Wednesday, October 1, 2014


Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Fantastic fashion show

The Western Pocono Lioness Club held its 18th annual Fashion Show Sunday, with the theme of celebrating the club's 35th birthday.

Lioness Carol Heppa said it was a wonderful afternoon and everyone had a great time. She said the fashions were beautiful and the models did a fantastic job, as did all the volunteers.

Legion meets

The American Legion Post 927 Home Association is slated to meet tonight at 7:30 at the Post Home in Gilbert.

The Legion itself will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Band parents

Friday, September 26, 2014

St. Matthew's

St. Matthew's UCC has extended Harvest Home to this Sunday at the 9 a.m. worship service. You can bring any food items, perishable and nonperishable, to the church during office hours, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays or 8-11:30 a.m. Sundays.

All items will be donated to Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network.

PVEN is in need of peanut butter, cereal, mac and cheese, soup, and cans of tuna fish.

Bible study

Wednesday, September 24, 2014


to School

Pleasant Valley High School in Brodheadsville will celebrate Back to School Night today, beginning at 6 p.m.

PVI PAC meets

The PVI PAC meeting will be held from 3-4 p.m. Thursday in the PVI cafeteria.

Board of Education

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Administrative Center in Brodheadsville.

Monroe Seniors

Monroe Seniors will meet at 9 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville in the fellowship room.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company.

Bring a bag lunch. They will have a speaker from the Vision Loss Center and play bingo.

Harvest Home

Sunday is Harvest Home at St. Matthew's UCC. There will be a special celebration at the 9 a.m. worship service.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Altar & Rosary

The Altar & Rosary Society of Our Lady Queen of Peace will meet in McCawley Hall at 6:30 p.m. today. Women of the parish are welcome to join the group.

Zion's Seniors

The Senior Citizen's Group at Zion Lutheran will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday. This group is for anyone age 50 and older.

Participants are reminded to bring a sandwich. Beverages are provided.

KSH meeting

Friday, September 12, 2014

St. Matthew's UCC

St. Matthew's UCC will have two worship services on Sunday, conducted by the Rev. Suzanne Brooks-Cope, pastor.

This Sunday, the regular worship service is at 9 a.m. and will be held in the picnic grove (weather permitting) with the members of the youth Camp Grove leading the worship service.

Sunday School for all ages is at 10:30 a.m.

Then at noon it is The Family Table. This relaxed casual service features Randy Cramer and The Path band and singers and country music. Dress is casual. Communion will be served.

Historical society

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Garden of Giving

The Garden of Giving is looking forward to the United Way Day of Caring, a one-day event for the community to come together to provide hands-on services to the United Way, its partners, and other local nonprofits, which will take place on Thursday.

At the end of the day a thank-you picnic will be held at Barley Creek Brewing Company in Tannersville for all who participate. For more information go to

For more information about the garden call 570-402-1282 or email

PVI Book Fair

Friday, September 5, 2014

Sunday School

Sunday school at St. Matthew's UCC begins at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. There are classes for every age from 3 through adult.

Calling all youth

St. Matthew's UCC will hold Camp Grove in the picnic grove the weekend of Sept. 12-14 for middle school through high school age. It will be a weekend of fun, games, campfires and worship.

The weekend will culminate in the Sunday morning worship service being held in the grove (weather permitting) and conducted by the youth. If interested, contact the Rev. Suzanne Brooks-Cope, pastor, at 610-381-2442.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Church celebrates anniversary

McMichaels UMC is celebrating its 125th anniversary. Bishop Peggy A. Johnson, the United Methodist Bishop for the Northeastern Methodist District, will be visiting and presenting the children's sermon and adult sermon at the 9:30 a.m. service on Sunday. Holy Communion will be served by the bishop and the Rev. Ron Schane, who is escorting her. Coffee and doughnuts will be served after the worship.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Bible study

The Rev. Suzanne Brooks-Cope at St. Matthew's UCC will be starting a Bible study class on "Discovering the Bible" on Sept. 17. If interested, contact the church office so books can be ordered, 610-381-2442.

PVEN needs

Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network is in need of school supplies, school clothes (especially uniforms), new socks (adult size) and new packaged underwear for boys and girls, all sizes.

They also need macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, jelly, cereal and all nonperishable food items.