The Rev. Dr. Edward Bean will officiate at the 10:25 a.m. worship service Sunday in Calvary Evangelical Methodist Church in the Lewistown Valley. The service will include a special message from a representative of CareNet Ministries of Schuylkill County. Sunday school classes will meet at 9:15 a.m.
Also on Sunday, a time of praise, worship and Bible study will be held at 6:30 p.m.
An hour of praise and prayer will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
Board of Health
The January meeting of the Tamaqua Board of Health included a re-organization of officers. The meeting was held at the Tamaqua Municipal Building and saw the current slate of officers retained for 2014. Those officers are: Randolph Gormley, president; James Gormley, vice-president; and Shirley Becker, secretary.
Board members and their terms of office are: secretary Becker, Dec. 31, 2018; Dr. Joanne Calabrese, Dec. 31, 2017; Earl Boettger, Dec. 31, 2016; James Gormley, Dec. 31, 2015; and Randolph Gormley, Dec. 31, 2014.
The board will meet at 10 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in the Tamaqua Municipal Building, 320 E. Broad St., Tamaqua.
A representative from the Disabled American Veterans will be available once a month at Tamaqua Borough Hall to offer free veteran's claim service for veterans as well as widows and dependent children of veterans. Information and assistance will be provided for service connected disability claims, low income pension, health care claims for service connected disabilities and low income veterans and other questions concerning veterans' benefits.
The representative will be at Tamaqua Borough Hall, 320 E. Broad St. at 9 a.m. on Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10 and March 24.
For further information, call Margaret at 570-668-0300.
St. John Lutheran
The Rev. Phyllis Wolford will officiate at the 9:15 a.m. worship service Sunday in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church. Sunday school and Confirmation classes meet at 10:30 a.m.
Next week's activities include: Monday, Learning Ministry meets at 6:30 p.m.; Thursday, angel choir rehearsal at 6 p.m., shepherd choir rehearses at 6:30 p.m., chancel choir rehearses at 7:30 p.m.
The Rev. Jim Williams will officiate at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday in Zion Church in the Lewistown Valley. Sunday school classes will meet at 9:15 a.m.
The fundraiser committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 21, followed by a meeting of the pre-school board at 7:30 p.m.
The annual congregational meeting will be held on Jan. 26. The meeting will be preceded by a covered dish meal following the regular worship service.