First Posted: 7/3/2014



Back Mountain Harvest Assembly’s Vacation Bible School will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, July 21 to Friday July 25 for children ages 3 to 12.

This year’s program is SonTreasure Island, a week of treasure-hunting adventure in the Caribbean Islands. Through their adventures, children will discover that God’s Love is Giving, God’s Love is Kind, God’s Love is Caring, God’s Love is Forgiving and God’s Love is Forever.

There will be songs, skits, crafts, games, Bible stories and snacks.


Trucksville United Methodist Church Annual Summer “Take Out” BBQ will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 25 at the church’s educational facility, 40 Knob Hill road, Trucksville.

Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $4 for children and include half a chicken, baked potato, all the fixings and homemade dessert.

To reserve tickets, call the church office at 570-696-3897 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Day Camp for children in second through fifth grades will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4-8 at Trucksville United Methodist Church, 40 Knob HIll road.

Cost is $50 for week with partial scholarships available. Children should bring lunch. Snacks will be provided. A one-day field trip to Wesley Forest in Weikert is included.

To register, call the church office at 570-696-3897 between 9 and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.



The Dorcas Society of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will host a Quilt Show and Tea from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the church. There will be numerous quilts and other quilted items on display.

For tickets, at $7 each, contact Lois Hardisky at 570-675-1006. Anyone interesting is displaying quilts may contact Cynthia Mahalick at 570-674-5504.

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