Democrats to meet

The Eastern Schuylkill Democrat Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 27. The meeting will be held at the Hang Loose, 300 E. Broad St., Tamaqua.

The club will then meet the fourth Monday of every month, also at the Hang Loose.

New members are always welcome.

Christmas trees

The Borough of Tamaqua's Street Department will be collecting discarded Christmas trees throughout January. Residents are to place their trees curbside on their regular trash collection days.

Trees will be collected as time and weather permit.

Trees must be free of all tinsel and decorations. Residents are also asked to remove any plastic bags from the trees.

Trees may also be dropped off behind the Tamaqua Borough Garage, at 421 rear E. Broad St.

No trees will be collected after Jan. 31.

St. Peter's Union

Sunday worship services are held at 9 a.m. in St. Peter's Union Church, Mantzville. This Sunday's service will be followed by a meeting of the church board at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school classes meet at 10:15 a.m.

Also this Sunday, the Confirmation class will meet at 11:30 a.m.; Daisies, Brownies and Scouts meet at 6 p.m.

Activities for next week will include: Tuesday, Women's Association of St. Peter's meets at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, prayer group meets at 4:45 p.m., junior choir practices at 7 p.m. and senior choir meets at 7:30 p.m.

The annual Congregational meeting will be held during the 9 a.m. worship service on Jan. 26.

Zion's Stone Church

The Rev. Michael Frost will officiate at the 9 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Zion's Stone Church in West Penn Township. Sunday school classes are held at 10:30 a.m.

A Bible study session is held from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Thursday.