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Published June 27. 2013 05:05PM

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, Third and Iron streets, Lehighton, will hold Sixth Sunday after the Pentecost worship 9 a.m. service, which will include a Service of Healing. This service may be beneficial to those with physical, emotional, spiritual burdens hoping the load may be lightened. Coffee fellowship follows. Interim pastor, the Rev. Donald Hayn will preside. The church is air-conditioned.

First Tuesday Quiet Communion is at 10 a.m. July 2.

Everyone is invited to a free Contemporary Christian music concert by Spokefolk at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 7. Spokefolk is a faith-based group on a 12-day biking and music ministry tour.

Twelve youth and four adults will be traveling to Toms River, in Ocean County, N.J., during the week of July 8, offering post-Hurricane Sandy-type chores, assisting with ongoing relief efforts alongside other "Weekday Warriors" (the name the local residents give to those that provide hands-on assistance).

The Barnstormers concert will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13. Members are from throughout the New England states. They give only three concerts per year. The 50-member choral group sing a mixture of oldies, pop, spiritual and patriotic tunes. Admission is free. For more information contact the church at (610) 377-4303.

Trinity's council Vice President Connie Kistler and husband, Richard were chased from their Mahoning Township home last week (June 19) when flames erupted. Richard suffered third degree burns to his left hand. Their home is declared a total loss. While their vehicles are usable, their personal belongings are not. The couple is staying with their daughter and family.

The "Kistler Family Fire Fund" has been established at KNBT/National Penn Bank inside the Giant grocery store, Mahoning Township. For those wishing to help the Kistler's, deposits may be made into this account (the last three digits are 950). Donations received at Trinity Lutheran Church for the Kistler's will be deposited into the account.

Third wedding anniversary

Wendy and Thomas Williams of Lehighton observed their third wedding anniversary on June 19. They were married at the Franklin Township Fire Co. by the Rev. James Ziegenfuss.

Wendy is the daughter of Truman and Joy Andrews of Franklin Township. She is a first-grade teacher at Franklin Elementary School.

Thomas is the son of the late Kay and Ishmael Williams of Florida. He is a retired firefighter from Bethlehem.

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