Whitehall-Coplay Press

Monday, July 22, 2019

Hokendauqua: First Presbyterian Church hosts picnic for members

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in Columns

First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua, 3005 S. Front St., will host a church picnic for its members July 21 on the lawn next to the church. The event starts 11 a.m.

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Reminder: Hokey A.A. is offering free football and cheering camps at Bob Warke Field, 1351 Lehigh St.

The last football camp will be 6-7:30 p.m. July 14.

For more information, contact Coach Chris at wydockc@yahoo.com.

Pep squad welcomes the Whitehall Warriors competition squad. Camps will be held 6-8 p.m. July 15-17, also at Bob Warke Field.

For more information or to register, contact Coach Jess at jdunlap100@gmail.com or Coach Laura at warriorsreccheerleading@gmail.com.

At the camps, registrations will be taken, with an additional date of 10 a.m.-noon July 13.

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Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, is planning its Vacation Bible School for 6-8 p.m. July 22-26, with the closing program July 28. The theme will be “Giddyup Junction — Taking God’s Love to New Frontiers.”

All children age 3 through grade 6 are invited to attend. The church asks that your child be potty trained or that you stay and enjoy the experience with your child.

A covered dish gathering will take place after the closing program.

Call Joanne at 610-434-7844 for more information. For a registration form, visit faithlutheranwhitehall.org/forms/vbs_reg.pdf.

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There will be a Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative free community meal 4-6 p.m. Aug. 4 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church.

For more information, call 610-435-0451.

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The 11th annual Wheels of Faith car show and craft fair will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 17, with a rain date of 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 18, at Faith Evangelical.

There will also be entertainment, food and a 50/50 drawing.

The church will again donate part of the proceeds to Whitehall Area Food Bank.

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The next Miller-Keystone Blood Center blood drive at Faith will be 4-7 p.m. Aug. 19.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact Judy Ehret at 610-767-5061 or judyae@ptd.net.

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Mark your calendar for Faith’s church picnic and rally day, to be held Sept. 8 following the 10:30 a.m. worship service.

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Does your church, club or organization have news for the Hokendauqua column? Send an email to skoch@tnonline.com by July 19 to meet the next deadline.