Local Attractions & Shopping

New Wilmington, Pennsylvania is a quaint little town in Lawrence County.  Just a quick walk from the campus of Westminster College, Conference participants are sure to find what they need.  Those with access to vehicles may also wish to see some of the other attractions Western Pennsylvania has to offer.

New Wilmington

New Wilmington offers several eating establishments and independent retailers, a coffee shop, and a drug store for any last minute needs.

Rite Aid is located at 135 South Market Street and sells necessary conveniences, snacks, bottled drinks, and pharmacy needs.  

Mugsies is a local coffee establishment offering coffees, lattes, smoothies, and light food options.  

The Silk Road is a global marketplace of handcrafted gifts.  All of our products are fair-trade certified or ethically traded. This guarantees our artisans receive fair wages, safe working conditions, and the dignity that comes with self sufficiency.

Pizza Joes offers a popular alternative to the Dining Hall food options, and often offers specials for Mission Conference guests.  

Jimmy's Corner at 147 S. Market Street offers counter-service and a casual menu. 

The Tavern on the Square is a family owned restaurant located in the heart of Amish Country in Western Pennsylvania offering a sit-down restaurant option within walking distance of the college.

The New Wilmington Borough Pool welcomes Conference participants for a small fee.  

Other nearby attractions.


Volant is a unique village of quaint shops and restaurants located on State Route 208, less than a 1o minute drive from Westminster College.  Enjoy shopping on an old-fashioned main street nestled in the rolling hills of scenic western Pennsylvania Amish country.

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