Lehighton news for March 7, 2019
Bethany EC Church
Bethany EC Church, 222 North St. holds Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m. with the Rev. Jeff Stansbury, pastor.
First Sunday in Lent, 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.
Thursday: Men’s Bible study at McDonald’s, 5:15 a.m.; choir rehearsal, 7 p.m.
Friday: Prayer Shawl Ministry, 7 p.m.
• New Members Class: 1-5 p.m. Saturday.
• Holy Bookworms: “The Road Home,” Beverly Lewis, 10 a.m. March 16, Bethany EC
• Children & Youth Game Time: 1-4 p.m. March 16, Jokers Are Wild, Lehighton.
• Bare Necessities Pantry: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23, St. Peter’s Resource Center, Franklin Township.
In need of men’s casual clothing sizes L, XL. Shirts, casual pants, jeans, socks, T-shirts for pantry. Contact pastor or drop at side door of church Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon.
Lehighton Bethany EC is online at wwwbethanyec.weebly.com. Email: Bethany@ptd.net. 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 West, Lehighton
Worship service: 9 a.m. Sunday
Sunday school: 10:15 a.m. Sunday
Grief support: 6:30 p.m. Monday in the family room
Council meeting: 6:30 p.m. Monday in the church office
Junior Choir practice: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the music room
Sanctuary Choir practice: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the music room
Joint Worship Service for Lent: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ben Salem UCC
P.A.C. (Parents of Autism Children): 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the family room
Fundraising Committee: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the church office
Worship services: 6:30 p.m. March 16, “Come as You Are”; 9 a.m. March 17 and congregational meeting immediately following after worship. The budget will be the primary topic.
Sunday school: 10:15 a.m. March 17
Joint Worship Service for Lent: 7:30 p.m. March 20 at Zion’s Stone
Sunday worship at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., begins at 9:30 a.m. Included during this time is recognition of Girl Scouts. The Rev. Nancy Moore presides. Vicar Richard Bergen presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.
Sunday church school for students ages 3 through grade six start at 10:45 a.m.
“Breaking Bread” Youth Group for students in grades seven through 12 will meet in the Youth Room from 5 to 7 p.m. March 10 and 17. Led by Vicar Bergen, the group has supper, Bible study with discussion, service project and games.
A Lenten series of midweek “Holden Evening Prayer” with psalm devotions starts at 7 p.m. March 13 and continues through April 10. A simple soup supper will begin at 6 p.m.
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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