Pastor’s Message 9-21-18

Last Sunday, we announced some very exciting news for First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem! We have been selected as one of only 12 churches nationwide to be part of the Community of Practice of the Log College Project, an initiative of Princeton Seminary’s Institute for Youth Ministry. As you may...

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‘Digging Deeper’ Adult Sunday School Class

Each week the Digging Deeper Adult Sunday School class takes a closer look at the previous week’s worship service lectionary (Scripture) texts. The class uses on-line resources such as Greek and Hebrew interlinearies, concordances, commentaries, and search tools. We’ll ask about the authors, the intended audience, and the issues of...

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Pastor’s Message 9.14.18

“Hey, I’ve got an idea….” “You know, what we need is….” “Why aren’t we doing…?” Have you started a sentence like that recently? If so, then you might be ready to help run a ministry experiment here at FPCB! One of the themes I’ve been stressing since last January is...

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Pastor’s Message 9.7.18

Churches use different names for the first Sunday of their program year, usually around the first of September. Some call it “Homecoming Sunday,” for example, drawing on the practice of schools to have a big celebration that brings back people who have left. But that makes it sound like people...

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