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Published March 08. 2012 05:01PM

Lenten services

The Tamaqua Ministerium is sponsoring a series of interdenominational Midweek Lenten services.

All of the services will be held at noon with a light luncheon to follow.

The schedule includes: March 14, First United Methodist, 124 W. Broad St.; March 21, Tamaqua Salvation Army, 105 W. Broad St.; and March 28, St. Jerome's Catholic, 266 W. Broad St.

The public is welcome to attend any and all of the services.

St. Peter's Union

The Rev. Cheryl Moore will officiate at the 9 a.m. worship service this Sunday in St. Peter's Union Church, Mantzville. The service will include a joyous noise offering. Sunday school classes meet at 10:15 a.m.

Also on Sunday, the Confirmation class will meet at 11:30 a.m., Daisies and Brownies will meet at 6 p.m.

Activities for next week will include: Monday, food co-op at 9 a.m.; Wednesday, retirees meet at 9 a.m., joint midweek Lenten service at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter's; Thursday, prayer group meets at 5 p.m., Girl Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m.

The choirs rehearse every Thursday. Next week's schedule will include cherubs at 6:30 p.m., junior choir at 7 p. m. and the senior choir rehearses at 7:30 p.m.

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 WASH - AM1410, at 11:30 a.m.

Activities for next week will include: Wednesday, joint midweek Lenten service at 7:30 p.m. at St. John.

Salvation Army

Sunday services at the Tamaqua Salvation Army are held at 11 a.m. Sunday school classes meet at 10 a.m.

Weekly activities include: Tuesday, men's and women's fellowship meets at 5 p.m., youth drama meets at 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Timbrels, Bible study and prayer meeting at 5 p.m.; Thursday, youth group meets at 4 p.m., band rehearsal at 5:30 p.m.

Basic computer classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday for the next eight weeks. Classes will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Animal rescue

The Tamaqua Area Animal Rescue group will meet at 7 p.m. today, in Tamaqua Borough Hall.

The public is welcome to attend. Volunteers are always welcome.

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