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Church Calendar

08/06/2014 12:59PM ● By Lev

Aug. 24

Friends Meetinghouse 175th

The Homeville Friends Meetinghouse (4904 Homeville Rd., Cochranville) will mark its 175th year with a community celebration on Aug. 24. There will be harp music by Janet Witman at 1 p.m., a meeting for worship at 2 p.m., and a presentation by Chris Densmore, the curator of the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore, at 2:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 610-593-6989 or 610-869-7314.

Crafters wanted

Nottingham Presbyterian Church in Nottingham is holding its annual family fun day and craft fair on Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Herr's Snack Factory parking lot (routes 1 and 272), and is looking for exhibitors. A silent auction will be held to benefit Heart of Hope in West Grove, whose mission is to help families facing the challenges of pediatric heart transplants. A booth space is $20 ($30 for a double). Call Judy Kimble at 302-733-7553 or e-mail [email protected] for more information and and application.

Vendors wanted

Oxford Presbyterian Church is seeking artists and crafters for their Annual Apple Festival, to be held on Sept. 27 in Oxford Memorial Park. Call 610-932-9640 or e-mail [email protected].

Sept. 17-19
Clothing sale
A used clothing and toy sale will be held at Grove United Methodist Church (490 W. Boot Rd., West Chester) on the evening of Sept. 17, and the mornings of Sept. 18 and 19. Donations will be accepted Sept. 14 to 16 for gently used clothing for all ages, toys, children's books, and baby equipment. Proceeds benefit local charities. Call 610 458 3731,  or visit

Sept. 27
'Zumbathon' for charity
Grove United Methodist Church (490 W. Boot Rd., West Chester) and HomeAID for Africa host a "Zumbathon" to raise funds for orphans in Africa on Sept. 27. Beginning at 3 p.m., participants can come for 90 minutes of tag-team Zumba led by a variety of area Zumba instructors. For information, e-mail [email protected] or visit

Sept. 28
Ice cream social
Grove United Methodist Church (490 W. Boot Rd., West Chester) hosts a free ice cream social on Sept. 28 from 3 to 5 p.m., open to everyone. There will be children's activities as well. Call 484-459-9260 or visit

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