First Presbyterian Church of Allentown

Address: 3231 Tilghman Street
Allentown, PA 18104
Phone: 610-395-3781
Fax: 610-398-2191
Email:

Mission:

Mission at First Presbyterian includes:

Providing advocacy and activity in the region in areas such as housing, hunger, criminal justice, poverty issues, peacemaking and education.

Establishing a task force to address the needs of those most closely affected by recent changes in welfare legislation.

Partnering actively with Habitat for Humanity, Bread for the World and a variety of other local organizations.

Supporting a service center for those of Middle Eastern background arriving in the community, a population with whom the congregation has a long-standing and special relationship.

Supporting a transitional home for female offenders and their families.

Assisting refugee families resettling in the Lehigh Valley community.

Offering our facilities as a means of support for a number of community groups.

Making available financial support for mission at the local, Presbytery, Synod and General Assembly levels.

Initiating new ministries on a regular basis.

Sustaining worldwide covenant relationships with congregations in Scotland and the Middle East.

Supporting special interest missionaries in Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Nicaragua, Egypt, Argentina and Brazil.

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