Calvary Baptist Church: 1616 W. Second St., Chester, celebrates its annual Deacon and Deaconess Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Ronnie B. Tucker of Harrisburg is the guest preacher.
Calvary Independent Baptist Church: 716 Amosland Road, Morton, hosts its 40th annual Missions Conference Friday-Sunday. The theme is “Go Home and Tell Your Friends.” Pastor John Hamilton, founder of U. S. Church Planting, is the guest preacher. Friday service begins at 7 p.m. with missionary testimonies, special music, children’s meetings, and nursery. Saturday fellowship opportunities include: Men’s Breakfast at Denny’s in Clifton Heights at 9 a.m.; Ladies Luncheon at the pastor’s home at noon; and 7 p.m. Teen and Young Adult Fellowship at the pastor’s home, 125 W. Winona Ave., Norwood. Sunday begins with 9:45 a.m. Sunday School with the missionaries; 11 a.m. morning service, 4 p.m. barbecue with the missionaries at the church;
and 6 p.m. candle lighting service. Conference guests include Beka Kuehlman (Japan), Pastor Joe Delp (Philadelphia), Pastor Steve Jenney (San Clemente, Calif.), and Dr. Richard Jacob (Washington, D. C.).
Ministries: 2914 W. Ninth St., Chester, holds Sunday worship at 10 a.m. Min. Georgette Peterson is the guest preacher. The church holds its annual Women of Worship service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Madeline Best of Eternal Hope and Glory is the guest preacher. Bible study is Wednesdays at 7 p.m. This Saturday at 11 a.m., the church holds its third Saturday Men’s Fellowship. There is a guest speaker every month. For information, call the church at 484-483-8631.
First African Baptist Church: 901 Clifton Ave., Sharon Hill, celebrates its 91st annual Women’s Day at 9:45 a.m. Sunday. The Women’s Day Choir sings and First Lady Dr. Debbie Bullock of Canaan Baptist Church of New Castle, Del.,
is the guest speaker. The Women’s Day Theme is “The Lord’s Lavish Love For Us” (1 John 3:1). Sunday School classes and Discipleship classes for new members are at 8:45.
First United Methodist
Church: 350 W. State St., Media, holds adult Sunday School at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday worship is at 10:15 a.m. Children’s Sunday School is held during the service, followed by refreshments/ fellowship. Childcare is available. Media Food Bank opens 7-8 p.m. Thursdays and 10-11 a.m. the second and fourth Saturday each month. The church’s Clothing Closet opens 7-8 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m.noon Saturdays.
Grace Community UMC:
1213 Central Ave., Chester, holds Sunday morning worship at 10:30. Sunday School is at 9:30. This week, Pastor John Lewis Sr. delivers the Word of God with the theme “Functions of the Holy Spirit” (Ephesians 1:1-14). The Sanctuary Choir renders music of praise. Prayer session is
held Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m., followed by Bible study with Pastor Lewis from 3-4.
Greater Faithful Zion Baptist Church: 723 W. Seventh St., hosts its annual women’s Day service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Lisa Bryant of Divine Liberty Ministry in Wilmington, Del., is the guest speaker.
Linwood Heights United
Methodist Church: 1627 Chichester Ave., holds worship for all ages at 10:40 a.m. each Sunday. Sunday School for all ages is at 9:30. This week, Pastor Ethel Guy brings the message “Coming Down to Earth.” For information, call 610-485-2300 or visit www.linwoodumchurch.com
Middletown Presbyterian Church: 273 S. Old Middletown Road, celebrates blended traditional blended contemporary/ traditional worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. This Pentecost Sunday, Pastor Douglas W. McPheeters preaches with the theme “The Power that Dwells in You.” Sunday School for all ages is at 9 a.m., followed by coffee time fellowship at 10. Nursery care and Enrichment are provided for children under 10. Adult Bible study is held Wednesdays from 9:30-11 a.m. The current book is Isaiah. Youth Bible study is Wednesdays from 7-8:30 p.m. Youth Group is Sundays from 4:30-6 p.m. For information, call 610-565-4080 or visit www.middletownpres.org
Mt. Hebron AME Church:
1321 Green St., Linwood, celebrates the Senior Usher Board’s Annual Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Elaine Saunders of Molding Disciples Ministries, Rose Valley, is the guest preacher. Min. Jordon Hudson is the musician; and the Anointed Praise Dancers minister in dance and God’s Blessings Ensemble sings.
Mt. Zion United Holy Disciple Church: 1021-23 Central Ave., Chester, celebrates the Pastor’s Aid Annual Day at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Elder Albert Holden, pastor of New Pentecostal United Holy Church, Wilmington, Del., is the guest preacher,
joined by his choir and congregation. For information, call 610-876-5227.
Temple of Brotherly Love CC Church: 1136 Highland Ave., Chester, celebrates Sunday services at 10:15 a.m. and Wednesday night Bible study is at 7. For information, call 610-4854980.
Trainer United Methodist
Church: 3705 W. Ninth St., welcomes Trinity United Methodist Church for a joint 10 a.m. Sunday service. This week for Pentecost and Trinity’s 153rd anniversary, the Rev. Jim Ford brings the message “A Gift for Me?,” assisted by Pat Hardy. Nursery and Junior Church are available. Legacy Clothes Closet opens noon-2 p.m. Fridays. Donations of food items are received weekday mornings for distribution through Food Cupboard. Donations for the repair or replacement of the boiler at Trinity, Ninth and Butler streets, Chester, are accepted and greatly appreciated.