April 29-May 1, 2022 – Delco Times

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

Bethlehem Church: 4 Westtown Road, Thornton, www.BeBethlehem.com 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. Special events: Saturday, April 30, flea market and sale of white elephants at the church (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.) and free hot dog show (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) Thursday to Saturday, June 23 to 25 School Holiday Bible 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (5 years before 9/1 through end of 5th grade) Join us at Facebook.com/BeBethlehemPA for services and “Journey Through the Psalms” Tuesday mornings at 10am.

Beverly Hills United Presbyterian Church: 500 Midvale Avenue, Upper Darby, meets both in person and via Zoom at 500 Midvale Avenue (at Fairfield Avenue) this Palm Sunday at 11 a.m. for worship; then, Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m. For more information, and Zoom login information, visit www.bhpcud.com.

Chambers Memorial Presbyterian Church: 2 Sylvan Ave, Rutledge. Sunday morning service at 10 a.m. with Rev Na.

Chi United Church: 5151 Chichester Avenue, Aston, Join us for the indoor worship service at 10:00 a.m. Sunday – Mask and social distancing required – or watch live on Facebook from home – or if you prefer, listen in, in the parking lot, at 94.9 FM in the safety of your car.

Chester Christian Church: 308 W 3rd St., Chester, invites you to join our Sunday morning worship service at 9:15 a.m., which will be streamed live on our Facebook page and YouTube channel. Due to the current pandemic, no in-person activities will take place at our facility. Mask up, stay safe and follow me to the CCC (virtually).

Victor’s Church: 1016 Sunset Street, Coach. You can reach us by phone at 610.485.6090 or by email at [email protected] Our website is www.churchoftheovercomer.net and we are on Facebook: Church of the Overcomer (coto1016). Join us for a life-changing worship experience every Sunday at 10 a.m. Food bank open every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon (please bring your own bags). Come as you are, Blue Jean Friendly, be yourself, renew your faith. Spiritual opportunities available at the Victor’s Church. Celebrate Recovery / Free Indeed – A Christ-centered 12-step recovery program for anyone dealing with injury, pain or addiction of any kind. Prison To Praise Ministry, Youth Development, Boys To Men, Daughters Of Destiny, Academy Of Champion. Please don’t hesitate to call us with any questions or concerns you may have.

Concord Liberty Presbyterian Church: 256 Bethel Road, Glen Mills. Worship is held every Sunday at 10 a.m. The service is streamed live on Facebook every week. Wearing a mask is optional. However, the additional seat spacing will continue. For children and youth, local school district (Garnet Valley) mask guidelines will be followed. All children in kindergarten through 5th grade will meet in the Getz room at 10 a.m. Middle School Sunday School (Grades 6-8) will meet at the Berstecher Memorial Library at 10 a.m. A kindergarten or preschool class will be offered on request. If there is a request, let the hostesses know and they will help you. Prayer times are on Sundays and weekdays as follows: Sunday at 9:15 a.m. in the library to pray for the morning service, and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to pray for the future direction of the church, in the Salle Getz, and Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the sanctuary and Wednesday evening from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Salle Getz. If there are any questions, contact the church office at [email protected] or call 610-358-2105.

Eddystone United Methodist Church: 733 Saville Avenue, Eddystone offers worship at 10 a.m. on Sundays. Pastor John Lafferty will bring his message to you in everyday language and offer support to all in these troubled times of our economy or pandemic. The worship message and prayer concerns can be found anytime on the Eddystone Family & Friends Facebook page. For more information call 610-872-6094 or email [email protected]

First African Baptist Church: 901 Clifton Ave., Sharon Hill, in light of the latest reports and news from the Center for Disease Control, First African Baptist Church, will celebrate the Lord’s Supper during an “in-person” worship service and broadcast live on Sunday, May 1, beginning at 9:45 a.m. To watch the service live, visit First African Baptist Church in Darby Township via YouTube Live or listen to the service via the conference call number @617-691- 8245. Masks and social distancing are required at the “in person” worship service. Adult Sunday School will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. every Saturday until further notice on Zoom or by conference call. Conference call dial-in numbers: 929-205-6099 / 301-715-8592. New member training courses are canceled until further notice. We will provide updates as they become available.

First United Methodist Church: 350 W. State Street, Media. will have adult Sunday school at 9 a.m. A daycare is available.

The Foundry Church: 25 Cedar Road, Wallingford – we now offer several ways to connect with our worship, prayer and art programming. Sunday worship is at 10:30 a.m. it is available live in person (cdc guidelines are practiced) streamed on Facebook live and on YouTube. Thursday evening prayer at 7 p.m. at the church and on google meet. You can follow our artistic programming on Facebook at Studio 410. For details and requests. [email protected] or on our website www.thefoundrychurch.org

House of glory of God Haven of peace: 900 East 9th Street, Chester, (610) 876-7764. invites you to our Sunday Offices. Sunday School 9 a.m. Morning worship 10:30 a.m. Wednesday evening prayer 6 p.m. and Bible study 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Apostle Charmaine Hollis Pastor

Holmes Presbyterian Church: 375 Holmes Road. and Academy Ave., May 1, 9:15 a.m. Bible study for adults; 10:30 a.m. Worship: Reverend Dr. JW Carpenter preaches: ‘Easter Lies-Old and New’. The education of the children takes place during the hour of worship. 6 p.m. Jr.Hi/Sr.Hi Youth Group. Mon. May 2, 7:30 p.m. Scout Troop #355. Tu es. May 3, 7 p.m. rehearsal of the choir of the choir; 7:30 p.m. Bible study for young adults. Wed. May 4, 7:30 p.m. Anonymous Heroin Support Group. Thu. May 5, National Day of Prayer: Church Open for Prayer, 9 am-9 pm Fri. May 6, 8 pm AA Support Group. Sat. May 7, 8 a.m. Men’s Bible Study. For more information, please call the church office at 610 532 0346 or facebook or www.holmespreschurch.org.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church: 501 Chester Pike, Norwood. As a Congregation of Reconciliation in Christ, Immanuel Lutheran Church of Norwood is committed to celebrating God’s love with all, for we are all created in the image of God. Regardless of your abilities, gender identity, sexual orientation, relationship status, race, culture, religious tradition or economic situation; whatever your past or present, you are welcome to share the love of God and our community. All are welcome to worship with the congregation on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m.

Linwood Heights United Methodist Church: 1627 Chichester Ave., will celebrate worship this week with in-person and live services at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Ethel Guy will bring the message “The Unexpected Carch”. For more information, call the Church office at 610-485-2300 or visit our webpage at www.linwoodumchurch.com for more information about our ministries, including Sonrise Christian Day School, The School of Sunday and Bible Study for all ages, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Bereavement Counseling and more. Follow us on Facebook.

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

New Harvest Fellowship Ministries: 3001 West 10th Street, Chester. Will resume worship in person starting Sunday morning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served after the service and all CDC guidelines will be enforced Elder Mark C Birdsong Pastor

Norwood United Methodist Church: 315 Chester Pike, Norwood, May 1, 10 a.m. Please join us in our in-person worship as Pastor Brendan shares the Word with us. We will also meet with our new youth pastor, Mike Nelson, immediately after the service downstairs in the social hall. We stream our service live on Facebook bit.ly/FacebookNUMC, then post on YouTube bit.ly/YouTubeNUMC. Please use the Ridley Ave entrance with the double glass doors, which is also handicapped accessible. Visit www.NorwoodUMC.org for more information.

St. James Episcopal Church: 732 Eleventh Avenue, Prospect Park. St. James offers two options for worship: Sunday morning Eucharist in person at 9:00 a.m., or virtual worship via our live stream on the St. James Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com /stjamesprospectpark

Saint John the Evangelist: 16 W. Third Street, Essington will hold services each Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday school is also at 11am. Website: www.stjohnsessington.com

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church: 50 East Plumstead Avenue, Lansdowne, meets in person at 50 East Plumstead Avenue (at Congress Avenue) this Palm Sunday at 10 a.m. for worship; then, Good Friday at 7 p.m. For more information, visit stpaulslansdowne.org.

Swarthmore Presbyterian Church: 727 Harvard Ave, Swarthmore. Early morning service in the Loeffler Chapel from 8:00 a.m. The traditional worship service begins at 10:15 a.m. in the sanctuary.

Trainer Trinity United Methodist Church: 3705 W. Ninth St., offers worship May 1, 10:15 a.m. Email: [email protected]

Barry F. Howard