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Published May 11. 2012 05:02PM

Lewistown Valley Garden Club

The Lewistown Valley Garden Club held its annual tea April 26 in the social hall of Zion Church, Lewistown Valley. More than 40 members and guests were in attendance.

A short business session was conducted by President June Leiby and Vice President Kathy McGee.

Members were reminded of the dates for the 2012 Schuylkill County Fair with entry information due to be available by mid May.

The tea committee included Louise Flexer, Evelyn Adams and McGee, with Judy Kellner and Leiby serving as pourers. Kellner provided the table arrangement and members provided the refreshments.

Following the tea, John Papanek of Edwards Flowers of Tamaqua, provided a program on constructing floral arrangements, complete with numerous tips. A question and answer period was included.

The next meeting will be held May 29 at 7 p.m.

The program will include a table top water garden presentation by Sue Greenawalt, a Schuylkill County Master Gardener.

The public is welcome to attend and may make reservations by calling (570) 668-4288.

Trinity UCC

The Rev. Thomas Reinsel will officiate at the 10 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Trinity United Church of Christ.

The service will include Holy Communion and Baptism.

Sunday school classes will meet at 8:45 a.m.

Activities for next week will include: Monday, 7 p.m., consistory meeting; Tuesday, finance committee meeting at 2 p.m.; Thursday, choir rehearsal at 6:30 p.m.

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Zion Lutheran

The Rev. Jeffrey Kistler will officiate at the 9:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Also on Sunday, the Scouts will meet at 6 p.m.

Activities for next week will include: Monday, blanket ministry meets at 9 a.m., renovation task force meets at 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Mission District breakfast at 9:30 a.m., Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m., church council meets at 7 p.m.; Thursday, Scouts meets at 6 p.m., Ascension Day service with Holy Communion at 7 p.m., senior choir rehearses at 8 p.m.; Friday, newsletter deadline; Saturday, cemetery work day begins at 9:30 a.m.

First Methodist

The Rev. James Cavallero will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in First United Methodist Church. Adult Sunday school will meet at 9:30 a.m.

Activities for next week include: Monday, Jesus in the Steps meets at 7 p.m.; Tuesday, quilters meet at 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday, chancel choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m.

Zion Lewistown

The Rev. Sunny Stock will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Zion Church in the Lewistown Valley.

A brief congregational meeting will be held immediately following the service.

Sunday school will meet at 9:30 a.m.

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