Category Archives: Presbytery News

New Cabins Dedicated at Kirkwood Camp

2015 was the first summer as a joint camping ministry between Lehigh and Philadelphia Presbyteries, and it was an incredible success. They are blessed to have this unique combination of traditions, with both Brainerd and Kirkwood’s respective histories blending into … Continue reading

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Hope in Our Calling

Day three has come to a close. The work of the 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) is commencing in earnest. The Commissioners and Young Adult Advisor Delegate (YAAD) from Lehigh Presbytery here in Portland, OR are Don … Continue reading

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February 2016 – Presbytery Meeting Highlights

The Stated Meeting of the Lehigh Presbytery took place on February 23, 2016 at The Presbyterian Church of East Stroudsburg, Pa. The meeting was opened with prayer by Teaching Elder Suzanne Brooks-Cope. Moderator Teaching Elder Susan Bennetch called the meeting … Continue reading

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A Congregation with the Heart of God

The congregation of the United Presbyterian Church of Pottsville recognizes that it is blessed with a large space and like many other congregations; they are looking forward to the day when the pews will once again be filled. In the meantime, they … Continue reading

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Korean Church of the Lehigh Valley installs a new Pastor

Welcome Rev. John Lee! More than four hundred people attended the installation of the Reverend John Lee as Pastor of the Korean Church of the Lehigh Valley in Whitehall, PA, on November 15, 2015. Notable guest speakers included the Reverends … Continue reading

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November 2015 – Presbytery Meeting Highlights

The Stated Meeting of the Lehigh Presbytery took place on November 17, 2015 at Pleasant Valley Presbyterian Church in Brodheadsville, PA. The meeting was opened with prayer by Teaching Elder F. Leon Morgan. Ann Campbell, Clerk of Session, delivered greetings … Continue reading

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September 2015 – Stated Meeting Highlights

The Stated Meeting of the Lehigh Presbytery was called to order by Moderator, Rev. Dave Duquette, on September 22, 2015 at First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem. The meeting was opened with prayer by the Rev. Kari Olson from the Hope … Continue reading

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Letter from the Lehigh Presbytery Moderator re: First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem

To the saints called by God to be Lehigh Presbytery: It is with deep regret that I write to inform you that on Monday evening, June 15, 2015, the Session of the First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem, PA (FPC-B) voted to … Continue reading

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Hikers turn to Church of the Mountain on Appalachian Trail

written by Michael Givler, Synod of the Trinity.  Taken from their “Church News” website http://www.syntrinity.org/news-events/church-news/4855-2/ ~  ~  ~  ~  ~ Its name pretty much says it all. The Presbyterian Church of the Mountain is just that – a congregation located … Continue reading

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Letter from Lehigh Presbytery Moderator re: time of transition

May 17, 2015 To the saints called by God to be Lehigh Presbytery: Lehigh Presbytery is in transition. This is our challenge, and we believe it is a challenge filled with opportunities and possibilities! Yesterday (May 16), the Lead Team … Continue reading

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