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For more than 300 years Christ Church has held weekly Episcopal services, and we welcome you to join us.

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Sunday Services

Every Sunday, services are held at 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

Sunday School meets at 10:10 AM in Neighborhood House. For information on children’s and teenage Sunday School, see our Children and Youth Ministries page.

Parking

When attending Christ Church services, classes and fellowship on Sunday morning, you may park free of charge in the lot behind Neighborhood House. Always display the “Attending Services” sign (available from an usher or the office) on your front dashboard and on the back windshield, too!

This allows free parking on Market, American and both sides of Second Streets, but not in the SEPTA bus zone or on Filbert St. If you receive a parking violations ticket while parking in the allowable spaces for Sunday or Wednesday services, leave the ticket and your name with our office.

Wednesdays Noon-12:30 p.m. and 6-6:30 p.m., with Musical Meditation 5:45 p.m.

Each Wednesday, a service of prayers and communion is held at 12:00 p.m., briefly and informally celebrated with a short homily.  Beginning Wednesday, October 4: At 5:45 p.m., a Musical Meditation by organist Parker Kitterman, with brief spoken service of prayers and communion from 6-6:30 p.m.  

Adult Formation

On Sundays at 10:10 AM in Neighborhood House, The Sunday Forum offers Bible study and thoughtful group discussion on life and cultural issues. The rector or a guest speaker leads the forum. All are welcome. (Please note that programming for children and teenagers runs concurrently in Neighborhood House).

Musical Calendar

10/1 (5pm) Choral Evensong for St. Francis Day
11/5 (5pm) All Saints Service of Remembrance
12/10 (5pm) Advent Lessons & Carols
12/24 (8:30pm) Christmas Eve Cantata and Mass with
        Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
1/7 (5pm) Epiphany Service of Light
2/11 (5pm) Jazz Vespers, Lucas Brown organ trio
3/4 (5pm) Petr Eben’s Labyrinth of the World with
       Kathleen Scheide, organ, and narration
3/26-29 (12:30-1pm) Holy Week Organ Meditations
3/28-29 (7pm) Holy Week Choral Services
3/30 (7pm) Organ and poetry readings on
       Tournemire’s 7 Last Words of Christ
4/1 (9 and 11am) Easter with Franklin Brass
4/15 (4pm) AGO Young Artists Organ Recital
       Joshua Stafford and Amanda Mole
5/5 (7pm) Alan Morrison in Concert
5/6 (5pm, 4:30 pre-service recital) Dedicatory
       Evensong for New Organ, C.B. Fisk Op. 150

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