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Sunday worship with Holy Communion at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, begins at 9:30 a.m. Communion is served by continuous line with wafer placed in your open hand, and wine or grape juice in a small cup. Gluten free wafers are available to those with allergy issues. Synodically Approved Lay Minister Kathy Long presides

Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Livestream audio is available at the church website (tlclehighton.com). Video with audio rebroadcasts available on the Facebook page (www.facebook.com/TrinityLehighton) later on Sunday mornings. Church phone: 610-377-4303. Please note the church office will be closed Nov. 23 and 24.

The Food Pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays (and third Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m.) with an outdoor drive-up setting. Residents who reside in the Lehighton Area School District are eligible to receive supplemental food.

The Trinity Thrift Store hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays; however, the store will be closed this Thursday for Thanksgiving. Donation drop-offs are accepted during store hours on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, limited to five bags or boxes. Sales receipts support the food pantry. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trinitythriftstore.

The thrift store’s Christmas Sale is held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 24, 25, 27 and 28. It is a cash only event. Items featured include indoor and outdoor decorations, jewelry, cards, knickknacks, toys and more. Those visiting should enter on Iron Street at Luther Hall. Receipts from the sale benefit the food pantry and community projects.


Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, 222 North St., Lehighton, will hold Morning Worship at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m. and Junior Church for ages 6-12 resumes.

Pastor Greg will be leading a six-week Bible study on “developing a biblical worldview” beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Everyone is welcome.

Potluck lunch immediately following worship. Bring a covered dish or two. Community always welcome. Bring a friend.

• Mondays: Ladies’ Bible Study, 7 p.m.

• Tuesdays: Prayer meeting, 7 p.m.; Girl Scouts Troop 3620 at 6:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

• Wednesdays: Boy Scouts at 6:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

• Thursday: Men’s Bible Study, 5 a.m. at BECC; Girl Scout Service unit meeting at 7 p.m. in BECC fellowship hall; Prayer and worship night at Bethany Wesleyan Church at 6:30 p.m.

Upcoming events:

• Dec. 2: decorating the church for Christmas at 9 a.m.; also tree in park.

• Dec. 3: Community Christmas tree lighting in upper park at 6 p.m.

• Dec. 9: Christmas party and potluck at 5 p.m. Bring a covered dish or two and 1 dozen cookies for our shut-ins, and a $5 wrapped “white elephant” gift to exchange.

Stay informed by visiting www.facebook.com/BethanyECLehighton, www.bethanylehighton.com. Church office: 610-377-0724, email gregorycomp@gmail.com.

St. John’s

St. John’s Lutheran Church of Mahoning, 826 Mahoning Dr. W., Lehighton will hold a Thanksgiving Eve service at 7 p.m. on Nov. 22 at Ben Salem UCC.

Now through December, the church will be collecting winter coats and clothing. For more information, call the church office at 570-386-9960.