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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Holy Trinity


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, will hold Wednesday Evening Lenten soup and sandwich, and worship on March 12, 19, 26, and April 2, 9. Supper will be from 6-7 p.m., followed by worship from 7-7:30 p.m.

Worship with Holy Communion will be held Sunday, March 16, with services at 8 and 10:45 a.m.

The LWR quilters have been hard at work, but are in need of sheets. If you have sheets to donate, please bring them to the church and label them "LWR." Flat, double bed size works the best, but singles will also do.

Friday, March 7, 2014

LALLC to meet

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the community room at Blue Mountain Health System Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital campus. Pat Whitehead and Betty Wagner are on the refreshment committee.

The club will host bingo for residents of the Lehighton Hi-Rise at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Board members who are unable to attend the board meeting are asked to notify President Kimberly Babcock before the meeting.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., will hold a 9 a.m. First Sunday in Lent worship service. It includes recognition of Girl Scout troops. Music will be provided by the Trinity Praise Band.

The Rev. Guy Grube will presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Sunday School classes meet for students ages 3 through grade 12 at 10:30 a.m.

World Day of Prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Zion United Church of Christ, Second and Iron streets, Lehighton. The theme is "Streams in the Desert."

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Students of the Month

Sherry Sernak, principal of St. Peter and Paul Catholic School, Lehighton, has named the February Students of the Month.

Preschool: Devan Curran and Braxton Roetz; kindergarten: Sofia Bastone; first grade, Julia Jachowicz; second grade, Luke Walker; third grade, Xamantha Descallar; fourth grade, Antigone Gonzalez; fifth grade, Luke Behler; sixth grade, Connor Hanley; seventh grade, Zachary Andrews; and eighth grade, Alyssa Bauder and Alexis Rohlfing.

Girl Scouts

plan event

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Video on Red Cross detachment

The Monday, March 10 meeting of the Palmerton Area Historical Society will feature a historic video on The New Jersey Zinc Company's Red Cross Sanitary Detachment.

The video has been reformatted from an early 16-millimeter film. A brief business meeting begins at 7 p.m., followed by the video. The public is welcome. There is no charge.

NJZ exhibit continues

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Newspaper drive

Members of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, March 1. There will be one sweep of the Palmerton, Aquashicola, and Little Gap areas beginning at 8 a.m.

Papers should be bundled and placed within sight of the collectors. They are collecting papers only, no magazines. The shiny inserts are acceptable. They also need grocery-size brown paper bags.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold a 9 a.m. Sunday worship, with interim pastor, the Rev. Don Hayn, presiding. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Sunday School classes meet for students ages 3 through grade 12 at 10:30 a.m.

The district-wide Women of the ELCA will collect old cell phones, including smart phones, iPads, and iPods as a means of supporting a women's shelter in Berks County. These items may be dropped off in the church office or given to synodical board member Brenda Benner before April 4.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Palmerton Lions

to meet

Palmerton Lions will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18 at Fireline Hotel.

Community members are reminded to donate used eyeglasses at Houser Newman Eye Associates, Walters Optometric, First Northern Bank & Trust, Citizens Bank, all located on Delaware Avenue in Palmerton and/or the Palmerton Area High School located on Fire Line Road or by giving them to any Lions member.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Bethany Church

Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, North St., Lehighton, will hold Sunday School (all ages) at 9:30 a.m., and Sunday morning worship at 10:45 a.m. Kid's Club for children kindergarten through fourth grade is at 6 p.m. on Monday.

Anyone with questions should call Mary Jane 610-377-3777. Choir rehearsal will be at 7 p.m. Thursday and Wrapped in Prayer ministry is at 7 p.m. Friday.

LAHS Class of 2014

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Gaming Grotto

A Gaming Grotto will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Feb. 7. The event is free and open to the public at Living Hope Lighthouse Church, 705 Third Street, Palmerton.

For more information, call 610-826-2201.

Tax forms

Federal and State income tax forms are available at the Palmerton Area Library.

If you have a specific form that you are looking for, call the library at 610-826-3424, and ask for Marian.