Panther Valley news
St. Paul Lutheran
Brian Buzik will lead the worship service on Sunday, July 31, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill. It will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Hope of Christ
Members of the Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, Summit Hill, are reminded the summer worship schedule is now in effect. The Sunday morning worship service on Sunday, July 31, will begin at 9:30 a.m.
The weekly scripture sharing sessions at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will be held tonight at 7 o'clock in the parish rectory.
Sister Mary Florence, former teacher, principal and pastoral assistant in Summit Hill for many years, celebrated her birthday on July 27.
Birthday wishes can be sent to: Sister Mary Florence Hawe, c/o Sisters of Mercy Convent, 515 Montgomery Ave., Merion Station, Pa. 19066.
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will sponsor a visit by the Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Miller-Keystone is the sole provider of blood to the area's hospital.
A goal of 35 pints has been established. Persons planing on donating blood on that day can call the parish rectory to reserve their donor time. Walk-in donors will also be accepted.
The Lansford Baseball Association is accepting registrations for fall baseball. There will be two levels of participation. Youths 8-12 years of age who are interested in playing can contact Mike Turrano, (570) 645-9754. Little League graduates through age 15 who desire to play can contact Bob Pavlik Sr., (570) 645-2566.
Trip for servers
St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, will sponsor a free trip to the Scranton Yankees-Louisville Bats game on Saturday, Aug. 6, for all altar servers and their parents. Information about the trip will be mailed to the families.
Adult and teenage volunteer help is sought to help make the program a successful one.
Our Lady of the Valley Academy, Lansford, will hold a financial meeting tonight at 6:30 in the parish center.
First Congregational Church
Morning Worship will be conducted at First Congregational Church, Coaldale, by the Rev. Dr. Wayne Benack at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 31. Sunday School will follow at 10 a.m.
The nursing home ministry team will visit St. Luke's-Miners, Coaldale, at 11 a.m. and MapleShade, Nesquehoning, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3.