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Church Calendar

10/29/2014 01:24AM ● By Lev

Oct. 29

Joseph's People

Joseph's People, a support group for unemployed residents, will be held Oct. 29 at 6:45 p.m. in the Parish Life Center of ABVM's Church (300 State Rd., West Grove). The guest speaker will be Robin Briggs of CCI Advisors, who will discuss the Affordable Care Act or ACA (Obamacare). The meeting also discusses community resources and job opportunities, and encourages member interaction and support. Visit www.josephspeople.org.

 

Nov. 7 to Dec. 14

Shop for world crafts

Oxford Presbyterian Church (6 Pine St., Oxford) hosts a shop of fair-trade crafts and other products from around the world beginning Nov. 7 during First Friday in Oxford from 5 to 8 p.m. The shop is also open Saturdays and Sundays from Nov. 8 to Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., as well as on Dec. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. The items include home decor, musical instruments, textiles, pottery, jewelry, toys and accessories. Author Iris Gray Dowling will appear at the shop on Nov. 7 and Dec. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. She will display her children's books, sign books and talk with visitors. Call 610-932-9640 or e-mail opc@oxfordpresbyterian.org for more information.

 

Nov. 8

Christmas bazaar

Living God Lutheran Church (3200 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook), along with Hearts in Hands, will host the 10th annual Christmas bazaar on Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafters will feature Christmas items and other crafts for sale. Call 610-273-9383 for more information.

 

Nov. 15

Pancake and sausage breakfast

The Second Presbyterian Church (42 S. Fifth St., Oxford) hosts a pancake and sausage breakfast on Nov. 15 from 8 to 11 a.m. There will also be an egg and omelet station. Proceeds benefit the Presbyterian Women's mission fund. Tickets are $7 for adults, and $4 for ages 4 to 10.

 

Nov. 14-15

Holiday bazaar

The Avondale Presbyterian Church (420 Pennsylvania Ave., Avondale) will hold its Craft Fair and Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features more than 50 crafters and vendors selling Christmas decorations, Vermont cheese, crafts, scarves, jewelry and accessories, toys, books, flowers, plants and more. There will also be a white elephant sale of household goods. Light fare will be available both days, including chicken corn soup, chili, cider and homemade desserts. Proceeds benefit the church Building Fund.  For more information, visit www.avondalepc.org.

 

Nov. 15

Pancake and sausage breakfast

The Second Presbyterian Church (42 S. Fifth St., Oxford) hosts a pancake and sausage breakfast on Nov. 15 from 8 to 11 a.m. There will also be an egg and omelet station. Proceeds benefit the Presbyterian Women's mission fund. Tickets are $7 for adults, and $4 for ages 4 to 10.

 

Dec. 22

'Quiet Christmas'

“A Quiet Christmas Service” will be held at Grove United Methodist Church on Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. The community event is for those who want a respite from the busy season, and especially those who may be grieving due to a death, life changes or divorce. The service includes a candle-lighting segment. The church is at 490 W. Boot Road, West Chester. For directions, visit www.grovechurch.org.


To submit items to the Church Calendar, e-mail jchambless@chestercounty.com. There is no charge. Information should be received at least two weeks before the event. Not every submission can be included. Please include the address and contact information for the church in your submission.

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