Jim Thorpe news
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Albrightsville will hold its first annual clothing give away. The committee will be collecting clean or new clothing on the following dates at the church; July 11, from noon to 4 p.m. and July 12-17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The giveaway dates and times are Wednesday, July 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, July 22, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, July 23, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, July 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
If you have any questions, call the church office at (570) 722-0964 or Shirley at (570) 325-3523.
Bible school meeting
There will be a meeting on Thursday, July 1, at 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Ave. for all teachers, helpers and volunteers that will be taking part in this year's Vacation Bible School sponsored by the Jim Thorpe Ministerium. Those who wish to help with the program may contact Kathy at (570) 325-2282 for more information.
The Bible school will be held from July 12-16 at St. John's, and is open to children ages 2 to those that have finished sixth grade. The craft department of the program is looking for pine cones, buttons, egg cartons, ribbon, used discs and cleaned empty soda cans. They may be dropped of at the local churches.