Benjamin Franklin. Pioneer Alice. William Penn. Betsy Ross. George Washington. Absalom Jones. William White. Fanny Kemble. They, and so many more, come to life in the living history of a truly American church. See more than 320 years of vision, faith and courage at Christ Church in Philadelphia!
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An authentic American historic site - still doing today what it started doing 320 years ago. Families and groups can visit the church and burial ground to gain a deeper understanding of our early history and the importance of religious freedom. Tours are given throughout the day.
Over 50 people attended the Pure Heart event on November 12 -- thanks for your support! NewsWorks and the Inquirer praised the book, a dual biography of Reverend Benjamin Dorr, Christ Church rector, and his son William White Dorr, a Civil War captain. After his presentation, author Bill Quigley signed 35 copies of his work in front of the Dorr memorial in the sanctuary.
Sunday March 12
Second Sunday of Lent
9 a.m. Holy Eucharist, sermon, and hymns
11 a.m. Holy Eucharist, sermon, and hymns with choir
Our GoFundMe campaign earned over $10,000 in 24 hours last week! Philadelphia Magazine ran a nice summary of our efforts to preserve Franklin's grave marker.
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