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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Kresgeville will observe Holy Week with services beginning Maundy Thursday, March 28 with a 7:30 p.m. Holy Communion service.

Good Friday, March 29 at 1 p.m. there will be a Community Service and a 7:30 p.m. Service of Shadows at Zion Lutheran Church, Brodheadsville on Route 209.

On Easter Sunday, March 31 there will be a 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion service with special music.

Cornerstone Community Church

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Spring recess

Pleasant Valley School will dismiss early Wednesday, March 27, at 12:25 p.m. for the spring recess, and is scheduled to resume Tuesday, April 2.

Rotary speaker

Barry Dawson of West End Supporter will be the speaker at the Thursday, March 28, meeting of the West End Rotary Club. The club meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville.

Band Parents meet

Pleasant Valley Band Parents are scheduled to meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 4, at the high school in Brodheadsville.

Holy Week Services

Friday, March 22, 2013

Holy Week

St. Matthew's UCC invites everyone to attend its many services and events during Holy Week.

It begins with Palm Sunday on March 24. At the 9 a.m. worship service, St. Matthew's and Effort UMC will combine their voices and present their Easter cantata. If you miss that service, Effort UMC will host an 11 a.m. service where the combined choirs will perform the Easter cantata again.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Celebrate Easter

The public is welcome to celebrate Easter at Cornerstone Community Church at 8:30 or 11 a.m. There is nursery, toddler and preschool care all morning, plus Junior Worship for children in grades K-3, and Preteen Zone for children in grades 4-6 during the 11 a.m. worship time. Following the worship service, an Easter Egg Hunt will take place for children through grade 4.

The church is located next to the PV Elementary School. Visit www.cornerstonecommunity.org for more information.

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Penance Service

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Brodheadsville, will hold a Lenten Penance Service at 7 p.m., Wednesday.

Rotary speaker

Dr. Peter Casale will be the featured speaker at Thursday's meeting of the West End Rotary Club. He will speak about National Kidney Month.

The club meets at the Western Pocono Community Library on Pilgrim Way at 7:30 a.m.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Lenten service

The next Lenten service will be on Wednesday, March 20 at Jerusalem UCC in Trachsville. Pastor Michael Eckroth will be the guest preacher. There will be a Soup and Sandwich hour at 6:30 p.m. Jerusalem will provide the soup, you bring your own sandwich. The service will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Historical society

The next Eldred Township Historical Society meeting will be on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. at the municipal building. Anyone can attend. Bring an item for Show and Tell.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Safe Haven Pet Rescue

Safe Haven Pet Rescue will have a volunteer meeting on Tuesday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Cherry's Family Restaurant, Route 209 near Route 534, Kresgeville. Safe Haven is a small group of dedicated animal advocates who rescue dogs from high kill and overcrowded shelters and find them loving homes. All dogs are in foster care until their permanent homes are found. Safe Haven has rescued more than 700 lives so far.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Rotary topic

The West End Rotary Club will meet at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, March 14, at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville. The speaker will be Lou Herfurth. His topic will focus on audiology.

Women's Club meets

The Western Pocono Women's Club is having its first meeting of 2013 on Monday, March 18, at 7 p.m., at Effort United Methodist Church. The guest speaker will be Dean Green from Operation: Touch of Home.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Lenten service

The next Lenten service will be on Wednesday, March 13 at Salem St. Paul Lutheran Church in Kresgeville. Soup and sandwich (bring your own sandwich) hour begins at 6:30 p.m. The service begins at 7:30 p.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Brian Holben.Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, March 14 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company. Everyone should come wearing green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. If you don't wear green, you will be fined 25 cents. Bring a covered dish and/or dessert.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Easter Bunny pictures

Waggin' Tails invites the public to bring pets and children to get pictures with the Waggin' Tails Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pet Supplies Plus, next to Party City, 101 Pocono Commons, Route 611, Stroudsburg.

Some of the pets available for adoption will also be on hand.

Waggin' Tails Pet Rescue is a group of volunteers based in the West End of the Poconos, who have been rescuing and re-homing dogs for years. Waggin' Tails Rescue takes pride in finding the best home possible for its abandoned pets.