Engagements
Weddings
Danielle Renee Adams and Steven Ricki Lutz Jr. were united in holy matrimony on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in an outdoor garden ceremony officiated by the Rev. Barbara Welsh at Carmen's Country Inn and Gardens, Drums. The bride is a daughter of Brian and M (read more)

Anniversaries
Photo: N/A, License: N/A TREVORTON - Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lagerman Sr., of 727 W. Coal St., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner at La Primavera with their family, and then went on a cruise to the Caribbean. The couple were married March 21, 1964, in St. Patric (read more)

Church News
All Saints All Saints Evangelical Lutheran Church, 12th and Scott streets, Kulpmont. Pastor - The Rev. Alfred J. Bashore. Worship service - 9 a.m. Participants - Richard Kovach, lector; Marsha Karnes or Richard Kovach, communion assistant. Assumption BV (read more)
The office of one of my former newspaper bosses contained a piece of art that was memorable for its uniqueness. It was a drawing of Jesus laughing. There have been countless representations of Christ in various forms, such as sketches, paintings, murals (read more)
The human race was in dire need of an authentic atonement for its sins. The animal sacrifices of the Old Testament could not suffice. Atonement is a satisfaction for guilt caused by sin. Some voluntary reparation must be done to counterbalance the griev (read more)
SHAMOKIN - A traditional Good Friday religious service, based on the "Seven last words of Jesus Christ" during his three-hours of passion on the cross, will be sponsored this week by the Shamokin Area Ministerium of Churches. Beginning at noon Friday a (read more)
The Easter Lily, purest white, Seems illuminated by a holy light; Glowing with grace of the risen Lord, It stands supreme in the dark of night. A symbol of One who defeated death To reign in power above all strife, To beckon all who will believe And off (read more)

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