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Poconos

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Post home meetings

At 10:30 a.m. Sunday the 927 Riders are slated to meet at the post home on Route 209 in Gilbert.

At 6:30 p.m. Sunday the Sons of the American Legion are scheduled to gather.

For more information as to what is happening at the post home, call 610-681-5838.

Safe Haven Pet Rescue

Safe Haven Pet Rescue will meet at Cherry's Sunset Restaurant, Route 209, Kresgeville at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Those interested in the volunteering are invited.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Vacation Bible school

St. Matthew's UCC's Vacation Bible School will be held from 9-11:30 a.m., July 14-18, for children ages 4-12. There will be games, crafts, songs and lessons about Jesus' ministry on and around the shores of Galilee. Call 610-381-2442 or VBS director Staci George at 610-951-4214.

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company. They will be serving hot dogs and sauerkraut and playing bingo.

Exercising seniors

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Lions board

The Western Pocono Lions Club Board of Directors will meet at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville at 7 o'clock tonight. All Lions are welcome.

PVEN Board meets

The board of directors of the Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network is set to meet at 9 a.m. Thursday at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville.

Blood drive

Getz Personal Care Home, Route 534 in Jonas, will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Call 800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment.

Mass offered

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Summer worship times

Zion Lutheran Church, Brodheadsvile, has summer worship times at 5 p.m. Saturdays and at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., Sundays, with Holy Communion celebrated at every worship service.

Sunday School is in recess for the summer.

Monroe Seniors

Meetings of the Monroe County Seniors who gather at Zion Lutheran's Fellowship Hall in Brodheadsville, take place at 9 a.m. Fridays and Wednesdays.

Family Night

Pleasant Valley Assembly of God, Brodheadsville, holds Family Night each Wednesday.

Friday, June 20, 2014

St. Matthew's UCC

The Rev. Suzanne Brooks-Cope will be holding a new members orientation session at 10:45 a.m., Sunday. If you are interested in learning more about St. Matthew's or are looking for a church family, please attend. Call 610-381-2442 or email sbcstmts@ptd.net for more info.

VBS at St. Matthew's

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Rotary speaker

The West End Rotary Club will host Doug Harbach, director of communications of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board when it hosts its breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville.

Zion Seniors

The June meeting of the Zion Seniors is 11 a.m. Thursday. Sandwiches should be brought. Beverages are provided.

Monroe Seniors meet at Zion twice a week, Wednesdays and Fridays, beginning at 9 a.m. Programs are varied as are the lunches that are served for minimal cost.

Co-ed volleyball

Friday, June 13, 2014

Vacation

Bible School

St. Matthew's UCC will be holding Vacation Bible School from 9-11:30 a.m., the week of July 14-18 in the church grove.

Children between the ages of 4-12 will be sailing along to learn about Jesus' ministry on and around the shores of Galilee. Forewarning: they may get a little wet each day.

To register, call Staci George at 610-951-4214.

New members

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

School board to meet

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday, in the district's administrative building.

Library activities

This Saturday, Flag Day, the Western Pocono Community Library will offer Family Fun Day at 10:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m., the Saturday matinee, "12 Years a Slave," which is rated R. For more information call the library at 570-992-7934.

Virginia visitors

Friday, June 6, 2014

St. Matthew's

Sunday, June 8 is Pentecost Sunday and St. Matthew's UCC confirmation class will be confirmed at the 9 a.m. worship service. There will be a reception immediately afterward in the social hall.

At noon there will be an alternative worship service with country/gospel music by "The Path" band. Dress casual.

Donations and cars

St. Matthew's needs donations of sugar, Carnation Evaporated Milk and whole milk to make homemade ice cream for the Strawberry Festival and Car Show on June 15.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Athletic awards

Pleasant Valley High School Athletic Awards will be presented today beginning at 6 o'clock.

Feast of the

Ascension

Our Lady Queen of Peace offers several Mass times for the Feast of the Ascension, a Holy Day of Obligation.

Mass will be offered at 5 p.m. Wednesday, and at 8 a.m., 12:10 and 7 p.m. Thursday.

Church hosts blood drive

Effort UMC will host an American Red Cross from 2 to 6 p.m., Thursday. Call 800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment.

Monroe Seniors