November 28, 2023

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Church-related events, Nov. 11, 2022

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Norwood United Methodist Church: 315 Chester Pike, Norwood, is hosting a free community event night on Sunday, Nov. 13. Dinner is a 5:30 followed by the movie “Woodlawn” at 6:30. The story is that in 1973, a spiritual awakening captured the heart of nearly every player on the Woodlawn High School football team. The dedication to love and unity, in a newly desegregated school filled with racism and hate, leads to the largest high school football game ever played in the torn city of Birmingham, Alabama, and the rise of superstar Tony Nathan. Visit for all activities and other church information. Parking is available on Chester Pike, Ridley Avenue and at Cavanagh’s Funeral Home, if there are no services. Two designated handicapped parking spaces are available on Ridley Avenue. The social hall is handicapped accessible on Ridley Avenue at the designated sign on the glass door.

St. John’s Episcopal Church: 16 W. Third St., Essington, will be holding a Christmas bazaar on Dec. 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church. Crafts, food, cookie walk and more.  Come have some fun out with friends and family.

The Slavic Christmas/St. Nicholas luncheon: will be held Sunday, Dec. 4 at noon at Holy Myrrh-Bearers Ukrainian Catholic Church, 900 Fairview Road, Swarthmore. Enjoy traditional Slavic foods like pierogis, kielbasa and more. Children 10 and under are free. Please provide the name and age of the child for St. Nick’s visit. Older children are $10 and adults are $20. Advance ticket sales only. No tickets will be sold at the door and there will be no takeout. There will also be a St. Nick basket at the dinner for donations of new socks, gloves, hats, undergarments and thermals for the orphans in Ukraine. Please bring something with you to share with those in need. Contact the church for tickets at 610-544-1215 or [email protected].

The Covenant Fellowship Community: is sponsoring Operation Warm on Saturday, Nov. 12, at noon at Seventh and Welsh streets, Chester. Come by if you or someone you know needs free coats, socks or clothing. The fellowship’s mission is about serving the community. Covenant Fellowship Community is located at 1416 Chester Pike, Crum Lynne. Donations are accepted on Saturdays at 10 a.m. For more information: 484-487-0005.

Lima United Methodist Church: presents its annual oyster dinner on Saturday, Nov. 19. Platters will include your choice of fried oysters, baked ham or chicken nuggets with sides of french fries, green beans, pepper hash, applesauce, roll and choice of apple or pumpkin pie. Adult platters are $22, children under 12 are; and oysters only are $3 each. Dine in at 3:30 or 5 p.m. or take out at 4:30 or 6 p.m. Advanced payments are required. Delivery is available to Granite Farm Estates, Lima Estates and Riddle Village. Prepay by Nov. 15 by mailing order and check to LUMC PO Box 158 Lima, PA 19037; dropping off a check and order in the black mailbox at the church front doors; pay in person at the church office Monday to Thursday 9 noon. For more information, call the church office 610-566-7109.

Prospect United Methodist Church: at Eighth and Lincoln avenues will have a Christmas crafts sale on Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Tables are available for vendors or crafters at $20 per table. Call Ellen at 610-532-2805 to reserve a space.

Prospect United Methodist Church: at Eighth and Lincoln avenues will hold a craft sale on Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be available. Crafters and vendors are wanted. To reserve a space call Ellen at 610-532-2805. Cost is $20.

St. Gabriel Parish, Norwood: will host a holiday trip to the Christmas Show at The American Music Theatre in Lancaster, with dinner afterwards at Miller’s Smorgasbord, on Thursday, Dec. 15. Trip will be from noon to 8 p.m. Cost is $130. To reserve a seat, call 610-586-1225 or email [email protected]/.

Holiday Festival at Holmes Presbyterian Church: 375 Holmes Road, Holmes, on Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church’s social hall. There will be vendors, crafters, baked goods, a food court, photo booth, Kids Zone and more. For questions, please call the church office 610-532-0346.

Concord Liberty Presbyterian Church: 256 Bethel Road, Glen MIlls will continue the monthly “first fruits” collection the first Sunday of each month.

Trainer Trinity United Methodist Church: 3705 W. Ninth St., Trainer. The food cupboard is available Nov. 19, 9:30-11 a.m. Donations of food items joyfully received throughout the week, for distribution. For Food Cupboard distribution, Email: [email protected]. Facebook: Trainer Trinity United Methodist Church. YouTube: trainertrinityumc

Fridays at 6 p.m.: at Norwood United Methodist Church is game night, hosted by the youth ministry. This event is for students in grades 5-12. We will have an NFL Madden, NBA 2K tournament, and a host of other games for students to play. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact Pastor Mike Nelson at [email protected] with any questions you may have on the free event.

St. Joseph Parish, Collingdale: Christmas Bus Trip, Dec. 10, depart 11 a.m. from St. Joseph Parish, 500 Woodlawn Ave., Collingale. Shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village, Christmas Show at American Music Theater,  Dinner at Shady Maple. Price: $135 per person. Checks payable to St. Joseph Parish. Contact: Mary Carney (610) 362-1177 or [email protected] as soon as possible. Notre Dame/Navy Football Game in Baltimore, Nov. 12. Game time is noon., depart 8 a.m. from St. Joseph Parish, 500 Woodlawn Ave., Collingale. Price $230 includes bus, ticket to the game, breakfast on the bus, full tailgate before and after game. $230 per person due by Oct. 12 payable to St. Joseph Parish. Contact: Mary Carney (610) 362-1177 or [email protected] as soon as possible.

Prospect Hill Baptist Church: and Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, 703 Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park. Sunday worship, in-person and online, 11 a.m., Visit us on Facebook: @prospecthillbc. The pantry serves residents of Delaware County with meat, dairy, fresh produce, and canned goods. Hours: Tuesdays 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 4 – 7 p.m. Thursdays 1 – 4 p.m. More info on Facebook at delcoloavesandfishes and; 610- 532-9000

Holy Myrrh-Bearers 2022 pierogi sales: Pierogi sales are vital to our small parish. We appreciate your support and ask that you share our remaining sale dates with your friends and families. Potato and Cheese  $10/dozen. Pierogi hotline is 610-544-1216. Order dates: Nov.16-17; Dec. 1-2, 14-15. Pickup times: Thursdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Order no later than the preceding Sunday.

The Foundry Church: 25 Cedar Road, Wallingford, new hours, Tuesday 6-8 p.m. We offer fresh and frozen food, canned and dry goods. Visit www.the foundry or arts programs studio4:10 Facebook page. Our pantry number is 610-872-3344

Evangelist Outreach in Chester: Are you an individual, group, church or organization that have a desire to share the gospel in our community with the opportunity to receive a $500 stipend. If so, email prayingfr[email protected] for more information and register to participate.

First United Methodist Church: 350 W. State St., Media, The church is home to the Media Food Bank which serves 75-100 families each week and is supported by individuals, area churches, and local businesses. The food bank is open Thursdays 7-8 p.m. and the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10-11 a.m. The church also serves the community through its clothing closet which is open Thursdays 7-8 p.m. and every Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon. The Transition Town Media Free Store is located at First United and serves as a place to donate used items and take (for free) items that can be used or repurposed. First Church offers free beginner yoga classes Wednesday at 10 a.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. There is no charge, but donations are welcome.

Middletown Presbyterian Church: 273 South Old Middletown Road, Media. Just GRIT, Fridays, 7-9 p.m., teen activities. Bible study with pizza. Adult Bible Study, Wednesdays, 9:30-11 a.m.

Temple Baptist Church: 736 W. Seventh St., Chester, will now have afternoon Bible study on Wednesdays from noon-1 p.m. Come out and share the joy of God’s love to his people.

The Christian Church of Chester: 308 W. Third St., Chester cafe will be open on Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. Enjoy a free hot meal. Zumba is held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Come for the fellowship and get fit for free. In the instance of inclement weather, contact the church at 610- 874-9690 or check our social media pages to see whether an activity has been delayed, canceled or rescheduled.

The Healing Rooms of Delaware County: A multi-church ministry with the goal of connecting people to God’s love and power. Location is New Hope Christian Church, 551 Paxon Hollow Road, Broomall. 484-422-8145. Hours of operation: Monday, 7:30-9 p.m. No appointment necessary. Facility is wheelchair accessible.

Turning Point Ministries: 624 E. Eighth St., Chester, is collecting food as part of its endeavor to continually build up the city. Congregants are willing to pick up any and all donated nonperishable items that can be stored in the church’s pantry until the time comes to serve. The pantry is open the first and third Wednesdays of every month. For information and to set up donations, call LeeVetta Smith at 267-475-7087 or email [email protected].