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Meet in Reading

After worshiping with MCCLV this coming Sunday, July 17 at 11:30am, meet up with MCCLV'ers in Reading at the Pride Festival: Jim Dietrich Park, 4899 Stoudts Ferry Bridge Road, Reading, PA 19605. Help the church share the good word about God's love for LGBT people (shifts available at MCCLV's booth through 6pm). 
Super Exciting News

Super exciting news: MCCLV will be featured at a Musikfest event hosted by the Bethlehem Interfaith Group. Titled "Music of Faith & Hope," MCCLV will join other faith communities in offering sacred music to lift one's soul and spirit. You won't want to miss it on Wednesday, August 10 @ 3:30pm at Payrow Plaza (10 East Church Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18018)
Lord, Teach Me to Pray

Learn more about developing a personal prayer practice with MCCLV TONIGHT, Tuesday, July 12 at 6pm online or 7pm in-person. Facilitated by Rev. Goudy, all welcome, always. Join online at:
Meeting ID: 876 0624 8826
Book Study Starts Soon

Are you a fan of Jesus or a follower of Jesus? Consider this question and others by joining MCCLV for a special seven-part book study on "Not a Fan" ("No Soy Fan" in Spanish) led by Rev. Randy D'Angelo. The study will begin Tuesday, July 19 @ 7pm and will be an online only class via Zoom. There are two free books available (in Spanish). See Rev. Goudy for a free copy or order online via booksellers like Amazon or Christianbook. For your calendars: The "Not a Fan" Book Study led by Rev. Randy D'Angelo will meet July 19, 26, August  2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 @ 7pm ET. Zoom ID:  876 0624 8826 or click here:

On July 16, 2022, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (☎️1-800-273-8255) will transition to an easy-to-remember, 3-digit number (☎️ 988). This represents an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen and expand the existing network of over 200 locally operated and funded crisis centers across the country. The Lifeline Suicide & Crisis Network is looking to bring on new volunteers and paid employees to answer calls, chats, and texts from people in crisis. All employees and volunteers receive training, apply today: Or read more about 988 at
Sign the Petition to End Solitary Confinement in Lehigh County Jail

Are you a resident of Lehigh County? Sign a petition to end solitary confinement in the Lehigh County Jail. You can sign the petition at MCCLV before or after Sunday worship. Or, go to one of the above locations to sign. The effort is sponsored and coordinated by the Lehigh Valley Stands Up organization.
This Week @ MCCLV

Online Centering Prayer 
Tuesday, July 12 @ 5pm ET
To receive the Zoom information, contact MCCLV's Minister for Administration, Ray Joseph, at

Online Adult Spiritual Formation
TONIGHT Tuesday, July 12 @ 6pm ET

Join online for a class facilitated by Rev. Goudy about prayer. Use this Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 876 0624 8826

In-Person Adult Spiritual Formation
TONIGHT Tuesday, July 12 @ 7pm

Join in-person in the Social Hall for a class facilitated by Rev. Goudy on prayer

Online Adult Spiritual Formation
Sunday, July 17 @ 10am ET

Join via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 851 1250 3116
Join in a sermon discussion led by Karl Steiner

In-Person & Online Inspirational Worship
Sunday, July 17 @ 11:30am ET

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

In-Person & Online Fellowship
Sunday, July 17 @ 12:30pm ET
Join in the church's entryway or, if online, stay on the broadcast and chat via the comments

In-Person Reading Pride Festival
Sunday, July 17 @ 11am-6pm
Join MCCLV at the Reading Pride Festival: 4899 Stoudts Ferry Bridge Road, Reading, PA 19605
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