Lenten Bible Study

Effort United Methodist Church's pastor will host a six-week Lenten Bible Study entitled, Final Words from the Cross. The study will be held each Wednesday, from March 5 through April 9, in Wesley Hall.

Soup & salad will be served from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m., with the study running from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. A sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center. Today is the last day to register.

Lenten services will be held on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. following the Bible Study, commencing with Ash Wednesday, March 5.

Violence awareness

The Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville will host a program on Teen Dating: Violence Awareness at 6:30 p.m. today. For more information call the library at 570-992-7934.

West End GOP

The West End Republican Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at Luna Rosa Restaurant on Route 209 in Gilbert instead of the traditional Tuesday evening meeting. Those interested in having a pre-meeting dinner should meet at 6 p.m.

Parent info night

Pleasant Valley Middle School eighth to ninth grade Parent Information Night will be held at 7 o'clock tonight in the high school auditorium.

PV School Board

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m., Thursday in the district office in Brodheadsville.

Monroe Seniors

The West End group, meeting at Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville, meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

Saturday service

Zion Lutheran Church, Brodheadsville, will hold its monthly Saturday evening worship service for at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Contemporary service

Weekly Saturday evening Contemporary worship services at Effort UMC, led by Ken Edwards, will be at 6 p.m., beginning March 1.

The church is looking forward to having the official contemporary service become an integral part of the worship and of the vision for EUMC. For questions or details contact Edwards at hishands@ptd.net.

Chestnuthill supervisors

The Chestnuthill Township Board of Supervisors will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, at the township municipal building on Route 715

Volunteers honor event

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church volunteers are to be feted at a Mardi Gras Volunteer Appreciation Extravaganza from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, in McCawley Hall.

The church wants to thank them for all they do for the parish. Anyone who has volunteered in any of the church ministries: organizations, choirs, ministers, altar servers, etc. throughout the year, is invited to join in for a special night of recognition and appreciation.

Ash Wednesday service

McMichaels UMC, on White Church Road in McMichaels, will hold an Ash Wednesday worship service at 7 p.m., March 5, with the Imposition of Ashes during the service. All are welcome.