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Tamaqua news for April 8, 2021

Calvary Lewistown

The 10:25 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Calvary Evangelical United Methodist Church will consist of the annual Easter program with videos, narration and music. Sunday school classes are scheduled for 9:15 a.m.

Evening vesper service of praise and sharing is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 14 praise and prayer at 7 p.m.

Call 570-668-9111 for more information.

Baby food distribution

The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. John XXIII Parish, 307 Pine St., distributes free baby food and cereal on the third Saturday of each month by appointment. The distribution continues to be done as a curbside pickup outside the church hall due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

Stage 1 and 2 baby food and cereal will be provided each month for babies from birth to 1 year. The distribution is from 9-11 a.m. each month, and registration is required by the Wednesday prior to distribution.

To register, please call 570-225-8620 or email tamaquasvdp@outlook.com.

Diaper Depot

Diaper Depot, which provides free diapers to families in the Tamaqua Area School District, is accepting new clients.

A new client must present proof of residence and birth documents for the child. Available diaper sizes for children up to age 4 are newborn to 6, 2T-3T boys or girls and 3T-4T boys or girls.

New clients must make their requests at www.ziontamaqua.com. Diaper pickup is by appointment only. Diaper requests are verified by return email.

Diaper Depot is a ministry of Zion Lutheran Church in Tamaqua, in partnership with the Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank.

This ministry is for families with babies living within the Tamaqua Area School District or belonging to the parish.

Bethany EC

The Rev. Kevin Roberts will officiate at the 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. worship services this Sunday in Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church. The 11 a.m. service will be available live on the church’s Facebook page.

The kitchen and social commission meeting will be held at noon. Women’s Study, Fear and Faith, at 6:30 p.m.

Activities for the upcoming week include: Monday-Friday, Lunchtime Live with the Rev. Roberts on Facebook, 12:30-12:45 p.m.; April 14 TYM Remix at 6:30 p.m., Worship practice at 7:45 p.m.; April 16 Bible study at 7 p.m.; April 17 Men’s Study, Be a Godly Man, at 8:30 a.m.

To submit news, contact Susan Eckhart at 570-668-1250 or seckhart@tnonline.com or the Times News at 800-443-0377 or tneditor@tnonline.com.