) reports on a  “new Pew Research Center survey of more than 4,700 U.S. adults finds that one-third of Americans say they do not believe in the God of the Bible, but that they do believe there is some other higher power or spiritual force in the universe....

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