Upcoming Events

Conference of Churches Events
Date Event


April 26

8:30 am-3 pm

Ending Hunger in America - Reforming Foreign Aid
Annual food, hunger, and public policy workshop in partnership with Bread for the World and other local organizations.

Keynote Speaker:  Larry Hollar, Bread for the World Regional Field Representative.  For further details, see the web announcement at bread.ppjr.org.

First Presbyterian Church

3231 Tilghman Street

Allentown, PA 


May 15

12 PM

Annual Meeting

The Barristers Club

11TH West Walnut Street, Allentown


May 15


Creating Caring Congregations Mental Health Ministries & Advocacy Workshop


Creating the “I-Thou” Moment by Robert M. Gordon, PH.D. ABPP Please pre-register at 610-433-6421 or email us

Congregation Keneseth Israel

2227 Chew Street

Allentown, PA 18104






Community Events
Date Event


April 12 & 13

10 AM - 12 PM

STAND DOWN Homeless Outreach


Meet housing providers and get free clothing and food. To donate, call Bob Rapp at 484-357-0600.

Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s

3110 Hamilton Street


April 13

10:45 am

Celebrate Palm Sunday Service with Blessing of the palms and hand out.

St. James UCC

15th & Walnut Streets


April 17

 7:00 pm 

Celebrate Maundy Thursday Service with the Sacrament of Holy Communion then we will move into the Service of Shadows.

St. James UCC

15th & Walnut Streets


April 20

10:45 am  

Easter Sunday Church Service will celebrate the resurrection with Halleujahs and uplifting music.  

St. James UCC

15th & Walnut Streets


Monday, April 28



Attend a Teacher Workshop on the Holocaust featuring Freida Garcia, daughter of rescuer and hero Col. Jose Arturo Casellanos, a Salvadoran diplomat to Hungary who saved thousands of Jews during WWII. A representative from the Anti- Defamation League, presenting an "Echoes and Reflections" curriculum training, will include tips on teaching young people about being compassionate citizens in a world with a violent history. ACT48 certificate available. Complete information will be mailed. Contact mlightwood@muhlenberg.edu for more information. Co-sponsored by the Holocaust Resource Center of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley. www.ijcu.org

Muhlenberg College

Chew Street, Allentown

May 27

6 PM - 8 PM


Medical Assistance, Waivers and Affordable Care Act Workshops: Using Public Insurance to Get Services & Supports You Need

Medical Assistance and Waivers are the most common funding sources for non-educational services and supports for children and adolescents with special health care needs and disabilities.  Learn who can qualify, what's covered and what to do if coverage is denied.  Learn about insurance changes in the Affordable Care Act.

Topics Covered:

  • Eligibility rules for Medical Assistance and "Loophole"

  • How to apply

  • Services and supports under Medical Assistance (MA) including EPSDT program

  • What are "Waivers"

  • Eligibility rules for Waivers and how to apply

  • Services and supports under Waivers

  • Appeal rights under Medical Assistance and Waivers

  • Benefits of the Affordable Care Act and CHIP

*Spanish Interpretation available


Download flyer.
Register online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MATRAININGS2014

Lehigh County
Government Center
17 S. 17th Street.
Allentown, PA 18101

Thursday, June 5
8 AM - 4 PM


for Older Adults & Persons with Disabilities


Learn about the types of disasters and emergencies we face in the Lehigh Valley and how to handle them. In this free seminar, participants will take home valuable information on how to develop an emergency plan, prepare an emergency kit, identify ways to prevent an occurrence, and how to respond & recover. Flyer




511 E. Third Street, Room 605

Bethlehem, PA