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Lehighton news for Oct. 7, 2021


Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, 222 North St., Lehighton.

• Sunday: Worship, 10:45 a.m. Jr. Church available for children up to sixth grade. Sunday School Small Groups, 9:30 a.m. Live broadcast can be accessed on Facebook by searching for and liking @BethanyECLehighton.

• Sunday Night Live: 6:30 p.m.

• Monday: Ladies Bible study, 7 p.m.

• Tuesday: 10 a.m., women’s prayer group @BECC.

• Wednesday: 10 a.m., online midweek Bible study.

• Thursday: 5 a.m., men’s Bible study.

• Oct. 8 and 22: Prayer Shawl Ministry, 7 p.m.

Upcoming events

• Oct. 3-17: Collecting items for College Care Package.

• Oct. 12: Mission and vision team meeting.

• Oct. 17-Nov. 14: Operation Christmas Child Gift Collection.

• Oct. 16-17: Noon-10 p.m., Holy Haluski Booth at Rocktoberfest.

• Oct. 17-23: Family Promise of Carbon County Meal Service.

• Oct. 24: Sunday school trip to Yenser’s Fall Festival.

• Oct. 27: 6-8 p.m., trick or treat outreach in front of BECC.

• Oct. 29: 6:30 p.m., Family Game Night.

• Nov. 24: Homebound members Thanksgiving meal distribution.

Stay informed of upcoming events by following us at www.facebook.com/BethanyECLehighton, www.bethanylehighton.com, or contact Pastor Tim Ream at pastortim@bethanylehighton.com.

Shepherd’s Closet

Fall into fall Oct. 9 and Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shepherd’s Closet at the Gathering Place, 305 White St., Weissport.

Your new fall wardrobe is waiting for you. Come early, grab a hoodie, pantsuit, brand-name shirts, coats, shoes, for men, women, children, infants, etc.

Also, The Gathering Place monthly takeout dinner is Oct. 23 from 4-5:30 p.m.

St. John’s

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 826 Mahoning Drive W., Lehighton

• Worship service: Oct. 10 at 10 a.m.

• Sunday school: Oct. 10 at 11 a.m.

• Council meeting: Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.

• Book Club: Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m. The book for October is “Morning Comes Softly” by Debbie Macomber. Please email Deb Scheckler at dsheckler@gmail.com if you have any questions.

• Dinner and Discussion: Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. Interested individuals can contact Cheryl Kistler, 610-377-4662, so we can plan a menu.

• Spaghetti dinner: Oct. 16, 4-7 p.m. All of the proceeds go to Lutheran Disaster Response, Relief for U.S. Hurricane, Wildfire and Flooding Relief, Afghan Crisis, Haiti Crisis, etc. Eat in or takeout available. For takeout email us at gebbert15@gmail.com or call the church office at 570-386-9960.

Contact the Times News at 800-443-0377 or tneditor@tnonline.com.