Pastor’s Message: June 26, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: MOVING TO GREEN As you probably have heard, Northampton and Lehigh counties have been designated by the governor of Pennsylvania to move to the “green” phase of the state’s Process to Re-Open Pennsylvania today, June 26. That move is significant in that it allows...

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Pastor’s Message: June 19, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: Staying Experimental and Nimble I have said many times in the last three months, “I don’t know how we would have managed the pandemic 20 years ago,” before there was social media and videoconferencing platforms like Zoom. That technology has been essential to allowing...

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Pastor’s Message: June 12, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: “All of the Above” Today I filled out a survey from the Log College Project, the program of Princeton Seminary that we are part of, that is trying to cultivate new ways of doing ministry with young people. The survey was to help them...

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Pastor’s Message: June 5, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: Re-centering ourselves A little over a year ago, the Session approved a new set of core values and a mission statement to articulate our deepest identity as a congregation and the particular calling that we have discerned from God for us to answer as...

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