Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, August 23, 2019

Cementon/Egypt: Church plans anniversary party

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Egypt Community Church, 4129 S. Church St., is having a 285th anniversary celebration Aug. 17 and 18.

Festivities include a prayer walk 10 a.m. Aug. 17 and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 18. The worship service will include hymns from the 1700s, historical presentations in period dress, a portrayal of the preacher Jonathan Edwards, a historical tour and a luncheon.

Admission is free.

For more information, call 610-262-4961.

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Laurel Fire Company, 5114 Third St., Cementon, will host a breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 8.

There is a cost for adults and older children. Those ages 4 and under eat for free.

The Friends of the Tomcat will host a blood drive 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the day of the breakfast in the firehouse parking lot. Donors who show their blood donation sticker will receive a $1 discount on their breakfast.

For more information, call the firehouse at 610-262-2077.

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Mark your calendar for the Laurel Fire Company’s fall festival and open house, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 12. Residents are invited to get a close-up look at the firetrucks and boats used by the firefighters.

Get your pictures taken in the firetrucks, enjoy a meal and other items from vendors and place a bid or two on the basket raffle prizes.