During the Ecumenical Lenten Services sponsored by the 4-Boro Ministerium, a weekly offering was taken to help Mrs. Ann Chapman and her family who lose their PIttston home and possessions in a Feb. 8 fire.
A check was presented to Mrs. Chapman by the Ministerium during a Service of the Word of God on June 18 at St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church, Duryea.
Rev. Fr. Carmen G. Bolock, pastor of St. Mary’s, welcomed everyone to the service. Other members of the Ministerium present were Pastor Sharon Dietz, Brick United Methodist Church, Duryea and Avoca United Methodist; Pastor Don Perry of Steward United Methodist, Old Forge and Moosic United Methodist Church and Pastor Dale Pepper of St. John’s Primitive Methodist Church, Avoca. Pastor Dale delivered the homily.
Mrs. Chapman thanked those in attendance for their generosity and kindness and attended a social following the service.