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Jan 19

This Sunday, 1/21

Ordination/Installation of Deacons, PM Lord’s Supper and more

Please join us this Sunday for our services

9 & 11 AM Services

  • Dr. Liam Goligher will preach, “Once for All” (Hebrews 10:11–18)
  • We will sing: Jesus Shall Reign; I Sing the Almighty Power of God; Join all the Glorious Names
  • Bulletin
  • Livestream

6:15 PM Prelude

Hymn Sing will be the evening Soli Deo Gloria

Jan 4

This Sunday, 1/7

Communicants’ Reception of New Members, TCF, and More

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9 & 11 AM Services

  • Rev. Gavin Lymberopoulos will preach, “The Glorious Power of God’s Glory” (2 Corinthians 3:12–18)
  • We will sing: Our God, Our Help in Ages Past; God Himself Is with Us; Crown Him with Many Crowns
  • Bulletin
  • Livestream

6:15 PM Prelude

Colin Howland, organ

Dec 30, 2017

This Sunday, 12/31

AM and PM Worship Services, PM Lord's Supper

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9 & 11 AM Services

  • Dr. Liam Golihger will preach, “A Church for All Seasons”                     (Acts 2:42–47)
  • We will sing: Good Christian Men, Rejoice; While by the Sheep We Watched at NightAs with Gladness, Men of Old
  • Bulletin
  • Livestream
Dec 22, 2017

Fourth Advent Sunday 12/24

AM Worship Services and PM Lessons and Carols

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9 & 11 AM Services

  • Dr. Liam Golihger will preach, “A Great and Mighty Wonder”                     (Luke 2:8–20)
  • We will sing: Angels We Have Heard on High; Thou Who Wast Rich beyond All Splendor; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
  • Bulletin
  • Livestream

 

Papua, Indonesia, is half of a very large island to the north of Australia. It is very remote, even for the Indonesians, as it is about a six hour flight from the capitol city of Jakarta. The people are distinctly different from the rest of Indonesia racially, ethnically, culturally, and religiously. Since the 1960s when there was revival among the Stone Age tribes, many became Christian out…

 

And they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby lying in a manger. And when they saw it, they made known the saying that had been told them concerning this child. And all who heard it wondered at what the shepherds told them. (Luke 2:16–18)

The people who heard the shepherds’ testimony were filled with wonder. Wonder is a sense of…

Dec 9, 2017

Second Advent Sunday 12/10/17

Community Dinner, Internationals Outreach, and more

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9 & 11 AM Services

Dr. Bruce McDowell will preach, “Being Incarnationally Missional”                     (John 1:14, 20: 21–23)
We will sing: Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus; Once in Royal David’s City; Joy to the World
Bulletin
Livestream

6:15 PM Prelude Music

Ruth…

 

The Capital Campaign Committee in 2017 included Pat Canavan, Ron Ferner, David Fiori, Frank Harder, George McFarland, Virginia McNally, Melissa Molieri, Carter Skeel, Jocelyn Scribano, Clive Stockdale, and Liz Voboril.

During 2017 to date we retired more than a million dollars of debt and paid off the 1716 Spruce Street building. This was due to generous contributions from the congregation and a number of bequests…

Dec 1, 2017

First Advent Sunday 12/3/17

AM Lord’s Supper, Internationals Outreach, and more

Please join us this Sunday for our services. 

9 & 11 AM Services

  • Dr. Liam Goligher preach, “The Curse-Breaker” (Genesis 3:15)
  • We will sing: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing; O Come, O Come, Emmanuel; God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen; Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
  • Bulletin
  • Livestream

6:15 PM Prelude Music

Naomi Harrow, flute

Nov 22, 2017

City School Acquires Poplar Campus

By Jake Becker, Head of School at The City School

 

Fall of 2018 will be an exciting time for students in Philadelphia. After many years of prayers and anticipation for a new home for its students, The City School recently acquired a former charter school site at 910 N. 6th Street in the Poplar/Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. For forty years The City School has been focused on training students’ minds, discipling their hearts, and bringing light…

Nov 18, 2017

This Sunday 11/19/17

PM Lord’s Supper, Bridge Builders and more

Please join us this Sunday for our services. 

9 & 11 AM Services

  • Dr. Liam Goligher preach, “Good Things That Are Already Here” (Hebrews 9:11–14)
  • We will sing: Our God, Our Help in Ages Past; My Heart Is Filled with Thankfulness; Now Thank We All Our God 
  • Bulletin
  • Livestream

6:15 PM Prelude Music

Timothy Lewis…

Nov 10, 2017

This Sunday 11/12/17

Evacuation Drill after 9 AM service, Community Dinner, and more

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9 & 11 AM Services

  • Dr. Liam Goligher preach, “Shadowlands (Hebrews 9:1–10)
  • We will sing: How Great Thou Art; My Faith Looks Up to Thee; O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing
  • Bulletin
  • Livestream

6:15 PM Prelude Music

Congregational Hymn Sing will be the 15-minute Soli Deo…

Nov 3, 2017

This Sunday 11/5/17

Global Outreach Conference, and more

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9 & 11 AM Services

  • Rev. John will preach, “You Will Be My Witnesses”                                    (Isaiah 43:8–12, 44:6–8; Acts 1:8)
  • We will sing: All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name; How Deep the Father’s Love for Us; Jesus
Oct 27, 2017

This Reformation 500 Sunday 10/29/17

Reformation 500 PM Service, Employment Seekers, and more

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9 & 11 AM Services

  • Dr. Liam Goligher will preach, “Justification” (Romans 5:1–2)
  • We will sing: All People That on Earth Do Dwell; O Church, Arise; My Hope Is in the Lord
  • Bulletin
  • Livestream

6:15 PM Prelude Music

Tenth Church Choir, Westminster Brass, and Colin Howland will…

Oct 24, 2017

Reformation 500

What Do We Gain By Looking Back?

I grew up a fan of the “Broad Street Bullies,” the great Philadelphia Flyers teams of the 1970’s. My school friends and I spent entirely too much time pouring over accounts of their reign of terror; names like “Moose” Dupont and Dave “The Hammer” Schultz still evoke images of bloodied men staggering off the ice. While the individual hockey fights fascinated me, nothing got me going more than a bench-clearing…