Memorial service for Shirley Dyer is Friday, March 23 at FPCB

March 20th, 2018|

We extend our condolences to the family of Shirley Shine Dyer, 85, loving wife of Alexander P. “Pat” Dyer, who passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospice in Bethlehem, surrounded by her loving family. Shirley and Pat shared over 63 […]

Lehigh Presbytery News article about J.C.’s installation

March 19th, 2018|

Hundreds filled the sanctuary on Sunday March 4, 2018, as more than 35 clergy processed to begin the installation service of the Reverend J.C. Austin as pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem. The afternoon was filled with smiles and tears […]

Holy Week

March 10th, 2018|

Samuel Plank Memorial Service Pastoral Sermon

March 10th, 2018|

Delivered by the Rev. J.C. Austin: "There’s an old proverb that says, 'a good beginning makes a good ending.'” It means that, generally in life, when we start something with good intentions and good preparation, and then follow through on those plans well, the end result that we intended flows naturally from all that hard work in the beginning. And there’s truth in that. But clearly, that is not always the case, because if it was, we would not be here.

Our sincere sympathy for the family of Samuel Plank

March 7th, 2018|

Samuel Kenneth Plank, 18, of Saucon Valley, died on March 5, 2018. He was born September 27, 1999 in Toledo, Ohio; son of Andrew and Tina Lee (Paige) Plank.

Sam was a 2017 graduate of Saucon Valley High School where he was member of the stage […]

Our heartfelt condolences for the family of Donna Jean Wagner

March 7th, 2018|

Donna Jean “DJ” Wagner, 56, of Catasauqua, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family after a courageous 2 year battle with colon cancer. She was the loving companion of Ron Diehl. Born in Bethlehem, […]

Church closed because of weather conditions

March 6th, 2018|

The Church will be closed on Wednesday, March 7  because of the wintry conditions. Hopefully the church will reopen on Thursday morning, and regular office hours will resume. If not, we will make another announcement. In the meantime, stay home and stay safe!

LVC Concert Choir to perform at FPCB March 23

March 5th, 2018|

The Lebanon Valley College (LVC) Concert Choir, a 60-member ensemble conducted by Dr. Matthew Erpelding, will perform at First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, 2344 Center Street, on Friday, March 23 at 7:30 PM. as part of its 82nd Annual Spring Tour. The theme for the 2018 LVC Concert Choir tour is “Welcome to the […]

A Message from the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson

February 28th, 2018|

Family Lenten Supper and Table Talk series each Thursday through March 29

February 26th, 2018|

Experience the Psalms through lively, inter-generational discussions around the table during our Lenten Supper and Table Talk series Thursdays, February 22 through March 29 from 6:00-7:15 PM in Fellowship Hall. Each Thursday through Lent will feature a simple potluck meal (salad, bread, dessert) and a short devotion suitable for children and adults. Come to […]