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CONYNGHAM: The Conyngham United Methodist Church, 411 Main St., is starting its weekly Sisters study at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. The five-week series will begin with a Women of Faith DVD featuring Sheila Walsh, Patsy Clairmont, Thelma Wells, Marilyn Meberg and Lucy Swindoll. Non-church members welcome.


For more information, call 570-788-3960 or email conynghamumc@ptd.net.


KINGSTON: The Wyoming Avenue Christian Church, 881 Wyoming Ave., is conducting a Bible study on the Book of Revelation at 7 p.m. every Wednesday in the E.L. John Social Hall. The Bible study is being taught by the Rev. Dennis Gray, pastor. All are welcome.


LATTIMER: A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Lattimer Monument. The service will be sponsored by St. James Episcopal Church, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Queen of Heaven Parish, Immaculate Conception Church and Faith United Church of Christ. The service will be dedicated to the 19 miners who died on Sept. 10, 1897, and will include an account of the massacre, a roll call and candle lighting for the 19 miners, prayer and song.


Everyone is invited to attend this memorial. The Lattimer Monument is located at the junction of Lattimer road and Quality Road in Lattimer Mines.


MOUNTAIN TOP: The Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, is hosting an evening of songs and worship with the group, Re-Creation at 7 p.m. on Sept. 15. The group has been performing since 1976 at hospitals, Veterans Affairs facilities, nursing homes and other care facilities. They perform over 300 shows a year to fund their mission to bring music and healing to others. For more information visit re-creationusa.com.


A free will offering will be taken and light refreshments will be served after the show. For more information call Allen Dennis at 868-5120 or the church office at 868-5675.


PITTSTON: A bus pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Mass., will take place on Oct. 5 to honor the 75th anniversary of St. Maria Faustina’s entrance into eternal life.


The bus will leave at 7 a.m. from the Oblates of St. Joseph Seminary, 1880 Highway 315, Pittston. Estimated time of arrival is 11 a.m. All events will be at the Mother of Mercy outdoor shrine. The itinerary includes a presentation on St. Faustina, Eucharistic adoration and confessions, Rosary for Life, Mass, Chaplet, benediction and veneration of First Class Relic of St. Faustina, and dinner at Michael’s Restaurant.


The cost of the trip is $57 and includes bus, fee to enter the shrine, full-course dinner and tip for the bus driver.


Coordinator of the trip is Cathy Mack, Eucharistic Apostle of Divine Mercy Cennacle Leader. For reservations, call Cathy at 570-654-6063.


WILKES-BARRE: St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 471 N. Main St., is marking Grandparents Day on Sundaywith a special service at 10 a.m.


The parish will also participate in the National Back to Church Sunday program on Sept. 15. People who have not attended church in a while are invited to attend the service at 10 a.m.


For more information call the church at 822-7961 or visit the Facebook page for St. Luke’s UCC Wilkes-Barre PA.


WILKES-BARRE: Unity of NEPA: A Spiritual Center, is participating in the 20th annual Unity World Day of Prayer. This year’s theme is “Living Well: Nurturing Mind, Body and Spirit.”


An evening of prayer will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and the celebration will continue through Thursday at 11:30 a.m., when a joint service with Unity Worldwide will invite people of all faiths to join in praying for the health and well-being of the world and each other. Names can be submitted for prayer online at www.worlddayofprayer.org.

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