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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Lehighton Bible Church news

Lehighton Bible Church, Jamestown and Center streets will hold game night at the church at 6 p.m. Saturday Nov. 9. There will be fun and fellowship for adults and youth.

There will be a special guest speaker Cowboy Lee Homoki at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10.

Thanksgiving Eve services with fellowship and refreshments will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27.

Ladies Night Out will be held on Friday Dec. 6. at the Old Time Christmas in Jim Thorpe.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold Reformation Sunday service 9 a.m. The service includes Holy Communion. (The actual Reformation Day is Oct. 31). The theme: the grace of God through Jesus Christ unites us through our baptisms. Interim pastor, the Rev. Don Hayn, will preside. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

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

Next is Sunday's All Saints worship, a time for remembering and giving thanks for the members of Trinity who have died in the past year.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat night will be held in the Palmerton and Bowmanstown boroughs from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30.

Residents wishing to participate in this fun event are asked to have their porch lights on during those hours.

Blood drive

Miller-Keystone Blood Center will conduct its next bimonthly community blood drive from 11:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Friday at the First United Church of Christ, Delaware Avenue.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Food pantry

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

Al-Anon Family Group

Courage to Change Al-Anon Family Group will meet from 7-8 p.m. Thursday at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton.

This is an anonymous fellowship offering hope for families and friends of alcoholics, past or present, whether they are still drinking or not. The group meets every Thursday.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Lehighton Bible Church events

Lehighton Bible Church, Jamestown and Center streets will hold a hymn sing at Mahoning Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, on Thursday, Oct. 17.

There will be a men's breakfast and fellowship at the Beacon 443 Diner on Saturday, Oct. 26. Game night will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9.

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

September students of the month

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Palmerton Camera Club

The Palmerton Camera Club will meet at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Fifth and 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact the Reinharts at 610-826-7285, or

At this month's program Kate Garibaldi of Torva Terra Photography will give a unique presentation and demonstration on Light Painting Photography.

The program will focus on utilizing colorful gelled lights during long exposures. The results are surreal, dreamy scenes that inspire and captivate.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Palmerton Lions to meet

Palmerton Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 at the Palmerton Library.

The Monday, Oct. 21, meeting of the Palmerton Lions Club will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Fireline Hotel. Members are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

LALLC plans meeting

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at Concern Treatment Center for Boys on Club Road in Lehighton. Members will honor the young men at the center for the partnership they extend during the club's various fundraising functions throughout the year. Pizza and dessert will be provided.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Park Committee meetings

A meeting of the Christmas in the Park committee will be held at 6 o'clock tonight in the borough hall. A meeting of the Palmerton Holiday Lighting Committee will follow at 7 p.m.

Crop Walk

The annual Crop walk in Palmerton will begin at St. John's Lutheran Church, Fireline Road, on Oct. 13. Registration begins at 1 p.m. The walk begins at 1:30 p.m.

For information, call (610) 826-2994.

Halloween Parade

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

LAHS class of 1948

Lehighton Area High School class of 1948 will hold a luncheon at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Beacon Route 443 Diner, Lehighton. Members will be responsible for their own meal.

For reservations and further details, call Jim Wentz at (610) 377-4608.

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