Summit Hill/Lansford News
St. Paul Lutheran
The Rev. Richard Hinkle, a retired pastor from Weatherly, will lead the worship service at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, on Sunday, Dec. 11.
He will deliver the sermon during the 10:30 a.m. service.
The church's Sunday school will meet at 9 a.m. Members are still collecting boxes of tissues that they will be delivering to the nursing home residents during their visit in December.
The Summit Hill Recreation Commission will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Community Center, 113 W. Ludlow St. Monica Marshall, chairman, will conduct the meeting.
The Lansford AMVETS Post and its affiliates are still collecting DVDs that will be sent to service men and women overseas.
Persons desiring to donate the DVDs, which can be new or old, can drop them off in the slot inside the front door of the post home.
The post is also participating in the Toys for Tots program, by accepting gifts for children in need.
The gifts should be wrapped and have information on them regarding the age and or sex of the child that the gift is best suited for.
The gifts can be dropped off at the box located at the post home.
Anyone wishing to make monetary contributions to the program can do so by depositing it in a donation box the AMVETS has at the post.
The deadline for monetary contributions and gifts is Dec. 10.
The post is also participating in the Trees for Troops program whereby Christmas trees will be shipped by Yenser's Tree Farm, Lehighton, to service men and women overseas. Anyone willing to make a donation toward the tree purchase can do so by putting it in the donation box located at the post.
St. John Lutheran
On Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, Lansford, will hold an informal worship. This is a spiritual, peaceful evening service with Holy Communion.
All are welcome to this relaxed, brief musical evening prayer.
For those who wish to come early, a free simple supper is served at 6 p.m., followed by a brief Bible study at 6:30 p.m.
All are welcome. For more information, call the Rev. Marjorie Keiter at (570) 645-0356.