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Friday, March 7, 2014

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Trach Drive, Kresgeville, is hosting the Soup supper for Lent on March 12. Volunteers are needed to help make soup that day and to bring desserts that night. A sign-up sheet is located outside the church office. Guest pastor for this service is Bill Ellsworth

A fair meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18.

Blood drive

A Red Cross blood drive will be held at Cornerstone Community Church from 1-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 25. Walk-ins are welcome and appointments are always encouraged.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Ash Wednesday

Effort UMC will offer soup and salad from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m., this evening for Ash Wednesday, followed by a study from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. in Wesley Hall. Immediately after the study, participants will move to the Sanctuary for a Lenten service from 7 to 7:30 p.m.

McMichaels UMC will hold a worship service at 7 p.m., with the Imposition of Ashes.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Safe Haven

A meeting of Safe Haven Dog Rescue volunteers will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 at Cherry's Sunset Restaurant, Route 209, Kresgeville.

Volunteers are needed to help with adoption days, fundraising, transporting dogs to vets and groomers and fostering homeless dogs until they find their forever homes.

For more information and to find volunteer and foster applications, visit or contact the organization by email at, or join Safe Haven Pa on Facebook.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Lenten Bible Study

Effort United Methodist Church's pastor will host a six-week Lenten Bible Study entitled, Final Words from the Cross. The study will be held each Wednesday, from March 5 through April 9, in Wesley Hall.

Soup & salad will be served from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m., with the study running from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. A sign-up sheet is in the Welcome Center. Today is the last day to register.

Lenten services will be held on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. following the Bible Study, commencing with Ash Wednesday, March 5.

Violence awareness

Friday, February 21, 2014

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company. Bring a bag lunch. They will have a Chinese auction.

Exercising seniors

There is a low-impact exercise class for those over 55 from 9:30-10:30 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company.

Friday, February 21, 2014

PAC meetings

Pleasant Valley Elementary School will hold its Principal Advisory Committee meeting from 7-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb 24, in the school cafeteria.

Pleasant Valley Intermediate School will hold its Principal Advisory Committee meeting from 6-7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27 in the school cafeteria.

Polk PTO meeting

Polk Elementary School's Parent Teacher Organization meeting will be at 2:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24 in the school cafeteria.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014


The Pleasant Valley Middle School PAC/PTO is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m., Thursday.

Pleasant Valley High School PAC is to meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19.

PV School Board

Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education is slated to meet at 8 p.m., Thursday in the district office in Brodheadsville.

Library offers

The Western Pocono Community Library is offering a Family Fun Time at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. There will be a matinee at 1 p.m., also on Saturday.

VA entitlements

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Receives affirmation

Ken Edwards, Brodheadsville, was affirmed by the Northeast District Committee on Ministry of the United Methodist Church as ready to serve as a part-time Licensed Local Pastor when an appointment is available. He currently leads the 5 p.m. worship service at Effort United Methodist Church every Saturday. Beginning March 1, the time will be moved to 6 p.m.

Lions board meets

The board of directors for the Western Pocono Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Western Pocono Community Library. All Lions are welcome.

Tax help

Friday, January 31, 2014

Looking for artwork

St. Matthew's UCC will hold its "How Great Thou Art" event in July and needs items to be donated. They are asking any local artist, artisans and crafts persons of all kinds, to consider donating an original piece. Items are not needed until a week before the event. Those who plan to donate an item, should contact Renee Keiper (, 610-381-2253 or Diane Huber (, 610-681-7217.

Exercising seniors

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church

There will be a sledding/ice cream social from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the home of Linda and Jeff Hinton from 1-5 p.m. This is for

all ages, open house, spectators are welcome. For directions, call them at 570-992-7094.

Al-Anon meetings