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Palmerton - Lehighton

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Trinity Happenings

Sunday worship at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., 9 a.m., includes Service of Healing and Blessing of the prayer shawls. The Service of Healing with prayers and the "laying on of hands" are said for those with emotional, physical or spiritual burdens to help one's loads be lightened.

Designated pastor the Rev. Nancy Moore presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Palmerton Camera Club

The Palmerton Camera Club will meet at 7 p.m. March 26 at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 502 Lafayette Ave. in Palmerton.

There will be two events at this month's meeting: Birding Adventures in Trinidad & Tobago.

The speaker/presenter will be Brian Hardiman, educator for Monroe County Environmental Center, who will present a program on the two-island country of Trinidad and Tobago off the coast of Venezuela.

Trinidad & Tobago is a favorite bird watching destination that hosts a diverse array of animals and plant life.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Knitting Club

The Knitting Club will meet from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Palmerton Area Library.

This is free and open to anyone interested in knitting and crocheting of all skill levels.

Food pantry

The Palmerton Food Pantry will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 20.

The food pantry is located at St. John's Lutheran Church, Fireline Road, Palmerton.

Holy Trinity Lutheran happenings

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave. in Palmerton, continues with its Wednesday Evening Lenten Services March 18 and 25.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Bethany EC Church

Sunday worship, the Rev. Jeff Stansbury, pastor, 10:45 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. with classes for all ages, including adult Bible study class. Evening service, 6:30 p.m.

Monday: Bible Study at Blockers' home, 9:30 a.m.; Kid's Club (ages K-seventh grade), 5:30 p.m. at the church.

Tuesday: Ladies Bible study at the church, 10 a.m.

Wednesday: Prayer meeting, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Men's Bible study at McDonald's, 5:15 a.m.

Friday: True Women Bible Study and Play Group at 9 a.m.

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Bad weather reduces blood drive turnout

Miller-Keystone Blood Center's Palmerton-area community blood drive on March 3 drew 49 potential donors, despite one of this winter's frequent storms. There were 52 units of blood collected.

The drive was sponsored by Irene Shinsec, Bonnie Snyder and John Oblick, all in memory of Jean Behler.

The following donors reached gallon levels: Kyle Ahner, 11 gallons; Brian Wanamaker, 6 gallons; Dale Green, 4 gallons; Maureen Leaswitch, 2 gallons; and Henry Williams, 1 gallon. There was one first-time donor.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Bethany EC Church

Sunday worship, the Rev. Jeff Stansbury, pastor, 10:45 a.m.

Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. with classes are for all ages, including adult Bible study class. Evening service, 6:30 p.m.

Monday: Bible Study at Blockers' home, 9:30 a.m.

Kid's Club (ages K-seventh grade), 5:30 p.m. at the church.

Tuesday: Ladies Bible Study at the church, 10 a.m.

Wednesday: Prayer meeting, 7 p.m.

Thursday: Men's Bible Study at McDonald's, 5:15 a.m.

Friday: True Women Bible Study and Play Group at 9 a.m., Wrapped in Prayer Ministry, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Historical society resumes meetings

After a several-month winter break, the Palmerton Area Historical Society will resume its monthly meetings at 7 p.m. Monday in the Palmerton Library's Knight's Gallery.

The subject this month will be "Show and Tell." Members and guests are requested to bring antique or unusual items for the audience to try to identify.

The public is invited to attend, without cost or obligation.

New window display at Heritage Center

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Trinity happenings

Sunday worship with Holy Communion at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, begins at 9 a.m.

Designated pastor, the Rev. Nancy Moore, presides.

Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Sunday School classes meet for students ages 3 through grade 12 at 10:30 a.m. Level 1 and 11 (grades seven and eight) confirmation classes meet at 10:30.

First Tuesday quiet communion is March 3, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive

Miller-Keystone Blood Center's first 2015 Palmerton community blood drive will be from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 3 at the First United Church of Christ, next to Palmerton Borough Hall.

This drive is sponsored by Irene Shinsec, Bonnie Snyder, and John Oblick, all in memory of Jean Behler. Sponsorship pays for the extra donor refreshments and church custodian.

Although the Palmerton area is fortunate to have many donors who appear at nearly every blood drive, there is always a need for new and occasional donors.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Trinity Happenings

Sunday worship at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, begins at 9 a.m. Designated pastor the Rev. Nancy Moore presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Sunday school classes meet for students ages 3 through grade 12 at 10:30 a.m. Level I and II (grades seven and eight) confirmation classes meet at 10:30. A "Cabin Fever" event will take place for students in grades five through 12 on Sunday. Lunch, fun, games noon to 2 p.m.