Christmas Lessons & Carols

By / December 23, 2022 - 7:30 pm

December 23, 2022 7:30 pm 8:45 pm

Scripture lessons, a message from Dr. Goligher, festive carol singing, and anthems by the Tenth Choir celebrate the Lord Jesus, who is the Light of the world.

The Lessons & Carols program will take place on both December 23 and 24. Sign Language will be available on December 24 only.

Doors open at 7:00pm.

View the full holiday schedule here.

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Tenth Youth Orchestra

By / September 18, 2022 - 5:00 pm

Tenth Youth Orchestra is a wonderful opportunity for string players, ages 7 to 22 to rehearse and perform together at Tenth Presbyterian Church. Any interested students from Tenth Church as well as student players from the surrounding community are welcome to join. There is no charge for participation in this orchestra however regular attendance for rehearsals and performances is expected as much as is possible.

Performance opportunities include informal recitals and occasional opportunities to play for services at historic Tenth Presbyterian Church.

Learn more and register.



Holy Week

By / April 15, 2022

Good Friday Service

Friday, April 15 at 12 noon
Liam Goligher, preaching

Good Friday Choral Concert

Friday, April 15 at 7:30pm
Featuring Tenth Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra

Easter Sunrise Service

Sunday, April 17 at 7:30am
Rittenhouse Square Park

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, April 17 from 7:45 – 9am
Fellowship Hall
A fundraiser for Tenth Youth Missions.  Suggested donation of $10/person or $30/family.

Easter Sunday Worship Services

Sunday, April 17 at 9am, 11am, 1pm and 6:30pm



Christmas at Tenth

By / December 23, 2021

Lessons & Carols

“Heaven Came Down”

Thursday, December 23 & Friday, December 24th at 7:30pm.

Sadly, we have had to cancel the Lessons and Carols service tonight and tomorrow night due to Covid impact among the musicians.

The Family Carol service on Christmas Eve, December 24 at 4.30 PM is unaffected and will go forward as planned. Doors will open at 4:00 PM.

Please get the word out to those you know who plan to attend. Thank you for understanding that this decision was not made lightly.

Tenth Family Christmas

Friday, December 24th at 4:30pm

No tickets or registration are required.
There will be mask-required and mask-optional seating areas within the sanctuary. 
The service will also be available by livestream at tenth.live.



Christmas Lessons & Carols — Yes, Really.

By / June 12, 2022 - 6:30 pm

This event was cancelled in December, but it’s back–in June!

Scripture lessons, a message from Dr. Goligher, festive carol singing, and anthems by the Tenth Choir celebrate Christ who comes down from heaven to save.

No tickets or registration are required.
American Sign Language interpretation will be available in-person and online.
Both services will be available by livestream at tenth.live.



Christmas Lessons & Carols

By / December 23, 2020 - 7:30 pm

“Son of God, Love’s Pure Light”, A Service of Lessons and Carols continues the beloved tradition at Tenth of celebrating the glory and mystery of the Incarnation. Scripture lessons chronicling the birth of Jesus, festive carol singing with the Nicaea Brass, anthems by the Tenth Chamber Choirs, and a homily by Dr. Goligher combine to praise our Great Savior.

Free tickets are required to attend in-person.