Lehighton news for Sept. 15, 2021
Sunday worship with Holy Communion at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., begins 9:30 a.m. The bread wafer and juice are pre-sealed as a safe way to observe the sacrament. Masks are no longer required, however, if you are not fully vaccinated, please continue to wear a mask over the nose and mouth for your own protection and safety. The Rev. Nancy Moore presides. Vicar Sarah Moore assists.
Trinity Youth Group for students grades 7-12 begin this Sunday from 5-7 p.m., in the youth room at the church. Enjoy some food, hang out and meet Vicar Sarah Moore, leader of the youth group for 2021-22. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org, include any food allergies or dietary restrictions in order to prepare an adequate amount and type of food.
Livestream audio is available at tlclehighton.com. Video with audio rebroadcasts are available on www.facebook.com/TrinityLehighton later on Sunday mornings. Church phone: 610-377-4303.
Weekly Sunday Church School classes begin at 10:45 a.m. for students ages 3 through sixth grade. Face masks are strongly encouraged for the protection of those attending. In addition, weekly catechetical classes for students in seventh and eighth grades take place at this time.
The Trinity Thrift Store is open for business without reservations. Shopping and drop-off hours are Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donation drop-offs are accepted during store hours, limited to five bags or boxes. All sales receipts support the food pantry. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trinitythriftstore.
The Food Pantry continues to be open Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (and third Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m.) with an outdoor drive-up setting (through September) and precautionary measures in place. Residents in need who reside in the Lehighton Area School District are eligible to receive prepackaged supplemental food items. Participants must remain in their vehicle at time of pickup. Pantry volunteers will assist pedestrians/those not in vehicles.
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