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Published November 06. 2013 05:00PM

Lehighton Bible Church events

Lehighton Bible Church, Jamestown and Center streets, Lehighton, will hold Game Night at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. Fun and fellowship for adults and youth.

Special guest speakers for the 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10 services are evangelists Lee and Darlene Homoki, founders of Bible Doctrines to Live By.

A Thanksgiving Eve service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 27, Fellowship and refreshments will follow.

Ladies Night Out at the Old Time Christmas in Jim Thorpe will be held on Friday, Dec. 6.

Weekly Wednesday services are held at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday services at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Bethany EC Church

Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, North Street, Lehighton, is offering weekly Sunday services including Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 10:45 a.m. On Tuesday at 10 a.m., there will be a Bible study and at 7 p.m. Wednesday, there will be a prayer meeting.

Kid's Club for children in kindergarten through fourth grade will be held every Monday from 6-7:15 p.m.

Samaritan Purse shoe boxes will be collected at the church on Nov. 17.

There will be a DVD message of hope entitled "Defining Moments" at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. This message comes from Billy Graham who will be celebrating his 95th birthday this week.

LALLC to meet

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Carbon Career and Technical Institute in Jim Thorpe. During the meeting, the club will provide monetary donations to various Lehighton nonprofit organizations. Members who plan to attend should contact Alicia Silliman.

In addition, the board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at the home of Bob and Alicia Silliman. Gift wrapping for Breakfast with Santa will be part of the agenda. The annual Breakfast with Santa is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Lehighton Recreation Center.

Community members are encouraged to place used eyeglasses at any of the following Lehighton locations: Lehighton High Rise, First Street; Lehighton Library, South Street; PNC Bank, First Street; Wells Fargo Bank, Interchange Road, Jim Thorpe National Bank, Fourth Street; Mallard Market, Second Street; Lehighton Municipal Building, Second Street; Dr. Hawk Dental Office, South Third Street; Dr. Dematte Chiropractic, Interchange Road, Lehighton; Wells Fargo Bank, Interchange Road; PNC Bank, Route 443; and Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, 12th Street.

Eyeglasses are recycled for those in other countries who are unable to afford corrective lenses. Fifty-nine pairs of eyeglasses were recently collected from the donation sites.

Anyone needing financial assistance with eyeglasses can contact committee chairwoman, Lisa Whitehead at 610-379-4002. There are financial guidelines that must be followed by all applicants and a written application must be completed and approved.

Anyone interested in becoming involved with Lionism is asked to contact Sandra Whiteman at 610-377-1506 or email the club at

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