Come join us Easter Sunday!
Come join us in celebration of the Resurrection. Services at 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. Easter egg hunt in front of the church at 10:15. Our choir will be singing at 9 and 11 AM. Alleluia. Christ is Risen!
Holy Week and Easter Service Schedule
Come join us for our Holy Week and Easter services at Christ Church! Our Maundy Thursday liturgy at 6 PM includes the foot washing ceremony and is followed by our traditional meatloaf dinner. All are invited. There will be a watch at the altar of repose following the dinner. (There is a sign-up at the back of church.) Our Good Friday liturgy begins at 12 noon and lasts until approximately 1:15 PM. Those wishing to stay for the traditional three hours are invited to remain for music and meditations on the Seven Last Words. Our Easter morning services are at 7:30, ...
Online Pledging Form and Payment
Our Every Member Canvass began on Sunday, November 24th. Pledge packets were distributed this past week by mail. The theme of the canvass this year is "Building A Sure Foundation". You can help to continue building a sure foundation by sending in your pledge now. If you you would like to fill out your pledge card online, you may do securely using the link below. You will also be able to set up your payment plan through an electronic funds transfer from your bank (preferred) or your credit card. The company facilitating this is Vanco Services, a reputable agent on our ...
Reserve and Purchase Your Memorial Garden niche online
If you would like to purchase a niche, you may now do so by first filling out a secure reservation form online. On the form will be listed prices, as well as the terms of purchase. Please click the following link to go to that site: Online Reservation Form for Memorial Garden Purchase Once you have filled out your reservation, after submitting the completed form you will be directed to a secure payment site where you may purchase your niche making a one-time payment or setting up a monthly purchase plan. You may make these payments with EFT (electronic funds transfer from ...
Joining Christ Church
We welcome visitors and newcomers to Christ Church! You may wish just to come to church on Sunday and experience the people and the liturgy. Our newcomer greeters and clergy will welcome you after the service and invite you to the coffee hour afterwards. Recognizing that some prefer to leave quietly and think about their experience before meeting parishioners, they will honor your needs. Just let them know. If you would like to take some printed materials with you to learn more about the church, ask one of the greeters for a newcomer packet. If you are coming with small children or ...
A Brief History of Christ Church
The beginnings of Christ Church Ridley Park are closely connected with the Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore Railroad. Presidents Samuel M. Felton (1851 to 1865) and his successor, Isaac Hinkley, both helped make possible the land and the building on which the parish is situated. Hinkley was a wealthy businessman who had purchased land in Ridley Township and in 1871 he formed the Ridley Park Land Association, making Felton its president (who served in that position until his retirement in 1884). Hinkley also hired Robert M. Copeland (1835-1874), a Boston landscape architect who laid out Ridley Park. It was Copeland's protÃ©gÃ©, Theophilus ...
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