Note: Due to the ever-changing coronavirus pandemic, check with your church to see times have changed since our deadline. All notices of religious events and services must be emailed to [email protected] by Wednesday at noon. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. All reviews will appear online. Printing is based on available space. Thank you.

Norwood United Methodist Church: 315 Chester Pike, Norwood 610-532-0982, Wednesday evening Bible study / February 9 7-8:30 pm / held in the living room We are currently watching a DVD called “The Gospel of Luke”. This critically acclaimed epic production – five years in the making – is the first-ever word-for-word account of the life of Jesus as recorded in the biblical Gospel of Luke. This DVD was shot in the United States, United Kingdom and Morocco. We will watch chapters 11 and 12 of “The Gospel of Luke” on February 9, followed by a discussion. We cover two chapters per Wednesday, with study ending on March 23. The DVD is recommended for anyone who wishes to witness to the life and work of the Lord Jesus Christ. Masks are mandatory and hand sanitizer will be available. Please use the Ridley Ave entrance with the double glass doors, which is also handicapped accessible. Visit www.norwoodumc.org.

Chambers Memorial Presbyterian Church: 2 Sylvan Ave, Rutledge Souperbowlofcaring food drive will begin February 5 under the porch. Chamber will join 17 other churches in this event. Filling pantries in Delaware County. We are a drop off site, but on February 5th we will also put flyers on doorknobs. The following week, the Boy Scouts, Ridley Swim Team, Girl Scouts and Basketball Team will collect food from homes that have received flyers. If you don’t get a flyer and want to help drop off a bag of non-perishable food at the church. Due to Covid we are limited on the number of people we can have in the church to sort and pack. The big day is pickup day on Feb. 12, the day before the Super Bowl. Get your meal out before 9:30 a.m. or drop it off. More information call Mert 610-999-5489

Norwood United Methodist Church: 315 Chester Pike, Norwood / 610-532-0982 The FREE “Second Sunday” Community Meal and Paint Night event scheduled for Sunday February 13, 2022 has been canceled due to the SuperBowl. We will have our next “Second Sunday” event on March 13; 5:30 p.m. meal / 6:30 p.m. activity to be specified

Trainer Trinity United Methodist Church: 3705 W. 9th St., Trainer: Food Cupboard available, Feb. 19, 9:30-11 a.m.

Prospect Hill Baptist Church and Loaves and Fishes Pantry: 703 Lincoln Blvd., Prospect Park. Sunday worship (in person and online): 11 a.m., prospecthillbc.sermon.net. Pantry serves all of Delaware County with frozen meat, produce and canned goods. Opening hours: Tue. 10.30am-1pm, Thu. 1pm-4pm More info on facebook.com/prospecthillbc and facebook.com/delcoloavesandfishes; (610) 532-9000

The Foundry Church: 25 Cedar Road, Wallingford, New Hours, Tuesdays 6-8pm, we offer fresh and frozen food, canned and dry goods. Visit our website www.the foundrychurch.org or the 4:10 Arts Programs Studio Facebook page. Our pantry number is 610-872-3344

Evangelical Outreach in Chester: Are you an individual, group, church, or organization that wants to share the gospel in our community with the opportunity to receive a $500 stipend. If so, email [email protected] for more information and sign up 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 from 7 to 8 p.m. and the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 10 to 11 a.m. The church also serves the community through its Cloakroom which is open Thursdays from 7-8pm and every Saturday from 10am Noon The Transition Town Media Free Store is located at FUMC and serves as a place to donate used items and take (free) items that can be used or reused. First Church offers free yoga classes for beginners on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and Saturdays 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. Activities for teens. Bible study with pizza. Adult Bible Study – Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Temple Baptist Church: 736 W 7th Street, Chester will now have an afternoon Bible study on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. Go out and share the joy of God’s love for his people. https://www.loc8nearme.com/pennsylvania/chester/temple-baptist-church/6148723/

Chester Christian Church: 308 W. 3rd Street Chester. CCC Café will be open on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. – Come and enjoy a free hot meal. Zumba takes place every Wednesday at 6 p.m. – Come socialize and get in shape for free. In the event of inclement weather, please contact the church at (610) 874-9690 or check our social media pages to see if an activity has been delayed, canceled or rescheduled. Follow me to the CCC. www.thechristianchurchofchester.com

Delaware County Healing Rooms: Is a multi-church ministry with the goal of connecting people to the love and power of God. Location: New Hope Christian Church, 551 Paxon Hollow Rd. Broom, (484) 422-8145. Hours of Operation: Monday, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Walk-in Required Facility is wheelchair accessible

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

Rotating Ministries: 624 E. Eighth St., Chester, is collecting food as part of its efforts to continually build the city. Congregants are prepared to pick up any donated non-perishable items that may be stored in the church pantry until ready to serve. The pantry is open the first and third Wednesdays of each month. For more information and to arrange donations, call LeeVetta Smith at 267-475-7087 or email [email protected]