Liturgy and Music

Acolytes assist in worship as torchbearers and crucifer. This ministry is open to people of all ages from third grade through adults. Training is provided. Contact the Rev. Anne Thatcher at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.247.7466 x105.

Altar Guild assists in preparing the altar before church services and cleaning afterwards. Duties include care of linens, candles, vessels and vestments. Contact Mary Baumberger at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 267.462.4307.

Bread Guild: Come join the team that bakes bread for communion. Contact Barbara Baumgartner at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.849.8783.

Change Ringers ring the tower bells with ropes in the English style. Ages 12 and older. Contact Bruce Butler at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.765.8736.

Choir membership is a great way to grow spiritually, challenge your brain, and bring joy to others while invigorating your own soul. Singing opportunities are available for adults and teens of all skill levels, and for children in grades 2-8. Contact Erik Meyer, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.247.7466 x104.

Flower Guild orders and arranges altar flowers for church services. Contact Jane Good at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.836.5320.

Greeters provide a warm welcome before and after worship. Contact Cathy Glazer .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.242.3275.

Instrumentalists share their musical gifts in worship. Contact Erik Meyer, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.247.7466 x104.

Intercessors lead the Prayers of the People during Sunday services, using a prayer developed by an experienced Intercessor under the supervision of the clergy. Guidance is provided. Contact Barbara Baumgartner at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.849.8783.

Lay Eucharistic Ministers (LEM): Administer the chalice during communion. Contact Connie Haggard at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.247.7466 x116.

Lectors read the lesson during the service. Initial training is required. Contact Dick Haggard at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.646.0741.

Morning Prayer Leaders are trained to lead the Morning Prayer liturgy offered Monday-Thursday during the program year. For information and training, contact the Rev. Anne Thatcher at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.247.7466 x105.

Needlepoint Guild cleans and maintains the kneelers in the church. Contact Jane Good at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.833.3497.

Ushers greet and assist congregation at worship services, distribute service leaflets, and collect offering during the service. Contact Marty Baumberger (9am ushers) at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 267.462.4307 or John Wineland (11:15am) at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 215.572.6861.

Regular Sunday Service Schedule: Returns September 24, 2017

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with music
10:00 a.m. Parish Forum & Kairos
10:15 a.m. worship.together
Holy Eucharist for families with young children
11:15 a.m. Choral Eucharist

Other Days

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

We would love to have you join us.

Location

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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