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Palmerton - Lehighton

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost worship at 9 a.m. with holy communion and contemporary music by the Trinity Praise Band. The Rev. Guy Grube will preside. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Sunday School classes meet at 10:15 a.m. for ages 3 through grade 12.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Palmerton Food Pantry

The Palmerton Food Pantry will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20. The food pantry is located at St. John's Lutheran Church, Fireline Road, Palmerton. For more information, call (610) 826-4335.

Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, will be returning to regular worship hours.

Services will be held at 8 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15. Holy Communion will be observed.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton will hold First Saturday worship at 5 p.m., with holy communion. The Rev. Michael Frost, pastor at Zion's Stone Church, New Ringgold, will preside.

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost worship with the baptism of two babies is at 9 a.m. Interim pastor, the Rev. Donald Hayn, will preside. The church is air-conditioned. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Over-60 Club to meet

The Over-60 Club of Palmerton will meet at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Palmerton Borough Hall, 401 Delaware Ave.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, Sept. 7. 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.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

LALLC to meet

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the home of Pamela Gothard on Forest Inn Road, Lehighton. Baked ziti will be served and members are asked to provide dessert and/or a side dish.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold 15th Sunday after Pentecost worship at 9 a.m. Sept. 1 with Holy Communion. The church is air-conditioned. Interim pastor, the Rev. Donald Hayn, will preside. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

The weekly Sunday School sessions begin with Rally Day activities for children ages 3 through grade 12 will begin at 10:15 a.m. Sept. 8. Parents are welcome to stay for songs from Vacation Bible School and overview of the curriculum. Fourth-grade students each will receive a Bible.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Blood Drive results

Miller-Keystone Blood Center's community blood drive in Palmerton on Aug. 26 drew 69 potential donors, and 63 units were collected. This included blood components on the Trima machines and whole blood donations. This visit was sponsored by the Kern and Hoffman families, in memory of Jean Behler, a longtime volunteer.

The following donors reached gallon levels: Dale Smith, 7 gallons; Donald E. Berger, 6 gallons; Mary Eckhart, 4 gallons; Christine Eckhart and Robert Kresge, 1 gallon each. There were three first-time donors.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Lehigh Canal Commission to meet

The Lehigh Canal Recreation Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 at the pavilion at the Weissport trail head. The public is invited.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Lehighton Bible Church

Lehighton Bible Church, Jamestown and Center streets, Lehighton, will host a Men's breakfast and time of fellowship at 8 a.m. Saturday Aug. 24 at the Beacon 443 Diner.

There will be combined services with Pastor Mike Marcheskie and the Shamokin Bible Church at Lehighton Bible Church at 10 a.m. at the church with a luncheon at Lehighton Orioles following the morning service. There also will be a 3 p.m. service at Lehighton Orioles followed by an evening cookout.

Prison Ministry will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday Aug. 25 at the Carbon County Prison.