Weekly Announcements


SUNDAY, March 5, 2023

8:45    Confirmation Class

10:00    Morning Worship

11:00    Coffee Hour


6:00        Fundraising Meeting


7:00        Mid-Week Lenten Service/ Trinity

SUNDAY, March 12, 2023

8:45        Confirmation Class

10:00     Morning Worship


7:00        Mid-Week Lenten Service/ St. John’s

NEXT SUNDAY, March 19, 2023

8:45        Confirmation Class

10:00     Morning Worship





Hoagie Sale - Pick-up Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. 7.00 Per Hoagie - Regular, Hot or No Onion Order form in the Narthex.  Orders and money due March 15, 2023. Thank you for your support!! We won’t have extras to sell so see a member to place your order. 


Order forms for the Fundraising Committee Easter candy sale are available in the narthex. Milk or Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter or Coconut.  Cost is $12.00/ per dozen. Deadline for ordering candy is Sunday, March 19th. Pick up your candy on April 2nd from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. Thank you for your support!!


EASTER EGG HUNT DONATIONS…Our annual Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for April 8, 2023 at 10:00 am.  We are taking donations of wrapped candy and prizes.  A can is available in the Narthex for monetary donations. Your donations will be used towards the purchase of candy to fill the Easter eggs.  Thank you in advance for all your donations and support, your generosity is greatly appreciated. Any questions please see Desiree Eltringham.


We will receive the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering on Sunday, March 19, 2023 which is the 4th Sunday in Lent.  Envelopes are available in the Narthex.


HURRY ONLY 3 MORE SPOTS AVAILABLE!! Indoor Vendor Sale, Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Tables & Chairs provided - $25.00 per spot or 2 for $40.00 Contact Sue at 570-527-5164 to reserve a table or email 2redskins22@gmail.ccom. The Kitchen will be open! 


A big thank you to everyone who came out to the first fundraiser meeting with a lot of great ideas. Please note date change ALL Easter candy sales are to be turned in March 19th to Sue.  Please just turn in TOTALS of your orders with payment, not original form. I’m doing that to give us enough time. They will be meeting on Monday, March 20th at 9 am to help please see Lynn Myers or Debbie Delp. Thank you all for your continued support, Sue


There are new sign-up sheets on the bulletin board for 2023 Bulletin, Communion Cup, and Candle Sponsors.  Please pay and fill out a memorial/honorarium sheet when you sign your name on the list. There are cards available for you to fill out with your honorarium or memoriam and attach that with your payment.  Thank you in advance and if you have any questions please contact the church office at 570-668-4139.


Volunteer Opportunity:  Acolytes are needed young and not so young.  Please contact Diane Chicanavage.


FIN - If you or someone you know are in need of food please contact our Friends in Need Food Pantry at 570-391-6719.  Please leave your name and number and someone will return your call and schedule a time for pick up.  We are here to nourish God’s people.


Please continue to use your Boyer’s key tag every time you shop in any Boyer’s Markets.  They are located in the Narthex. Thank you for your participation in this program.


Friends in Need Food Pantry:  While we greatly appreciate all donations please be aware of expiration dates on food items.  We can’t / don’t give anything out that is expired.  We have been recently over run with expired stuff.  It is an added expense to the food pantry to have to discard all of the outdated items.  Thanks for your understanding!


The FIN Food Pantry is in need of Stuffing, Flavored Noodle & Rice Packs, Ravioli & Spaghetti O’s, Cereal, Pancake Mix & Syrup, Hamburger & Tuna Helper, Canned Sweet Potatoes, Applesauce, Canned Fruit, Tuna and Oatmeal.  Thank you in advance for your generosity.


Reminder please do not leave your vehicles parked in the loading and unloading area directly in front of the church.  If you need, “Valet parking” please see one of the ushers and they will make arrangements to park your vehicle.  Thank you.


Hospitalizations - If you or someone you know is hospitalized, please call the church office at 668-4139.  Due to the HIPAA Law names are no longer published in the newspaper and we are not contacted by the hospital unless the patient requests it, when admitted, let them know you are a member of Trinity United Church of Christ. Also if you’ve added a name to the prayer list please keep the church office informed if the individual needs to be removed.  Thank you!