Tamaqua News – Times News Online
Published on September 23, 2022 at 11:53 am
All services will now be held at the Church, 824 Catawissa Rd., Tamaqua. Pastor Ralph Saunders will officiate at 10:25 a.m. worship this Sunday at Calvary Evangelical Church in the Lewistown Valley. Sunday school is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. and evening service at 6:30 p.m. September 28 at 7 p.m. is prayer meeting.
Upcoming events: October 16; Annual Sunday School Gathering Day at 10:25 a.m. Gospel Bluegrass Concert by The Good News Travelin’ Band at 6:30 p.m.
Deposit of layers
Tamaqua Diaper Ministry Diaper Depot, a free diaper ministry of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tamaqua, began in October 2018. Since then, it has received 1,846 requests for free diapers. It provided diapers to children in the Tamaqua area 2,149 times.
The ministry is now ready to distribute its 100,000th diaper during its September distribution.
The ministry provides free diapers to families living in the Tamaqua Area School District. Children aged from birth to 4 years old are served. Diapers are usually distributed on the third Saturday of the month, but this month the distribution is September 24.
Volunteer package requested the day before the distribution. Diaper Depot is a community pantry of the Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank.
Diaper requests can be made on the Zion website at www.ziontamaqua.com. All requests are verified by email. New clients must provide a birth certificate for children served and proof of residency. Guidelines for ministry are also on the church’s website.
Adult day care
Tamaqua Area Adult Day Care is hosting a Kauffman’s Chicken BBQ fundraiser on October 5 from 4-6 p.m. It is take-out only.
The meal includes half a chicken, a baked potato, coleslaw and a bun. There will also be a bake sale and a 50/50 draw.
Call 570-668-6556 for tickets/information.
First United Methodist Church, 124 W. Broad St. celebrates the church’s 190th anniversary during the 11:15 a.m. worship service on Sept. 25. Everyone is invited to attend.