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Friday, December 6, 2019

NORTH WHITEHALL: NOVA to have bazaar, theme baskets

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE Special to The Press in Columns

The Auxiliary of Northern Valley EMS, NOVA, will have its annual bazaar with theme baskets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 6.

The event features lunch, baked goods, attic treasures and theme baskets. Drawing for the baskets will be at 2 p.m.

NOVA volunteers are preparing for the Easter bread, paska, fundraiser which will offer 1- or 2-pound loaves, with or without raisins.

Call Julie at 610-262-7749 by April 10 to reserve Easter bread for pickup on April 19.


Vine Church will host a flea market at the Schnecksville Grange between 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13,

Vendors will be on-hand with household items, toys and collectibles. Lunch will be available. Vine Church is holding its services at the Agape Fellowship 6 p.m. Sundays.

Call Pastor Adam Kern at 610-674-3468 for information on the church or flea market.


Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, will have an Easter Egg Hunt in the grove 1 p.m. April 13 for children up to 10 years old.

Participants must register in advance by April 7 by calling 610-767-6961.

In case of rain, the egg hunt will take place in Memorial Hall.


On Palm Sunday, April 14, Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, will arrange clothing along the center aisle for children at Central Elementary School, Allentown.

This local tradition commemorates Jesus’ procession on the first Palm Sunday while also providing assistance for needy families.

The clothing will be suitable for Allentown School District uniform regulations.

Last year, when Union Lutheran delivered the collected items, Pastor Lamb at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Seventh St., Allentown, accepted them for its clothes closet.

He was moved to tears as he thankfully received the new clothing for area children.


Donna Henninger, director of Music at St. John’s United Church of Christ, Laurys Station, reports the choir will present two anthems on Palm Sunday, April 14, at the 10:15 a.m. worship service.

On Sunday, April 7, St. John’s will host a birthday social after the morning worship.

Tables will be decorated for the months of the year with special favors to take home as a remembrance.

Birthday cake and beverages will be provided for all. Bring a favorite dish to share.

Here is a time for fellowship and food and an opportunity to make new friends.