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Lehighton news for Feb. 7, 2019

Published February 07. 2019 01:02PM

Bethany EC Church

Bethany EC Church, 222 North St. holds Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m. with the Rev. Jeff Stansbury, pastor.

Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. with classes for all ages, including adult Bible study class; fellowship time, 10:15 a.m.; preschool nursery available and Jr. Church provided for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.

Wednesday: Prayer meeting, prayer devotional and singing, 7-8 p.m.

Thursday: Men’s Bible study at McDonald’s, 5:15 a.m.; choir rehearsal, 7 p.m.

Upcoming events:

• Kids Club: 6 p.m. Feb. 12 and Feb. 16.

• Holy Bookworms: “When the Soul Mends,” by Cindy Woodsmal, 10 a.m. Feb. 9

• NE District Skating Event: Sunday, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 17, LaRose’s Skating Rink, Lehighton.

• Bare Necessities Pantry: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23, St. Peter’s Resource Center, Franklin Township.

• Spiritual Gifts Inventory Workshop: 9:30 a.m. March 3.

Lehighton Bethany EC is online at Email: Church office: 610-377-0724 or follow Bethany on Facebook.

Crossroads Community Church

Crossroads Community Church, 580 Coal St., holds Sunday worship service with Pastor Jim Banks. It is a place for a fresh start with God.

Adult Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.; contemporary worship service at 10:30 a.m. with nursery available; children’s Sunday school at 11 a.m.; fellowship following service.

Tuesday: Adult Bible study at 6:30 p.m., currently studying the book of Ephesians.

Communion: Last Sunday of the month.

St. John’s Lutheran

St. John’s Lutheran Church of Mahoning, 826 Mahoning Drive W. Lehighton holds worship service Sunday at 9 a.m. and Sunday school at 10:15 a.m.

Grief Support meeting: 6:30 p.m. on Monday in the family room.

Fundraising meeting: 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the church office.

Dinner & Discussion (soup and salad): at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14 in the fellowship hall.

Worship service: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the church hall “Come as You Are” worship. An informal setting. Snacks are provided.

The Prayer Shawl Ministry invites anyone who would like to get together to work on projects. The meetings are also for those who would like information on making the shawls. We are currently looking for people to crochet or knit lap robes and shawls. The yarn is provided and can be picked up at the church. We want to thank people living in our area who generously donated supplies and lap robes to our ministry. To date we have provided more than 740 items to people needing comfort during times of illness and death. Prayer shawls and lap robes may be requested for anyone in need of comfort (not limited to members of this congregation). Please call Anne Yenser 570-386-5981 or Carolyn Zacharias 570-386-4184 to make a request or for more information. Next prayer shawl meeting is 1-3 p.m. Feb. 19.

Council meeting is 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in the church office.

Trinity happenings

Sunday worship at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St. begins at 9:30 a.m. Music is provided by the Trinity Praise Band. The Rev. Nancy Moore presides. Vicar Rich Bergen assists. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Sunday church school for students ages 3 through sixth grade begins at 10:45 a.m.

“Breaking Bread” youth group for students in grades 7-12 will gather from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 17 in the “Youth Room,” with supper, Bible study and discussion. Vicar Rich Bergen is the adviser.

For those wishing membership at Trinity or to arrange a baptismal date, an appointment may be arranged with Pastor Moore by contacting the church office at 610-377-4303.

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