Breaking News: March 27, 2022. The three congregations have voted to approve their "blending" into one congregation. We pray that God will continue to guide us on our journey.

Welcome to The United Proclamation of the Gospel

God so loved...

Proclaiming God's love

One heart at a time!

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The UPG is a partnership of Lutheran congregations in Bethlehem proclaiming God's love one heart at a time.

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Worship Schedule

Weekly Worship

Upcoming Special Events

Saturday - 5:00 PM In person and Live Stream at St. Peter's every Saturday

Sunday - 9:15 AM


Sunday School - 8:30 AM

Worship and Sunday School location:               

           September - Light of Christ 

           October - St. John's Windish 

           November - St. Peter's 

            Locations, Contacts and Map

Beginning Sunday AM - Recording of Saturday Livestream: This site    

October 2 - Car Wash postponed again. Watch for more info.

October 9 - Harvest Home and
Pantry Sunday
October 9, 1:30 PM - CROP Hunger Walk

October 8, 9 - Unity team presentation rescheduled

Wednesdays, Oct. 5 through Nov. 2, 2:00-3:30 PM - Adult Bible Study - "A Stroll Through the Scrolls at St. Peter's Social Hall

October 23, 3:00 PM -
Organ Recital at St. Peter's 

December 7 - Christmas Ingathering.
 See info here

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Unity Team presentation for last weekend was cancelled. The Unity Team co-chairs will be making a presentation this Saturday and Sunday, October 8th and 9th during the service. All are invited to attend. We will be updating the congregations on our progress, our current status, and our next step. There will be time for questions and answers during Sunday's presentation.


Thank you!

Joe Bleier \ Nancy Kostas \ Kevin Remaly

Unity Team co-chairs


Pastor Dan Brettell has reserved 100 Iron Pigs tickets for Friday, July 8th; game time at 7:05 PM. The tickets are $11.00 each, and are on the third base side of the Ball Park in sections 118 and 119. If you are interested in buying a ticket, please call your church office.

What's New?

Due to the current increase in infection rates, we are now recommending that masks should be worn during all in-person activities. Windows will also remain open during worship services,
so be prepared for cooler temperature.

UPG (including St. John's Windish) Master Calendar is now online!

Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton's September article:  We are woven together

Striders - Walking and Fellowship continues

GWOH and SAM is now BAM -

Blessed Angels in Ministry

Gift Cards for Thanksgiving Baskets

The Path to Unity, See a summary of the August 21 meeting of the Unity Team by clicking the above link.

New Unity Team subcommittee:


In-Person Worship now at St. Peter's
every Saturday at 5:00 PM. This worship is
also live streamed on Facebook

“God loves us beyond comprehension, and we cannot diminish Divine love.”

Meditations for youth and adults

© 2020 Carol Dean Henn 

St. John's Windish Lutheran Church

Used with permission

Wed Oct 05 2022


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We are becoming
Blessed Trinity Lutheran Church

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