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Summit Hill News

Published February 03. 2011 05:00PM


Registrations for the 2011-12 school year at Our Lady of the Angels Academy, Lansford, are being taken this week during Catholic Schools Week. Parents can make arrangements to register their child(ren) by calling (570) 645-7170.

Children registering for kindergarten must be 5 years old by Oct. 15 following the September in which they begin school. Children registering for first grade must be 6 years old by Oct. 15 following the September in which they begin school.

The school's weeklong celebration will continue on Thursday and Friday of this week.

On Thursday, Feb. 3, "Celebrating Catholic Schools in Our Vocations" will be the theme. The students will participate in prayer for vocations, present treat baskets for the offices of the clergy and hold a student assembly at 1 p.m.

On Friday, Feb. 4, "Celebrating Catholic Schools in Our Faculty and Staff" will be held. Following a Mass and Academic Symbol Procession at 9 a.m. in St. Katharine Church, students will be dismissed and a faculty and staff appreciation luncheon will take place.


NCFC auxiliary

The Ladies Auxiliary to the New Columbus Fire Company will not hold a meeting in February. The next meeting will be in March.

Senior center

Activities for the Panther Valley Senior Center, located at 90 East Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, have been announced.

Starting Tuesday, Feb. 1 line dancing will be held in the morning with a Sunshine meeting later; Feb. 2 bingo at 11 a.m.; Feb. 3 penny game at 11 a.m.; Feb. 4 Family Feud game at 11 a.m.

Monday, Feb. 7 a Super Bowl Party will be held at 11 a.m.; Feb. 8 line dancing followed by shuffleboard; Feb. 9 pay bingo at 11 a.m.; Feb. 10 blood pressure screenings from 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Feb. 11 exercise at 11 a.m.

Conservation Club

The Nesquehoning Conservation Club's meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Maple Shade Meadows.

Plans for the upcoming spring fishing derby will start at this time.

If any member has any ideas or suggestions, please attend this meeting or contact any officer. Dues for 2011 are also being accepted.

Summit Hill

St. Paul Lutheran

The worship service at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, on Sunday, Feb. 6, will be held at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. John Hazel, pastor, officiating. A "Souper Bowl" free will offering will be collected by the confirmation class to benefit the food pantry.

Sunday school is held each week at 9 a.m. All children are invited to attend.

Worship service is held at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. John Hazel officiating.

On Tuesday, Feb. 8, a congregational council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the church.

On Sunday, Feb. 13, a congregational meeting will be held immediately following the worship service to discuss and vote on issues facing the church. All members are urged to attend this important meeting.

Scripture sharing

The weekly scripture sharing sessions sponsored by St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will be held on Thursday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. in the parish rectory.

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