Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod, ELCA
Come Worship With Us!
COVID-19 SAFETY UPDATE:
We are recommending that masks
should be worn during
all activities. Windows will also remain open
during worship services, so please dress appropriately.
Worship & Sunday School Schedule:
May at St. Peter's:
Saturday at 5:00 PM:
In-person & live-streaming
Sundays May 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29:
8:00 and 10:30 AM Worship
May 22 Book Club
►Click or tap for instructions for
Remote Holy Communion◄
If you have returned to in-person Worship
no longer need the weekly mailing
packet, contact the church office at (610) 868-3282.
Click or tap to
access the following:
Daily Devotions by Carol
Events Calendar St. John's & UPG
'Till We Meet Again! Newsletter
Please Consider Online Giving:
How to Use GivePlus Mobile
Bear Creek Camp
Work. Our Hands.
Jr Sr Team App
Thrivent Get Involved Virtually:
"Make a Difference from Afar"
to help your community
Cookbooks - make great gifts!
New Member Information
Founded in 1910 by
from a region of what is now
modern day Slovenia in the
Bethlehem, this ethnic group
known as "Windish".
worship from St. John's
July 31-Aug 1, 2021
Tap or click image to view service
Rev. Suzanne M. Trump, Pastor
St. John's Mission Statement:
Witnessing God's Love
through Generous Living
Meter parking in effect until 9 PM.
Use parking lot for evening activities.
Accessible bathroom facilities
Large print worship materials
Individual amplification systems
Striders walking program
Thank you to all who participated in the
April 9 bingo. We raised $4,500 for
Ukrainian relief efforts.
Our next bingos are May 21, September 17, November
There is also a tricky tray raffle and
food for purchase. Tricky tray baskets
and gift cards for prizes are needed.
Please contact Kathy at
610-442-0438 to register and make
arrangements for drop-off of tricky tray
basket or gift card.
We hope to see you on May 21!
First Responders Appreciation
Thank you to all who volunteered their time
and/or donated food for the annual "thank
you" breakfast and luncheon for first
responders on May 14. Much appreciated
by all. And, no snow this time!
►Click or tap for photos◄
Dr. Irene Todd Scholarship
►Click or tap for details◄
Thank you to all who donated to
the May 8 Pantry Sunday at St. Peter's.
The donations were delivered to the
St. John's and Friends
All are welcome
The next book selected to read and discuss
is The Cape Doctor by EJ Levy.
Margaret Ann Bulkley, born in Ireland circa
1789, adopted a male persona to become the
UK's first female-born doctor, taking the
name Dr. James Barry. Book will be discussed
at St. Peter's on May 22 during the Sunday School hour
beginning at 9:15 AM.
We will also select the next book to read
and discuss. Join us!
Enter the Bible
Luther Seminary has created a resource
called “Enter the Bible” to help people
understand scripture better. It breaks down
each book in the Bible and gives an overview
of its background and context.
It is free to
access and use. https://enterthebible.org/free-account-registration/.
Just a reminder that gift cards, including
Giant and Shop Rite, are available at
in-person worship. A percentage of
each gift card sold benefits St. John's.
Volunteers Needed at Hispanic Community
Hispanic Community Center on 4th Street,
Bethlehem, is in need of volunteers to help
distribute food on the 3rd Thursday and 3rd
Friday of the month. If you can help, please
contact Pastor Suzanne at St. John’s Windish
(610-868-3282). Thank you for sharing your
Do you have a family
member or friend who is
unable to attend in-church
worship, but would
welcome the opportunity
to share in the same
worship and sing the
same hymns as those
members in church? There
still are a few
"Bringing it Home"
tablets available and
learning how to use them
is easy. Please
call the church office
know anyone who would
benefit from a Bringing
It Home device.
"Steeples and Steel"
Will be back! Dates TBA.
"Steeples and Steel"
by Bill Valenti & Susan L. Vitez
Video at St. John's *
May 10, 2015
(Click or tap to view)
* Note: video might not play on older versions of