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Jan. 2, 2014

Published January 02. 2014 05:00PM

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold First Saturday worship at 5 p.m. with the Rev. Michael Frost, pastor of Zions Stone Church, New Ringgold, presiding.

Sunday worship with Holy Communion, will begin at 9 a.m., which includes installation of congregational council members for 2014. Interim pastor, the Rev. Don Hayn, will preside. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Sunday School classes for students ages 3 through grade 12 will be held at 10:30 a.m.

First Tuesday quiet communion will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 7.

In the event of inclement weather that would necessitate the cancellation of services, a recording will be placed on the outgoing message of the office number (610-377-4303) within two hours of the worship time. A cancellation would also be registered with WFMZ-TV and on that website.

LALLC to meet

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Carbon Career and Technical Institute in Jim Thorpe. Reservations should be called to Alicia Silliman by Thursday, Jan. 2.

Community members are encouraged to place used eyeglasses at any of the following Lehighton locations: Lehighton High Rise, Lehighton Library, either PNC Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Jim Thorpe National Bank, Mallard Market, Lehighton Municipal Building, Dr. Hawk Dental Office, Dr. Dematte Chiropractic and Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital. Eyeglasses are recycled for those in other countries who are unable to afford corrective lenses.

Anyone needing financial assistance with eyeglasses can contact committee chairwoman Lisa Whitehead at 610-379-4002. There are financial guidelines that must be followed 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

Lehighton Bible Church news

Lehighton Bible Church, Jamestown and Center streets, Lehighton, will be bowling at the Slate Bowl at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11. There will be a meal at Valley Pizza in Walnutport after bowling.

Church members will be hosting a hymn sing on Thursday, Jan. 16 at Mahoning Valley Nursing Home.

Men's Breakfast and Fellowship at the Beacon 443 Diner will be held Saturday, Jan. 25.

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

For additional information contact Herb Pfeiffer, elder, at or call 610.714.1219.

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