The Philadelphia Project

Leaving the church at 1:00 PM on Sunday. Returning around 11:00 AM on Saturday. Jul 23-29
Community Cookout Weds July 26! 5:45 Roxborough Church / 8230 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128

Women's Breakfast

8:30-10:30am Aug 19
Walton Hall

Speaker: Beverly Berry

Please join us as Beverly shares her story about God at work in the different seasons of her life. RSVP to Donna Wilson, or 610-836-1765

Fall Kickoff Pancake Breakfast

8:00am-1:00pm Sep 10
Ashton Hall

Sponsored by Men's Ministry: We will need three crews to cook and serve the congregation before and after all four services at this annual event. Funds raised are used for scholarships to the Men's Retreat. Ken Bigelow is the contact (

Insight Women's Bible Study

Thurs morning & evening meetings, Sep 14
Room 263/264

The Book of Ephesians For women of all ages --- A weekly opportunity that will include: Worship, Fellowship, Biblical Teaching, Small Group Discussion, and Group Prayer.

The Alpha Course

10 Sunday evenings and a day away, Sep 17
Ashton Hall

The Alpha Course is a practical introduction to the Christian faith, a place where guests have an opportunity to explore the meaning of life in a relaxed, friendly setting.  The course meets once a week for 10 weeks and includes a day or weekend away in the middle of the course. 

For more information contact John Whitnah:  610-644-4040 x 212,

Unbound: Freedom in Christ Conference

Friday evening & all day Saturday Sep 22-23
Church of the Good Samaritan

The Unbound Conference is a comprehensive presentation of the Unbound model based on the material found in the book, Unbound: A Practical Guide to Deliverance by Neal Lozano. The purpose of the conference is two-fold. First, conference attendees receive the foundational teaching of Unbound in six sessions over two days. Second, attendees have the opportunity to receive ministry from a team trained to use the Unbound model.* (This ministry team received and participated in preparation and training sessions the day before the conference.)

Celebrating the Great Co-mission

Friday evening & all day Saturday Sep 29-30
Church of the Good Samaritan
Join with individuals and church representatives who are actively engaged in planning, leading and implementing mission and outreach initiatives within their faith community, as we consider as individuals, church communities and the Body of Christ... What are we called to do? What are we not called to do? What are we called to do together?

Deeper Year B

6:30-8:30pm 8 wks Oct 3 - Nov 21
Ashton Hall
Deeper Year B Fall Module: The Old Testament

"It's Not Too Late" with Author Dan Dupee

Friday, Oct 13th - 7:00 to 8:30 and Saturday, Oct 14th - 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM Oct 13-14
Church of the Good Samaritan
It's Not Too Late: The Essential Part You Play in Shaping Your Teen's Faith

Men's Ministry Hike

7:00am Oct 14
Appalachian trail

We'll hike to the Pinnacle, on the Appalachian Trail (above Hamburg PA) leaving the church at 7am. 

The Pinnacle Trail Loop is a 8.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Hamburg, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Men's Retreat

Fri, Oct 27 - Sun, Oct 29, Oct 27
Black Rock Retreat Center, Quarryville PA

Annual Men's Retreat at Black Rock Retreat Center, Quarryville, PA; Speakers will be Fr. Richard Morgan and Fr. John Witnah.  $140 per person (bunk cabin) or $250 per person (triple occupancy room); includes 5 meals; no cost to college students, scholarships for others are available. Make your reservation as soon as possible!

This Week



12:00am - 11:59pm

8:30am | Morning Prayer

8:30am - 8:30am
Location: Chapel

9:30am | Chester Co Volunteer English Program

9:30am - 11:00am
Location: 223
Sue Laskin 610-407-0556

5:00pm | Food Closet

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Atrium
Food Closet Food Closet Distribution

7:00pm | Alanon

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Chapel



12:00am - 11:59pm

11:00am | Chester Co Volunteer English Program

11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: 223
Sue Laskin 610-407-0556

7:00pm | AA 11th Step Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 263
Good Samaritan



12:00am - 11:59pm


7:30am | Holy Eucharist

7:30am - 8:30am
Location: Chapel
Traditional Liturgy, no choir

9:00am | Holy Eucharist with Choir and Praise

9:00am - 10:30am
Location: Church
Liturgy and both classical and praise music. Most attended service. Childcare is available and Sunday School is offered for children and Youth.

11:00am | Holy Eucharist with Choir

11:00am - 12:15pm
Location: Chapel

11:00am | New Chapel

11:00am - 12:15pm
Location: Church
Contemporary Service Childcare is available and Sunday School is offered for children and Youth.

12:00pm | Sunday Picnic

12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Ball Field
Potluck parish picnic on the church grounds. Bring a chair or a blanket and lunch for you and your family, and something to share.

3:00pm | Concordia Choir Concert

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Location: Church
Concordia Choir Concert

6:30pm | Summer Sunsets

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Ashton Hall South


8:00am | Eucharist

8:00am - 8:45am
Location: Chapel

9:00am | Staff meeting

9:00am - 9:30am
Location: Church of the Good Samaritan

11:45am | Lunch Bible study

11:45am - 1:45pm
Location: 223

2:00pm | Prayers for the Nation

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 215
All are welcome.  Contact for more information


7:00am | Morning Prayer

7:00am - 7:30am
Location: Chapel

11:00am | Retired & Refired

11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: 264