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PLYMOUTH: The International Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be at Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday. All are invited to attend the Mass, devotions, and hear the Fatima message.

PLYMOUTH: The Plymouth Ministerium Thanksgiving service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in All Saints Church, Willow and Eno streets, Plymouth.

The Rev. Angel Santiago, pastor of Pilgrim Congregational Church, Plymouth, will be speaker.

Host pastor the Rev. Robert Kelleher will be in charge of the service along with the Rev. Anita J. Ambrose, pastor of First Welsh Baptist Church, Plymouth, and David Quesenberry, pastor of the Plymouth Christian Church. All are invited to attend.

SWOYERSVILLE: The Confraternity of Catholic Women of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's Parish, Swoyersville, will meet at 2 p.m. Nov. 25 in the church hall.

Madeleine Barush will preside.

Plans will be finalized for the Christmas party which will be held following the 11:30 a.m. Mass on Dec. 9 in the church hall. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m.

Reservations can be made by calling Barush or Fran Krajnak. Deadline for reservations is Dec. 2. New members are always welcome.

WILKES-BARRE: The JCC/Temple Israel 2012 Chanukah Dinner will be held Dec. 11 at the Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre.

The Mayrutz run will begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by an outdoor candle lighting at 5 p.m.

The indoor candle lighting at tables will take place beginning at 5:15 p.m. There will a barbecue chicken dinner, potato pancakes and all the trimmings. Pasta primavera is available upon request.

There will also be a Chanukah sing-a-long with Rabbi Larry Kaplan, Cantor Ahron Abraham and the JCC/Temple Israel's children's choir.

Cost is $17 per adult; $11 for seniors; $7 for children younger than 12.

Children younger than 3 are free if registered by Dec. 3. After that date, add $2 additional per person.

For more information or to register, call Barbara Sugarman at 824-4646.

WILKES-BARRE: A Service of Choral Evensong for the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, patron saint of singers, organ builders, musicians, and poets will be held at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 35 South Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, at 5 p.m. Sunday. The Right Rev. Paul V. Marshall, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem, will preside. The choir of St. Stephen's will sing under the direction of Canon Mark Laubach, organist and choirmaster.

Following the service, Laubach will present a 45-minute organ recital to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the dedication of the church's Berghaus pipe organ.

An offering will be received to support St. Stephen's Polish the Gem Organ Fund and Episcopal Relief and Development to provide assistance for those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Canned goods and other non-perishable food items are welcome in support of the church's food pantry, and clothing will be received for the parish clothing closet.

For more information, call the church office at 825-6653 or send email inquiries to mlaubach@ststephenswb.org.

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