We are—

  • Lutheran, one of 278 congregations of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod, part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
  • A wide variety of people—many ages, cultures, and lifestyles
  • Involved in the life of our community—particularly Central-west Allentown, McKinley Elementary School, and the arts and culture of our unique neighborhood
  • Making a positive difference in the lives and futures of children and families through our emphasis on literacy and music
  • Blended with St. Stephen Lutheran Church as of May 2012 to form St. Stephen Outreach Center, a ministry of Christ Lutheran Church to better serve our community
  • Proud to have 19 rostered leaders (pastors, associates in ministry, diaconal ministers, deaconesses) as members of our congregation—some retired, some actively employed—all playing a unique role in our ministry
  • Members of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce

Lutherans believe— ELCA_25art_PMS124

  • God’s love is unconditionally guaranteed—a promise for life!
  • The Bible is God’s Word for us—our guide for living in the world today.
  • We are all both saints and sinners—imperfect, but forgiven.
  • The gospel is unchanging—God’s Word revealed in Jesus Christ.
  • The church is ever reforming—responding to a changing world.
  • We are called to minister in our daily lives—at work, at home, at play.


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