UPCOMING EVENTS..
-- May 10 from Noon to 1PM - Muhlenberg College, Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding - PLEASE NOTE ... Second Friday! - Tell Me Why You Said That: Listening to Hear - The Rev. Dr. Susan Yoder, The Barn Faith Community, Bethlehem.  Held in Seegers Union, Rooms 111-112 - of Muhlenberg College.  Free and open to the public  Bring your lunch or purchase it at one of Muhlenberg's tasty dining venues.  How do we engage in meaningful dialogue in a time of great division within our country? How do we engage in conversation with people who articulate their beliefs quite differently than we do? Avoidance is not the answer. Come and learn some valuable tools to help you build bridges instead of burning or blowing them up! 

--May 11 - Evangelical & Reformed Historical Society President's Reception - 3 to 5PM - Falkner Swamp UCC, 2077 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville, PA - join ERHS president Richard Berg at America's oldest German Reformed church for an inspiring afternoon of history! - Keynote: Rev. Dr. Lee Barrett - kindly RSVP to erhs@lancasterseminary.edu or call 717.290.8734

-- May 16 - The Chapel of Four Chaplains invites you to the 3rd Annual Veterans Mental Health, Opiod & Suicide Prevention Symposium - Keynote Speaker: Lisa Thomas Laury - "An Opiod Conversation"
- RSVP by May 10 - Free & Open to the Public...to read more click here

-- May 17 Endangered Species Day   

-- May 21 - Introduction to Self-Care - 6 to 9PM (dinner provided) - Chester County Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Rd, West Chester, PA 19380  - This Introduction to Self-Care training will explore the physical and emotional aspects of workplace stress, including working in high stress situations for extended periods of time. The course will also discuss and identify self-care and wellness practices with participants, begin to establish self-care plans, and discuss resources and support options - includes small group discussion and interactive exercises - appropriate for anyone who would like to begin to practice self-care in any setting.  Registration:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/IntrotoSelfCare

-- June 1 - The Lehigh Conference Of Churches--"Valley Over The Edge"   -76 rappelers will be going over the edge at Two City Center in Allentown. Adventurous participants will rappel down an eleven-story building by raising $1,000 or more to secure their spot on the ropes.  To request more info, email valley-ote@lehighchurches.org or contact Becky LeaShomb at 610-433-7220 ext. 6106 - several PNEC pastors are "going over the edge." You can go online to support them in their efforts and give to a great cause!

--June 8 - 7th Annual Muslim Funday - (Raindate is June 9) - 10AM to 7PM at Covered Bridge Park, 2465 Wehr Mill Rd., Allentown - delicious food, exciting rides - website http://lvmuslimevents.org

-- June 17 - Christian White Supremacy - 7PM - Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley,
1401 Greenview Dr., Bethlehem - Rev. Dr. Gregory Edwards - Free and open to the public
www.mcclv.org

-- June 18-20 - Registration Open for the 22nd Global Youth Justice Training Youth/Teen/Student/ Peer Court Diversion Programs -- in Las Vegas, Nevada - Registration Information

--June 25-28 at First Cong. UCC, Madison, WI - Uniting Church & Community Through Music & Art - 12th Biennial National Conference of the United Church of Christ Musicians Association