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Bishop Kevin’s Convention Address 2020

Full video of Bishop Kevin’s address to the 149th Convention of the Diocese of Bethlehem, in which he presents five emerging priorities for the diocese: 1) Vibrant and stable congregations 2) Racial justice and advocacy for the most vulnerable 3) Lay and clergy formation 4) Creating new faith communities 5) Diocesan partnerships. View more videos ...Read More

Convention 2020 Videos

Watch the full Diocesan Convention livestream recording on Facebook Opening Worship Bishop’s Address Envisioning Team Presentation: Convocations, Church Fellowships, & Ministry Fellowships Treasurer’s Report Resolution 1: Clergy Salary Schedule for 2021 Diocesan Budget Presentation Resolution 2: Diocesan Budget for 2021 New Hope Update from Kajo Keji Resolution 3: Diocesan Racial Justice and Reconciliation Task Force ...Read More

Virtual Rules of Order

Login information The Diocese shall send by e-mail the link and/or URL and codes necessary to connect to the Internet meeting service at least one week before the date set for Convention to: all clergy entitled to vote pursuant to Article V of the Constitution, and Title I, Canon 1, Section 1 of the Canons ...Read More

LGBTQ+ Stories from the Diocese

To celebrate the unique beauty and diversity LGBTQ+ Episcopalians bring to our branch of the Jesus Movement, and as the Lehigh Valley celebrates Pride 2020, some LGBTQ+ members of the Diocese of Bethlehem will share stories of their pride in faith and identity. Para celebrar la belleza y diversidad única que los Episcopales LGBTQ+ aportan ...Read More

Protocol for Celebration of the Eucharist

Protocol for Celebration of the Eucharist The Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem November 12, 2020 Due to the increased number of positive COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania, ALL INDOOR GATHERINGS ARE SUSPENDED EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 22. This is to ensure the health and safety of our people. Watch the Bishop’s message. Background:  Bishop Kevin acknowledges the desire of ...Read More

Phase II Guidelines

Guidance for Churches Entering Phase II Updated November 12, 2020 Due to the increased number of positive COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania, ALL INDOOR GATHERINGS ARE SUSPENDED EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 22. This is to ensure the health and safety of our people. Watch the Bishop’s message.  “I hereby command you: Be strong and courageous; do not be ...Read More