NYC St. Thomas School Choir to visit in 2018

David Macbeth, Director of Music Ministries announces: It is with great excitement that I share the following news with you. First Presbyterian Church Bethlehem PCUSA will be the host congregation for a Lehigh Valley tour of the NYC St. Thomas School Choir from March 5-7, 2018! During this week there...

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Letter to the congregation

December 12, 2017 FROM:               Session of First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem PCUSA TO:                     Our members and friends RE:                     Ruling by Northampton County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Stephen Baratta on Property Ownership   Earlier today, Judge Baratta ruled on the question of exactly who controls the...

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Press release in response to Judge's ruling

JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF PCUSA AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF BETHLEHEM BETHLEHEM, PA—Northampton County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Stephen G. Baratta today ruled that Lehigh Presbytery, acting for First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem PCUSA, is the recognized trustee of the property at 2344 Center Street along with...

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Christmas Joy Offering

The Christmas Joy offering is one of four special offerings of the PCUSA. Although the Joy offering has been around for many years, it is rooted in the 300-year-old tradition of assistance embodied in the connectional church at its best. It is not supported by dues, but by voluntary gifts....

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Memorial Service for Barbara Hubbard

We extend our condolences to the family of Barbara Fri Hubbard, 91, of Bethlehem, who died peacefully Monday, December 4, 2017, in Kirkland Village. She was the wife of William H. Hubbard, II for 65 years. She is survived by husband, William; son, William H., III of Bethlehem; daughters, Nancy...

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Memorial Service for Kirk Flemming

Our heart-felt sympathy is extended to the family of Kirk Flemming, the son of Nancy Flemming of Bethlehem, and the late Ronald Flemming. Kirk is survived by his mother and beloved son Tal-Reese Flemming of Bethlehem. A Memorial Service to celebrate Kirk’s life will be at 11 AM on Saturday,...

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