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SPAGHETTI DINNER, Wednesday, December 20, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, December 21, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
TURKEY/FISH dinner, Friday, December 22, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
CANDLELIGHT SERVICE, Saturday, December 24, 6 p.m. at Montrose Christian Fellowship. For info call 967–2176.
WING NIGHT, Tuesday, December 26, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, December 28, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.
COOK’S CHOICE or fish dinner, Friday, December 29, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
WORLD PEACE MEDITATION, Sunday, December 31, 7 a.m. at the Self-Discovery Wellness Arts Center, Montrose, followed by a potluck breakfast. Call 278–9256 for info.
ROUND & SQUARE DANCE, Sunday, December 31, 7:30 p.m. at the LeRaysville Community Hall. Reservations required, call 744–2981.
Senior Center Menu December 18 – 22
Monday, December 18: roast beef with gravy, mashed potatoes, baby carrots, cabbage salad, rye bread, graham crackers, diced pears.
Tuesday, December 19: vegetable lasagna, mixed vegetables, honey wheat bread, mandarin oranges.
Wednesday December 20: Italian sausage sandwich with onions and peppers, baked beans, cranberry juice, granola bar, vanilla pudding.
Thursday December 21: chicken parmigiana, spaghetti, salad, green beans, honey wheat bread, pumpkin pie.
Friday December 22: lemon pepper cod, cooked peas and carrots, whole wheat bread, cooked brown rice, graham crackers, peach halves.
Senior Center Menu December 25 – 29
Monday , December 25: centers closed for Christmas holiday.
Tuesday, December 26: centers closed for Christmas holiday.
Wednesday, December 27: breaded chicken patty with bun, potato salad, broccoli, fresh apple.
Thursday December 28: spaghetti and meatballs, Italian green beans, honey wheat bread, mandarin oranges.
Friday, December 29: chicken marsala, white rice, mixed vegetables, cabbage salad, whole wheat bread, pears.
Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church, Montrose, announced the following services.
Sunday, December 24 – the Vigil Mass for the Feast of the Nativity of the Lord will be celebrated at 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Monday, December 25 – the Holy Day of the Nativity of the Lord will be celebrated with Mass at 9:00 a.m.
Monday, January 1 – on New Year’s Day, Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. for the Feast of Mary the Mother of God.
Father Gerry Safko serves as Pastor of Holy Name of Mary Church.
Historic St. Paul’s Church, located at the corner of Church and Chestnut Sts., Montrose, has announced the schedule of services for Christmas Eve, December 24, and plans to aid needy in the area.
In a letter to all parishioners of St. Paul’s, Rachel Warriner Bartron, the parish’s Senior Warden has written, “As we welcome God’s gift of Jesus into our lives this year, the parish will donate 10%, or a biblical tithe, of the Christmas Eve plate offering to the needy of our community through the Montrose Ministry of Christian Response. This will be our way of sharing God’s love with others.”
“On Sunday morning, December 24, we will complete our preparation for the celebration of Christmas with a worship service at 9 a.m.,” said Father Cesaretti, the parish’s interim rector. “We will light the fourth candle on the Advent Wreath, and read in the Gospel Luke’s account of Mary’s visit to her cousin Elizabeth.” Immediately following the morning service, the parish’s Altar Guild and the Church School Scholars will lead the congregation in the traditional “greening,” or decorating of the Church for the Christmas Celebration. At 5 p.m., the first of two worship services will be held.
The Children’s Christmas Service will begin at 5 p.m. The children of the parish will gather to welcome the birth of Jesus. The Church School Scholars will sing a special anthem at the service. “The children are excited to sing at the service this year,” reports Dawn Washo, who directs the children’s choir. “The excitement has been building each Sunday as we prepare the anthem for the Christmas Eve Service.” At 11 p.m., the traditional Festive Eucharist of Christmas will be held, with special music provided by the St. Paul’s Choir.
Information regarding services is available by calling 278-2954.
The Susquehanna County Commissioners announce the Courthouse will be closed on Monday, December 25, 3006, in observance of Christmas Day. All court related offices will be available.
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