Democrats to meet

The Eastern Schuylkill Democrats will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25, at the East End Fire Company on East Broad Street. The main topics for discussion will be new officers, scheduling of events and the upcoming primary elections.

The meeting is open to the public.

YMCA news

The Tamaqua YMCA is now accepting registrations for youth swim lessons and for a youth soccer skills clinic.

For more information, or to register, call (570) 668-2903.

Registration forms are also available at the Y welcome center, located in the former Jamesway Shopping Plaza.

St. John Lutheran

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

Also this Sunday, classes for First Holy Communion will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Activities for next week include: Wednesday, midweek Lenten service at 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church; Thursday, angel choir rehearsal at 6 p.m., shepherd choir meets at 6:30 p.m., chancel/adult choir rehearses at 7:30 p.m., property committee meets at 7 p.m.

Calvary Methodist

The Rev. Dr. Edward Bean will officiate at the 10:25 a.m. service Sunday in Calvary Evangelical United Methodist Church in the Lewistown Valley. Sunday school for all ages will be held at 9:15 a.m.

Also on Sunday, a time of praise, worship and Bible study will be held at 6:30 p.m.

Lenten services will be held next Wednesday at Salem United Methodist Church, Drehersville. The evening will begin with a song fellowship, at 7:15 p.m, with a service at 7:30 p.m.

First Methodist

The Rev. James Cavallero will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in First United Methodist Church. The service will include a children's message, which will be offered by Marge Kropp, followed by children's Sunday school. Adult Sunday school classes are held at 9:30 a.m.

Also this Sunday, the Easter Passion Play "Born For This" will be presented at 6 p.m.

Activities for next week will include: Tuesday, quilters meet at 9:30 a.m., pot luck supper at 6 p.m., Bible study session at 7 p.m.; Wednesday, chancel choir rehearses at 7 p.m.

St. Peter's Union

The Rev. Cheryl Moore will officiate at the 9 a.m. worship service this Sunday in St. Peter's Union Church, Mantzville. The Sunday school class will meet at 10:15 a.m.

Also on Sunday, the church board meets at 10:45 a.m., Confirmation class will meet at 1 p.m., youth group scavenger hunt at 4 p.m., Daisies, Brownies and Cub Scouts will meet at 6 p.m.

Activities for next week include: Monday, called to care committee meets at 6 p.m.; Wednesday, women's association meets at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, prayer group meets at 4:45 p.m.

The choirs rehearse on Thursdays. Next week's schedule will include: cherubs at 6:30 p.m., junior choir at 7 p.m.; senior choir at 7:30 p.m.