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NORTH WHITEHALL: Warm up with soup from NOVA


Special to The Press

Volunteers at Northern Valley EMS, NOVA, are starting the new year with the perfect fundraiser for winter - soup.

They will be cooking up vegetable beef, ham and bean, turkey rice, and chicken noodle soup which will be available in quart containers.

After a busy schedule of monthly fundraisers, NOVA workers brought 2023 to a close with many engagements at the hall for private parties which involved food preparation and service.

To place soup orders, call Julie at 610-262-7749 by Jan. 15 for pick up on Jan. 21 or 22.


If you are looking for a chance to meet with other people, the Laurys Station Keenagers group extends a welcome to everyone around the area.

The next meeting will be 1 p.m. Jan. 16 at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1415 Rising Sun Road, Laurys Station.

For more information, call the church office at 610-262-8061.


The youth group of Union Lutheran Church, Schnecksville, collected more than 50 coats and purchased, wrapped and delivered over 100 Christmas gifts for the children served by Jerusalem House Ministries.

Jerusalem House is a mission in center city Allentown which provides help for families in the surrounding community.

With Jerusalem House as their primary outreach not only at Christmastime but throughout the year, young people of Union Lutheran are making a difference for youth in need close to home.

In a different matter, Union Lutheran reports the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America World Hunger program is celebrating 50 years of service.

The ELCA World Hunger endeavor has transformed not only the lives of recipients but also the churches which participate.

Union Lutheran has been part of the story, helping people far and wide in partnership with other ELCA congregations to reduce world hunger while learning how hunger, poverty, and justice issues intersect.