Skip to main content

Apple Festival raises funding for Oxford Presbyterian Church’s ministry

10/03/2013 06:14PM, Published by ACL, Categories: Arts+Entertainment


Youngsters enjoyed the rides on the barrel train.



By Steven Hoffman

Staff Writer

The Oxford Presbyterian Church’s Apple Festival rounded out a day of family-friendly activities in Oxford Borough last Saturday.

Image title

“It’s such a lovely day today,” said Jackie Slauch, a member of the Oxford Presbyterian Women, the group that organized this year’s Apple Festival.

Church member Lorraine Holton explained that the Apple Festival’s origins can be traced to 1989, when the Oxford Presbyterian Women were trying to restock the kitchen following the fire that hit the church.

The festival was highlighted by plenty of food, games for children, and several dozen vendors who sold their arts and crafts at the Oxford Memorial Park. All Four Him, a local group, performed for nearly an hour and a half.

The church usually picks a beneficiary for the proceeds of the Apple Festival. This year, the church decided to use the funds that are raised for the church’s various ministry efforts throughout the year.

A silent auction of approximately 40 items that were donated by church members or businesses in the community helped boost proceeds from the event.


Like what you're reading? Subscribe to Chester County's free newsletter to catch every headline



oxford presbyterian church all four him oxford presbyterian churchs apple festival


  • Best Summer Kids Camps in Chester County!

    05/23/2017
    09:00AM — 12:30PM

    2017 SUMMER KIDS HALF-DAY CAMP IN CHESTER SPRINGS, CHESTER COUNTY: One Week of Half-Day Art & C...


  • Dinosaur Revolution

    05/23/2017
    09:30AM — 04:30PM

    Uncover facts and fossils about dinosaurs in Dinosaur Revolution, an interactive learning experie...


  • Best Summer Kids Camps in Chester County!

    05/25/2017
    09:00AM — 12:30PM

    2017 SUMMER KIDS HALF-DAY CAMP IN CHESTER SPRINGS, CHESTER COUNTY: One Week of Half-Day Art & C...


  • Dinosaur Revolution

    05/25/2017
    09:30AM — 04:30PM

    Uncover facts and fossils about dinosaurs in Dinosaur Revolution, an interactive learning experie...


  • Basics of Garden Care

    05/25/2017
    10:00AM — 11:30AM

    Improve your gardening skills by incorporating more efficient ways to maintain and manage your la...


  • Basics of Garden Care

    05/25/2017
    10:00AM — 11:30AM

    Improve your gardening skills by incorporating more efficient ways to maintain and manage your la...


  • Clutterers Anonymous

    05/25/2017
    06:00PM — 07:00PM

    Clutterers Anonymous℠ (CLA℠) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strengt...


Chester County High School Sports