Panther Valley news
Children's Christmas party
American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, will hold its annual Christmas party for children of the community on Sunday, Dec. 15.
Santa will arrive at 1 p.m. to greet the children, who will be treated to hot dogs and soda.
Santa will present a Christmas stocking to each child.
St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 462 W. Ludlow St., Summit Hill, will sponsor a Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile on Thursday, Dec. 20, from 2 to 7 p.m., in the church social hall.
The unit goal is 16 pints of whole blood and two donations of red blood cells.
Blood donations are critically needed.
To schedule an appointment, call the parish office at 645-2664.
This week at Zion Lutheran Church, 2 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, the Jim Thorpe High School Chorus will perform during the 9 a.m. worship service. Vicar en Siebert will preside.
Visitors are always welcome.
For any pastoral concerns, contact Vicar Ben at (419) 953-8158 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meed's United Methodist Church, 126 W. Catawissa St., will hold its annual Christmas tree decorating and lighting along with caroling and refreshments on Friday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m., in front of the church.
All are welcome to come out and participate in the festivities and celebrate the Christmas season.