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Poconos

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.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Midweek services

Midweek Lenten services continue at several area churches, including Effort UMC at 7 p.m.; Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville at 7:30 p.m., with a soup and bread supper at 6 p.m. and a Shrinking Church Study at 7 p.m.

Prayer Shawl Ministries

Effort UMC's Prayer Shawl Ministry will gather at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 5.

Our Lady Queen of Peace group will meet from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 9. Please call Dori if participating at (610) 681-6137, Ext. 17. The group meets in the Teen Room.

Rotary speaker

Friday, March 1, 2013

Lenten service

The next Lenten service will be on Wednesday, March 6 at Salem United Church of Christ, Gilbert. Soup will be served at 6:30 p.m. Bring your own sandwich. The service begins at 7:30 p.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Suzanne Brooks-Cope.

PVEN donation requests

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Salem St. Paul's

Salem-St. Paul's Lutheran Church's Pastor's Class for new members meets Sundays in April, from 9-10 a.m. Call the church office to register. New members will join Sunday, April 28.

First Communion Class for children age 5 and older and a parent is 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 23. Please call the church office to register.

The Lenten Wednesday service will be on March 13. Volunteers are needed to help make soup and desserts for the Lenten soup supper. Sign up sheet is posted on the bulletin board by the office.

Safe Haven Pet Rescue

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Club Assembly

West End Rotary Club will hold a club assembly at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 28 with a breakfast meeting at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville.

School board

The Pleasant Valley School Board will meet at 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, at the district office in Brodheadsville.

Monroe Seniors

The Monroe Seniors will meet at Zion Lutheran Fellowship Hall, Brodheadsville, at 9 a.m., Friday, March 1, and Friday, March 6. Attendees should register with center manager, Doris Phillips.

Evening worship