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Palmerton - Lehighton

Thursday, March 21, 2013

LAHS Class of 1993

Lehighton Area High School Class of 1993 is planning a 20-year class reunion and is searching for the following classmates: Bryan Banhart, Courtney Dennis, Keith Erikson, Chris Ferguson, Heather Frey, Sonny Frey, Kevin Graver, Tanya Hannis, Robert Hill, Terry Hoherchak, Daniel Horn, Joy Malaty, Brian Mangold, Grant Mosher, Brian Moyer, Pam Schaeffer, Marcy Schoenberger, Edwin Steigerwalt, Jeremy Steigerwalt and Steve Stine.

Anyone with information should contact LehightonHSClassof1993@aol.com with a current address.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Lenten Services

The combined worship services of Lent between Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran and Jerusalem UCC, Trachsville, St. Matthew's UCC, Kunkletown, Salem UCC, Gilbert, and Salem-St. Paul Lutheran, Kresgeville, will be held at Jerusalem UCC on March 20. Soup and sandwiches are from 6:30-7:30 p.m., and worship begins at 7:30 p.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Michael Eckroth.

Egg Hunts

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Fire company egg hunt

Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23. Activities will take place rain or shine. Children and grandchildren of members who are ages 1-12 are invited to attend. Refreshments will be available.

Weissport egg hunt

The Weissport egg hunt will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23 for children and grandchildren of residents of Weissport in the borough park. The rain/snow date is Sunday, March 24.

LAHS Class of 1968

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Lehighton AMVETS to meet

Lehighton AMVETS, Elwood Miller Post 106, will meet at 3 p.m. March 17.

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold Fifth Sunday in Lent worship services with Holy Communion at 9 a.m. Coffee house fellowship follows.

Sunday School Power Hour begins at 10:15 a.m. for ages 3 through grade 12. The adult class will not meet.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Camera Club meeting

The Palmerton Camera Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 5th and Lafayette, Palmerton.

The program, "Wedding Photography for family or friends by you," will be presented by professional photographer Roger Smith, and will focus on the challenges of wedding day photography and how to overcome them.

The program is directed to a person that has photography skills and equipment, with limited or no wedding experience. Smith's guidance will get you through the days events.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Historical society

The Palmerton Area Historical Society will hold its regular general monthly meeting on Monday, March 11, in the Knight's Gallery of the Palmerton Area Library.

Don Eckhart of Walnutport, a Civil War expert, will be the speaker. His presentation is "Various and Sundry Topics on the Civil War."

A brief business meeting will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the program.

That night is also the deadline for the reservations for the May trip to the Asa Packer Mansion in Jim Thorpe.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Free dinner

All Saints Episcopal Church, 301 N. Second St., Lehighton, will host a free community dinner from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, March 21. The menu is ham and string beans. For additional information, call the church at (610) 377-2675.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold fourth Sunday in Lent worship Service of the Word, at 9 a.m. The Rev. Donald Hayn, interim pastor, presides. Coffee house fellowship follows.

Sunday School Power Hour begins at 10:15 a.m. for ages 3 through adult.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Lenten services

Lenten services for Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran and Jerusalem UCC, Trachsville, St. Matthew's UCC, Kunkletown, Salem UCC, Gilbert, and Salem-St. Paul Lutheran, Kresgeville, will be held March 6 at Salem UCC, Gilbert. Services on March 13 will be held at Salem-St. Paul Lutheran, Kresgeville, with guest preacher, Pastor Brain Holben.

Soup and sandwiches will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m., with worship at 7:30 p.m.

Holy Trinity Lutheran

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Historical society

The Palmerton Area Historical Society will hold a meeting on Monday, March 11. At the meeting, the group will observe the deadline for collecting the reservations for the May trip to the Asa Packer Mansion in Jim Thorpe.