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St. Michael the Archangel Byzantine

Catholic Church will host cookie walk

St. Michael the Archangel Byzantine Catholic Church, 205 N. Main Street, Pittston, is hosting a cookie walk Sunday, Dec. 17, in the church hall. The sale starts at 10 a.m. and will last to approximately 1 p.m., or until all the cookies are sold.

Tables will be set up displaying a large variety of cookies. Those attending walk around the hall selecting whichever cookies they like and place them into a container which will be provided. The containers are weighed and at a cost of $8 per pound.

Types of cookies include: Kolachi, Italian ricotta, peanut butter, chocolate chip, Linzer, cherry winks, Russian tea cakes, butterscotch Scotchies, gingerbread, nut and fig filled cookies, fudge and many more.

In addition to the cookie walk, a Christmas basket raffle will be featured with plenty of gifts and surprises in each basket.

All proceeds benefit St. Michael’s Church.

For information about this or other events at the church, contact Linda at 570-905-7387 or visit

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran

Church announces upcoming events

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 7 Wood St., Pittston, announced the following activities:

Hanging of the Green will be held during the service Sunday, Dec. 3.

Planning will meet Sundays, Dec. 3 and Dec. 17, after services.

Council will meet Sunday, Dec. 10, after service.

Christian Education Night is Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8 p.m. A child-friendly dinner starts at 5:30, followed by interactive lessons and activities. Anyone interested in volunteering to help with cooking, serving and/or clean up can contact the church and leave a message for Marcia.

Outside of council meetings, all events are open to the public.

Members can pick up their fourth quarter church helper list and Portals of Prayer in the rear of the church at the beginning or end of services.

The church has a surplus of sanctuary candles. The candles are available for purchase for $4 each. Contact the church and leave a message if you are interested.

The church is renting out its lower level for $100 for three hours and $35 for each additional hour, plus $100 returnable security deposit.

The hall can accommodate a maximum of 50 people.

Email the church to receive photos of the space.

The church has gift cards for a variety of area locations and in a variety of denominations. See Mary Ann Denman or Alan Drummond after any of the services for information.

Mount Zion United Methodist Church

plans soup and salad supper

Mount Zion United Methodist Church will host a soup and salad dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at the church

The all-you-can-eat dinner costs $7 per person.

Sacred Heart Parish plans cookie walk

The Welcome Committee of Sacred Heart Parish, Dupont, will hold a cookie walk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, in the parish hall.

Homemade cookies, fudge and candies will be offered for $7 per pound. Coffee, tea and hot chocolate also will be served during the sale.

Apostolic Faith Tabernacle will present

music, skits and free dinner

Apostolic Faith Tabernacle, 536 Village Road, Orange, will hold a special service Saturday, Dec. 2, at 4 p.m., followed by a complementary dinner.

The public is invited to the program, which will include old and new gospel songs by various musicians. There also will be skits and a brief message by Pastor Frank Chorba on “Thy Kingdom Come.”

For information about this free program, call 570-333-5172.

Pirohi order pickup scheduled at

St. Michael’s Russian Orthodox Church

St. Michael’s Russian Orthodox Church, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge, reminds anyone who placed orders for the church’s pirohi sale that pirohi can be picked up Wednesday, Dec. 13.

St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

selling nut and poppy seed rolls

St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hughestown, is holding its annual Christmas nut and poppy seed roll sale.

Orders are being accepted until Monday, Dec. 11. Rolls are $9. Call 570-313-2829 or 570-655-0043 to place an order.

Orders can be picked up from 10 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21.