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The Well (The Welcome Church) Seeks Volunteers to Help Prepare and Provide Meals

Spring 2018 Needs for The Well (a year-round shelter for single women experiencing homelessness).  The Well (part of the Welcome Church) is in need of volunteers to make and bring meals, on certain evening(s), for the 12 women who are staying at the overnight shelter. Meals should be for 12 people (or if a person/family wants to stay […]

Presbyterian Women in Philadelphia Host Annual Spring Gathering

The Presbyterian Women in Philadelphia host their Annual Spring Gathering on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Church on the Mall. Registration and continental breakfast begins at 9:00 am and the program begins at 10:00 am Presenting the 2018 Synod Project “Lily’s Place” Presbyterian Women will be collecting washcloths and towels for the Salvation Army’s […]

April 8, 2018 is Self-Development of People Sunday!

SELF-DEVELOPMENT OF PEOPLE SUNDAY IS APRIL 8! Click here for PCUSA resources to use on and beyond SDOP Sunday featuring a sermon by PCUSA Co-Moderator Rev. Jan Edmiston, hymns, liturgical suggestions, stories about community partners and more!  2017 Recipients: African Family Health Organization and Black Male Leadership Initiative  2018 Bulletin Insert: One Great Hour of Sharing for SDOP Sunday, […]

Enough: Events and Resources Related to Ending Gun Violence

The Presbytery of Philadelphia Leadership Met with Artist from the Restorative Justice Guild

Representation of our leadership spent time with artists from the Restorative Justice Guild of Mural Arts Philadelphia. They are currently in the conceptual stages of the modular mural project, “Proclamation Is Presence,” leveraged by our Covenant Fund and 300th Anniversary Mission Campaign.More details and stories to come. This multi-dimension and interactive install will speak to the […]

The Northeast Region Gathers on Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Northeast Region of the Presbytery will next meet on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 beginning at 10:00 am (with registration at 9:30 am), at Grace Presbyterian Church in Jenkintown. They will be hosting “A Morning with Stephen King” and invite all to join the Northeast Region as they worship together, network during fellowship, and learn more about […]

Grace Jenkintown Welcomes Members from First African Presbyterian Church

Date: 1/29/18 On January 28, the Adult Education class of Grace Presbyterian Church in Jenkintown welcomed presenters Marcia Singleton and Lois Hayman-El from First African American Presbyterian Church in West Philadelphia. First African Presbyterian Church is the fourth black congregation in Philadelphia and the first black Presbyterian Church in America. It was established in 1807 […]

A Word from Our Moderator, Rev. Dr. Janel Dixon

              Greetings and Happy New Year, Companions on the Journey! I can hardly believe we are half-way through this first month of the New Year. 2017 was a year filled with GOD’S AMAZING GRACE! We began the year, full-steam ahead, moving forward in celebrating our 300 years of faithful […]

Glenolden Thanksgiving Meal Ministry: Serving the Community for 24 Years

By Debbie Haddon What a success this year was for the First Presbyterian Church of Glenolden! God was good in providing everything we needed to be successful. We were able to reach out and deliver over 1200 meals to the needy, home-bound, sick, and homeless in over 38 towns. Sixty meals were given to The […]

Welcoming Our New Business Administrator 

Meet our New Business Administrator: Stephen B. King Steve comes to our presbytery with a breadth of financial background along with a commitment to mission. He brings more than thirty years of experience in the banking industry in both New York and Toronto. Most recently, he spent the last 10 years with Morgan Stanley, where […]