Maundy Thursday April 13: 7 PM
Liturgy Commemorating the Institution of the Lord's Supper with ceremonial Foot-Washing and the Preparation of the Church for Good Friday
Good Friday April 14 Noon and 7 PM
At Noon, The Liturgy for Good Friday, the reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross and Laying on of Hands for Healing and Reconciliation. At 7 PM, the Christ Church Choir offers Seven Last Words of Christ by Schütz.
EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 16
5:30 AM—The Great Vigil of Easter with Holy Eucharist at Sunrise
9 & 11 AM—Festive Eucharist for the Feast of the Resurrection with choir, brass and organ
At 10:10 AM, the Easter Egg Hunt for Children (bring your basket!)
After the 11 AM, a festive reception featuring the famous Christ Church Tea Sandwiches
For the early risers, the new fire in the North Garden is kindled at 5:15 AM. Help John stoke it!
March 1: The First Day of Lent: Ash Wednesday
8 a.m.: Imposition of Ashes, sermon, and Holy Eucharist
The Christ Church/Philabundance Winter Food Drive
The Christ Church faith community will gather specific pantry items on Sundays, January 29 and February 5 for PhilAbundance, a nonprofit organization fighting hunger and malnutrition in our city and the Delaware Valley.
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Worship at Christ Church Philadelphia
On the Longest Night of the year, a service of healing--7 PM
This Sunday March 6 at 5 p.m. is our next Choral Evensong. As always, Parker and the adult and children's choirs are creating new experiences in our Evensong practice; this one will be Moravian-style Singstunde, or song service, of congregational hymns exploring the Lenten themes of journey and sacrifice, while the later sunset through the windows reminds us that the season is passing.
Awake, arise, leave behind the darkness, and walk in the light that shines on our path!
Click here to see what special guest visited during our closed lifting of the grave marker today!
Marco Federico explains ground preparations as work begins on the Franklin family plot. See the 40-second video here!
Marco Federico of Materials Conservation showed us yesterday how his team will preserve Benjamin Franklin's family grave marker. The project begins later this month. See the 50-second video here!
We will miss Ralph Archbold, popular Ben Franklin impersonator. "He was a bridge between people who knew a little about Franklin and people who wanted to learn more," our John Hopkins told NBC 10.
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.
Philly.com learned about our GoFundMe campaign to raise a final $10,000 for Franklin's gravestone preservation!
Help us preserve Ben Franklin's gravestone! We need a final $10,000 through GoFundMe.
Please join us on Saturday, November 12, when we will host author William F. Quigley, Jr. for a discussion of Pure Heart, The Faith of a Father and Son in the War for a More Perfect Union. The Civil War biography narrates the paths and relationship of Reverend Benjamin Dorr, storied rector of Christ Church, and his son, an officer in the Union Army.
Following a talk at 2 PM in the Christ Church sanctuary, where Dorr presided, we will host a book signing at Neighborhood House.
Members John Bright and Aaron Skrypski talk about Christ Church community with the Philadelphia Gay News.
John Hopkins Takes C-SPAN and Its Viewers on a Burial Ground Tour
See a familiar face around 2:17? Neil Ronk gives Brian Kilmeade a lesson in Christ Church history!
WHYY's NewsWorks published this commentary on the Burial Ground's "Founding Mothers" by local historian and Christ Church parishioner John Bright.
Whoever you are, and wherever you find yourself on the journey of faith, you are welcome to come as you are and receive the riches of God’s blessings.
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