UPCOMING EVENTS..

-- Sunday, April 7 from 2:30-5PM - Lehigh Valley Welcomes Immigrants! RALLY AND MARCH -
7 th & Hamilton, Allentown - Rally Our Officials to Adopt H.R.6 Including The Dream Act of 2019, AND American Promise Act of 2019 - HELP US STAND AGAINST INHUMANE TREATMENT OF IMMIGRANTS EVERYWHERE! For more info contact Ashleigh.strange@maketheroadpa.org



-- Saturday, April 13 - House of Worship Security Seminar - Active Shooter & Security Planning
St. Luke's Bethlehem - Laros Auditorium - 8:30AM - 3:00PM -

-- April 20 - A Community Seder focused around the themes of Freedom & Social Justice - 6:30PM -
Muhlenberg College, Seegers Union - Meal is kosher for Passover but prepared in a non-kosher kitchen. $25/person, $18/students & children.  RSVP by April 10 to  amhaskalahdirector@gmail.com 
610-435-3775

-- Earth Day - April 22 - How we care for God’s creation is intimately intertwined with issues of generational justice. What kind of world are our children presently inheriting? What will the world be like when they get older? The UCC Environmental Justice Ministry joined with the ecumenical Creation Justice Ministries to author and produce reflective materials on generational justice for this Earth Day. Download a copy of this resource today.

-- May 8, 2019 - FREE Training for Faith Leaders & Lay People - Northampton County Dept. of Drug and Alcohol programs along with collaboration from “Speak Up for Ben”, are hosting a free training for Faith Leaders and lay people of any faith. WHERE: Northampton Community College, Fowler Center in S. Bethlehem (511 E. 3rd St, Bethlehem)    Training will begin promptly at 9:00 AM and will conclude by 3:30PM. The County will supply a continental breakfast and lunch for attendees! Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:15 AM. - Out of the Darkness and Into the Light: Strategies & Tools For Facing the Drug Epidemic For Faith Leaders --  This training will provide information and resources to Faith Based Leaders regarding the current Substance Use Epidemic and specifically address the Opioid Epidemic facing Pennsylvania today. The impact of this epidemic on communities of Faith is significant. This day long training will explore how to intervene effectively, how to locate resources, and discuss how to identify substance use concerns. Faith leaders in attendance will be able to identify the full impact of substances on the community and develop an understanding to effectively support those with these issues in the community.   To register, please contact Kathy Dilts at Northampton County Drug & Alcohol by calling 610-829-4720 OR by email KDILTS@northamptoncounty.org 

-- May 17 Endangered Species Day   

-- The Lehigh Conference Of Churches--"Valley Over The Edge" --   On June 1 -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

-- Registration Open for the 22nd Global Youth Justice Training Youth/Teen/Student/Peer Court Diversion Programs -- June 18, 2019 to June 20 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada

--Uniting Church & Community Through Music & Art - June 25-28, 2019 at First Cong. UCC, Madison, WI -- 12th Biennial National Conference of the United Church of Christ Musicians Association