The Friends of J.S. Jenks

2013 Primary Partner

The Friends of J.S. Jenks (FOJSJ) is an independent fundraising organization consisting of parents, teachers, administrators, and community members dedicated to supporting a range of programmatic and infrastructure development at the John Story Jenks Elementary School in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. Membership in the Friends of J.S. Jenks is free and open to all who are interested. Friends of J.S. Jenks supports music, art, and enrichment programs at the John Story Jenks Elementary School.  The group is also raising funds to renovate Jenks’ auditorium, transforming it into a modern performance and community space while preserving its historic charm. The St. Martin’s Champion for FOJSJ will be Jenks parent and church member Barbara Thomson.

Learn more about The Friends of J.S. Jenks on their website.

Regular Sunday Schedule

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
9:15 a.m. worship.together (Eucharist for preschool families)
9:15 a.m. Parish Forum & Christian Education (Kairos)
10:30 a.m. Choral Eucharist

Other Days

Morning prayer is offered at 7:30 a.m. weekdays, in the Mary Chapel.

Silent morning meditation is offered at 8:15 a.m. weekdays, in the Mary Chapel.

Mid-week Eucharist is offered at 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays, in the Mary Chapel.

Compline is offered at 7:00 p.m. on 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, in the Church.

Choral Evensong is offered at 5:00 p.m. on 1st Sundays, Oct.-June, in the Church.

We would love to have you join us.


This Episcopal church is located in the heart of the historic neighborhood of Chestnut Hill, five blocks west of Germantown Avenue at the corner of St. Martin’s Lane and West Willow Grove Avenue.

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