Jim Thorpe news
St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, is also preparing for the 42nd annual Switchback Scamper, 10K Run and 5K Walk. It is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 21, beginning at 2 p.m. For more information call Walter Schlenner, (570) 325-8342 or Bonnie Hoffman, (610) 554-3528 or leave a message at the church office, (570) 325-4255.
Registration forms will be available at a later date.Annual clothing drive/give away
St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, is preparing for its annual clothing drive and give away. The office start of the collection dates will be Monday, July 9 through Friday, Aug. 10. The hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m to 2 p.m. and Wed., evenings, from 6 to 8 p.m. Those who wish to donate clothing to the drive, please make sure the clothing is not soiled or torn and in suitable condition.
The give away will begin on Thursday, Aug. 12 ending Saturday, Aug. 18. The days and times are, Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Fridays, from 9 a.m to 8 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you have questions you may call the church office, (570) 325-4255 or use the church website, www.stjohnsinjimthorpe.org.