Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, September 20, 2018
PRESS PHOTO BY TINAMARIE MARTINKevin Sommers and his grandsons Carmelo and Tavares, all of Coplay, enjoy the day out fishing at Hokendauqua Park and Playground during a fishing derby May 26. PRESS PHOTO BY TINAMARIE MARTINKevin Sommers and his grandsons Carmelo and Tavares, all of Coplay, enjoy the day out fishing at Hokendauqua Park and Playground during a fishing derby May 26.

Hokendauqua: Faith Lutheran VBS starts July 23

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Columns

Vacation Bible School at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, runs July 23-27, with a closing program July 29.

Children from age 3 to those in sixth grade are welcome to attend the program, held 6-8 p.m. The theme this year is “Shipwrecked — Rescued by Jesus.”

For more information or to register, call the church office at 610-435-0451.

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There will be a Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative community meal Aug. 5 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church. The free meal, guaranteed for the first 100 guests, will be served 4-6:30 p.m.

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Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St., will have VBS 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 13-17.

The program this year, “Shipwrecked — Rescued by Jesus,” is free and open to children from age 3 to sixth grade. To register, visit whitehall.lehighbible.com/activities/vacation-bible-school/.

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Mark your calendar for Faith’s 10th annual Wheels of Faith car show and craft fair, to be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 18. The rain date is Aug. 19.

There will be music by DJ Johnny D, a 50/50 drawing, a variety of homemade food, vendors and more.

Part of the day’s proceeds will be donated to Whitehall Food Pantry. Participants are asked to bring a nonperishable food item for a chance to win a gift basket.

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Faith is holding a Miller-Keystone Blood Center blood drive 4-7 p.m. Aug. 20. To make a reservation or for more information, call Judy Ehret at 610-767-5061.

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