What We Do - Our Outreach Efforts

Donations For St. Andrew's Missions

Donate to St. Andrew's Through the Bethlehem Diocese

Click on the logo for the Bethlehem Diocese and you will be taken to a page on their website for donations. Just scroll down to "Parishes" and look for St. Andrew's - Allentown.

 

This is a secure site for donations. Any contributions you make to our missions will be greatly appreciated! 

 

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Pennsylvania Ave. Interfaith Food Pantry

The Pennsylvania Avenue Interfaith Food Pantry (PAIFP) at St. Andrew's to serve needy families in our area.

 

The food pantry is open on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 6 PM-8 PM - except for church holidays. Designed to supplement Bethlehem's West End Food Bank, we depend upon donations and volunteers to meet our goals. St. Andrew's partners with several other area churches to fulfill this mission.

 

Volunteers are needed for about 2 hours on the first and third Thursday mornings o the month to help unload deliveries from Second Harvest Food Bank and to stock shelves. Volunteers are also needed to help hand out food on the first and third  Wednesday nights of the month.

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Bethlehem Winter Emergency Shelter

Every year since 2009, St. Andrew's opens our church to serve as an overnight shelter for Bethlehem's homeless from the beginning of December to the end of March.

 

St. Andrew's, along with 12 other churches provide shelter each winter to the homeless. Friday nights is our night to provide shelter, a place to sleep, dinner, breakfast , and companionship to or guests.

 

Beginning in December 2017, the shelter for men and women was moved to a single location, United Church of Christ at Market and Center streets. St. Andrew's is responsible for the first and third Friday nights and Saturday mornings. We provide a meal, overnight presence, and a light breakfast for approximately 70 guests.

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Victory House of Lehigh Valley

Victory House is a residential non-profit organization located on the south side of Bethlehem. Through its programs and support efforts, it helps homeless men, many of them veterans, return to productive lives in the community.

 

Our volunteers prepare and serve a home-cooked meal the first Saturday of every month at this shelter. We usually serve around twenty men.

 

Contact The Rev. Lane Purdue to volunteer a meal or for more information. 

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CROP Hunger Walk 

  

Every October, volunteers from St. Andrew's participate in the annual CROP Walk in Bethlehem, PA. This event raises funds for those in need in our community, provides disaster relief, and aid to refugees world-wide.

 

If you would like to walk or be a sponsor in the Bethlehem CROP Hunger Walk see the CROP Walk page for more information about this event or call The Rev. Lane Perdue.

 

More information can be found here.

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Contact Us

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

1900 Pennsylvania Ave.

Allentown, PA 18109-3187

 

The Rev. T. Scott Allen

gambaguy@gmail.com

610-865-3603

 

For general inquiries,

please email the Administrative Asst.

saec@ptd.net

 

Or use our contact form.

WEEKLY SERVICES

8 AM and 10:30 AM on Sundays

All are welcome!

Office Hours

Our office hours are from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

 

However, if you leave a an email or phone message at any time, we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Ministers of the Parish

The Rt. Rev. Kevin Nichols

Bishop

 

The Rev. T. Scott Allen

Rector

 

The Rev. Dr. R. Jane Williams

Assisting Priest

 

The Rev. John Marcantonio,

Assisting Pries

 

The Rev. Abraham Valaith

Assisting Priest

 

Sandy Evans

Organist/ Choir Director

 

Mark Shipman,

Finance Committee Chair

 

Marlene Yocum,

Administrative Assistant

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This is the St. Andrew's QR code which is on our Sunday church bulletin.

 

Scanning it with a Smartphone will lead you to this website.

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Donate to St. Andrew's online! It is safe and easy to do.

  • Just click here and you'll be taken to the Diocese of Bethlehem's donation page.

 

  • Scroll down under "parishes" and look for "St. Andrew's - Allentown"

 

If you would like to know what's going on throughout the diocese, you can like the Diocese's new Facebook page.

 

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