Sandy Kleger
Vice President
Jim Stewart
Diana Decker
Allen Dennis
Lisa Ceaser
Butch Peters
Chris Dietrich

Penn Northeast


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Hello everyone from the state of Tennessee in Knoxville. Last evening we held the funeral for my cousin. Nikki was only 40 years old but she had been suffering from recurring strokes for about ten years. Originally I had planned to come down to be with my cousin Sandra,(Nikki’s mom) after the death but last […]

Valentines for Vets

A box is in the bell tower for your Valentines for Vets. These Valentines are appreciated very much by those who are housed at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. The last date to deposit your Valentines will be February 10. Remember those who served and share a little love and appreciation for their sacrifices.


Our Condolences

We offer our sincere sympathy to Gene and Janice Broyan and their families at the passing of Gene’s brother, James, on December 27, 2012. May God’s love sustain you and strengthen you in your time of grief. We also offer our care and prayer to Pastor Penny on the passing of her cousin, Nikki, who […]


On Saturday, March 16, our Boy Scouts will be holding a spaghetti dinner in the Fellowship Hall. They will be serving this delicious meal from 3 pm to 7 pm. Tickets are $8 for adults; $5 for children 12 to 5; and children under 4 are free. You can purchase tickets from Ron or Hunter […]


We have had several inquiries about receiving automatic contributions for offerings. Some of our members have decided to use this method to schedule their weekly, semi-weekly, monthly, etc., offerings. One member is using automatic withdrawal so that she isn’t bothered writing a check every week. Another couple uses this method when they are out of […]


Our Youth Group is serving up a delicious Mardi Gras Brunch after our worship service on February 10. We’ll enjoy authentic dishes and genuine zydeco music mixed with some Bourbon Street blues and Creole rhythms. Our Fellowship Hall will be decked out with beads and baubles and there will be games for the kids and […]

Youth Group

The Crestwood High School Honor Roll is out and we have some smart kids on it. Principal’s Honors: Kimmy Bernetski High Honors: Autumn Atkinson, Glynis Dean, Eric Rinehimer, Justin Rinehimer Honors: Kyle Prelewicz You’re all doing a great job so keep it up!

This is what we’re up to now: 1. Youth Group Meeting – […]


The Luzerne County Transportation Authority has a Shared Ride Program for residents 65 years and older. It provides a reduced-cost ride by sharing the vehicle with others traveling in the same area at the same time. The ride area is anywhere in Luzerne County, usually Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. This […]

Bulletin Board

Leah Dietrich showed off her piano expertise at Smith Health Care in December. She and other piano students performed a Christmas piano recital for the residents to enjoy. Congratulations to Michelle Heller and the U-13 Girls Soccer team, the Hurricanes. They won 1st place in the Wyoming Valley Cup and finished the season undefeated. Morgan […]

For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, — Colossians 1:9 (NIV)