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The Slavic Christmas/St. Nicholas lunch: will take place on Sunday, December 4 at noon at Holy Myrrh-Bearers Ukrainian Catholic Church, 900 Fairview Road, Swarthmore. Savor traditional Slavic dishes like pierogis, kielbasa and more. Children 10 and under are free. Please provide child’s name and age for St. Nick’s visit. Older children are $10 and adults $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 dinner for donations of new socks, gloves, hats, underwear and thermals for 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 Fellowship Fellowship of the Alliance: is sponsoring Operation Warm on Saturday, November 12 at noon at Seventh and Welsh Streets, Chester. Come if you or someone you know needs free coats, socks or clothes. The mission of the fellowship is to serve the community. Covenant Fellowship Community is located at 1416 Chester Pike, Crum Lynne. Donations are accepted on Saturday at 10 a.m. For more information: 484-487-0005.

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

Lima United Methodist Church: will present a free concert on Sunday, November 6 at 3 p.m. with the Valley Forge Highland Drum and Pipe Band performing “Kirkin’o’ the Tartans”.

Prospect United Methodist Church: on Eighth and Lincoln Avenues, there will be a Christmas Craft Sale on November 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Trading Room. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables are available for vendors or artisans at $20 per table. Call Ellen at 610-532-2805 to reserve a spot.

Prospect United Methodist Church: on Eighth and Lincoln Avenues will have an organ concert featuring Kyle Pedrick on Sunday, November 6 at 1 p.m. in the sanctuary. Refreshments to follow. A craft sale will be held on November 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be available. Craftsmen and traders are sought after. To reserve a space, call Ellen at 610-532-2805. The cost is $20.

St. Gabriel Parish, Norwood: will host a holiday trip to the Christmas Show at the American Music Theater in Lancaster, followed by dinner at Miller’s Smorgasbord on Thursday, December 15. The trip will take place from noon to 8 p.m. The cost is $130. To reserve a spot, call 610-586-1225 or email [email protected]/.

Holiday Festival at Holmes Presbyterian Church: 375 Holmes Road, Holmes, November 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church social hall. There will be vendors, artisans, baked goods, a food court, photo booth, children’s area and more. If you have any questions, please call the church office at 610-532-0346.

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

Trainer Trinity United Methodist Church: 3705 W. Ninth St., Coach. The food cabinet is available on November 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Food donations happily received throughout the week for distribution. For Food Cupboard distribution, Email: [email protected] Facebook: Trainer Trinity United Methodist Church. YouTube: trainertrinityumc

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

Norwood United Methodist Church: 315 Chester Pike, Norwood will host designer bag bingo on Saturday, November 5 at 5 p.m. Proceeds will go towards the restoration of the Plank House, 221 Market St., Marcus Hook. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the evening is presented by the Marcus Hook Preservation Society. Players can win designer handbags, cash and more. Additional prizes may be raffled off and a 50-50 draw will be available. Tickets are $30 each and include 10 games, coffee, tea, water and snacks. Group rates are available in advance: 10 tickets at $25 each. Contact Anna Glisson at 267-438-4161. Parking is available on Chester Pike, Ridley Avenue and at the Cavanagh Funeral Home if there are no services. Two disabled parking spaces are available on Ridley Avenue. The Social Room is handicapped accessible on Ridley Avenue at the designated sign on the glass door.

St. Joseph Parish, Collingdale: Christmas bus trip, Dec. 10, departs 11 a.m. from St. Joseph Parish, 500 Woodlawn Ave., Collingale. Shopping at the Kitchen Kettle Village, Christmas show at the American Music Theatre, dinner at the Shady Maple. Price: $135 per person. Checks payable to Saint-Joseph parish. Contact: Mary Carney (610) 362-1177 or [email protected] as soon as possible. Notre Dame/Marine football game in Baltimore, Nov. 12. Game time is noon. Departs at 8 a.m. from St. Joseph Parish, 500 Woodlawn Ave., Collingale. The price of $230 includes the bus, ticket to the game, breakfast on the bus, full tailgate before and after the game. $230 per person due by October 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 Pantry: 703 Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park. Sunday worship, in person and online, 11 a.m., www.prospecthillbaptist.org. Visit us on Facebook: @prospecthillbc. The pantry serves Delaware County residents meat, dairy, produce, and canned goods. Opening hours: Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 4 – 7 p.m. Thursday 1 – 4 p.m. More info on Facebook at delcoloavesandfishes and www.delcoloavesandfishes.org; 610-532-9000

2022 Holy Myrrh-Bearers pierogi sales: Pierogi sales are vital to our little parish. We appreciate your support and ask that you share our remaining sale dates with your friends and family. Potato and cheese $10/dozen. Pierogi’s direct line is 610-544-1216. Order dates: Nov. 16-17; 1-2, 14-15 Dec. Pick-up times: Thursday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Order by the previous Sunday at the latest.

The Foundry Church: 25 Cedar Road, Wallingford, new hours, Tuesday 6-8pm. We offer fresh and frozen food, canned and dry goods. Visit www.the foundrychurch.org or the 4:10 Arts Programs Studio Facebook page. Our pantry number is 610-872-3344

Evangelical Outreach in Chester: Are you an individual, group, church, or organization that wants to share the gospel in our community with the opportunity to receive a $500 stipend? If so, email [email protected] for more information and sign up 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 from 7 to 8 p.m. and the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 10 to 11 a.m. The church also serves the community through its clothes closet which is open Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. . The Transition Town Media Free Store is located at First United and serves as a place to donate used items and pick up (free) items that can be used or reused. First Church offers free yoga classes for beginners on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and Saturdays 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. Bible study for adults, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Temple Baptist Church: 736 W. Seventh St., Chester, will now have an afternoon Bible study on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. Go out and share the joy of God’s love for his people. https://www.loc8nearme.com/pennsylvania/chester/temple-baptist-church/6148723/

Chester Christian Church: 308 W. Third St., Cafe Chester will be open Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. Enjoy a free hot meal. Zumba takes place every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Come for the camaraderie and get in shape for free. In case of inclement weather, contact the church at 610-874-9690 or check our social media pages to see if an activity has been delayed, canceled or postponed. www.thechristianchurchofchester.com

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

Rotating Ministries: 624 E. Eighth St., Chester, is collecting food as part of its efforts to continually build the city. Congregants are prepared to pick up any donated non-perishable items that may be stored in the church pantry until ready to serve. The pantry is open the first and third Wednesdays of each month. For more information and to arrange donations, call LeeVetta Smith at 267-475-7087 or email [email protected]

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