Church Events around Delaware County: March 18-25, 2022

Note: Due to the ever-changing coronavirus pandemic, check with your church to see schedules have changed since our deadline. All notices for church events and services must be emailed to by Wednesday at noon. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. All notices will appear online. Print is based on a space-available basis. Thank you.

St. John Fisher Parish Lenten Series: 4225 Chichester Avenue in Boothwyn welcomes all to share the Lenten Journey. Each refection will be on Thursdays at 7:00 PM in church. Fr. Francis Sariego OFM, Cap. will speak about the spirituality of Saint Padre Pio on March 24; Dr. Mary Beth Yount of Neumann College will share her reflection about the Rosary and Marian Devotion on March 31 and Mr. Massimo Paris will bring a life sized replica as he helps us understand the spiritual meaning of the Shroud of Turin on April 7. Refreshments will follow. Free will offerings are appreciated. Journey together as the Family of Faith on the path of the Cross with Jesus.

Designer Bag Bingo: April 2, at 5 p.m., doors open at 4:30 p.m. Event will be held at: Norwood United Methodist Church, 315 Chester Pike, Norwood. $25 in advance / $30 at the door. For advanced tickets call 267-438-4161 or Presented by Marcus Hook Preservation Society. All proceeds help with the restoration efforts of the Historic Plank House / The Plank House, circa 1720, 221 Market St, Marcus Hook, PA 19061; 501c3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

Chambers Memorial Presbyterian Church: in Rutledge is celebrating Spring April 9 (9 a.m.-2 p.m.). We are inviting vendors and friends to come check out what our vendors have for spring. Maybe Easter, Mother’s Day, Graduation, Weddings just leave winter behind! Contact Mert by text or call 610-999-5489 to reserve your space $25 check or vermo @Chambersmemorial-church please arrange a set up time Friday or 8 a.m. Saturday with Mert. We have room on our parking lot for yard sales also @ $25 if that what you want with a table.

Kids’ Stuff Consignment Sale: March 26, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (half price 12-1) Held at: Norwood United Methodist Church, 315 Chester Pike, Norwood, PA /, 610-532-0982 To Benefit: Little Blessings Christian Preschool Consignors Welcome Contact or 610-565-0924. Gently used baby gear, maternity apparel, kids’ clothes (infant thru 18), shoes, toys, books, movies, furniture, themed events, and so much more.

Norwood United Methodist Church: On the “Second Sunday” of the month (OCT to MAY, not DEC) we host a FREE community event. ALL events begin with a free meal served at 5:30 p.m., followed by FREE various events that begin at 6:30 p.m. Visit our website and FaceBook for featured monthly activities and other church information. The meal & activity will be held in the Social Hall. Please enter by using the Ridley Ave single glass doors, which is also handicap accessible using a chair lift, designated by signage. Parking is available on Chester Pike, Ridley Ave., and Cavanagh’s Funeral Home (provided no funeral services are scheduled). There are two designated handicap parking spots on Ridley Ave.

Nativity B.V.M. Church: 30 E. Franklin Street. Lenten Confessions (Sacrament of Reconciliation) Wednesdays of Lent, March 16, 23, 30, April 6 7–8 p.m. Saturdays of Lent, March 19, 26, April 2, 3:30–4:30 p.m. April 16, 3 – 4:30 p.m. Holy Week, April 11, Noon– 2 p.m. April 13, 7– 8 p.m. Form for Confession and Examination of Conscience available

Soup Luncheon and Coffee House at Holmes Presbyterian Church: The Youth Group of Holmes Presbyterian Church (375 Holmes Road) will hold a Soup Luncheon Fundraiser March 19 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. A bowl of soup, beverage, roll and dessert will cost $8.00. Soup varieties include: Potato, Chicken Noodle, French Onion, Tomato Bisque, and Chili. For questions, please call 610-532-0346. On March 26, the youth group will be hosting a musical coffee house with dessert from 7-9 p.m. Dessert will be served at intermission. The youth group will be singing a variety of musical selections. Tickets are $10.

Trainer Trinity United Methodist Church: 3705 W. 9th St., Trainer: Food Cupboard available. March 19, 9:30-11 a.m. Donations of food items joyfully received throughout the week, for Food Cupboard distribution.

Church Events around Delaware County: March 18-25, 2022

Lenten Series 2022: The Ridley Area Catholic Churches are pleased to announce the reinstatement of the Lenten Series. All are welcome to come and enjoy this wonderful program. Please bring a friend. Five Ridley Township Area Catholic Churches will again host a weekly Lenten series entitled “The Sacraments” on five consecutive Tuesday evenings starting March 1, 2022 (the evening before Ash Wednesday). Each evening will feature a talk on a different Sacrament, and each evening will be hosted by a different parish at 7:00 PM. The program will include Evening Prayer, Benediction, talk by a different guest speaker each week, and then a social for attendees Tuesday, March 8 – 7 PM – St. Francis of Assisi Church, Springfield – “Eucharist”. The program will include Evening Prayer, Benediction, and the speaker will be Dr. Kelly Anderson, Associate Professor at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. A social will follow the program. Tuesday, March 22 – 7 PM – Our Lady of Peace, Milmont Park – “Baptism” The program will include Evening Prayer, Benediction, and the speaker will be Ms. Meghan Cokeley, Director, Office for the New Evangelization, Archdiocese of Philadelphia. A social will follow the program. Tuesday, March 29 – 7 PM – St. Madeline Church, Ridley Park – “Penance” The program will include Evening Prayer, Benediction, and the speaker will be Rev. John Hand, Parochial Administrator at St. Gabriel Church. A social will follow the program.

Prospect Hill Baptist Church and Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry: 703 Lincoln Blvd, Prospect Park. Sunday Worship (in-person and online): 11 a.m., Pantry serves all of Delaware County with frozen meat, produce, and canned goods. Hours: Tues. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Thurs. 1-4 p.m. More info at and; (610) 532-9000

The Foundry Church: 25 Cedar Road, Wallingford, New hours, Tuesday 6-8 p.m. we offer fresh and frozen food, canned and dry goods. Visit our website www.the foundry or arts programs studio4:10 Facebook page. Our pantry number is 610-872-3344

Evangelist Outreach in Chester: Are you an individual, group, church or organization that have a desire to share the Gospel in our community with the opportunity to receive a $500 stipend. If so, email for more information and register to participate.

First United Methodist Church: 350 W. State Street,Media, The church is home to the Media Food Bank which serves 75-100 families each week and is supported by individuals, area churches, and local businesses. The Food Bank is open Thursdays 7-8 p.m .and the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10-11 a.m. The church also serves the community through its Clothing Closet which is open Thursdays 7 – 8 p.m. and every Saturday from 10 a.m. – Noon The Transition Town Media Free Store is located at FUMC and serves as a place to donate used items and take (for free) items that can be used or repurposed. First Church offers free Beginner Yoga Classes Wednesday at 10 a.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. There is no charge, but donations are welcome.

Middletown Presbyterian Church: 273 South Old Middletown Road, Media. Just GRIT – Fridays, 7-9 p.m. Teen activities. Bible study with pizza. Adult Bible Study – Wednesdays, 9:30-11 a.m.

Temple Baptist Church: 736 W 7th Street, Chester will now have afternoon Bible Study on Wednesdays from Noon-1 p.m. Come out and share the joy of Gods love to his people.

The Christian Church of Chester: 308 W. 3rd St Chester. CCC Café will be open on Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. – Come out and enjoy a free hot meal. Zumba is held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. – Come to fellowship and get fit for free. In the instance of inclement weather, please contact the church at (610) 874-9690 or check our social media pages to see whether an activity has been delayed, cancelled or rescheduled. Follow me to the CCC.

The Healing Rooms of Delaware County: Is a multi-church ministry with the goal of connecting people to God’s love and power. Location: New Hope Christian Church, 551 Paxon Hollow Rd. Broomall, (484) 422-8145. Hours of Operation: Monday, 7:30-9 p.m. No appointment Necessary Facility is wheel-chair accessible

Gateway Community Church: 708 S. Old Middletown Road, Media, For information and registration, contact Mary Campbell at 610-566-0131 or

Turning Point Ministries: 624 E. Eighth St., Chester, is collecting food as part of its endeavor to continually build up the city. Congregants are willing to pick up any and all donated nonperishable items that can be stored in the church’s pantry until the time comes to serve. The pantry is opened the first and third Wednesdays of every month. For information and to set up donations, call LeeVetta Smith at 267-475-7087 or email