Corpus Christi Parish
605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston
Weekday Celebration of Eucharist – 7:30 a.m.
Weekend Celebration of Eucharist Saturdays – 4 p.m.; Sundays – 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
First Baptist Church
Water Street, Pittston
Sunday school 11 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study, 7 p.m.
Men’s Fellowship, 8:30 a.m., second and fourth Saturday of every month.
Women’s Fellowship, 10 a.m., fourth Saturday of every month.
Teen Fellowship, 10 a.m., second and fourth Saturday of every month.
All schedules are subject to change and additional events may be added. Please check the church website or visit us on Facebook for updates.
First Congregational Church U.C.C.
500 Luzerne Ave.
West Pittston, PA 18643
570-654-8052, leave message
A golf outing will be held May 14 at Huntsville Country Club in Dallas.
First United Presbyterian Church
Corner of Wyoming Avenue and Institute Street, Wyoming
Rev. James Thyren
Sunday, April 15: Worshio, 9 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:15 a.m.; Confirmation/Commissioning Class, 2 p.m.
Thursday, April 19: Chain Gang Needlework Group, 6:30 p.m.
Oblates of St. Joseph
Highway 315, Laflin
Every Wednesday Novena prayers to St. Joseph and St. Joseph Marello after the 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Masses. Confessions before Masses.
Thursday, first Thursday of the month, Holy Hour for Vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life at 7 p.m. Come and join in prayer to ask the Lord to send young and less young people to serve the Holy Church in the Priesthood and in the Religious Life.
Friday, first Friday of the month, Mass at 7 and 11 a.m. with devotion prayers to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. At 8 p.m. the Blue Army Vigil to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Holy Hour and confessions at 8 p.m. and a special Holy Mass at 9 p.m.
Saturday, first Saturday of the month, Mass at 8 a.m. with devotion prayers to the Blessed Mother.
Queen of the Apostles
715 Hawthorne St., Avoca
Facebook page: Queen of the Apostles Parish, Avoca
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the rectory.
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
215 Lackawanna Ave., Dupont
Rev. Thomas Petro, pastor
A flea market will be held Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6 in the church hall. Items in good condition that are longer wanted or needed can be dropped off in the church hall from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays, and 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sundays, until Thursday, May 3. Items that will be accepted include household items, kitchen items, toys, holiday decorations, books, jewelry, furniture and more. Electronics and clothing will not be accepted.
Travel with Fr. Petro to Slovakia and Poland, June 16 to June 26. Visit Bratislava, Sastin, Levoca, Krakow, Zakopane, Lagiewniki, Auschwitz, Czestochowa and Warsaw. Cost: $3,700, airfare included. To register, call 855-842-8001.
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran
7 Wood St., Pittston
Sunday service 8 a.m.
Fellowship is before and after service.
Communion is the first and third Sunday of each month.
Planning meeting will be held after service Sunday, April 15.
Council will meet after service Sunday, May 13.
Ship Wrecked Vacation Bible School will be held July 9 to 13.
Weekday School Wednesday is held at 6 p.m. every Wednesday.
We have a surplus of sanctuary candles for purchase at $4 each. Contact the church and leave a message if you are interested in purchasing.
Outside of Council, all events open to the general public. Times and dates subject to change.
Two of our church members, Mary Ann and Alan, are selling GLS Scripts (gift) card for that special someone who is hard to get a gift for any occasion.
We have off-street parking, handicapped parking next to the building and an enclosed chair lift.
St. John the Evangelist Church
35 William St., Pittston
An Easter Concert will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22. It will feature the combined choirs of St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph Marello Parish along with many instrumentals. In observance of the Scranton Diocese’s 150th anniversary this yearm the theme is “The Journey Makes Us One.” There is no change for the concert.
The Greater Pittston Kids Clothes Closet is open from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
The Care and Concern Free Health Clinic is open every Wednesday and is free of charge. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. in the former Seton Catholic High School and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Patients for The Pediatric Health Clinic opens at 4:30 p.m. on the first Thursday and third Thursday of the month at the Care and Concern facility, 37 William St. Children’s immunization records are required upon registration. Parents or guardians must be present to have their child examined. All services are free and confidential.
The food pantry is always in need of the following items: cereal, tuna, peanut butter, jelly, canned fruit, soups, vegetables, canned hams and other non-perishable items. Call 570-654-9923 for more information.
St. Maria Goretti
42 Redwood Dr., Laflin
Rev. James J. Walsh, J.C.L.
Youth Group will hold an egg hunt and ice cream social from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 15.
200 Stephenson St., Duryea
Rev. Fr. Carmen G. Bolock
A Spring Yard Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain or shine) Saturday, April 28. For $10, vendors can rent an 8 foot by 2 foot table space, but must bring their own tables, to sell un-wanted treasures. Set up time is 8 a.m. To reserve a table space, call 570-457-2291.
United Methodist Church of Pittston
Corner of Church Street and Broad Street, Pittston
A bus trip to the American Music Theater in Lancaster to see “Songs of the Silver Screen” will be held Saturday, May 19. Following the show will be dinner at the Shady Maple Smorgasbord with time to visit the gift shop. Cost of the trip is $100 per person and includes show, dinner, bus seat, taxes and tips – all inclusive. Bus leaves from the Pittston Plaza at 11 a.m. For additional information or to reserve a seat, call Cathy at 570-603-1915. Other bus trips this year inlclude Wednesday, July 25 to “Nonsense” at Hungtinton Dinner Theater in New Jersey; Saturday, Sept. 29 to “Fall Doo Wop Cavalcade” at the American Music Theater in Lancaster; Saturday, Nov. 3 to “The First Noel” at the American Music Theater in Lancaster.