Pastor’s Message: August 5, 2022

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: Called to do the hard work I am looking forward to being in worship with you this Sunday after several weeks away on vacation! It was good to have some downtime to rest, even though it was mostly a “staycation” here in Bethlehem....

Pastor’s Message: July 29, 2022

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. LINDSEY ALTVATER CLIFTON: Reflecting God’s light and love I have a go-to playlist (think digital mix tape) for when I’m feeling a little wandering or weary in my faith or my ministry; the nine songs on it often help me find solid ground again...

Pastor’s Message: July 22, 2022

 MESSAGE FROM THE FPCB COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE:  #AnActiveFaith Greetings friends, We’re using this space today to share information about a new resource available to our church community and friends. Drawing inspiration from our core value, “An Active Faith,” we are...

Pastor’s Message: July 15, 2022

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. LINDSEY ALTVATER CLIFTON: Supporting our Afghan friends Greetings friends, Even though it’s just now the middle of July, the program committees (Congregational Life, Discipleship, Mission, and Engagement) and I have already been hard at work...

Pastor’s Message: July 8, 2022

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: A new intergenerational approach As we continue with our Summer Worship experiment, one of the things we are intentionally exploring is how to do intentionally intergenerational worship well. One of our core values as a...

Pastor’s Message: July 1, 2022

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: An Adventure in Fellowship When I think about what I missed the most during the quarantine phases of the pandemic, two things leap tomind more than any others. First, of course, was gathering together in person for worship each...