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Lehighton news for Jan. 17, 2019

Published January 17. 2019 12:39PM

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.

Tuesday: Wrapped in Prayer Ministry, 10 a.m.

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.

Looking ahead:

• Kids Club: 6 p.m. Jan. 22.

• Family Promise Support Week: Jan. 20-26

• Bare Necessities Pantry: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 26, St. Peter’s Community Resource Center, Franklin Township.

• Bethany EC annual congregational meeting: Jan. 27.

In need of children’s clothing 2T-5T, 7-12 and men’s jeans and T-shirts, all sizes. Clothing can be dropped off Friday from 10 a.m. to noon at the side door of the church. Items will be distributed at St. Peter’s Community Resource Center, Main Road, Franklin Township.

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.

Trinity Highlights

Sunday worship at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., with Holy Communion begins at 9:30 a.m. Gluten-free wafers are available for those with allergy issues. The Rev. Nancy Moore presides. Vicar Richard Bergen assists. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Sunday church school for students ages 3 through sixth grade resume at 10:45 a.m. next Sunday. Classes will not meet Jan. 20 due to the annual meeting when a review of the previous year’s congregational activities are reported with discussion. Snow date for the congregational meeting is Jan. 27.

In the event of inclement weather which may lead to cancellations, look on the listings on WFMZ-TV, BRCTV Channel 13, or Trinity’s Facebook page. In addition, a message will be recorded on the church phone within two hours of the worship time.

“Breaking Bread” youth group for students in grades 7-12 will meet in the youth room from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 20 and 27. Led by Vicar Rich Bergen, the group has supper, Bible study with discussion, service project and games.

Appointments are available for individuals to arrange a baptismal date and/or congregational membership. Please call the church office at 610-377-4303 during business hours.

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