St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke, and St. Mark Lutheran Church, Pond Hill, recently held a joint service of Pentecost, where seven parishioners confirmed their baptism. After completing course work, they were confirmed by Pastor Debra North at a service attended by family and friends. The honorees were presented with commemorative gifts by the council presidents. A reception took place after the service. Participants, from left, first row, are Angela Cragle, Seth Gulich, Savanna Kalinowski, Brandon Kessler, Anthony Ragazzo, Jaclyn Victor and Hunter Yale. Second row: the Rev. North.