Church

Known as "The Nation's Church" because of the famous Revolution-era leaders who worshiped here, Christ Church was founded in 1695. It was the first parish of the Church of England (Anglican) in Pennsylvania. It is also the church where the American Episcopal Church was born.

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Historic Congregants

Church History and Those Who Attended

The 318 year history of Christ Church reflects important components of American life and history.  The stories of events and people give us a deeper understanding of our world today.  Click below to learn more about the history and people of Christ Church.

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Scholarly Articles

Historians of numerous backgrounds- art, architecture and social history, have found Christ Church worthy of in-depth research beginning with the Reverend Benjamin Dorr's first History of Christ Church written in 1841.  Included here are some key articles written more recently which provide greater information about the Church and its collections.

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Whoever you are, wherever you find yourself on the journey of faith, come as you are and receive the riches of God’s blessings.
 

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