First Congregational Church

Morning Worship will take place at 9 a.m. Sunday, April 29, at First Congregational Church, 123 East Ruddle St., followed by Sunday School at 10 a m.

The Women's Class will gather for its annual Mother's Day event at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in the church hall. Please note the earlier-than-usual meeting time.

The church's nursing home ministry team will visit St. Luke's Miner's Geriatric Department, Coaldale, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, followed by a visit to MapleShade, Nesquehoning, at 1:30 p.m.

Choir rehearsal will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2.

On Sunday, May 6, Morning Worship will be at 9 a.m. and Sunday School at 10 a.m.

Vacation Bible School

Registrations are currently being accepted for First Congregational Church's Vacation Bible School scheduled for 6-8 p.m. July 9-13. Youths between the ages of 3 and 18 are invited to participate.

On the VBS agenda are Bible lessons, crafts, group singing, and refreshments.

At the conclusion, a program will be held in the church followed by a social hour in the church hall, where parents and friends can view the work completed by the students.

To register, please call (570) 645-9426.

To pay respects

Members of the Women's Class of First Congregational Church, Coaldale, will meet at 6:40 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the Gulla Funeral Home, 130 E. Ridge St., Coaldale, to pay final respects to deceased class member, Thelma Martinec.