At Emmanuel UCC St. Mary’s of Dorrance is a welcoming church. The pastor of St. Mary’s is Reverend Joseph Evanko, and Reverend Gerald Shantillo, Assistant Pastor. The weekend Mass schedule isSaturday at 5: 30 p. m. and Sunday at
9 a. m. The parish community will recite the rosary on the first Saturday of the month at 5 pm in the Church. Questions:
Michele Clark 570.868.0168. The Knights of Columbus will meet Wed., January8 at 7: 30pm. in the social hall. For information on becoming a member call Tony 868.8401,
or John 379.3721. Saint Theresa’s Guild will be Tuesday, January 14 at 7 pm in the dining room. Ladies will planning their Valentine Luncheon at this meeting. The ladies of the guild work for the benefit of the children of our parish. To join the Guild or for more information please call
Julia Vencak 570.379.3034. Altar & Rosary Society Communion Sunday is January 19 at 9 am. The next general meeting is Mon., January 20 at 7pm in the dining room. All ladies of the parish are invited to join.
Questions: Michele 570.868.0169 The youth group is collecting new or clean, softly used coats and blankets for Saint Vincent de Paul’s. All sizes needed,. Boxes will be in the
social hall lobby. The 2014 Calendars are available in the back of the church and the side entrances. They are made available by the generous donation ofSam Desiderio
( Funeral Home). The 2014 Offertory Envelopes are in the back of the church. If possible, please lend a hand by distributing remaining envelopes to your
family and friends. The Sanctuary Candleis available “ in memoryof’ or “ in honor of” a friend or loved. Suggesteddonation is $ 5 per week. Many weeks
available for 2014. The the newly established Social Justice Program will meet Wednesday, January 8 at 7 pm in the meeting room.
All are invited!! The crochet group will again be making hats, scarves, and gloves for those in need. To help with this mission please attend a meeting, or call for more information. Learn to crochet Sundays at 6 pm. and the third Tuesday of the month in the meeting room. Sandy 570.868.5795
or Wende 570.868.3151. There will be a Nite at the Races meeting on Wed., January 15 at 7pm in the dining room. All are invited to help plan this
fun fund raiser!! Last call to have your family photo included in our new Church Directory. Please call the office if you would like to be included in this publication. All participating families receive a complimentary 8 X 10 photo
& a directory. Join Father Jerry in Europe to experience and explore the religious and cultural sites of Portugal, Spain and Lourdes in France. Visit historic Catholic shrines and famous pilgrimage sites while enjoying the art and culture
of Western Europe. The trip includes a 13 day tour with transfers, travel insurance, guided tours, daily breakfast, 7 dinners, daily Mass,and more! $ 3,845 per person, doubleoccupancy. Save $ 100 with reservations made by December 31, 2013. Singletraveler supplement $ 550.
Triple occupancy available. For details contact ourtour organizer Bobbi-Jo at Bright