Wednesday sessions

St. Mark's/St. John's Episcopal Church will hold its second "Soup and Session" meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Great Hall. The meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. and all are welcome. The topic follows the events of Holy Week through and including the crucifixion and descent.

Women's Bible Study

The Women's Bible study classes at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, have been changed to Thursday evenings, due to the Lenten gatherings. The classes will now be held on March 7 and 21. They are studying the book of Acts. Joan DeAcetis is the leader.

Soup and Scripture

The program for Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the soup and scripture at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, will feature actor Gene Connelly. He will be portraying Judas Iscariot and offer an open conversation with him. Sandwiches will be served prior to the program.

Smoke detectors

The Jim Thorpe Fire Department is still offering free smoke detectors to the residents of the community. If you need one or know of someone who needs one, please contact Fire Chief Bill Diehm at (570) 325-3890.