Tamaqua Mayor Chris Morrison reads a proclamation declaring Sunday, Sept. 18 as Back to Church Sunday in the borough of Tamaqua. With Morrison is the Sassaman family, Ron, Hunter and Dorothy, from St. John’s UCC, and Ruth Kerr and Pastor Darryl Kensinger from Trinity UCC. Back to Church Sunday is national observance. All Tamaqua congregations have been urged to participate. Local churches and their worship times can be found at www.backtochurch.com. Back to Church Sunday is sponsored locally by the Tamaqua Area Faith Fellowship Network, a group of lay leaders from area congregation with the goal of promoting understanding and cooperation among all organizations doing God’s work in the community.