Class of 1978

The Tamaqua Area High School Class of 1978 will hold a Birthday Bash on Sept. 25 in celebration of its 50th anniversary reunion. The party will be held at the West Penn Rod and Gun Club, beginning at 1 p.m.

Festivities will include a pig roast, two live bands, food and refreshments, and a D.J.

All class members are welcome to attend. For more information, call (570) 645-2898.

St. John's Lutheran

The Rev. Phyllis Wolford will officiate at the 9:15 a.m. worship service this Sunday in St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Sunday school and Confirmation classes will meet at 10:30 a.m.

Activities for next week will include: Monday, Social Ministry, Stewardship and Evangelism Committees will all meet at 6:30 p.m.

The choirs rehearse on Thursdays: Chimes at 5:30 p.m.; Angel Choir at 6 p.m.; Shepherds at 6:15 p.m.; and Praise at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for the 175 anniversary dinner are now available. The dinner will be held Oct. 24.

Recovery help

"Celebrate Recovery" sessions are held every Friday, 7-9 p.m., at New Life Assembly of God Church, 407 Schuylkill Ave. Anyone who needs help recovering is welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Phil at (570) 645-4453 or Drew at (484) 629-3025.

Primitive Methodist

The Rev. Rodney Hall will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Primitive Methodist Church. The service will include a children's sermon. Nursery care is available. Sunday school classes will be held at 9:30 a.m.

First Steps, a support group for mothers of young children, meets the first Tuesday of each month, from 6-8 p.m., at the church.

Democrats to meet

The Eastern Schuylkill Democrats will meet Monday, at 7:30 p.m., at the East End Fire Company.