Nativity Cathedral
Cathedral Church of the Nativity
321 Wyandotte Street • Bethlehem, PA 18015
Phone: 610-865-0727


Nativity Cathedral
Better Buy Thrift Shop
Connie Gilbert, coordinator: Located in the undercroft of Nativity is the Better Buy Thrift Shop. This is an ecumenical ministry that sells used clothes, provides clothes at no cost to those in need, and uses earnings from this ministry to fund programs for youth in South Bethlehem. Parishioners are very active as volunteers in this ministry. Donations accepted whenever the Thrift Shop is open. No electronics or furniture accepted.

Bethlehem Emergency Shelter
Rodney Conn, coordinator: During winter months, this group prepares meals & offers support to those needing lodging at the Bethlehem Shelter for men & women.
Bethlehem Emergency Shelter

Refugee Resettlement
This group helped to resettle a family and continues to guide them to independent living in the United States.

New Bethany Ministries
Marc Rittle, Ex. Director: A faith-based non-profit agency that provides services for homeless families, permanent housing for low-income individuals, and a daily soup kitchen for residents and anyone in need. New Bethany Ministries

Soup Kitchen
Ray Vernon, coordinator: The first Tuesday of each month our volunteers cook noon dinner at the New Bethany Meal Center kitchen.

New Hope/Kajo Keji Partnership
A partnership outreach ministry of the Diocese of Bethlehem with the Diocese of Kajo Keji, Sudan.

Daughters of the King
Jody Lynn Porterfield, coordinator: An international episcopal order for women who adopt a rule of life of prayer and service in support of their parish priest, church, community and the world.

Pastoral Care Team
Laura Drum, coordinator: This team visits elderly and shut-in parishioners sharing Christ’s joy.

Yarns of Love
Sally Snyder, coordinator: Fellowship for those who wish to keep their hands busy and show their gifts through works of art with yarn. Yarns of Love is a ministry of Cathedral and community knitters, crocheters and sewers who provide handmade prayer shawls, baby blankets, hats, scarves, mittens, walker bags and other items to parishioners, family members, friends and organizations.Experienced people and anyone interested in learning gather in Sayre Hall dining room on the second and fourth weeks of the month on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 pm and Wednesday afternoons from 12:15 to 3:15 pm. Lessons and supplies are provided for beginners.

ShareCare Faith in Action
Carol Yale, coordinator: A non-profit network of trained volunteers who provide compassionate, practical services to enhance the dignity, independence and quality of life for elderly and those with special needs.
ShareCare Faith in Action

Nativity Cathedral
321 Wyandotte Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Phone: 610-865-0727
Fax: 610-865-0447