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Tamaqua news for April 22, 2021

Tamaqua Seniors

The Tamaqua Senior Citizens have resumed weekly meetings. Meetings are held every Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Coaldale Complex on Phillips Street, Coaldale.

Anyone 55 or older is welcome to attend.

Eastern Schuylkill Democrat Club

An opportunity to meet the candidates will be held on April 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Complex Field, Sixth and High streets in Coaldale. Participating will be District Attorney Mike O’Pake, Sheriff Joe Groody and candidates for Judge of Common Pleas, Julie Wert and Jim Conville.

Please bring your own chair and wear a mask. Social distancing will be observed. The concession stand will be open for the purchase of food.

Calvary Lewistown

Pastor Ralph Saunders will officiate at the 10:25 a.m. worship service this Sunday at Calvary Evangelical United Methodist Church, Lewistown Valley. Sunday school classes are scheduled for 9:15 a.m. and evening vespers with praise and sharing at 6:30 p.m. April 28, evening praise and prayer at 7 p.m. Call 570-668-9111 for more information.

American Primitive

The Rev. Rick Clemson will officiate at the 10:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday in American Primitive Methodist Church. Recorded service is available at www.tamaquachurch.org and www.facebook.com/PMChurchTamaqua. No Sunday school classes are scheduled until further notice.

Hope In the Mountains Nar-Anon family group meets at 57 Hunter St. If you have questions or are interested in attending these meetings, contact Mark at 570-952-5098.

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 is also available live on the church’s Facebook page. There will be a ministry council meeting at noon. Women’s study, Fear and Faith, will meet at 6:30 p.m.

Activities for the upcoming week: Lunchtime Live with the Rev. Roberts, Monday-Friday, 12:30-12:45 p.m. on the church Facebook page. April 27, worknight at 5:30 p.m.; April 28, TYM Remix at 6:30 p.m. and worship practice at 7:45 p.m.; April 29, Common Ground at 6:30 p.m.; April 30, Here & Now at 5 p.m., Bible study at 7 p.m.; May 1, men’s study at 8:30 a.m.

Spring giveaway

The Tamaqua Rotary, in conjunction with Mauch Chunk Bank and Trinity UCC, will be passing out bags of goodies on May 1 to the first 100 children up to the age of 12. This replaces the annual Easter egg hunt that is normally held. The giveaway will begin at 9 a.m.

The giveaway will be held at the Trinity UCC parking lot, Washington and Lafayette streets, Tamaqua. Enter the church parking lot at the parsonage and drive through the church parking lot. Children need to be present.

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.