Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold fifth Sunday of Easter worship at 9 a.m. Sunday which will include baptism of an infant girl. Interim minister is the Rev. Donald Hayn. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.
Sunday School Power Hour begins at 10:15 a.m. for ages 3 through adult. The final classes will meet May 12 before the summer break.
A Mother-Daughter Brunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Luther Hall. This is a free event. RSVP to the church office in advance at (610) 377-4303.
Jack and Jill Pre-School is a ministry of Trinity, located next to the church at 230 Iron ST. Registration for the 2013-14 school year is now open. Contact Jack and Jill Pre-School at (610) 377-6562 or at www.JackandJillLehighton.org for more information.
The Northeastern PA. Synod Bike for World Hunger will take place at the Bob Rodale Fitness and Cycling Park, west of Mosser Road, Trexlertown, on May 18. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The event begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. Contact the church office at (610) 377-4303 for a sponsor sheet to benefit the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) World Hunger Appeal. Participants are welcome.
Applications for scholarships for 2013 Nursing and Higher Education are now available in the church office. Graduating seniors from Lehighton High School (applicants from other Carbon County school will be considered) may apply. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church Council secretary Sharon Ace was chased out of her Ocher Street home by a fire April 9. Her home is declared a total loss. The congregation has set up an account at PNC Bank for those who wish to assist Sharen during this time of transition/rebuilding. Donations can be taken to the Lehighton PNC branches at either 154 S. First St. or 1279 Blakeslee Blvd. Any check that is received at the church office on Sharen's behalf will be deposited to the PNC account. The name of the account is " Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church – Sharen Ace Fire Fund". Sharen is staying temporarily with a relative.
Looking ahead is Community Vacation Bible School June 16 to 20 (6:30 8:30 p.m.) for youngsters ages 3 to grade six. The theme: "Everywhere Fun Fair. Where God's World Comes Together". Call the church office to register your child's age in advance.