Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - FEATURES - Re­li­gious or­ga­ni­za­tions and con­gre­ga­tions are wel­come to send their news, notes and pho­tos for pub­li­ca­tion. Send emails to chesco­com­mu­nity@21stcen­tu­ry­ If you have any ques­tions, call (215) 648-1125.

Yom Kip­pur ser­vices

Beth Chaim Re­form Con­gre­ga­tion: Join the con­gre­ga­tion’s Yom Kip­pur Ser­vices. Tick­ets are free of charge. To re­serve a ticket, call 610-640-2147. For more in­for­ma­tion, please email: mem­ber­ The sy­n­a­gogue is at 1375 Kirk­land Ave., West Chester. The ser­vice sched­ule is Tues­day, Oct.11 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kol Nidre Ser­vice; Wed­nes­day, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., Yom Kip­pur Fam­ily Ser­vice; 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yom Kip­pur Com­mu­nity Ser­vice; 3 p.m. Yizkor and Neila Clos­ing Ser­vice. Break-the-Fast tick­ets avail­able by mak­ing ad­vanced reser­va­tions. For in­for­ma­tion, phone 610-389-7774.

Au­tumn Fest 2016

Church of the Saviour: The church, at 651 N. Wayne Ave. Wayne, will host an Au­tumn Fest Fri­day, Oct. 21,

from 6 to 9 p.m. for chil­dren and their par­ents, ex­tended fam­ily, friends and neigh­bors. The evening fea­tures food, drinks, candy and desserts, dozens of game booths, Moon Bounce and other in­flat­a­bles, face paint­ing and prizes. Cos­tumes are en­cour­aged. Au­tumn Fest will be held rain or shine, with free park­ing pro­vided on cam­pus. More in­for­ma­tion may be found at wayneau­tum­n­ Church of the Saviour is a Bi­b­li­cally based, in­ter­gen­er­a­tional and mul­ti­eth­nic Chris­tian church in Wayne for fam­i­lies and sin­gles.

Mis­sion­ary and YPD Day


AT­GLEN: The Evelina Hill Mis­sion­ary So­ci­ety and the Young Peo­ple’s de­part­ment will be cel­e­brat­ing their An­nual Mis­sion­ary and YPD Day Sun­day, Oct. 16. The Rev­erend Clarence Stevens from Brighter Way Church in Ne­wark Delaware will bring the word dur­ing the 10:30am ser­vice. The Rev­erend Fred­er­ick T. Fai­son, Chap­lain at Lin­coln Univer­sity will bring the af­ter­noon mes­sage at the 3:30 p.m ser­vice. The theme for the day is: “On the Bat­tle­field for Our Lord!” scrip­ture ref­er­ence: “The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the con­trary, they have di­vine power to de­mol­ish strongholds.” (2 Corinthi­ans 10:4 NIV) Come and get your Bless­ing! For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact the church at 610-593-2531.

Men’s Day Kick­off

Saint Luke UAME Church: On Sun­day Oct. 9, there will be The Men’s Day Kick­off at the church, 117 South Franklin Street, West Chester. Guest preacher will be Rev­erend Wil­liam Smith of Ebenezer AME Church in Glenolden. Wor­ship be­gins at 10:45 a.m. with one ser­vice only. For in­for­ma­tion, phone 610- 692-8818. Pas­tor is Rev­erend James C. Bur­ton.

Ro­mansville UMC Pan­cake Break­fast

Ro­mansville United Methodist Church: The Ro­mansville UMC Women are part­ner­ing with Ap­ple­bee’s at 3479 East Lin­coln Hwy in Thorn­dale for their An­nual Pan­cake Break­fast Sat­ur­day, Oct. 22 from 8

a.m. to 10 a.m. Ap­ple­bee’s does all the cook­ing and the women of the Ro­mansville Church will be serv­ing the pan­cakes, sausage, or­ange juice, soda, tea and cof­fee. Cost for the “all you can eat” Pan­cake Break­fast is $8 for adults and $4.50 for chil­dren un­der 6. The pro­ceeds will sup­port the cost to mail 100 shoe boxes for the Sa­mar­i­tan’s Purse Oper­a­tion Christ­mas Child project. The boxes will be filled with small toys, stuffed an­i­mals, school sup­plies, tools and hy­giene items. For in­for­ma­tion, visit­mansvil­ or call Deb­bie at 610486-6079.

UMC fall din­ner and bazaar

United Methodist Church

of West Chester: 129 S. High St, West Chester; UMC Women host An­nual Fall Ham Din­ner and Bazaar Sat­ur­day, Oct. 8. Bazaar ta­bles will be open from ll a.m. to 7 p.m.; din­ners are served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Fi­esta Cen­ter). The menu in­cludes ham, pota­toes, green beans, salad, baked pineap­ple, dessert, rolls/but­ter, and bev­er­age, all for $12 (adults) $6 (child un­der 10). There will also be a “kid’s meal” (child un­der 10) fea­tur­ing chicken nuggets, car­rot sticks, mac’n cheese, ap­ple­sauce and dessert for $5 which must be re­served ahead of time. Eat-in or Take-Out. For more in­for­ma­tion or to make reser­va­tions, call M. Light 610-696-6885) or email mr­dun­

Roast beef din­ner

The Mar­shall­ton United Methodist Church: 1282 West Stras­burg Road, West Chester; Roast Beef Din­ner Sat­ur­day, Oct. 15 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu in­cludes roast beef, mush­room and brown gravy, mashed pota­toes, green beans, cole slaw, ap­ple­sauce, rolls and but­ter, dessert, and bev­er­age; Eat-in or Take-out; Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for chil­dren 5 to 12 years of age. For ques­tions, con­tact the church of­fice at (610) 696-5247 or of­fice@mar­shall­ with any ques­tions.

Book club dis­cus­sion group

Cal­vary Lutheran Church: 730 South New Street, West Chester; Lead­ers of dif­fer­ent faith com­mu­ni­ties are work­ing to­gether to pro­mote un­der­stand­ing and peace. Pas­tor Dan Krew­son be­lieves “that we must be in­ten­tional to wage peace in light of the es­ca­lat­ing re­li­gious vi­o­lence and ex­trem­ism of our day.” Mem­bers of the Re­li­gious Coun­cil of Greater West Chester are host­ing a book dis­cus­sion group in 2016-17. Par­tic­i­pants are in­vited to read “Lay­ing Down the Sword” by Philip Jenk­ins. The group will meet four times: Oct. 24, Nov. 28, Jan. 23 and March 6. All are wel­come at 7 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact fa­cil­i­ta­tor Pas­tor Dan Krew­son (dkrew­ All lec­tures are free, open to the pub­lic.

Bap­tist Church of WC Fall Fest

The Bap­tist Church of West Chester: 221 S. High St., West Chester; Fall Fes­ti­val is Sat­ur­day, Oct. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. Open to the com­mu­nity, the af­ter­noon in­cludes mu­sic, face­paint­ing, games, paint­ing pump­kins, fall foods, and much more.

Bless­ing of the An­i­mals

Wil­lis­town United Methodist Church: A “Bless­ing of the An­i­mals” will be held at 10 a.m. on Sat­ur­day, Oct. 8. Bring your furry friends or just come to par­tic­i­pate in this ded­i­ca­tion of God’s gifts of com­pan­ion­ship. All are wel­come. Wil­lis­town UMC is lo­cated at 6501 West Chester Pike, New­town Square, Pa. Con­ve­niently, be­tween West Chester and New­town Square. For more in­for­ma­tion email: willis­townumc@com­ or call the church at 610-644-2227.

Har­vest Fair

Ox­ford United Methodist Church: The church at Mar­ket and Ad­di­son streets, holds a Har­vest Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat­ur­day, Oct. 8. The outdoor arts and crafts event fea­tures a craft show, food, en­ter­tain­ment and more. You can en­ter to win in “Har­vest Your Tal­ent” con­tests such as pie bak­ing, chili chal­lenge, pump­kin dec­o­rat­ing and Christ­mas Wreath. For craft and con­test de­tails, call 610-932-9698 or check www.ox­

Mis­sion­ary and youth day

Mt. Zion AME Church: The Evelina Hill Mis­sion­ary So­ci­ety and the Young Peo­ple’s de­part­ment will be cel­e­brat­ing their An­nual Mis­sion­ary and YPD Day on Sun­day, Oct. 16. The Rev. Clarence Stevens from Brighter Way Church in Ne­wark Delaware will bring the word dur­ing the 10:30 a.m. ser­vice. The Rev. Fred­er­ick T. Fai­son, Chap­lain at Lin­coln Univer­sity, will bring the af­ter­noon mes­sage at the 3:30 p.m. ser­vice. The theme for the day is: “On the Bat­tle­field for Our Lord!” Mt. Zion AME is at 404 Zion Hill Road, At­glen. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact the church at 610593-2531.

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