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Published January 13. 2012 05:01PM


Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church will again host a GriefShare program designed to assist those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. The course is Biblically based, but non-denominational.

Meetings will begin on Feb. 8.

They will then be held Wednesdays, at 7 p.m., for the next 13 weeks. Meetings will be held in the church conference room, at 223 E. Broad St.

For more information, or to register, call (570) 668-2520.

Dog licenses

Schuylkill County treasurer Jackie McGovern reminds residents that 2012 dog licenses are now available.

Dogs 3 months of age or older must be licensed by law.

Licenses may be obtained at the county courthouse in Pottsville, by mail, online at or at a variety of licensing agents.

Locally, those agents include AAA at 202 E. Broad St.; Tom's Auto and Marine, Greenwood Street and Mountain Avenue; and Koch's Farm Service in the Lewistown Valley.

For more information, call McGovern's office at (570) 628-1433.

St. John UCC

The Rev. Kevin Duffy Guy will officiate at the 9:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday in St. John United Church of Christ. The service will be followed by a time of fellowship. Sunday school classes for all ages will be held at 11 a.m.

The weekly radio program will be aired on WLSH - AM1410, at 11:30 a.m.

Also on Sunday, the annual congregational meeting will be held at 10:45 a.m.

The spiritual council will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday.

Choir rehearsals are held Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.


The movie "Courageous" will be presented at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 22, at Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, 223 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. The film presents important messages concerning faith and family.

There is no fee associated with the movie presentation.

For more information, or to register, call (570) 668-2520.

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