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West End news for Nov. 29, 2018

Published November 29. 2018 01:13PM

Supper & auction

Zion Lutheran Church, Brodheadsville, is hosting a spaghetti supper and silent auction from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The menu includes homemade meatballs, spaghetti, salad, bread, drinks and a selection of homemade desserts. There will be Christmas items and more.

The bid drawing will begin at 6 p.m.

For more information, including cost, call the church at 570-992-6988.

Proceeds of the dinner and auction will further the ministries of Zion United Lutheran Church.

Holiday party

The West End Democrats Club holiday party will be held Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. at the West End Fire House on Route 715 in Brodheadsville.

There will be food, musical entertainment by Roy Ramos, gifts brought by attendees and a free wine tasting. Donations of small gifts are appreciated.

There is a cost for adults and children ages 6 to 12. It is free for children of attendees under the age of 6.

Contact Candy Burger for tickets at 610-681-6354.

SAL meeting

The Sons of the American Legion will have its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Sunday at the West End Memorial America Legion Post 927 in Gilbert.

Craft fair

A craft and vendor fair is slated to take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Pleasant Valley High School.

Candlelight ceremony

It is time for the 12th annual Advent by Candlelight ceremony at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Gilbert.

All the women of the parish are invited to the annual event on Sunday beginning at 5 p.m. for an evening of prayer, witness and fellowship. If a woman would like to attend or host a table, contact Marge McCauley at

The music ministry will be providing the music for this year’s Advent by Candlelight evening, instead of the Lessons and Carols ceremony.

All members of the parish, men and women, are invited to attend the program held in the church at 6:15 p.m.

Those who wish to attend the program only are asked to enter through the church doors by 6:15 p.m.

There is no need to RSVP if one is attending the program only.

Toys deadline

The last available appointment to sign up for Toys for Tots distribution at the Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network is Monday. All participants must preregister to participate in the program.

Call 570-992-3136 for a registration appointment.

Incomes and residency requirements apply to all toy programs. For more information, call the above number or visit the PVEN website at

Ross Supervisors

The Ross Township Board of Supervisors is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the municipal building in Saylorsburg.

Healing service

St. Matthew’s UCC in Kunkletown will hold a Blue Christmas Healing Service with Communion at 7 p.m. Monday in the gathering room downstairs.

Tree lighting

The Pleasant Valley Elementary School will hold a tree lighting event from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Meeting canceled

The Tuesday meeting of the Chestnuthill Township Board of Supervisors has been canceled.

Vocations service

At 7 p.m. Dec. 5, a Vocations Prayer Service is being held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church for those contemplating or feeling being called to the priesthood, diaconate, religious life and lay ministry, which are essential in the church’s mission of spreading the joy and love of Jesus Christ.

Eldred Supervisors

The Eldred Township Board of Supervisors will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 5, at the municipal building in Kunkletown.

NYC Christmas show

The West End Park and Open Space Commission is sponsoring a bus trip to Radio City Music Hall for the Christmas Spectacular at 2 p.m. Dec. 6.

The bus departs at 8 a.m. from Chestnuthill Park in Brodheadsville and returns at 7 p.m.

For more information, including costs, call 570-992-9733.

Polk tree lighting

Community Tree Lighting in Polk Township at the Veterans Memorial Park will be held at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Community groups are asked to donate an ornament to display on the trees.

Contact Adele Argot at 717-933-4028 or Contact the Times News at 800-443-0377 or

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