December 10-31, 2021 – Delco Times

Note: Due to the ever-changing coronavirus pandemic, check with your church to see if schedules have changed since our deadline. All notices of church events and services must be emailed to [email protected] by Wednesday noon. We do not accept faxes or printouts. All communications will appear online. The pressure is based on the available space. Thanks very much.

Norwood United Methodist Church: 315 Chester Hecht, Norwood / 610-532-0982. On the “second Sunday” of the month (OCT to MAY, not DEC) we are holding a FREE community event. ALL events start with a FREE dinner served at 5:30 PM, followed by various FREE events starting at 6:30 PM. Visit our website at and other church information. We start with our dinner at 5.30pm, followed by our film “Heaven is for Real” at 6.30pm. The meal & the activity / the film takes place in the social room. Please use the wooden doors on Ridley Ave, which are handicapped accessible with a chair lift and are indicated by signage. Parking is available at Chester Pike, Ridley Ave. and Cavanagh’s Funeral Home (assuming no funerals are scheduled). There are two designated disabled parking spaces on Ridley Ave.

Cavalcade of Baskets themed basket raffle in time for Christmas: To get things in the festive Christmas mood, Holy Myrrh-Bearers Parish, 900 Fairview Road, Swarthmore, has prepared 20 unique and special themed baskets that include: 1) Crockpot Express; 2) Lottery wreath: Snowman wreath 15 lottery tickets (must be 21); 3) Woman basket floral & plaid scarf, gloves, body wash & lotion, bath bombs, foot peeling, loofah, LED reading light, picture frame; 4) “Pie in the Sky” 6-Piece Cake Set, Cake Cutter & Stamp, Kitchen Towel & Oven Glove, $ 25 Trader Joe’s Gift Card; 5) speaker system; 6) “Elf Basket” 2 Elves, $ 50 Whelihan’s Gift Card; 7) Christmas Kitchen Penguins Biscuit Jar, Platter, S&P Shaker, Napkin Holder, Soap Dispenser; 8) Ukrainian basket 3 double potato / cheese pirogies, embroidered ushnyk and tablecloth, (145 × 90) cutting board, oven mitt and pot holder; 9) Smart watch; 10) “Out for Dinner” $ 50 Tavola Gift Card: Springfield Country Club; 11) Headphones and Party Tents Air Trezak Headphones, LEF Arrow & LED Star Marquee; 12) Wine basket 5 bottles of wine & 2 wine glasses: Reisling, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Toscano, Cote de Rose (must be 21) 13) Travel fun $ 25 massage certificate, travel bag, Mister, Persona security alarm; 14) Relaxation basket: Pinot Grigio wine, bath bombs, lotion, bath set (must be 21); 15) Crochet baby kit Crochet baby blanket, headband and sweater, 3 hats and 2 pairs of ankle boots (girls) 16) Christmas planning basket $ 25 Giant card, Lenox ornament, LED Christmas and branded emblems, St. Nicholas Square Angel and Dip mix set, placemats, mugs, Christmas storage containers. 17) Santa Ceramic $ 50 Santa & Whelihans Gift Card Dinner; 18) Basket of Cash: $ 100 in cash; 19) Mini Waffle Maker & $ 25 Wawa Gift Card; 20) Lottery ticket tree: 25 lottery tickets. The baskets are on display in our hall and can be viewed daily from 9:00 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tickets are: $ 2.00 each; 3 for $ 5; 8 for $ 10 or 17 for $ 20. The drawing for this “cavalcade of baskets” will take place on Sunday, December 19th. Winners don’t have to be there to win. Come by and support our little community. As a reminder, our Divine Liturgies are celebrated on Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m. and everyone is always welcome. For more information on our upcoming events or services, please contact us at (610) 544-1215 or email: [email protected]

2021 Pierogie sale: Potato and Cheese $ 10 double. Pierogie Hotline: 610-544-1216 or email at: [email protected] Sales dates: December 16 – 17 COLLECTION TIMES: Thursdays – 1 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Order no later than the Sunday before

Prospect Hill Baptist Church and Larder for Loaves and Fish: 703 Lincoln Boulevard, Prospection Park. Sunday service (in person and online): 11 a.m., Pantry serves frozen meat, local produce, and canned foods across Delaware County. Opening times: Tues. 10:30 am – 1:00 pm, Thurs. 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Further information at and; (610) 532-9000

The foundry church: 25 Cedar Road, Wallingford, New Hours, Tuesday 6pm – 8pm We offer fresh, frozen, canned and dry foods. Visit our website www.the Foundry or the 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 with a desire to share the gospel in our ward with the option to receive a $ 500 scholarship? If so, send an email to [email protected] for more information and register to participate.

Trainer Trinity United Methodist Church: 3705 W. 9th St., coach. Gwen Myers’ Legacy Closet: Fridays, 12 p.m.-2 p.m.; high quality clothing at great prices. Donations of food were happily accepted for the distribution of the food cabinet. There are enough parking spaces. The sanctuary and gym are wheelchair accessible.

Senior elevator: invites older adults to join us on our journey of learning technologies. Senior Lift is also aimed at the unemployed and underemployed people who need access to the technological skills required in today’s work environment. Send us an email at [email protected] or call 610-639-6737. Classes are held at the Technology Resource Center, Word of Faith Christian Center, 4150 Market St. Aston.

First Methodist Church: 350 W. State Street, Media, The church is home to the Media Food Bank, which serves 75-100 families each week and is supported by individuals, district churches, and local businesses. The Food Bank is open on Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and every second and fourth Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Midday The Transition Town Media Free Store is located at FUMC and serves as a place where used items can be donated and items can be taken (free of charge) that can be used or reused. First Church offers free beginner yoga classes on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. It’s free, but donations are welcome.

Presbyterian Church in Middletown: 273 South Old Middletown Road, Media. Just GRIT – Teen activities on Fridays, 7-9pm. Bible study with pizza. Adult Bible Study – Wednesdays, 9.30am-11am

Temple Baptist Church: 736 W 7th Street, Chester now has an afternoon Bible study every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. Come out and share the joy of God’s love with his people.

The Christian Church of Chester: 308 W. 3. St. Chester. The CCC Caf̩ is open Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. РCome and enjoy a free hot meal. Zumba takes place every Wednesday at 6 p.m. РJoin the community and get fit for free. In bad weather, please contact the church at (610) 874-9690 or check our social media pages to see if an activity has been postponed, canceled, or postponed. Follow me to the CCC.

The Delaware County’s Healing Rooms: Is a multi-church service with the aim of connecting people with God’s love and power. Location: New Hope Christian Church, 551 Paxon Hollow Road. Broomall, (484) 422-8145. Opening times: Monday, 7.30pm-9pm. No appointment required. The facility is wheelchair accessible

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

Turning point ministries: 624 E. Eighth St., Chester, collects groceries to continually build the city. Believers stand ready to collect any donated durable items that can be kept in the church pantry until the time for worship comes. The pantry is open every first and third Wednesday of the month. For information and to make donations, call LeeVetta Smith at 267-475-7087 or email [email protected]

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