WELCOME TO THE LEHIGH MISSION DISTRICT

The Lehigh Mission District is an association of congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in portions of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. The Lehigh Mission District supports various ministries throughout Lehigh County through the cooperation and support of all of its member churches. These ministries include after school and summer programs for inner city kids, community organizing efforts in Allentown, fellowship programs for senior citizens, and a mission congregation to the Latino community of Allentown, as well as other worthy ministries.

UPCOMING EVENTS/VOLUNTEERS WANTED

The Lehigh Mission District Council is looking to add a few additional members to its ranks (Lay or Ordained) and needs a new treasurer. This group normally meets about 5 times a year on Sunday evenings at Western Salisbury Church. If you can help, please contact Dean Gade by phone 610-966-3030 or e-mail stpeters@ptd.net.

The Gospel of Thomas Series  The first and third Wed. of the month 1:30 to 3:00 pm beginning Feb. 6, 2019. Center for Spiritual Awakening, Christ Lutheran Church, 1245 W. Hamilton St, Allentown, PA.  Discovered in a cave in Egypt in 1945, the Gospel of Thomas is a collection of 114 sayings of Jesus. Rather than being narratives, they are more like koans or riddles. They appeal more to the heart and imagination than to reason. You are invited to attend ongoing gatherings to explore this gospel using the prayer form of lectio divina (Latin for Divine Reading). Direct questions and registration to Mary Howe: mhowe@rcn.com

Wisdom Way of Knowing – 3/29, 4/26 from 3 to 5:30 pm.  Center for Spiritual Awakening, Christ Lutheran Church, 1245 W. Hamilton St, Allentown, PA. This monthly gathering will introduce the rhythm and tools of a ‘Wisdom way of knowing’, an ‘integral way of knowing’ which engages and harmonizes our three intelligence centers: heart, mind and movement. This will be an experiential gathering with a balance of centering, teaching, Lectio Divina and gentle body prayer. Together we will explore ways to weave the different components of Wisdom into our daily life and spiritual practice. RSVP to marcellak2@aol.com

Can you provide an hour or two per week
to help someone who wants to change their life? St Luke’s at 417 N 7th St, Allentown has an ongoing need for volunteers to assist as tutors or substitutes for our growing multi-level ELL Program for individuals who want to learn English. No foreign language needed. ELL days and hours: Monday and Thursday 9:30-11:30 am and Wednesdays from 5:00-7:00 pm. We always need help. We are especially looking for people who a comfortable around computers. Contact Leslie Talago or Pastor Lamb at 610-434-3943 or stluke@enter.net.

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