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Palmerton - Lehighton

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.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., will hold first Saturday worship at 5 p.m., Feb. 1. The Rev. Michael Frost, pastor of Zions Stone Church, New Ringgold, will preside.

Sunday worship with Holy Communion is at 9 a.m. Interim pastor, the Rev. Don Hayn, presides. A "souper bowl" offering will be received to benefit Trinity Food Pantry, which serves numerous residents in need each month.

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

First Tuesday quiet communion is observed at 10 a.m. Feb. 4.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Newspaper drive

Members of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive Saturday. 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. They also need grocery-size brown paper bags.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Lehighton Bible Church events

Lehighton Bible Church, Jamestown and Center streets, Packerton, will hold Prison Ministry at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Carbon County Prison.

Bowling at the Slate Bowl will be held at 5:45 p.m. Saturday at Valley Pizza in Walnutport.

Weekly Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday services are held at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

LALLC board meeting

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 in the community room at the Blue Mountain Health System Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital campus.

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

Anyone interested in learning more about Lionism or anyone who would like to attend a meeting should contact membership Chairwoman Sandra Whiteman at 610-377-1506 or email the club at

Grief support group

Friday, January 17, 2014

Lehighton AMVETS

Lehighton AMVETS, Elwood Miller Post 106, Lehighton, will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Lehighton V.F.W.

Art Students of the Month

Lehighton Area School District announced the following elementary school students were named Art Students of the Month for December.

At Franklin Elementary School: kindergarten, Kiley Mensch; first grade, Nasir Ervine; second, Brady O'Donnell; third, Tanley Laczo; and fourth, Isabella Hoffman.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Bethany Church news

Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, North Street, Lehighton, will hold Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. for all ages; morning worship, 10:45 a.m. Kid's Club for children kindergarten through fourth grades is held every Monday at 6 p.m.; prayer meeting is every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Wrapped in prayer ministry is every Friday at 7 p.m.

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold Sunday worship with Holy Communion at 9 a.m. Interim pastor the Rev. Don Hayn presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Holy Trinity Happenings

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, will hold worship services with Holy Communion at 8 and 10:45 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 19.

Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. The 10:45 a.m. service will be a brief service so as to allow time for the annual congregational meeting, which will follow the service.

Holy Trinity Circle of Angels will be participating in the Polar Plunge of 2014, to be held Jan. 18 at Scott's Park at Larry Holmes Drive and 3rd Street, Easton. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the plunge will be at noon.