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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Heritage Center

The new display in the feature room of the Heritage Center, 410 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, features artifacts of the New Jersey Zinc Company. The center is open various hours Wednesday through Saturday each week.

Call (610) 824-6954 for a recording listing the time each day. Admission is free.

Al-Anon Family Group

Courage to Change Al-Anon Family Group will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 22, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Free community dinner

All Saints Episcopal Church, 301 N. Second St., Lehighton, will host a free community dinner from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. The menu is chicken Parmesan with noodles and watermelon for dessert. All are welcome.

For additional information, call (610) 377-2675.

Kick-A-Thon benefits DCT

Students at Mountain Karate Academy will be "Kicking for the Kids" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Carbon Plaza Mall. The event, which includes, forms and individual performances, will benefit Dream Come True, Blue Ridge Chapter.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost worship at 9 a.m., Aug. 11. A recap from the group of 19 youth and advisers on their recent post-Hurricane Sandy mission trip in New Jersey precedes the worship service. In addition, there will be a time set for feedback on "what makes worship important to you." Interim pastor Rev. Don Hayn presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Friday, August 2, 2013


Dial-a-Devotion speakers for August are: Sunday, Kenneth Leffler; Monday, Jennie Keiper; Tuesday, Shirley Stamm; Wednesday, Vicky Kocher; Thursday, Shirley Radler; and Friday, Jean Mertz.

Call (610) 377-1612 24 hours a day for an inspirational message. Dial-a-Devotion is ministry LIFE (Lehighton Interfaith Fellowship).

Women in Business

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, Aug. 3. 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, July 18, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold Ninth Sunday after Pentecost worship with Holy Communion at 9 a.m. The Rev. Richard Hinkle presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows. The church is air conditioned.

Trinity's Sunday morning service may be heard live by visiting Click the "online service streaming" link at the bottom of the main page. Any other time you will hear a recording of the prior Sunday's service. The video portion is not yet available.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Palmerton Food Pantry

The Palmerton Food Pantry will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, July 19, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Fireline Road, Palmerton. For information, call (610)-826-4335.

Park concerts

At 7 p.m., Sunday, July 21, the Palmerton Band will present a concert in the Palmerton Borough Park Bandstand. The following week, July 28, Crazy Heart will perform. In case of rain, concerts will be held in the Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Ave. Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy the music.

Community meal

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Family reunion

The Mertz family reunion will take place Saturday, July 13 starting at noon at Phifers Ice Dam in Franklin Township. Please bring a donation for either the cake walk or the Chinese auction.

Barbecue and drinks will be provided. Please bring a covered dish to share with others.

For more information call Tina at (570 952-4846. Trinity happenings

Friday, July 5, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold First Saturday of the month worship with Holy Communion at 5 p.m. July 6, with the Rev. Michael Frost, pastor of Zion's Stone Church, New Ringgold, presiding.

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost worship with Holy Communion is at 9 a.m. July 7, with interim pastor, Rev. Donald Hayn presiding. The church is air-conditioned.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Palmerton Lions to meet

Palmerton Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 15, at The Summit, second floor dining room. Members are asked to make a note of the change in time and location. Members are also asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry.

The July 1 meeting is cancelled due to the July 4th holiday.