St. Timothy Lutheran
Church: 535 Lamp Post Lane, Aston, holds a Fall and Winter Clothing Sale todaySaturday. For information, call the church office at 610494-2444.
Holy Myrrh-Bearers Parish: 900 Fairview Road, Swarthmore, holds a communitywide flea market and craft fair at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 (rain or shine). The church announces that bi-weekly pierogie sales are back for the fall. Orders are now being accepted for fresh potato and cheese-filled pierogies for $8 per dozen. Order by the following Sunday dates for Friday pickup that week: Oct. 15 and 29; Nov. 12 and 26; Dec. 10. To order, call the parish office at 610-5441215 or email HMBChurch@ verizon.net with name, phone number, and number of dozen requested. All pickups are made in the parish hall. Pickups at other times arranged based on prior request. Middletown Presbyterian Church:
273 S. Old Middletown Road, prepares for its 12th season of UPWARD intermural sports. Boys and girls, grades K-8, are invited to join a family-friendly season of learning and fun, led by an all-volunteer coaching squad and leadership. UPWARD offers equal playing time, skill building and encouragement to children of all levels. Registrations and evaluations are held Saturdays Oct. 14 and 21 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 27 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Indian Lane Elementary School. Practices begin in December and games run from January through the season finale and celebration in March. For information and registration, visit www.upward.org or contact Don Heilala, League Director at 610-459-0703 or email@example.com Mt. Zion AME Church:
1008 Center St., Darby. The Men of Mt. Zion host a Poor Man’s Dinner at 4 p.m. Saturday. Donation is $12.
As part of the 22,000 rallies being held Saturday to commerate the Fatima apparitions, a public Rosary will be said in the former Pathmark parking lot on MacDade Boulevard in Folsom.
Woodlyn Baptist Church: 1125 MacDade Blvd., holds its annual Fall Harvest Faire for families in the community from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday (rain or shine). Children and their parents can enjoy face painting, scarecrow making, rock wall climbing, moon bounce, pumpkin painting, petting zoo, pony rides and other fun activities. It is free the first time at each event for children fifth grade and under. Food and beverages are available for sale. For information and to pre-register, visit www.woodlynbaptist.org or call the office 610-8335577. Brotherhood Breakfast Association of Churches: meets at 6:45 a.m. Sunday at Ezekeil COGIC, 723 W. Seventh St., Chester. The president asks all members to attend this meeting to help the brotherhood’s youth go to college.
St. Joseph’s Parish:
3255 Concord Road, holds a Parish Mission, “The Fullness of Purpose,” with speaker Ken Yasinski from 7-8 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday. Ken Yasinski’s dynamic communication style makes relevant the timeless truths of faith. Come be inspired to live to one’s full potential. All are welcome to this free event. For information, call 610-497-3340.
Immanuel Lutheran Church:
501 Chester Pike, Norwood, holds a free family movie night on Friday, Oct. 20, screening Disney’s “Aladdin.” The evening starts at 6 with a kid-friendly meal to everyone – hot dogs, peanut butter and jelly (if a child is allergic, call the church and the menu will be changed), lemonade with ice cream. The movie starts with 6:30, with popcorn. Bring a blanket for movie watching. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call 610-586-5860. Victory Over The World Baptist Church:
2609W. Fourth St., Chester, holds its Virginia Day on Sunday, traveling to Colonial Beach, Va. by deluxe motorcoach for a day of worship, fellowship, feasting and priase with Pastor McDowny and the New Monrovia Baptist Church family. Seats are limited; the church holds a movie night at 7 p.m. Friday Oct. 20. Come out for a free movie, food, fun and fellowship, moderated by Pastor R. Leon Clark For information, visit www. victoryovertheworld-sfmbc. org or call 610-246-9910. For general information, call the church at 610-364-3360. St. John’s Lutheran Church:
Glen and Folcroft avenues, Folcroft, hosts a community Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 21, from noon2 p.m. All kids 13 and under are invited. There are games, crafts, snacks, face painting and more. Please come in costume. For information, call the church 610-583-4977.
Wallingford Presbyterian Church:
110 E. Brookhaven Road, holds a Red Cross Blood Drive from 2-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25. Donors are encouraged to register at www.redcrossblood.org or by calling the church office at 610-566-1644, ext. 2. Walk-ins are also welcomed; Boy Scout Troop 277, sponsored by the church, hosts a spaghetti dinner from 5:307:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. Cost is $5 for children 10 and under; $8 for preregistered adults or $10 at the door; for families, maximum charge is $30. Cub Scouts in uniform eat free. For information and registration, visit www. wallingfordpres.org/youth/ scouts/spaghetti-dinnerregistration or call Teresa at 215-900-6781. Folsom Church of Christ: 1530Fourth Ave., holds a Maker Fest from 6-9p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. The event is free and open to all. During this interactive fall festival, kids explore their abilities in exciting ways that lead to the discovery that God created each of them as a masterpiece. Costumes (without weapons) are welcome. For information and registration, call Michelle at 484-574-3410.
Norwood United Methodist Church:
315 Chester Pike, holds a Kids’ Stuff Consignment Sale and Christmas Corner from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, to benefit the church’s Little Blessings Preschool. The sale features gently used baby gear, maternity apparel, kids’ clothes (infant through 18), shoes, toys, books, movies, furniture, Christmas decorates, themed events and more. Krispy Kreme doughnuts and refreshments are available for sale. Items are half-price from noon-1. Consignors are welcomed; call 610-565-0924 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; later on Oct. 28, the church holds a Harvest Festival and “Trunk or Treat.” Come out for games and activities from 6-6:30, with “trunk or treating” from 6:30-7. Come out for some pre-Halloween fun (no scary costumes, please). For information, visit www. norwoodumc.org Fairview AME Church: 124 Youngs Ave., Woodlyn. The church’s Vacation Bible School sponsors a trip to the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington D.C. on Sunday, Oct. 29. Cost of $75 includes dinner and transportation. For information, call the church at 610-833-1485 or 610-3281215.
Christ Episcopal Church:
311 S. Orange St., Media, holds its annual Starfest Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 11. The sale features gifts, collectibles, jewelry items and more. Proceeds support the Outreach Ministries of Christ Church that serve people in need in the community.
Christ Tabernacle Church:
14 S. Morton Ave., Morton, open its food pantry—which gives away five days’ worth of boxed and canned foods— every second and fourth Saturday of the month. Hot meals are also served. For information, call 610-3282330.
Christ United Methodist Church:
600 E. Dutton Mill Road, Brookhaven, holds free community dinners 5:30-7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month. The dates for 2017 are: Sept. 27; and Oct. 25. The church opens its food bank the fourth Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m.noon. For information, call the church at 610-874-1270.
Collenbrook United Church:
5290 Township Line Road, Drexel Hill, hosts a free monthly Community Dinner in its Fellowship Hall to help feed local families in need from 5-7 p.m. the last Thursday of each month. The dinner is in the Fellowship Hall, accessible from either State or Township Line roads. For information, call 610789-9590.
Drexel Hill United Methodist Church:
600Burmont Road, Drexel Hill, has begun a new outreach program: Project Reach, Service, Care. A free, catered community lunch along with a free clothing and hygiene-products cupboard are provided 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. the fourth Saturday of every month, at the church. All are welcome.
First Baptist Church of Oakeola:
600 W. Oak Lane, Glenolden, hosts zumba classes 6-7 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. Cost is $7. For information, visit www.oakeola.compassionministries.com or call 610583-5277.
First United Methodist Church:
350 W. State St., Media, offers a free yoga for beginners class 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Donations welcome. For information, call 610-566-3172 or visit www. mediamethodist.org
Imago Dei Metropolitan Community Church:
1223 Middletown Road, Glen Mills, holds Silent Meditation 3 p.m. Sundays. The gatherings are an opportunity to silently reflect for up to one hour on spiritual principles that are especially appropriate for those who are in recovery or seeking healing. For information, call 610-358-1716 or Pastor@ImagoDeiMCC.org
Media Church of Christ:
423 Jackson St., has thousands of clothing items available for free until gone. Hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, and at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Anyone is welcome.
Prospect Park United Methodist Church:
Holds Mom’s Morning Out nursery school for ages 18 months and up 9 a.m.-noon MondayWednesday and Friday. Cost is $15 per day. Activities include crafts, music, circle time and organized play. For information and registration, call 484-540-3132.
Norwood United Methodist Church:
Chester Pike and West Ridley Avenue. Little Blessings Christian Preschool is a part-time, Christian preschool, holds classes 9 a.m.noon Monday-Friday, for ages 3-5. The school recommends a 3 day or 5 day program, but is flexible and works with parents’ schedules. Enrollment is open throughout the year until reaching maximum capacity. For information, call 610-583-4780 or email norwoodlittleblessings@ yahoo.com
Second Baptist Church of Media:
400 E. State St., holds Bible study classes on Wednesday from 10:30-11:45 a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. The text is “Distorted Images of God,” instructed by Pastor Warren D. Mays. Contact Pastor Mays if you plan to attend the morning or evening class at 610-565-0660 or email@example.com
Resurrection Life Church:
The Church Street Thrift Shop opens 10a.m.-2p.m. on the first and second Saturdays of each month, September through June. The shop has clothing for all ages, housewares, shoes, baby items and more. The Church Street Thrift Shop is an outreach ministry of Resurrection Life Church. Donations of clothing and household items can be dropped off during shop hours or by calling 610-876-4062 for an appointment.