MISSION

"The spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions."

-Henry Martyn

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES
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BAGGED LUNCH PROGRAM

The Bagged Lunch Program at

Christ Church UCC is managed by Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering and serves our street neighbors in the Bethlehem area every Saturday and Sunday of the year. Volunteer groups prepare and deliver bagged lunches and assist in distribution between the hours of 11:30am and 1:00pm.

 

For questions about volunteering, check out our website or

Facebook page.

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EMERGENCY SHELTER

Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering is a faith-based partnership that provides a network of care and hospitality for the homeless in our community. Overnight sheltering is provided during the

coldest months of the year--

December through March. 

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You can volunteer to prepare dinner

one evening during the week

or to stay over night.

Click the link below to visit the website and find out more information about volunteering.

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S.T.A.R.

“Serving To Aid and Restore”

S.T.A.R. serves those in need in our community by providing clothing and toiletries.​  We are currently open every Saturday between the hours of 11:00am and 1:00pm.

If you would like to donate your time, goods, or for more information, please contact Brian at 610-762-4849 or President@starbethlehempa.org.  

or check-out our Facebook page

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BOB RAPP JR.

PASTOR FOR MISSION

A 2013 Graduate of the Crossroads Lay Leadership Program at Moravian Theological Seminary, Bob first came to Christ Church in the summer of 2016, as a pastoral intern working toward licensed ministry in the UCC Church. He accepted the call to be the Pastor for Mission of Christ Church beginning October 7, 2018. His previous life endeavors were as a business owner and a truck driver specializing in hauling heavy equipment.  In recent years, his passion for homeless veterans led him to an outreach position with Hope for Veterans. Bob currently works as the Executive Director of Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering, Inc.

He and His wife Linda currently reside in Lower Saucon Township with their four four-legged children Charcoal, Shadow, Randi, and Dixie.  Between them they have six adult children, twenty-one grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Bob is at home in any garage or truck and loves rides on his Harley.