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Summit Hill/Lansford News

Published April 21. 2011 05:00PM

Golden Agers

No meeting is scheduled for Easter Monday for the Panther Valley Golden Agers.

The annual Memorial Mass for the deceased members of the past year will be held on May 9 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Summit Hill at 11 a.m. The club's chorus will provide the Singing of Hymns.

The meeting will follow the Mass in the social hall. The public is invited to attend.

Summit Hill

Easter egg hunt

Youths from St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, are invited to participate in the annual Easter egg hunt which will be held after the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, April 24.

The age levels include: birth to 3, 3-6, 7-10, and 10 & up. Jim and Nancy Filer are coordinating the event.

Methodist Charge

The Holy Thursday service for the Coaldale/Summit Hill United Methodist Charge will be held in the Summit Hill United Methodist Church at 7 o'clock tonight. A service of Holy Communion will be observed. The Rev. Burgess Gordon, pastor, will officiate.

Presbyterian church

The Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, Summit Hill, has announced its service schedule for the Easter observance as follows:

Maundy Thursday, April 21 Communion service will be held tonight at 7 o'clock.

Good Friday, April 22 the community service will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Easter Sunday April 24 sunrise service will be held at 6:45 a.m. in Memorial Park, followed by the traditional Easter worship service at 10:30 a.m.

St. Joseph Church

Holy Thursday services will be held tonight in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill. The Commemoration of the Last Supper will take place at 6:30, followed by personal reflection "In the Garden" until 10 o'clock, when a night prayer service will take place.

On Good Friday, April 22, the Liturgical Commemoration of the Passion will be held at noon, followed by personal reflection "At the Tomb" until 3 o'clock.

Easter baskets will be blessed on Holy Saturday, April 23, starting at 11 a.m.

St. Paul Lutheran

A Maundy Thursday service will be held tonight at 7 o'clock in St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill.

On Good Friday, April 22, a joint service will be held at 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Nesquehoning.

Veterans' photos

In conjunction with Memorial Day, the Summit Hill Historical Society will again be putting veterans' pictures on display in its museum window. The photographs should be framed and labeled with the veteran's name and years of service on them, and can contain any other pertinent information about the serviceman/woman's service Persons donating the photographs for use should put their telephone number on the backs of the frames so that they can be promptly returned.

The pictures can be dropped off at the Summit Hill Water Authority office or arrangements will be made to obtain them by calling Maxine Vermillion, (570) 645-9772.

The photographs are due by May 4.


St. Katharine Drexel

A Mass of the Lord's Supper and Washing of the Feet will be held tonight at 7 o'clock in St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford.

The Liturgy of the Passion will take placet a 3 p.m. on Good Friday, April 22, and will be followed by the Living Stations presentation at 7 p.m. in the church.

Trinity Lutheran services

Trinity Lutheran Church, Lansford, has announced its services for Holy Week and Easter as follows: Maundy Thursday, April 21 service with Holy Communion at 7 p.m. Good Friday Tenebrae service, April 22 at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 24 morning worship with Holy Communion at 9:30 a.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church will hold its morning worship service with Holy Communion on Easter Sunday, April 24 at 9:30 a.m.

All are welcome to attend.

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