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Palmerton - Lehighton

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Trinity happenings

Sunday worship at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. 3rd St. begins at 9 a.m. Guest pastor, the Rev. Diane Kareha, presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

A reminder: The Rev. Nancy Moore is the "designated pastor" at Trinity. Those desiring spiritual services such as baptisms or weddings are asked to contact the church office at 610-377-4303 for an appointment in order to meet with Rev. Moore when she is available on Fridays.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Community meal

A free community meal will be served from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton.

Family Reunion

The Smith Family Reunion will be held on Sunday, July 27, at St. Matthew's Church grove, Kunkletown.

Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., and the program will be at 1:30 p.m.

Enjoy an afternoon of activities, including games and cakewalk.

Senior center

The Palmerton Senior Center will be closed Wednesday for a trip to the Pines Dinner Theater.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Bethany E.C. Church

Sunday worship with the Rev. Jeff Stansbury, pastor, will take place at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m. Classes are for all ages, including adults.

Ladies Bible study is Tuesday at 10 a.m..

Pryer meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Wrapped in Prayer Ministry is 7 p.m. Friday.

The church is located on North Street in Lehighton.

Trinity happenings

Sunday worship with Holy Communion at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St. is at 9 a.m. Baptism for a baby girl is included during the worship time.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Holy Trinity happenings

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, will hold worship services at 9 a.m., Sunday. The service will include Holy Communion. A council meeting will be held at 7 p.m.

Bear Creek Camp, Day Camp, will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., July 28-Aug. 1 for ages 5-11.

Plans are under way for Pastor Paul's farewell/retirement celebration. The event will be held at noon Aug. 3 in the Sunshine Room. RSVP by July 27 by calling the church office at 610-826-2524 or send email to htlcoppa@ptd.net.

Park concert

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Outdoor service

People's EC Church, 216 Wagner Street in Franklin Township, will hold an outdoor church service on July 20 at 10:30 a.m.

The service will include the music of Navada's Loft, featuring Donna Parsons.

The service and concert are free, with a love offering being collected for Navada's Loft.

Following the concert, a $5 lunch will be available, with all proceeds benefiting the teen mission trip in 2015.

The lunch will feature drawings for prizes, games and music.

Call 610-377-1696 for details.

Trinity happenings

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Successful Blood Drive

Although Miller-Keystone Blood Center lowered its goal for the June 30 community blood drive from the usual 65 to 58, 72 faithful donors registered. Sixty units of blood were collected.

This visit was sponsored by Charles and Kathleen Behler, and Michael and Corene Musaga, in memory of Jean Behler.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Trinity happenings

First Saturday worship with Holy Communion at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St. in Lehighton, is at 5 p.m.

The Rev. Michael Frost, pastor of Zions Stone Church in New Ringgold, presides.

Sunday worship with Holy Communion is at 9 a.m. Guest pastor, the Rev. Richard Baumann, presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Anniversary

Wendy and Thomas Williams of Lehighton observed their fourth wedding anniversary on June 19.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Knitting Club

The Palmerton Area Library Knitting Club will meet 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. The club is open to anyone wishing to learn to knit or crochet, or who needs help with a project. The club is free and materials will be provided. The group meets the first and third Mondays of each month.

Community meal

A free community meal will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton. All are invited for a free meal and fellowship.

No paper drive

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Trinity happenings

Sunday worship at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. 3rd St., begins at 9 a.m., includes blessing of the assembled prayer shawls and Service of Healing.

The Service of Healing with prayers and the "laying on of hands" is said for those with emotional, physical, spiritual burdens to help one's loads become lightened.

Guest pastor, the Rev. Diane Kareha, presides.

Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Senior center

The Palmerton Senior Center, 501 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, serves lunch daily at 11:30 a.m. from Monday through Friday. For lunch reservations, call the day before by 9:30 a.m.

Activities include pinochle, penny games, and bingo.

For more information or to reserve lunch, call 610-826-4505.

Writers group

A writers group will meet from 10:30 a.m. until noon Tuesday, July 1.

The group is open to all published and aspiring authors of romance and mystery fiction.