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Tamaqua news for July 16, 2021

Zion Lewistown

Pastor Jim Williams will officiate at the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday at Zion Church, Lewistown Valley.

American Primitive

Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. at American Primitive Methodist Church. Service available at www.tamaquachurch.org and www.facebook.com/PMChurchTamaqua. There will be no Sunday school 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.

Calvary Lewistown

Pastor Ralph Saunders will offer the message this Sunday at the 10:25 a.m. service at Lewistown Valley Tabernacle. Sunday school classes are scheduled for 9:15 a.m. Evening service of praise and sharing at 6:30 p.m. with special guest Adam Heisler, retired state police officer. There will be no Wednesday prayer meeting on July 21.

Lewistown Valley Vacation Bible School with the theme Mystery Island at Lewistown Valley Tabernacle, July 19-23. To register, https://lvvbs.myanswers.com/mystery-island/ or call 570-952-1678.

Zion Lutheran

Zion Lutheran Church, Tamaqua, is hosting An Ecumenical Community Christmas in July Service on Saturday at 5:30 p.m.

The service is a collection of readings, carols, candles and Holy Communion.

Participating Tamaqua clergy are Pastor Darryl Kensinger, Trinity United Church of Christ; Pastor Richard Clemson, American Primitive Methodist Church; and Pastor Cindy White, Zion Lutheran.

All are welcome to worship in person. The service will also be streamed live on the Zion website at www.ziontamaqua.com and on the Zion Phone Streaming service at 570-393-2180 (a Lansford area number). It will also be recorded and available for later viewing.

Zion Lutheran is located at the corner of Mauch Chunk and Greenwood streets in Tamaqua.

Tamaqua Seniors

The Tamaqua Senior Citizens met on July 1 with 32 members in attendance. The President opened the meeting with the reading “Keep Our Nation In Thy Care.”

Guest Jim Shearer was given a warm welcome and Sherry Herb was showered with birthday wishes. A moment of silence was observed for the victims of the building collapse in Florida.

The Tamaqua Senior Citizens met on July 8 with 26 members in attendance. The President opened the meeting with the reading “Priceless Treasures.”

Guest Micheal Trubilla was given a warm welcome. Doris Brobst was added to the sick list and prayers were requested for Anthony Zahora. A correction from a previous report is the Vice President is Mary Bittle.

The group meets every Thursday at the Coaldale Complex at 1 p.m. Anyone 55 or older is invited to attend.

Rush-Ryan Seniors

The Rush-Ryan-Delano Senior Citizens met on July 13 with 47 members in attendance. The president opened the meeting with the reading “Don’t Wait Too Long.”

Doris Brobst and Edna Fegley were added to the sick list.

The next meeting will be the summer picnic on July 27 at St. Peter’s Grove, Locust Valley at noon. Catering is by Hess of Schuylkill Haven. There will also be a chance auction.

The group meets the second and fourth Tuesday at Christ Church, Barnesville at 1 p.m. Anyone 55 or older is invited to attend.

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.