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 Gospel of Thomas Series  The first and third Wed. of the month 1:30 to 3:00 pm, 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

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.

Support Our Neighbors in Need:  Please Save These Dates!

Greater Allentown CROP Hunger Walk:  Sun., Oct 13, 1:30 pm with registration beginning at 1:00 pm, St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown, PA

CROP Recruiters’ Pizza Party/Kick-off:  Sun., Aug. 25, 1:30-2:30 pm – receive materials, ideas, and inspiration for yourself and your congregation at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown, PA

Thank you for your support of our neighbors in need locally and globally! For more information, go to www.crophungerwalk.org

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