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Panther Valley

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

St. John's

At 7 p.m. each Wednesday St. John's Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford, holds an informal worship: a spiritual, peaceful evening service with Holy Communion. All are welcome to this relaxed, brief evening prayer.

For those who wish to come early, a simple supper is served at 6 p.m., followed by a brief Bible study at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call the Rev. Marjorie Keiter, (570) 645-0356.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Lansford

AMVETS to meet

The Lansford AMVETS Post will hold a meeting on Sunday, Aug. 22, at noon at the post home. Commander Michael Frey will be in charge of the session.

Summit Hill

Methodist Charge

The schedule for the Coaldale/Summit Hill United Methodist Charge for Sunday, Aug. 22, is as follows:

Worship services will be held at 9 a.m. in the Summit Hill United Methodist Church and at 11 a.m. in the Coaldale United Methodist Church. The Rev. Burgess Gordon, pastor, will officiate at both services.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Golden Agers

The next meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers will be an indoor picnic on Monday, Aug. 23 at St. Joseph's Church. All who made reservations are welcome to the event.

Zion Lutheran Church

Morning worship begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, the Rev. John Hazel is pastor, (570) 645-3469. Visitors are always welcome.

Book bags of all children returning to school will be blessed during morning worship on Sunday, Aug. 29. All children and grandchildren of the parish and community are welcome to bring their book bags to be blessed.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Summit Hill

SHCIO plans

The Summit Hill Community Improvement Organization has changed the date of its monthly meeting due to the upcoming Labor Day holiday.

The group will meet on Monday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. in the borough building. Persons interested in improving the community are encouraged to attend and present new ideas to the organization.

Free magic show

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Nesquehoning

Woman's club

The Nesquehoning Woman's Club will hold its Opening Dinner on Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Viennese Villa. Reservations will accepted by calling Ginny Novy at (570) 669-9321.

Lansford

Fall program

The Lansford Babe Ruth Baseball program will be hosting a Fall ball team. Any graduate of Little League and players 13 to 15 years old are eligible to play. For more information, contact Bob Pavlik, (570) 645-2566, or Chris Henritzy, 645-7083.

Outreach meeting

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Summit Hill

Food distribution

The Summit Hill Food Pantry distributes food to the needy in the community on a monthly basis, with the deliveries usually taking place on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Nesquehoning

VFW Ladies Auxiliary picnic meeting

The annual VFW Auxiliary Picnic Meeting was held on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Lake Hauto. President Mandy Breiner presided at the meeting and hosted the picnic. Twelve members were in attendance.

General Orders #1 were received. The Fall Conference will be held Sept. 9-12. The District 20 meeting will be held on Sunday, Sept. 26, at 2 p.m., hosted by Stroudsburg Post and auxiliary. Sixty-six cards were sent by members present and 20 hours were reported under Veterans Assistance. A donation was made to VFW - PAC.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Golden Agers

The next meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers will be an indoor picnic at St. Joseph's Hall in Summit Hill. A reminder to those who previously registered for the picnic that it starts at 1 p.m. Bingo and games will be played.

At the Aug. 9 meeting, 11 July and August birthday celebrants were recognized and seated around a table with a summer theme. Nancy Conzoneri and Martha Ciarvella did the decorating.

Happy Birthday was sung by the group. Alex Shereba sang his birthday greeting, wishing all many happy years. He was recognized for his 90 birthday

Thursday, August 12, 2010

All night party reminder

Reminder for all parents/guardians: All Night Party raffle tickets are due by Aug. 15. Please drop off ticket stubs and money at Simply Something, 312 Delaware Ave., Palmerton.

If additional tickets are needed, please contact Josann Harry at (610) 826-7859 or Michelle Mummey at (610) 377-9456.

If you wish to take advantage of the fundraising buyout, please return your unsold tickets along with your $100 check made payable to PHS Class of 2011 Parents' Club.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Zion Lutheran Church

Morning worship begins at 9 a.m. on Sunday. In addition to the regular sermon, a children's message is presented each week.

The Rev. John Hazel is pastor, (570) 645-3469.

There will be a brief meeting of council members immediately following the service on Sunday, Aug. 15.

Book bags will be blessed during the worship service on Sunday, Aug. 29.

All children and grandchildren of the parish and community are welcome to bring their book bags to be blessed.