And…don’t forget…we would love to see your smiling face as a volunteer! Cooking/baking/preparing of cookies, 10 bean soup, breads, desserts, homemade jams and canned goods. Talents of all types needed for making crafts to sell. Time is also needed to help set up, work the areas, and clean-up. No experience necessary! To sign up to volunteer, or explore how you can help at this year’s Bazaar, please contact one of our Bazaar Coordinators:
; or by phone, Susan Berry (610) 737-0356, Cyndi Frank (610) 799-6079, or Wendy Wright (610) 360-6666.
Used Clothing Section
The Used Clothing section is still accepting donations of wire hangers in the bin collection area across from the Church Office. Donations can be dropped off beginning at 12noon on Sunday, Oct. 28 (after ALL morning Worship services are over). Drop off area is directly behind the sanctuary. We request clothing be clean and labeled by size in boxes or bags if possible. The last day for donations is Thursday, Nov. 1 at noon.
Little People’s Room
We are currently accepting donations of family gifts for mom, dad, grandparents, siblings and pets for the “Little People’s Room.” A collection box is located on the lower level across from the Church office.
The Silent Auction area is in need of gifts for our guests to bid on. Gift baskets, tickets to shows or sporting events, gift certificates, vintage jewelry and collectibles make great donations. Services such as babysitting, gift wrapping, music lessons, dinners, vacation rentals and professional services are also welcome. Items can be dropped off at the church office or workroom Monday through Thursday the week before the Bazaar. Please contact Kim Grassi at 484-275-5456 or
for more information.
Anyone interested in helping with crafts for this year’s Bazaar should call Dee Riedy at 610-398-0508 or Pam Grossmann at 610-398-8066. The Crafters are trying to finish up assembling items for sale at the Bazaar. All talents appreciated!
Attic Treasures needs help the week leading up to the Bazaar. Volunteers are needed to unload, unpack, sort and place items on tables, and price them. You can choose to do one or more of these tasks. All hours are available daily. A large team of workers is needed to get this successful area up and running for the morning of the Bazaar. Please contact Karen Dorney at
or 610-751-0022 to find out how you can help.
Baked Goods Room
Donations of baked goods (treats, cookies, pies, cakes, homemade fudge, etc.) are needed for the Baked Goods Room. Please do not bring any items that need refrigeration. Please mark your item “Bake Sale,” label what your item is, and include the recipe ingredients, particularly those that might cause an allergic reaction. Including your written recipe is optional. Baked goods can be delivered to Room 104 on Friday, November 2 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, please contact Susan Peter at 610-730-8177 or Gale Garrick at 484-358-1975. Click here for our sign-up page.
Jams/Jellies/And Other Homemade Goods
Were you blessed with an abundant garden? Can you share? We would love to sell your jams, jellies, preserves, pickles, salsa, and other homemade canned goods from hot water canning bath at the Bazaar. Label your donations and place them on the left side table in the Aldersgate Room by the morning of the Bazaar (before 8:30 AM). Contact Susan Berry for more information at 610-737-0356 or
Pre-order and pre-pay for a red apron that will be embroidered with this year's Bazaar logo - REJOICE. Samples and sizes to try-on will be available in the Community Room between Worship services on Sunday, October 21, 2018. BIB style in 2 lengths, pre-order price is $13; after 10/21 price is $15. COBBLER style pre-order price is $18; after 10/21 price is $20. Please contact Susan Berry for more information at 610-737-0356 or
Donations and volunteers are needed for the Book Room. Donations will be accepted in the Parlor starting on Sunday, October 28th at noon. All books except textbooks or encyclopedias are welcome. Strong volunteers are needed on Sunday, October 28th and Saturday, November 3rd to set up and then tear down tables and bookcases. We can also use volunteers at any time during the week to help sort books. Please contact Sheri Miltenberger at 484-358-0311 or
or Rachel Kamery at 717-215-5282 or
if you are interested in helping or have questions.
10-Bean Soup Makers
The UMW Bazaar committee is looking for 10-Bean-Soup makers! We will sell already-made 10-Bean Soup in quart jars at this year’s UMW Holiday Bazaar. This has always been a quick selling item that many shoppers love to take home and warm it up for dinner! If you are willing to make a batch (4 quart jars + a little for yourself), we will supply you with one bag of 10-bean-soup mix, 4 jars, the recipe and directions. The soup should be prepared Thursday 11/1 or Friday 11/2 and delivered to the church Friday 11/2 or early Saturday morning 11/3. For more information, or to let us know you can help, please contact Carol Collins at
Order homemade Christmas cookies at the Bazaar and pick them up after church on Sunday, December 9 in the Wesley Kitchen. Or, if you enjoy baking your own Christmas cookies, could you spare a dozen or two of your favorites? Call Ann Sywensky at 610-428-1921 or email
to let me know what kind of cookies you can make and how many you can offer. I will add them to my list of cookies for sale. I will send a reminder letter after the Bazaar letting you know what was purchased, and why they are for. Then, just wrap each dozen and deliver them to the Wesley Kitchen before the church service on December 9.
Get your freshly delivered Young's Plantation South Carolina Pecans early! Meet Debi Olphin in the Parlor/Community Room on Sunday, October 28 between morning services and be the first to purchase your baking pecans before UMW Bazaar sales on Saturday, November 3. Same great quality, taste and price of $11/16oz bag.
Parking Attendants are needed for two shifts: 8-9:30am and 9:15-10:30am. Roadies are needed for breakdown and packing up of the event starting at 3pm.
DONATION DROP-OFF INFORMATION