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Church Calendar

10/15/2014 04:18PM ● By Lev

Oct. 17-18

Children's clothing sale

The West Grove United Methodist Church (300 N. Guernsey Rd., West Grove) will hold its children’s clothing and equipment consignment sale on Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Oct. 18 from 8 a.m. to noon. Included in the sale are children’s clothes, shoes, toys, books, baby items and equipment. On Saturday, many items will be half price. For more information, e-mail: [email protected] or call 610-869-9334.


Oct. 17-18

Rummage sale

A rummage sale will be held Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m., and Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Avondale Presbyterian Church (420 Pennsylvania Ave., Avondale). Call 610-268-2919 or visit The sale by the Avondale Presbyterian Women’s Association will feature children's and adult clothing of all sizes, shoes, sporting goods, books, games and toys, household goods, furniture, linens and collectibles. All proceeds are donated to missions.



Oct. 18

Church auction

Saint Christopher's Episcopal Church (116 Lancaster Pike, Oxford) will hold an auction on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. There will be household items and collectibles up for bids. Food will be available. The auction is open to the community.


Oct. 19

Walk for hunger

The Oxford Area Crop Hunger Walk will be held on Oct. 19, beginning with registration in Oxford Memorial Park at 1 p.m. Groups will walk to benefit local food charities, as well as for Church World Service to respond to national and international emergencies. For more information, call Jim Sumner at 610-932-5438.


Oct. 22

'Nurturing Parents'

A "Nurturing Parents" workshop will be held at Grove United Methodist Church (490 W. Boot Rd., north of West Chester) each week from 9 to 10:15 a.m. The free classes are open to all parents of young children. Taught by preschool director Melissa Bechtel and  education director Patti Klotz, each class uses an interactive approach to learning positive parenting practices and philosophies. To register, e-mail p[email protected] or call 610-696-8107.  For directions, visit


Oct. 25

Buffet breakfast

The Oxford United Methodist Church (Market and Addison streets, Oxford) hosts an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast on Oct. 25 from 7 to 10 a.m. The menu includes buttermilk pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, fruit, sausage and bacon, roasted potatoes, sausage gravy and specialty breads. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for ages 3 to 10. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, call 610-932-9698.


Oct. 26

'Trunk or Treat'

All children up to and including fourth grade are invited to the annual “Trunk or Treat” free event on Oct. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. at West Grove United Methodist Church (300 N. Guernsey Rd., West Grove). The event takes place in the parking lot, where cars and vans with decorated trunks will be set up with treats for children. Other children’s activities and a hayride are available. For more information, call 610-869-9334 or visit


Oct. 27

Celebrate Recovery anniversary

Willowdale Chapel, 675 Unionville Rd., Kennett Square, will host a celebration of the fifth anniversary of the Celebrate Recovery program on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. There will be music, stories of changed lives, giveaways and food, and an introduction to the 12-step recovery program at Willowdale. The event is free. Call 610-444-2670 for more information.


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


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.

To submit items to the Church Calendar, e-mail [email protected] 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.