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Jim Thorpe

Monday, April 12, 2010

Fire company meeting

Members of the Phoenix Fire Company will meet in the company hall on Tuesday, April 13, at 7 p.m.

Bereavement group

The bereavement group sponsored by St. Joseph's Church, will begin meeting on Monday evenings, starting this evening, in the Brogan Room of the church. The group will be from 7-8:30 on Monday evenings until May 24.

If you have any questions or wish more information contact the parish office, at (570) 325-3731.

Community supper

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Holy Week Services

The following local churches have announced their services for Holy Week.

St. John's Lutheran Church, South Ave., Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. with the Rite of First Holy Communion and the stripping of the altar. Good Friday service at 2 p.m. There will be no service on Saturday and only one service, on Easter Sunday, that being at 10:30 a.m.

Monday, March 29, 2010

The Fairview Hose Co No. 2 Social club Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 3 at 2:30 p.m. on the Fire Company grounds at 9th and North Streets Jim Thorpe.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Community Supper

St. Mark's/St. John's Episcopal Church, monthly free community supper will be held on Sunday, March 28, from 4-6 p.m. The committee has planned an Easter ham dinner for this month.

Holy Week services

Monday, March 22, 2010

Ecumenical service

The Jim Thorpe Ministerium will host a Lenten service on Tuesday, March 23, at the Immaculate Conception Church, West Broadway, at 7 p.m.

Samuel R. Zeiser, Lutheran Church Bishop and native of Jim Thorpe, will deliver the sermon. Bishop Zeiser was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Heights, and is the son of Mrs. Mildred Zeiser of town.

The service is open to all denominations of the community.

Easter dinner

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Children's author

to visit Dimmick

Robb Taylor, a multitalented musician and children's book author, will be at the Dimmick Library Annex at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 20, to talk about and sign copies of his two children's books: "The Tale of the Easter Bunny" and "Mr. Mischief."

The first book tells the story of how Fuzzy Bunny became our beloved Easter Bunny, and in it lies a lesson for children to be kind to animals.

The second book is a Halloween story that teaches children about prejudice and why is it wrong.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Touchdown Club

The Jim Thorpe Olympian Touchdown Club will meet on Wednesday, March 17, at 6 p.m. in the commons area of the high school. Parents, friends and relatives of participants of the local football program are invited to attend the monthly meetings and help plan for the upcoming football season. There is a need of help with fundraising projects, weekly dinners, etc., all of which benefit the young men of the program.

Friends of the Library

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Jim Thorpe High School PTSA and the High School Senior class are partnering up on Saturday, April 24 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. to run a community day event at the Jim Thorpe High School.

The PTSA will be hosting a Health and Safety event that will provide valuable health-related information for all ages. There will be giveaways and costume characters for the kids. Please feel free to spread the word.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Food Pantry

The Shepherd House Food Pantry at Ebenezer E. C. Church will be open on Saturday, March 13 from 9 a.m. to noon. Recipients must reside within the Jim Thorpe School District. The pantry is located at 441 Center Avenue in Jim Thorpe.

Call (570) 325-2855 for more information or to volunteer.

Services Changed

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Service changes

St. Mark's/St. John's Episcopal Church, Race Street, has announced the following changes for the worship services. Due to the St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday, the Sunday, 9:30 a.m. service has been changed to Saturday at 6:30 p.m. There will be a service on Sunday at 8 a.m. in the chapel.

Touchdown Club