Area Church Services
Published: December 6, 2013
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All Saints Orthodox, 211 Willow Ave., Olyphant. Great Vespers Saturdays 6 p.m., confessions 5:30. Divine Liturgy, Sunday and feast days, 9 a.m. Great Vespers with Litya, evenings of feast days, 7 p.m. 489-0942.Blakely Baptist, 201 Main St., Blakely. Sunday service 10 a.m.; Sunday school 11:15 a.m.; prayer and study Thursdays 7 p.m. 489-7423.Blakely Primitive Methodist, 313 First St., Blakely. Traditional Sunday service 10 a.m.; Sunday school 9 a.m. Rev. Scott McGrady is pastor. www.blakelypmchurch.webs.com 489-8331.Blessed Sacrament Parish, (Roman Catholic) 215 Rebecca St., Throop. Saturday Mass at 5:30 p.m.; Sunday Mass at 9:30 a.m. Monsignor Michael J. Delaney is pastor. 489-1963.Bradley Memorial United Methodist, 106 Lincoln St., Dickson City. Sunday service 9 a.m. Rev. Dr. Michael Shambora Jr. is pastor. 489-5875.Christ Episcopal, 700 Delaware St., Forest City. Holy Eucharist celebrated Sundays at 9 a.m. Sunday school for children ages 5-12 at 9 a.m. Rev. Don Schaible is pastor. www.christchurchforestcity.com 282-3620; 785-3425.Christ the King Parish, (Roman Catholic). Saturday Mass: 7:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas, 411 Church St., Archbald. Sunday Mass: 7 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon at St. Thomas; 8:30 a.m. at St. Mary of Czestochowa, 417 Main St., Eynon. Weekday Masses: 7:15 a.m. and noon Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at St. Thomas. Eucharistic Adoration Thursdays 7:15 and noon at St. Mary. Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. at St, Mary. Confessions: daily before Mass, Saturdays 3:30 p.m. at St. Thomas, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Mary. Rev. Christopher Sahd is pastor. 876-1701.Community Bible, Route 107, Heart Lake Road, Scott Township. Sunday service 10:30 a.m. (pre-service music 9:45 a.m.). Bible study Wednesdays 7:15 p.m. Women’s ministry Thursdays 11 a.m. Men’s ministry Saturdays (bi-weekly) 8 a.m. Rev. W. Jay Best is pastor. 254-6467, 282-4918.Covenant Reformed, 47 S. Church St., Carbondale. Sunday worship 9:30 and 11 a.m. Fellowship brunch at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. William Boekestein is pastor 282-6400. email@example.com www.covenantrc.orgDickson City Assembly of God, 1015 Commerce Blvd., Park Center Plaza, Dickson City. Sunday services 10 a.m. Kidztown 10 a.m. Sunday. Digging Deeper Tuesdays 6-8 p.m. Thirsty? Youth (grades 7-12) 6-8:30 p.m. Rev. James Dinger is senior pastor. www.dcassembly.net. 489-8321.Dickson City Primitive Methodist, 516 Jackson St., Dickson City. Sunday School 10 a.m. Traditional service Sunday at 11:15 a.m. Evening service 6 p.m. Pastor Scott McGrady. 489-3452.Dunmore United Methodist, 222 S. Blakely St., Dunmore. Sunday service 10:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:45 a.m; Rev. Dr. Philip Wanck is pastor. 343-3789.Faith Baptist, 545 Keystone Ave., Peckville. Sunday service 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school 9:30 a.m.; inspiration service noon; Bible study and youth group Wednesdays 7 p.m. Choir practice Mondays 7 p.m.; Robert Vigil is pastor. 383-0330.First Presbyterian, 325 Third Ave., Jessup. Sunday service 10 a.m. 489-8893.First Presbyterian of Carbondale, 76 Salem Ave., Carbondale. Sunday service 10:30 a.m. 282-4611.First United Methodist, 20 N. Church St., Carbondale. Sunday services 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Rev. Doug Posegate is pastor. 282-5740. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Pastor’s phone: 344-9063. Pastor’s email: email@example.com.First United Methodist, 520 Washington Ave., Jermyn. Sunday service 9:30 a.m. Sunday school 10:45 a.m. Rev. Doug Posegate is pastor. 876-0392.First United Presbyterian of Lackawanna Valley, 1557 Main St., Peckville. Sunday school 9 a.m. Sunday service 10 a.m. Bell choir Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. Bible study Thursdays 7 p.m. Rev. Virginia Miner is pastor. www.firstup.org. 489-4682.The Gathering Christian Center, 52 Dundaff St., Suite 3, Carbondale. Sunday school 9 a.m., Sunday service 10:30 a.m. (Spanish translation available). Nursery and children’s church provided. Youth service at 5 p.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m., Frank Garcia is pastor. 955-6789 www.thegatheringcc.org.Grace Bible Church, 130 University Drive, Dunmore. Sunday service at 10 a.m. 342.5651 www.gracebiblepa.com.Holy Cross Parish, (Roman Catholic) Olyphant. Saturday vigil Mass 4 p.m.; Sunday Mass 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Confession: Saturday before the Vigil Mass at St. Patrick, 200 Delaware Ave. Monsignor Michael J. Delaney is pastor. 489-0752.Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic, 313 First Ave., Jessup. Vespers Saturday at 2 p.m. Holy mystery of penance (confessions) Saturday 3-3:25 p.m. Divine Liturgy Saturday at 4 p.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday at 11 a.m. Holy day Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monsignor John T. Sekellick is pastor. 489-2353.Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic, 619 Center St., Throop. Sunday Mass in English 10 a.m. Very Rev. William Chromey is pastor. 489-0172.Jermyn Primitive Methodist, 763 Jefferson Ave., Jermyn. Sunday worship 10 a.m.; Sunday school 11:15 a.m. Call for mid-week prayer and Bible study time. Rev. Allan Rupert is pastor. 876-4511.Montdale United Methodist, 961 Lakeland Drive, Scott Township. Sunday school 10 a.m. Sunday worship 11 a.m. Rev. Barbara Syder is pastor. 254-6319. Pastor: 483-8034. Email bsnyder@susumc,orgNorth Valley Baptist, meeting in the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Center, 1300 Old Plank Road, Mayfield. Sunday service 10:30 a.m.; children’s church and nursery provided. Rev. James R. Schmidt is pastor. 282-2413.Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, (Roman Catholic) 15 Fallbrook St., Carbondale. Saturday Vigil Mass 4:30 p.m. Sunday Mass 10 a.m. Confessions Saturday 4 p.m. Weekday Mass Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 7 a.m. CCD classes and RCIA meet September through May. Monsignor David L. Tressler is pastor. OLMC@echoes.net. www.OLMC.weconnect.com 282-5172.Parker Hill Community, 933 Scranton-Carbondale Highway, Dickson City. Saturday worship 6 p.m. Sunday worship 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Nursery school through grade five available at both Sunday services. Middle school (grades six to eight) group meets at 11:15 a.m. Sundays; high school group (grades nine to 12) meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. www.parkerhill.org. firstname.lastname@example.org. 341-8383.Peckville Assembly of God, 3364 Scranton/Carbondale Highway, Blakely. Saturday Worship service and youth service 6 p.m. Sunday worship services at 9 and 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Nursery and “Kidz Street” available at all services. Rev. Terry Drost is lead pastor. 489-4961. www.peckvilleag.orgPeckville United Methodist, 732 Main St., Peckville. Sunday worship 11 a.m. Bible study, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Rev. Dr. Michael Shambora Jr. is pastor. www.peckvilleumc.org. 489-0713 or 383-1035.Presbyterian of Dunmore, 137 Chestnut St., Dunmore. Sunday service 10:30 a.m.; coffee hour and fellowship following service; Sunday school 9:30 a.m. 343-6807. dunmorepresby.org.Queen of Angels Parish, (Roman Catholic) Jessup. Masses Saturday 4 and 5:30 p.m., Sunday 8 and 11 a.m. at St. Michael, 320 First Ave. Parish office at 605 Church St., Jessup. Rev. Gerard M. McGlone is pastor. 489-2252.
Sacred Heart of Jesus, (Roman Catholic) 1101 Willow St., Peckville. Masses weekdays at 6:50 a.m., Saturdays 4 p.m. (October through April) or 5 p.m. (May through September), Sundays 8 and 10 a.m., Monsignor Peter P. Madus is pastor. 383-3244.Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, (Roman Catholic) 624 Madison Ave., Jermyn. Sacrament of Penance Saturdays, 3:15 p.m., weekdays at 8 a.m. Vigil Saturdays 4 p.m. Liturgy Sundays 9 and 11 a.m., weekdays 9 a.m. Religious education Sundays 9:50-10:50 a.m. and Mondays 4-5 p.m. 876-1061.SS. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian, 135 River St., Olyphant. Liturgy Saturday (English) 5 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. (Slavonic responses sung by church choir) and 11:30 a.m. (English); weekday Liturgy (Monday through Saturday) 8 a.m.; holy days Liturgy 9 a.m.; confessions are heard Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Rev. Nestor Iwasiw is pastor. www.stcyrils.maslar-online.com 489-2271.SS. James and George Episcopal, 398 Washington Ave., Jermyn. Celebrates the Holy Eucharist Sundays 10 a.m.; Sunday school 10 a.m. Scott Carey is senior warden and Rev. Joseph Rafferty is priest in charge. 876-4896.SS. Peter and Paul Greek Catholic, 47 Rittenhouse St., Simpson. Sunday Liturgy 8 a.m. Rev. Paul Wolensky is pastor/administrator. 342-7023.St. Adalbert Polish National Catholic, 515 Mary St., Dickson City. Sunday Masses 9 a.m. Very Rev. William Chromey is pastor. 489-0172.St. Andrew Ukrainian Greek, 300 Main St., Blakely. Sunday Divine Liturgy 10 a.m. Very Rev. Benjamin Worlinsky is pastor. 383-0530.St. Basil the Great Orthodox, 9 Lord Ave., Simpson. Saturday: Vespers 6 p.m. Sunday: Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m. 282-4052.St. Basil the Great Russian Orthodox, 33 Midland St., Simpson. Saturday: Vespers 6 p.m. Sunday: Matins 8 a.m.; Divine Liturgy 10 a.m. Sundays from June through September: Matins 7:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m. Very Rev. Mitred Archpriest David J. Hritcko is pastor. 282-2314.St. John Russian Orthodox, 700 Hill St., Mayfield. Saturday confessions 3:30 p.m.; Vespers 4 p.m.; Sunday Matins 8 a.m.; Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m.; eve of feast days 6:30 p.m.; confessions heard before services. Feast day Liturgies 9:30 a.m.; they can be heard on WTRW-FM (94.3). Very Rev. Mitred Archpriest John D. Sorochka is pastor. 876-0730.St. John the Baptist Orthodox, off Route 247, Dundaff. Divine Liturgy Sunday 9 a.m. Very Rev. Dionysius Swencki is pastor. 937-4860.St. John Vianney Parish, (Roman Catholic). Masses Saturday 5 p.m., Sunday 8 and 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi, 704 Montdale Road, Montdale. Mass Sunday 9:30 a.m. at St. Pius, Route 106, Royal. Confession Saturday, 4:15 at Corpus Christi; Sunday, 9:10 a.m. at St. Pius. Rev. Michael J. Kirwin is pastor. 254-9502.St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran, Main and Bank Streets, Archbald. Sunday service 9:30 a.m.; Sunday school 10:30 a.m. Rev. C. Albert Wagaman is pastor. 876-4612.St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox, 522 Main St., Dickson City. Sunday 8 a.m., Divine Liturgy. Very Rev. Protopresbyter Mark Leasure is priest administrator. 562-1170.St. Michael’s Orthodox, 308 Walnut St., Jermyn. Saturday Great Vespers, 6:30 p.m.; Sunday Matins, 8 a.m.; Divine Liturgy, 9:30 a.m. Very Rev. John Kowalczyk is pastor. stmichaeljermyn.org. 876-1241.St. Nicholas Orthodox, 600 E. Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant. Saturday Vespers 4 p.m.; Sunday Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. Holy Days: Vespers 6 p.m.; Divine Liturgy 9 a.m. Very Rev. Vladimir Fetcho is pastor. 489-3891.St. Rose of Lima, (Roman Catholic), 6 N. Church St., Carbondale. Masses Saturday 4 p.m. at St. Rose; Sunday 7:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. at St. Rose; Sunday 9 a.m. at St. Michael, 46 Midland St., Simpson. Confessions Saturday 3:15 p.m. at St. Rose. Mass weekdays 8 a.m. at St. Rose; Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. at St. Michael. CCD classes and RCIA meet September through May. Monsignor David L. Tressler is pastor. email@example.com. strosecarbondale.weconnect.com. 282-2991.St. Stephen Evangelical Lutheran, 25 Hillcrest Dr., Dickson City. Sunday service 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship service Saturday 5 p.m. Rev. Allen Vomhof is pastor. 489-2462.Throop United Methodist, 136 Charles St., Throop. Sunday service 9 a.m. Rev. Drew Cottle is pastor. 343-3789.Tompkinsville United Methodist, 1448 Heart Lake Road, Scott Township. Sunday worship 9 a.m. Sunday school for adults and children 10:30 a.m. Beth Taylor is pastor. 760-8234.Trinity Episcopal, 58 River St., Carbondale. Holy Eucharist celebrated Sundays 11 a.m.; Sunday school 11 a.m. Sunday school for children 5-12 11 a.m. All baptized Christians are welcome to share in the Eucharist Sundays at 11 a.m. Rev. Don Schaible is pastor. www.christchurchforestcity.com. 282-3620.Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, (Roman Catholic), 619 Dundaff St., Dickson City. Weekday Mass 7:30; Saturday Mass 8 a.m. Saturday vigil 4 p.m.; Sunday Mass 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Monsignor Patrick J. Pratico is pastor. 489-2091.