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May 27, 2023

Note: Emailed entries only to [email protected] by Wednesday at noon.

St. Timothy's Lutheran Church: 535 Lamp Post Lane, Aston. The Rev. Marie Sager. Preschool ages 3-5. Sunday worship at 9:15 a.m. is traditional style and at 11 a.m. is contemporary. style Services in person and livestreamed on the church YouTube channel. For more information: 610-649-2444.

St. John Fisher Parish will hold a Corpus Christi Procession, 1 p.m. Sunday, June 11, at St. John Fisher Church, 4225 Chichester Ave., Boothwyn. The Corpus Christi celebration will begin with an 11:30 a.m. Mass, followed by the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at approximately 12:30 p.m. At 1 p.m., the procession will begin inside the church and proceed outdoors, consisting of Father Robert McDermott carrying the Blessed Sacrament, followed by various groups of parishioners. The procession will stop at three stations outdoors, where there will be a Gospel reading, homily and hymn each time. At the conclusion of the procession, everyone will return to the altar in church for a final Benediction. Following, there will be a reception in the Parish Center for all participants. All of this is part of the Archdiocesan Eucharistic Renewal and all parishioners, former parishioners, and friends of the parish are invited to participate in this special event. For more information, call 610-485-0441 or visit

The East Coast Church of Media: worship and prayer service at 10 a.m. on Sundays in the Providence Room at the Hampton Inn in Media. The service continues the celebration of the Easter season with food, worship, prayer, and a message from Pastor Tom Harkness. All are welcome to the nondenominational gathering.

Holmes Presbyterian Church: 2200 Academy Ave. and 375 Holmes Road, Holmes. Sunday, June 4, 10 a.m., the Rev. Dr. J.W.Carpenter preaching: "Being Honest With Jesus." Children's education is during worship. Tuesday June 6, 9:30 a.m. sewing/knitting fellowship/service group; Thursday, June 8, 6:30 p.m. young adult AA support group. Friday, June 9, 8 p.m., AA support group. For further information, call the church office at 610-532-0346, check Facebook page or

Lima United Methodist Church: 209 N. Middletown Road, Media. Join us for Sunday worship at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Child care and Sunday School is available. For more information, visit

First African Baptist Church, 901 Clifton Ave., Sharon Hill, will celebrate our saviour and the first pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Eric D. Jackson Sr. and First Lady Rev. Evette Jackson during an in-person morning worship and live-streamed service on Sunday, June 11, at 10 a.m. All are welcome. The guest preacher will be Bishop Anthony R. Obey, Pastor of the Senior Ministries, Resurrection Baptist Church, San Antonio, Texas. To watch the live stream, go to First African Baptist Church of Darby Township via YouTube Live or listen using the conference call number at 617-691-8245. In-person Adult Sunday School every Sunday at 9 a.m. In-person Prayer Service every Wednesday at 6 p.m. In-person Bible Study every Wednesday, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Also available on Zoom, YouTube, and conference call. The New Members Discipleship Classes has resumed. Watch for updates as they become available.

The Way Thru Christ Community Fellowship: at 2305 Edgmont Ave., Chester, presents Sunday worship services at 11 a.m. The meeting is also available on Zoom (ID 87206495332 and pass code 031224). Bible study is Wednesday at 7pm Zoom (ID 87206495332 and pass code 031224). Men's fellowship is on Zoom the first and third Fridays of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Same ID and passcode. Women are urged to gather on a conference call for prayer Tuesday mornings from 6 to 6:30, except the last Tuesday of the month. The conference call number is 732-434-3163. The women's webinar and fellowship will be the last Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. with the same ID and pass code. This year's theme is "Embracing God's Will." If you would like to give access Cash App ID at $TheWayThruChrist.

Trainer Trinity United Methodist Church, 3705 W. Ninth St., offers worship with long form Holy Communion June 4 at 10:15 a.m. Email: [email protected]. Facebook: Trainer Trinity United Methodist Church. YouTube: trainer trinity umc.

Chambers Memorial Presbyterian Church: 2 E. Sylvan Ave., Rutledge, announces a new pastor, the Rev. Fady Lous. Worship is Sundays at 10 a.m. 610-544-1493 [email protected] or

Risen Hope Church: 1001 Washington Avenue, Prospect Park. If you’re new to the area, looking for answers, or searching for a fresh start, we invite you to our Sunday Service​ at 10 a.m. Join us for Biblical, gospel-centered teaching for daily life and ministries for all ages. Find out more or contact us at our website:

First United Methodist Church of Media: also known as First Church Media, 350 W. State St., Media. Adult Sunday school is held at 9 a.m. Sunday worship and Sunday school are held at 10:30 a.m., in person and streaming on YouTube. Following service, there are refreshments and a time for fellowship. Child care is available. For more information visit or contact the office at 610-566-3172.

Concord Liberty Presbyterian Church: 256 Bethel Road, Glen Mills: Worship is held each Sunday at 10 a.m. The service is broadcast live on Facebook. Mask wearing is optional. Extra seat spacing will continue. Kids on the Move Sunday school meets at 10 a.m. for grades K through 6. Nursery and preschool will be offered upon your request to the greeters as you enter for service. Prayer times: Sunday 9:15 a.m. in the library to pray for the morning service and Wednesday 1 p.m. in the sanctuary. For questions, contact the church office at [email protected] or call 610-358-2105.

Beverly Hills United Presbyterian Church (Upper Darby): meets both in-person and via Zoom at 500 Midvale Ave. (at Fairfield Avenue) Sunday at 11:00 a.m. for worship, in addition to other opportunities for learning and mission. For more information, and Zoom connection information, go to

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Lansdowne): meets in-person at 50 E. Plumstead Ave. (at Congress Avenue) Sunday at 10:00 a.m. for worship, in addition to other opportunities for learning and mission. For more information, and Zoom connection information, go to

Bethlehem Church: 4 Westtown Road, Thornton, PA 19373, All are welcome to Sunday services in person and online: 8:45 a.m. traditional and 10:45 a.m. contemporary with children's program. for services.

Chi United Church: 5151 Chichester Ave., Aston. Worship service at 10 a.m. Sundays. Mask and social distancing are required, or watch live on Facebook from home. Or if you prefer, listen in the parking lot to 94.9 FM in your car.

The Christian Church of Chester: 308 W Third St., Chester. Sunday morning worship service at 9:20 a.m., which will be livestreamed on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel. In the instance of inclement weather, contact the church at 610-874-9690 or check our social media pages to see whether an activity has been canceled or rescheduled. Richie R. Thomas II, senior pastor. Follow us to the CCC!

Church of the Overcomer: 1016 Sunset St., Trainer. 610-485-6090 or [email protected]. Website is and on Facebook: Church of the Overcomer (coto1016). Worship every Sunday at 10 a.m. Food bank open every Wednesday 10 a.m.-noon. Bring your own bags. Blue jean friendly. Spiritual opportunities: Celebrate Recovery/Free Indeed, a Christ-centered 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind. Prison To Praise Ministry, Youth Development, Boys To Men, Daughters Of Destiny, Academy Of Champion. Call with any questions or concerns.

Concord Liberty Presbyterian Church: 256 Bethel Road, Glen Mills. Worship is Sunday at 10 a.m. The service is broadcast live on Facebook. Nursery and preschool will be offered upon request to the greeters as you enter for service. Prayer times on Sundays and weekdays as follows: Sunday 9:15 a.m. in the library to pray for the morning's service, on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. in the sanctuary and Wednesday evening from 7 p.m. in the Getz Room. For questions, contact the church office at [email protected] or call 610-358-2105.

Eddystone United Methodist Church: 733 Saville Ave., Eddystone, is offering worship at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor John Lafferty will bring his message in everyday language and offer support for everyone in these troubled times. The worship message and prayer concerns can be found anytime on Eddystone Family & Friends Facebook page. For further information, call 610-872-6094 or email at [email protected]

First Presbyterian Church of Lansdowne: 140 N. Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne. Join us for in-person worship service at 10 a.m. Sundays. Mask and social distancing section available or watch live on Zoom from home. Find the Zoom link, more information, and events at Contact the church with any questions: 610-622-0800 or [email protected].

The Foundry Church: 25 Cedar Road, Wallingford. Several ways to connect to worship, prayer and art programming. Sunday worship is at 10:30 a.m. It is available in person, broadcast on Facebook live and on YouTube. Thursday night prayer 7 p.m. at church and on Google Meet. Follow the arts program on Facebook at Studio 410. For details and requests: [email protected] or

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

Glenolden Congregational Church: 115 S. Scott Ave., Glenolden, has worship service on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. with William E. Bounds. Sunday school and prayer meeting on Tuesdays at 6 p.m., and Bible study on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Call the office for more information at 610-583-7723. Masks are required. Come and be blessed.

God's House of Glory Haven of Peace: 900 E. Ninth St., Chester. 610-876-7764. Sunday school 9 a.m., morning worship service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday night prayer 6 p.m. and Bible study at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Apostle Charmaine Hollis, pastor.

Immanuel Lutheran Church: 501 Chester Pike, Norwood. As a Reconciling in Christ congregation, Immanuel Lutheran commits to celebrating the love of God with all people as we are all made in God's image. Whatever your abilities, gender identity, sexual orientation, relationship status, race, culture, faith tradition or economic circumstance; whatever your past or present, you are welcome to share in God's love and our community. All are welcome to worship with the congregation on Sunday mornings at 11.

Linwood Heights United Methodist Church: 1627 Chichester Ave., invites all to worship on Sunday at 10:45 a.m., either in person or by livestream on Facebook. For more information about the ministries or about Sonrise Christian Day School, call 610-485-2300 or visit

Marple Presbyterian's: traditional Sunday service begins at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, or virtually on Children are welcome. Nursery care is provided for children age 3 and under. Marple also offers Sunday school for preschool and elementary school children, and Sunday evening youth group for middle school- and senior high-aged children. For more information about Sunday school, Bible study, mission outreach, community involvement and small groups, visit:

Middletown Presbyterian Church: urges anyone looking for church information to check

New Bethel Holiness Church: 717 Kerlin St., Chester, invites you to Sunday worship at 11 a.m. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. Prayer and Bible study every Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The New Harvest Fellowship Ministries: 3001 West 10th St., Chester, worship starting Sunday morning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served following the service and all CDC guidelines will be enforced. Elder Mark C. Birdsong, pastor.

New Life Community Church of God: 500 LaGrange Ave., Essington, 484-494-6726. We are a Pentecostal, charismatic church. Our Sunday school is 10 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. We have a women's group and men's group that meet for Bible study every other Monday evening. Church opens Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. for intercessory prayer. Separate groups meet at 6:30 p.m. We also have Bible study on Wednesday evening at 6:30. We have new pastors, the Rev. York Ash, 231-218-7805, and his wife, Pastor Shirley Ash, 727-631-5332. If you’re looking for a church or need a change, please join us on Sundays to hear God's Word and fellowship with us.

Norwood United Methodist Church: 315 Chester Pike, Norwood. 610-532-0982. 10 a.m. Sunday worship with Pastor Brendan. For parents, there are two children's Sunday school classes during that time: Little Sprouts Bible Time for up to 5 years old, and Bible Bunch Time for ages 6 to 12. Kids meet in the church sanctuary with their parents/guardians, and are then dismissed to the classes. Adult Sunday school is at 9 a.m. Livestream of service on Facebook, then post to YouTube Use the Ridley Avenue entrance with the double glass doors, which is also handicapped accessible. Additional parking available next door at Cavanagh's Funeral Home parking lot if no funerals are being held. Visit for more information.

Prospect Hill Baptist Church and Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry: 703 Lincoln Ave., Prospect Park. Sunday worship, in-person and online, 11 a.m. On Facebook: @prospecthillbc. The pantry serves residents of Delaware County with meat, dairy, fresh produce, and canned goods. Those hours are Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m., and Thursdays 1 to 4 p.m. More info on Facebook at delcoloavesandfishes and; and 610-532-9000

Prospect United Methodist Church: Eighth and Lincoln avenues, Prospect Park, worship in the sanctuary at 11 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. for children and adults. email: [email protected]

St. James Episcopal Church: 732 11th Ave., Prospect Park. In-person Sunday morning Eucharist at 9 a.m., or virtually through livestream on St. James’ Facebook page:

St. John the Evangelist: 16 W. Third St., Essington. Sunday services at 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.. Sunday school is also at 11. Website:

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church: 199 W. Baltimore Ave. Clifton Heights. 610-622-3636. Sunday service at 9 a.m. or livestream on Facebook: Bible study Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Website:

Swarthmore Presbyterian Church: 727 Harvard Ave. Early morning service in Loeffler Chapel starting 8 a.m. Sunday. Traditional worship service begins at 10:15 a.m. in the sanctuary.

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