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Gather at the River

MCCLV’s Annual Retreat will be held in-person on Saturday, June 11 from 11am to 3pm at the home of Jeff & Ray Joseph on the banks of the Lehigh River. Enjoy a time of fun and fellowship with church folks! To RSVP and receive more information, write to Minister for Administration, Ray Joseph at
Save the Date

Save the Date! MCCLV's 2022 Tricky Tray Basket Raffle is about six months away on Saturday, November 5. The Tricky Tray Planning Team is meeting monthly and needs helpers: donation solicitors, proofreaders, decoration builders, photographers, video editors and many other tasks. Contact MCCLV's Fundraising Chair, Lisa Engle, to help out:
Pride Planning

Are you interested in serving God by spreading the good news at multiple Pride festivals this summer? 
  • June 5: Pocono Pride
  • July 17: Reading Pride
  • August 21: Lehigh Valley Pride
  • TBD: Easton Pride
Join in planning a great Pride season for MCCLV. Meet in-person following the worship service on Sunday, May 8. For more information, contact MCCLV's Minister for Outreach & Justice, Bam Noriega, at
1st Saturday Service

Enjoy MCCLV's 1st Saturday Worship coming up soon on Saturday, May 7 @ 7pm. 1st Saturday Worship is in a screen-free, unplugged setting with worshipers using hymnals. All welcome, always.
Community Day of Prayer

The Bethlehem Interfaith Group is hosting a Community Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 5 at 4pm at Payrow Plaza (10 East Church Street, Bethlehem, PA). Faith leaders from a diversity of backgrounds, including MCCLV's Rev. Goudy, will be present to offer prayers in support of the community. All are warmly welcome, the event is free and open to the public. 
Upcoming Classes 

MCCLV is hosting a two-part adult spiritual formation series in May. Part one is "Christian Teaching on Alcohol" and it meets on Tuesday, May 10 at 6pm ET via Zoom or in-person at the church at 7pm. Part two is "Christian Teaching on Gambling" and it meets on Tuesday, May 17 also at 6pm ET via Zoom or in-person at the Church at 7pm. Facilitated by Rev. Goudy, the classes are free and open to the public, no registration is needed. The Zoom ID is 876 0624 8826 and the church is located at 1401 Greenview Drive in Bethlehem (18018).
This Week @ MCCLV

Online Centering Prayer 
Tuesday, May 3 @ 5pm ET
To receive the Zoom information, contact MCCLV's Minister for Administration, Ray Joseph, at

Online Adult Spiritual Formation
TONIGHT Tuesday, May 3 @ 6pm ET

Join in a viewing party of "The Chosen" via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 876 0624 8826

In-Person Adult Spiritual Formation
TONIGHT Tuesday, May 3 @ 7pm

Meet in the social hall to watch "The Chosen"

In-Person Community Day of Prayer
Thursday, May 5 @ 4pm

Meet at Payrow Plaza (10 East Church Street in Bethlehem)

In-Person 1st Saturday Service
Saturday, May 7 @ 7pm

Join in the sanctuary

Online Adult Spiritual Formation
Sunday, May 8 @ 10am ET

Join via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 851 1250 3116

In-Person Children's Ministry
Sunday, May 8 @ 11:30am

For more information, contact Children's Ministry Coordinator Tirsa Rothman at 484-202-0149

In-Person & Online Inspirational Worship
Sunday, May 8 @ 11:30am ET

Join on site or via the church's Facebook page:

In-Person & Online Fellowship
Sunday, May 8 @ 12:30pm ET
Join in the church's entryway or, if online, stay on the broadcast and chat via the comments
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