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Friday, June 21, 2013

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, June 27 at Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. at 11 a.m. Bring a bag lunch. They will be playing bingo.

Recipes needed

St. Matthew's UCC is putting together a cookbook and needs recipes. If you would like to include your favorite ones, please see that Rose Arace gets them by the end of the month. You can drop them off at the office Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Sundays 8:30-11:30 a.m. or email them to or mail to 102 Church Road, Kunkletown, PA 18058.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Blood drive

Polk Township Volunteer Fire Company, Route 209, Kresgeville will be sponsoring a blood drive on Monday, July 1 from noon until 7 p.m. Contact Pat Oswald at (570) 620-6065.

For information on this blood drive or to schedule your appointment, call the number provided or contact the Blood Center's Donor Resources Department at (800) 223-6667.

Vacation Bible School

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School begins on Sunday morning, June 23, 10:30 a.m. after worship and continues Monday through Thursday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Altar & Rosary

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church's Altar & Rosary Society will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 19.

For more information, contact the church at (610) 681-6137.

Zion Seniors

The Senior Citizens Group at Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 20. Participants are reminded to bring a sandwich. Beverages are provided.

The group is for folks 50 or older.

Repair work

Friday, June 14, 2013

St. Matthew's VBS

Registration is open for St. Matthew's UCC's Vacation Bible School, which will be held July 15-19 from 9-11:30 a.m. Call to register at (610) 381-2442.

Strawberry Festival donations

St. Matthew's UCC's Laymen's Fellowship is looking for donations of sponge cakes, sugar, Carnation Evaporated Milk and fresh whole milk. The sponge cakes must be there by Sunday morning, June 16 the other items should be at the church anytime from Friday to Sunday morning.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Salem UCC

Vacation Bible School will be held the week of July 15-19 from 6-8:30 p.m. The theme is "Galilee-By-The-Sea Catch Jesus in Action." Ages 3 and up are invited to attend. Parents are also welcome. A light dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Call the church office at (610) 681-4733 to register. There is no charge to attend.

Worship services are held Sundays at 10:30 a.m., followed by coffee hour. Youth fellowship for ages 6-18 is at 9 a.m. The church is located at SR209 and Gilbert Road in Gilbert.

Bible carnival

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Board meeting

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 8 p.m., Thursday, June 13, in the district office in Brodheadsville.

Movie night

Effort UMC's Youth Group, Pocono Pandas, will have movie night on Friday, June 14, beginning at 7 p.m.

PV commencement

The Pleasant Valley High School commencement will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, June 14. It is the last day of school for the year.

Tennis event

Friday, June 7, 2013

Vacation Bible School

St. Matthew's UCC's Vacation Bible School will be July 15-19 from 9-11:30 a.m. This year's program is "Athens: Paul's Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth." Call (610) 381-2442 to register.


St. Matthew's UCC wants recipes for a new cookbook. Mail them to Rose Arace, 102 Church Road, Kunkletown, PA 18058 or email them to before the end of June.

Youth Sunday

St. Matthew's UCC's youth group will be conducting the 9 a.m. worship service on Sunday, June 9.

Artists needed

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Vacation Bible School

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Double winner

For the second consecutive year, Steve Sagala of Effort won the countywide Annual Senior Spelling Bee. Connie Pentz of East Stroudsburg won second place; and Linnae Cintron from Effort, Honorable Mention.

Rotary speaker

The West End Rotary Club will welcome Boy Scouts' Ken Ryno at its 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting, Thursday, June 6. He will speak about the Eagle's Nest Fund.

PVEN Board

The Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network's board of directors will meet at 9 a.m., Thursday, June 6, at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Laymen's accepting donations

St. Matthew's UCC's Laymen's Fellowship is now accepting donations of sugar, milk and Carnation Evaporated Milk to make homemade ice cream for the Strawberry Festival. They are also in need of raffle items and donations of cake for the strawberry shortcake. The recipe is available in the White Dove Flyer which can be accessed on the church's website at