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Church Calendar

11/12/2014 11:09AM ● Published by J. Chambless

Through 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 on Saturdays and Sundays through 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. Call 610-932-9640 or e-mail opc@oxfordpresbyterian.org 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.

Nov. 19

Joseph's People

The Parish Life Center of the ABVM Church (300 State Rd., West Grove) will be the site of the monthly meeting of Joseph's People, for the unemployed or underemployed, on Nov. 19 at 6:45 p.m. The guest speaker will be John Colarusso, a former Joseph's People member, who is now employed. He will present an introduction to LinkedIn and how to build a presence on the site. The meeting is free. For more information, visit www.josephspeople.org.


Nov. 22

Breakfast buffet

Oxford United Methodist Church (18 Addison St., Oxford) offers an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast on Nov. 22 from 7 to 10 a.m. The menu includes buttermilk pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, fruit, sausage and bacon, roasted potatoes, dried beef gravy and specialty breads. Tickets at the door are $6 for adults and $3 for ages 3 to 10. Call 610-932-9698 for more information.

Nov. 23

Thanksgiving service

West Grove United Methodist Church (300 N. Guernsey Rd., West Grove) invites the community to a Thanksgiving worship service on Nov. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be offered after the service. The service is organized by the Avon Grove Ministerium, comprised of more than 25 churches and 10 special ministries. Call 610-869-9334 for directions. Visitors are invited to bring a non-perishable food item to share with local food pantries. 

Dec. 9

Free meal ministry

West Grove United Methodist Church (300 N. Guernsey Rd., West Grove) invites the community to a free meal on Dec. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church. The menu will include turkey and stuffing, banked ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green bean caserole and cranberry jelly. Desserts and beverages will also be served. There will be holiday music, and the meals are served restaurant style at tables. The prayer room will be open. Reservations are suggested, but not required, by calling 610-869-9334 or e-mailing office@westgroveumc.org.

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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