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Jerusalem UCC

Jerusalem United Church of Christ, 545 Church Drive, Palmerton, is celebrating its 175th anniversary with a dedication and open house following its Oct. 15 worship service. The service is at 10 a.m. The open house is 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

The 17th anniversary cookbook, which includes 239 recipes, photos and the history of the church, is also for sale.

• A fall basket raffle and bazaar will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Nov. 4. In addition to the basket raffle, there will be holiday items and baked goods for sale.

• Worship service takes place at 10 a.m. every Sunday with the Rev. Marian Johnson, pastor, presiding.

For more information, call the office at 610-681-4412, visit jerusalemucc.org or on Facebook at Jerusalem Trachsville UCC

Faith Alive Church

Faith Alive Church, 678 Pine St., Palmerton (Bowmanstown) holds two services each Sunday with Pastor Rob Timlin. A contemporary service is held at 8:30 a.m., followed by Sunday school for all ages at 9:45 a.m. A traditional service is held at 11 a.m. You can worship in person or on Facebook Live.

For more information, visit www.faithalivechurch.net or call the office at 610-852-2805.

The church has also announced its upcoming events.

• Oct. 11: 10 a.m. GriefShare; 7 p.m., Prayer and Praise

• Oct. 15: Newsletter items due; 6 p.m. youth group.

• Oct. 17: 10 a.m. quilting group.

• Oct. 18: 10 a.m. GriefShare; 7 p.m., prayer and praise.

• Oct. 22: 6 p.m. youth group.

• Oct. 23: 7 p.m. SPRC meeting

• Oct. 25: 10 a.m. GriefShare; 7 p.m., prayer and praise.

• Fall Ladies Luncheon will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Oct. 28. A complimentary light lunch will be provided after the presentation. A free will offering to be received. RSVP by contacting the church office at 610-852-2805, email Jan at jklpta@yahoo.com or sign up in the church lobby.

• Oct. 29: 6 p.m. youth group

• A Veterans’ Luncheon is planned for 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the church fellowship hall. All veterans and their spouses are welcome. Call the church office to register or sign up in the lobby.

• Nov. 12: PA Adult and Teen Challenge will perform during both worship services. They will sing and give their personal testimonies to provide hope to families impacted by substance abuse.

• Dec. 2: Grace Notes Gospel Big Band Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. The event is open to the public.

October Mission is Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to children in desperate situations around the world through gift-filled shoe boxes and the good news of God’s love.

Sunday school Adult Bible Class begins Oct. 29 and will be held for six weeks in Leah’s Room. Each week will focus on a different biblical topic.

The church’s prayer shawl ministry is in need of yarn. Anyone who would like to donate some, may call the church office and arrange a pickup.