With everyone well-rested from summer vacation, we have a busy month ahead of us. If you are interested in any of the events, click on the links provided or contact the church for further details.

  • Weekly events:
    • Sunday Morning Adult Electives – Three studies are currently offered for adults during the Sunday School hour: 
      • One Hour One Book – video teaching by Pastor Randy Smith covering Old Testament books, facilitated by Pastor Larry Humberd
      • Book of James – study of the Book of James, facilitated by David Ross
      • Ladies Reading Group – Grace Awakening by Charles Swindoll, facilitated by JoAnn VanBilliard.
    • 1st Principles StudyParticipation In The Mission of The Church, starting Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm, facilitated by Pastor Larry Humberd.
    • Men’s Prayer Group – Wednesday’s at 6:30 am, facilitated by Mike O’Hare.
    • Women’s Prayer Group – Wednesday’s at 7:10 pm, facilitated by Lesle O’Hare.
    • Ladies Reading Group – Thursday’s at 9:30 am, currently reading Choosing Gratitude by Nancy Lee DeMoss, facilitated by Carolyn Hill.

International Students

Beginning in September 2017 – 18 to 20 something:  A gathering for young adults. Dates and time to be announced.


September 15, 2017 – Friday Nite Lite:  Dinner for all. For adults, it’s a movie date night! Going to see the movie Because of Gracia, a movie that will make you laugh, cry and think! The movie has earned 3 Christian Film Festival Nominations. The movie will be showing at the Carmike theater at 7:00 pm. If you would like to participate, go online and order your tickets. Call Bright Hope at 610-821-4000 ext 222. Boys and girls will enjoy a program just for them right here at the church! Parents can drop off the kids for dinner at 5:30 pm.  Mom and Dad have the choice, eat at the church or at a restaurant then go to movie. Please contact the church so food can be planned accordingly.

September 16, 2017 – International Friendship Picnic – Join people from churches in the Lehigh Valley with college and university students at Saucon Park for an evening of food and fun starting at 4:30 pm.

September 20, 2017The Art of Marriage:  A six week study. Meets at 7:00 pm. Location to be determined.

September 20, 2017 Active Seniors:  Meet at the church at 11:30 am for fellowship and lunch.

Bright HopeSeptember 22, 2017 Bright Hope Pregnancy Centers:  “Gala of Hope” Annual fund-raising event at Palace Center. Dinner with special guest Michael Card.

September 23, 2017 – Men’s Breakfast:  Men, meet at the church at 7:30 am for breakfast and an introduction to a new Men’s Accountability Ministry.  This new growth group is looking for men who will “Fight for your families, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your homes” (see Nehemiah 4:14).  All men are invited!

September 23, 2017 – LVGBC Work Day:  Starts at 9:00 am.  There is indoor and outdoor work to be done around the church.

September 24, 2017 – Looking Back on Haiti:  This summer a few people went to Haiti on a mission trip.  This evening, at 6:00 pm, they will be sharing their experiences and photos.

October 1, 2017 – Fall Communion:  Come join us for our fall communion at 6:00 pm.  We hold a three-fold communion including foot washing, a love feast, and the bread and cup.

October 3, 2017 – MOMS:  Next meeting of our Military families support group at 7:00 pm.