News & Updates

Kits for a Cause – November
The Lehigh Conference of Churches is coordinating a drive for supplies to help our homeless neighbors, to be distributed in January during the annual census of persons who are homeless. Bring your supplies to the church (basket near 5th & Linden entrance) through November 26. [ supplies needed ] [ details ]

Pilates Fusion 12:15-1 p.m. Wednesdays
Come to beauty and light … Breathe deeply … Find strength, peace … Offering a lunchtime workout based on the principles of Joseph Pilates, concentrating on strengthening core muscles and maintaining flexibility. Includes stretching, light weight work, ballet movements, and yoga. Moves and positions can be modified for individual needs. Beginners through advanced students of all ages, genders, and conditions are welcome. Enter doors at 5th & Linden. Suggested donation of $5 per class, supports local refugee programs. [ details ]

Immigration & Sanctuary – 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday, November 12; St. Luke’s Lutheran, 417 N. 7th
The Justice and Advocacy Committee of the Lehigh Conference of Churches is holding an introductory workshop on Immigration and Sanctuary for people of faith. Sessions will cover immigration policies, what it means to be a “sanctuary congregation,” resources and more.

Liturgy & Worship Planning – 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, November 18
Help plan worship at Grace for the season of Advent through Epiphany. Contact David for details.

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service – 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 22; St. Thomas More
An annual tradition in Allentown, the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service draws faith partners together for worship. St. Thomas More is located at 1040 Flexer Avenue.

Film: Last Men Standing – 6:15 p.m. Thursday, November 30
In recognition of World AIDS Day (December 1), Grace hosts a showing of the 2016 documentary “Last Men Standing,” which chronicles long-time survivors with HIV/AIDS, from the struggles in the beginning of the epidemic to how they are handling it now. A panel of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display and a reception will follow the film. Donation proceeds will go to the local organization FACT: Fighting AIDS Continuously Together.

Film: Fix It – Healthcare at the Tipping Point – 7 p.m. Thursday, December 7
Part of a Social Justice Film Series, the powerful documentary “Fix It” reaches across the political and ideological divide, making the case for businesses and consumers to support major healthcare reform. “Talkback Session” follows, with film director Vince Mondillo, health care consumers, and local leaders. Freewill donation.

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