St. Nicolas appears this Sunday
St. Nicolas will make his annual appearance to Christ Church children this Sunday, December 7th at the 10 AM service during the children's sermon. St. Nicolas will tell the story of his own gift giving to the children of Myra (part of modern day Turkey). The historical St. Nicolas was born in the 3rd century AD. The modern day St. Nicolas makes his home right here in Delaware County. We are pleased to welcome him back to Christ Church.
Every Member Canvass begins November 9th
Sunday, November 9th is the kick-off Sunday for our 2015 Every Member Canvass. That day, following the 10:00 AM service there will be a pot-luck luncheon in Musselman Hall. Please bring a favorite dish - of your choosing. We have an oven where we can keep things warm if you bring it to the kitchen before the 10 AM service. If you have a story about this favorite dish, you can, if you like tell that story after we sit down. The theme of our canvass this year is "Abundance: Stories of Gratitude for God's Generous Hand." Speakers at our services on ...
Friday Healing Service at 9:30 a.m. Saturday Holy Eucharist at 5:30 p.m. Sunday Holy Eucharist at 8:00 a.m. (Rite II; Rite I on 1st Sun of Month) School and Adult Ed at 9:00 Holy Eucharist at 10:00 a.m. (Rite II)
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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