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Trunk or delicacy at Holmes Presbyterian Church: 375 Holmes Road, Holmes, will hold its 2nd Trunk or Treat on October 22 from 5-7 p.m. on the church campus. There will also be a pumpkin carving contest. Prizes will go to the most original/creative, scariest, funniest and cutest pumpkin. Prizes will also go to the best decorated car. Forms will be available if you wish to register your car and to register your pumpkin. If it is raining, the event will take place in the church social hall and the tables will be decorated. If you have any questions, call the church office at 610-532-0346.

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 October 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Food donations happily received throughout the week for distribution.

Holy Myrrh-Bearers Parish: will have a Beef and Beer Halloween Party with food, music and dancing on October 28, from 7-10 p.m. Live music will be provided by Jeff Bellfy and Company. Tickets are $25. Costumes are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Reservations for a table for eight people are available. Advance purchase of tickets is mandatory. Call the parish at 610-544-1215 for yours.

Norwood United Methodist Church: 315 Chester Pike, Norwood. Trunk-or-treat event, October 29, 6-6:30 p.m. No scary or devilish costumes, please. The event will be held at the parking lot of Cavanagh Funeral Home, 301 Chester Pike, Norwood, adjacent to the church. Rain will cancel the event. Visit www.norwoodumc.org/ for all upcoming events.

Norwood United Methodist Church: 315 Chester Pike, Norwood 610-532-0982. Community event night, October 16th. From October to May there is a free dinner and community event starting with dinner served at 5:30pm, followed by various events starting at 6:30pm. The event on Sunday, October 16 will be where artist, Jim McKay, will lead the group in creating their own masterpiece, which everyone will keep. The canvas will be provided. Instructions will be given on how to paint a headlight. Visit Jim’s website, www.artworkbyjtm.com. Invite friends and neighbors. Email [email protected] to join the mailing list. Like us on Facebook: bit.ly/FacebookNUMC; Subscribe to us on YouTube: bit.ly/YouTubeNUMC Visit our website for updates: www.NorwoodUMC.org Fridays at 6 p.m. at Norwood United Methodist Church is game night, organized by the Ministry of Youth. 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. There will be a sale of baby and children’s clothing and more at Norwood United Methodist Church, 315 Chester Pike Norwood, on October 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with all items half off in the final hours. Proceeds to benefit Little Blessings Christian Preschool. Baby items, maternity clothes, children’s clothing (baby up to 18), shoes, toys, books, children’s movies, furniture, Christmas decorations and themed items, and more. Senders wanted and welcome. Call 610-565-0924 or email [email protected] to log your items. Visit: www.norwoodumc.org/

Pastor Willie Ferebee and Overcomers Through Christ Ministries Inc: will pay tribute to seniors by hosting a brunch with gifts and games on October 8 at 10 a.m. The brunch is free for all seniors 65 and over, but they must register to attend. The event takes place at Eddystone United Methodist Church, 733 Saville Ave., Eddystone. Contact Teresa Brewster at 610-888-7521 with your name and age.

Animal Blessing at Upland Baptist Church: 325 Main St., Upland.Oct., 9, at noon. Bring your furry friends. All pets are welcome for service, although we do require the use of carriers or leashes.

Garage sale St John Neumann: The gigantic garage sale at St John Neumann’s Church, 380 Highland Lane, Bryn Mawr is scheduled for October 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and October 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It is a important fundraiser for the parish. . You will find wonderful treasures at bargain prices, all donated by parishioners.

Bingo bag at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church: 535 Lamp Post Lane, Aston, is October 8th. Doors open at noon. Bingo starts at 1 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Bring your own snacks. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. For tickets, call the church secretary at 610-494-2444 or email [email protected]

Consignment of children’s items and Christmas corner sale: October 29, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with everything at half price from noon to 1 p.m. Held at Norwood United Methodist Church, 315 Chester Pike, Norwood. Proceeds to benefit Little Blessings Christian Preschool. Baby items, maternity clothes, children’s clothing (infant to 18), shoes, toys, books, children’s movies, furniture, Christmas decorations and themed items, and much more. Senders are wanted. Call 610-565-0924 or [email protected] to log your items. www.norwoodumc.org/

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: Pierogie 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. Pierogie’s direct line is 610-544-1216. Order dates: Oct. 19-20; Nov. 2-3, 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 no later than the previous Sunday

The Foundry Church: 25 Cedar Road, Wallingford, New Hours, Tuesdays 6-8pm, we offer fresh and frozen food, canned and dry goods. Visit the website 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.

Gateway Community Church: 708 S. Old Middletown Road, Media, For information and registration, contact Mary Campbell at 610-566-0131 or [email protected]

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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