Lansford

Church news

Grace Community Church of Lansford will hold Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. this Sunday. The Worship Service will take place at 11 a.m.

Those who need a ride to Sunday Services should call the church at (570) 645-2212 by 9 a.m. on Sunday to be picked up by the church van.

Bible Study will take place at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The Ladies Addiction Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday; the Men's Addiction Group will meet at 8:45 p.m.

On Thursday the Youth Group, for ages 11-18, will meet at 6 p.m. Anyone needing a ride to the Youth Group meeting can call the church by 4:30 on Thursday to be picked up by the church van.

Grace Community Church is located at 15 W. Ridge St. For more information go to www.gcclansford.org.

Coaldale

Movie night

C.H.O.S.E. will be hosting its first free movie in the park for the season on Friday at the Coaldale Complex park.

The stand will be open at 7:30 p.m. and the movie will start at dusk. All children will receive a free hot dog, drink and popcorn.

First Congregational Church

Morning Worship will be held at First Congregational Church at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 10, with Sunday School at 10 a.m.

A Father's Day service will be presented at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 17, followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m.

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be held at First Congregational Church, Ruddle Street, Coaldale, Monday through Friday, July 9-13. Classes will be held daily from 6-8 p.m. Students ages 3 to those finishing grade 11 are welcome to attend the sessions. The theme is "Adventures on Promise Island Where Kids Discover God's Lifesaving Love!"

Bible lessons, crafts, snacks and song practice are on the agenda.

To register for Vacation Bible School, please call (570) 645-9426 as soon as possible so materials can be prepared.

Flag ceremony

The Coaldale American Legion, the Sons of the American Legion and the Coaldale Volunteer Fire Company #1 will combine forces to conduct a Flag Retirement Ceremony on June 16. The ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. at the rear of the fire station on High Street.

Anyone with old, frayed or torn flags, who wishes to dispose of them properly, may bring their flags with them that day or take them to the fire station, where there will be a drop off vehicle.

Refreshments will be available. Donations will be accepted to replace flags, poles and brackets that were destroyed for the second time in two years.