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Religious Events: April 23, 2014

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215–342–6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.

All Saints Episcopal Church Torresdale, 9601 Frankford Ave. Liturgy of Word & Eucharist celebrated Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday at 8 and 10 a.m. Healing and Holy Eucharist Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Review of Scriptures Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. ECW meets every second Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Young at Heart group meets every first and third Thursday at noon in Fellowship Hall. Breakfast Club meets every second Saturday at 9 a.m. in Friendship Hall. 215–637–8787.

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Berachah Church 400 Ashbourne Road, Cheltenham. Ask about junior and senior high school youth groups, Soteria (college & career group), SPUDS (Senior Persons Under Divine Service), Bible studies for men and women, retreats, Awana and other activities. Sunday school for all ages at 9:15 a.m. Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. Nursery available for both. 215–379–8700, www.berachahchurch.org.

Bethany Baptist Church 460 Rhawn St. Sunday Worship Service at 10:45 a.m. Exciting Kids’ Ministry available during the Sunday Worship Service. Midweek Prayer Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m. “Women of God Bible Study” and “Men of God Bible Study” meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Senior movie matinee held the last Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. Various Small Groups for all ages. 215–745–4800. www.bethanyfoxchase.com

Bethany United Church of Christ 6545 Rising Sun Ave. A contemporary worship and faith formation is held the second and fourth Saturdays of each month at 5:30 p.m. Worship service Sundays at 10:30 a.m. 215–745–5231, www.BethanyChurchPhila.org

Bethel, the Church at Franklin Mills 903 Franklin Mills Circle. Saturday service at 6 p.m. Sunday services at 9, 10:15 and 11:45 a.m. 215–824–3000, www.FMchurch.net.

Bethesda Presbyterian Church 808 Red Lion Road.. April 25: Rock of Israel service at 7 p.m. April 27 Contemporary service, Sunday school, adult Bible study, and nursery at 9:30 a.m. Traditional service at 11 a.m. April 29: Girl Scouts at 7 p.m. May 1: Prayer meeting at 10:15 a.m., Girl Scouts at 7 p.m. and Sanctuary Choir at 7:30 p.m. 215–464–3131, or visit www.bethesdapc.net.

Beth Emanuel Messianic Synagogue 10150 Bustleton Ave. Shabbat service every Friday at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. 215–969–4569.

Bridesburg United Methodist Church 2717 Kirkbride St. Adult Sunday school at 9 a.m. Worship service at 10 a.m.

Burholme Baptist Church Cottman and Rising Sun avenues. Opportunities for worship, fellowship, Bible study, choir and instruction on Sundays at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Classes and choir with the Manna Bible Institute on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:45 to 10 p.m. Receive a blessing each Thursday at 5 p.m. 215–745–3483.

Campbell AME Church 1657 Kinsey St. First Sundays: Worship service and Communion at 10 a.m. Second through fifth Sundays: Contemporary service at 8 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Traditional service at 11 a.m. 215–288–2748.

Congregation Adath Jeshurun 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Volunteers are needed for the Cook for a Friend program. 215–635–6611.

Congregations of Ner Zedek 7520 Bustleton Ave. Services Monday through Friday at 7 a.m., Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m. Evening services Monday through Sunday at 7:30 p.m. 215–728–1155.

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim 9768 Verree Road. Sunday services at 8 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. Services at 6:40 and 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and at 7:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Friday Shabbat services at 6:45 and 8:15 p.m. Saturday Shabbat services at 9 and 9:30 a.m. and eight minutes before sunset. 215–677–1600.

Crescentville United Methodist Church 412 Sentner St. (at Hasbrook Avenue). Sunday worship at 10 a.m. A Sunday school class for children age 8 and younger is held during the sermon portion of the service. 215–745–7115, www.crescentvilleumc.com.

Crossroads Bible Church 855 Old Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley. Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Power Hour at 6 p.m. Youth group meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Awana on Fridays at 7 p.m. 215–379–3096.

Crossroads Community Church Holmesburg location, 7721 Torresdale Ave. Fellowship at 10:30 a.m. Worship service at 11 a.m. Frankford location, 4624 Leiper St. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Wissinoming location, 4706 Comly St. Worship at 6 p.m. Childcare provided for infants 2 and younger. Children age 3 through fifth grade and learn about the Lord and have fun during the worship service. 215–632–1564.

Disston Memorial Presbyterian Church 4500 Tyson Ave. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m. Worship service at 10:15 a.m. Bible study and prayer fellowship Thursdays at 7 p.m. 215–332–2171.

Emmanuel Resurrection Episcopal Church 8201 Frankford Ave. Holy Communion Sundays at 10 a.m. Sunday school is held weekly for ages 3 to 12. Bible study Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in Emmanuel House and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in the chapel. 215–624–8520.

Faith Lutheran Church 4150 Woodhaven Road. Traditional Sunday service at 8:15 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Contemporary service at 11 a.m. Nursery is available. 215–637–4210, www.FaithLutheranPhiladelphia.org.

Fellowship Bible Church 13021 Worthington Road. Sunday worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Prayer and Bible study Sundays at 6 p.m. Youth night for grades one to 12 is held Wednesdays from 7 to 8:45 p.m. 215–677–7033.

First Grace Brethren Church Oxford Avenue and Knorr Street. Small groups meet Sunday at 6 p.m. Kingdom Kids, a ministry for children in grades 1 through 7, meets at 7 p.m. 215–745–2799.

Fox Chase United Methodist Church 201 Loney St. Sunday service at 10 a.m. 215–745–7415/7416, www.gbgm-gmc.org/fumc.

Frankford United Seventh-Day Adventist Church 1814 Orthodox St. Sabbath school for adults and youth on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Sabbath service at 11 a.m. Adventist Youth at 3:30 p.m. (Varies during sunset.) 215–743–0820.

Gloria Dei Church 570 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley. Saturday night praise in the chapel at 5 p.m. Sunday service with hymns and Communion in the chapel at 8 a.m. Crossways service (Contemporary) at 9 a.m. in the sanctuary. Cathedral service (Traditional) in the sanctuary at 11 a.m. 215–947–8200, www.gloriadei.com.

Good News Philadelphia Church 309 Township Line Road, Elkins Park is giving away “The Secret of Forgiveness of Sin and Being Born Again” book free of charge. 267–251–3407, greenpastures75@gmail.com.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Cottman Avenue and Erdrick Street. Worship, fellowship and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 215–332–4110.

Grace City Church Lincoln High School Auditorium, Ryan and Rowland avenues. 10 a.m. gracecityphilly.com.

Greater Hope Fellowship 8601 Torresdale Ave. Training for Reigning (Sunday school) at 10 a.m. Prayer at 10:30 a.m. Worship service at 11 a.m. Intercessory prayer at 7 p.m. Bible study at 7:30 p.m. 877–282–3568.

Holmesburg United Methodist Church 8118 Frankford Ave. Sunday worship services at 9:30. Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. King’s Kitchen hot meal program, Monday through Thursday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bible Study Tuesdays at 1 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Church’s second hand shop open Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 4 pm. Food Cupboard open Fridays at 3 p.m. 215–624–6900.

Holy Innocents St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Torresdale and Tyson avenues. Holy Eucharist Sundays at 8 a.m. service. Service with choir at 10 a.m. Sunday school and youth group at 11:30 a.m. 215–624–1144.

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church Loretto Avenue and Robbins Street. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Worship service at 10 a.m. Bible study at 11 a.m. 215–535–2550.

Hungarian Reformed Church Meets at Glading Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1267 E. Cheltenham Ave. Worship service in Hungarian every Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Laszlo Ujj. 215–745–0549.

Huntingdon Valley Presbyterian Church 2364 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley. Contemporary worship Sunday at 9 a.m. Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m. Traditional worship at 11 a.m. 215–947–5500.

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Burholme 1013 Cottman Ave. Holy Communion and Sunday school at 10 a.m. 215–342–8203.

Immanuel Lutheran Church Somerton 14100 Worthington Road (corner of Southampton Road). English service and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Fellowship at 10:30 a.m. German service at 11 a.m. 215–464–1540, www.immanuelphilly.org.

Impacting Your World Christian Center New Foundations Charter School, 8001 Torresdale Ave. Bible study Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. 215–438–7838.

Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church Hawthorne Street and Longshore Avenue. Worship every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. 215–338–4487, www.johnsonmemorialumc.org.

Kensington “Old Brick” United Methodist Church 929 Marlborough St. Sunday service at 11:30 a.m. Communion, first Sunday of the month during service. Bible study, second Sunday of the month after service. 215–634–2495.

Klein JCC Red Lion Road and Jamison Avenue. Kaballat Shabbat celebration is held every Friday at 10:30 a.m. 215–698–7300.

Living Waters Ministries 7757 Frankford Ave. Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. Midweek service Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Services are held in the first-floor sanctuary. 215–332–9688, LivingWatersPhila@gmail.com.

Living Word Church 7916 Frankford Ave. Recovery with God meeting Mondays at 7 p.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Sunday school for all children and Sunday classes for age 18 and older at 10 a.m. Sunday service with nursery and children’s church at 11 a.m. 215–333–5233, www.livingwordphilly.org.

Macalester Torresdale Presbyterian Church Crown and Morrell avenues. Adult Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at 11 a.m. 215–637–7264.

Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El 133 W. Cheltenham Ave, Cheltenham. Shabbat services on Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:15 a.m. 215–635–1505.

Memorial Church of St. Luke (Episcopal) 1946 Welsh Road. Church school on Sundays at 10:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist on Sundays at 11 a.m. Contemplative prayer Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. Celtic Eucharist with healing Thursdays at 1 p.m. 215–969–3645.

Memorial Presbyterian Church of Fox Chase 7902 Oxford Ave. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. 215–745–2844.

Mount Zion Baptist Church-Holmesburg 8101 Erdrick St. (at Welsh Road). Sunday school at 8:30 a.m. Worship service Sundays at 10 a.m. 215–624–8869.

New Beginning Church of Philadelphia 4200 Roosevelt Blvd. Sunday worship at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. 1–888–530–1999, Ext. 3, www.nbcop.org.

New Life Community Church 2680 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley. Sunday school for all ages at 9:15 a.m. Worship service at 10:30 a.m. Children’s worship and nursery is provided. 215–947–1880.

New Testament Church 6526 Rising Sun Ave. Bible study on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Northeast Community Church 3300 Tyson Ave. Sunday services at 11 a.m. in English, Chinese and Albanian. 215–331–6344, www.nccphilly.org.

Our Lady of Ransom Roosevelt Boulevard and Knorr Street. Mass is celebrated Monday through Saturday at 8 a.m. in the chapel. Vigil Mass on Saturday at 5 p.m. and 9 and 11 a.m. in the main church. Mass for the deaf community celebrated at 12:15 p.m. on the first and third Sundays in the chapel and interpreted Mass on the second and fourth Sunday in the main church with the whole community. 215–332–6166.

Pennepack Baptist Church 8732 Krewstown Road. Sunday service at 11 a.m. 215–673–4410, www.pennepackbaptist.org.

Philadelphia First Church of the Nazarene 1707 Shelmire Ave., at the corner of Summerdale and Shelmire avenues. Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. “Aftershock,” a worship service led by the church youth, takes place at noon. Sunday school for adults and children of all ages at noon. Wednesday prayer at 7 p.m. 215–725–1144.

Philadelphia Holiness Apostolic Tabernacle Philadelphia Protestant Home, 6500 Tabor Road. Services are held in the chapel on Sundays at 11:30 a.m. 215–410–8109.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (Lawncrest) 6001 Colgate St. Sunday worship at 10 a.m. Bible study on Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. 215–342–3535, www.popphilly.org.

Rhawnhurst Baptist Church 2224 Rhawn St. Sunday school lesson at 9:45 a.m. Sunday service at 11 a.m. 215–742–9217.

Rhawnhurst Presbyterian Church 7701 Loretto Ave. Christian education at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Praise and worship at 10:35 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. Kids Club, Grapple and Bible study for junior and senior high girls at 6 p.m. 215–342–2112.

St. Andrew’s-in-the-Field Episcopal Church 500 Somerton Ave. Sunday services at 9 a.m. 215–673–5938.

St. David’s Lutheran Church 9169 Academy Road. Traditional worship Sundays at 8:15 a.m. Regular service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. for ages 3 and older. Rejoice service at 11 a.m. Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. 215–332–7424.

St. Dominic Parish 8506 Frankford Ave. A series of adult faith catechesis (talks) continues in the parish center on Mondays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Babysitting will be provided.

St. James Lutheran Church Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. Bible study groups meet weekdays. Call for information. Worship and fellowship Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Holy Communion on Saturdays at 6 p.m. Traditional Sunday services at 8:05 and 11 a.m. Contemporary family service and Seraphim band at 9:20 a.m. St. James kid’s education at 9:30 a.m. 215–743–1828 or email saintjames.lutheran@verizon.net.

St. John’s Lutheran Church Tyson Avenue and Hawthorne Street. Saturday worship and communion at 5 p.m., Sunday worship and communion at 8 and 11 a.m. Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Adult Bible study Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. 215–624–5505, www.stjohnsmayfair.com.

St. Leo Church 6658 Keystone St. Daily Mass at 8:30 a.m. in the lower church. Sunday Mass at 8 a.m. in the lower church and Spanish language Mass at 11:30 a.m. in the upper church. 215–333–0340.

St. Luke’s & Bishop Hoffman Reformed Episcopal Church 6701 Frankford Ave. Holy Communion is held the first Sunday of every month. Sunday Bible school at 9 a.m. Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. 215–333–4185.

St. Mark’s Church 4442 Frankford Ave. Anglican/Episcopal worship on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Healing prayers with Eucharist on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. 215–535–0635, www.StMarksFrankford.org.

St. Martha’s Catholic Church 11301 Academy Road. Saturday Vigil Mass at 5 p.m. Saturday Confessions from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday Masses at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon. Children’s Liturgy of the Word celebrated at 10 a.m. Mass. Weekday Masses at 8:15 a.m. All are welcome. 215–632–3720.

St. Martin of Tours Church 5450 Roosevelt Blvd. Daily Mass Monday through Friday at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. Saturday Mass at 8:30 a.m. All Sunday, Vigil, and Holy Day Masses are celebrated in the lower church: Saturday Vigil 4 p.m., Saturday Brazilian 7:30 p.m., Sunday English 8 a.m. & noon, Sunday Spanish 10 a.m. Holy days: Vigil 4 p.m., English 8:30 a.m. & noon, Spanish 7 p.m. Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament: Wednesday 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and benediction 5 p.m. 215–535–2962.

St. Mary Magdalene Community Holy Innocents St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 7001 Torresdale Ave. The group meets in the upper room on the second and fourth Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for Mass. 215–335–2442.

St. Petri-Hope Lutheran Church 6816 Jackson St. Adult Bible study Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Worship service Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Christian Kids Club Sundays at 4 p.m. All are welcome! Visit www.saintpetrihope.org for information and events.

St. Stephen Orthodox Cathedral 8598 Verree Road. Divine Liturgy celebrated Sundays at 10 a.m. 215–745–3232.

St. Timothy Catholic Church 3001 Levick St. Mass on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Confessions on Saturday from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Saturday vigil in the upper church at 4:30 p.m. Sunday Mass in the lower church at 6:30 a.m. Sunday Mass in the upper church at 8:30 and 10 a.m. and noon. Daily Mass 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. Mass on Holy Days at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. and 12:05 and 7 p.m. in the lower church. 215–624–6188.

St. William Church 6200 Rising Sun Ave. English vigil Mass Saturdays at 5 p.m. English Masses Sunday at 7:30 and 9 a.m., noon and 8 p.m. Spanish Mass at 10:30 a.m. Pakistani Mass at 4 p.m. 215–745–1389.

Saints Tabernacle Outreach Ministries Roosevelt Boulevard and Large Street. Sabbath worship schedule: Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturday at 10 a.m., and Wednesday at 7 p.m. 215–548–6011.

Saints United Lutheran Church 3200 Ryan Ave. (at Sackett Street). Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday school during worship September through June. All are welcome. 215–624–6446.

Seven Mile Road Church 525 Welsh Road. Sunday service at 11 a.m. www.sevenmileroadphilly.org.

Tabas House 2101 Strahle St. Sabbath service Fridays at noon. Sabbath lunch at 12:15 p.m. 215–745–3127.

Temple-Beth Am 971 Old York Road, Abington. Bagels, Coffee and Torah held Saturdays at 9 a.m. followed by Shabbat service. 215–886–8000. www.oyrtbetham.org.

Temple Beth Ami 9201 Old Bustleton Ave. Services Monday through Friday are at 7:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Services on Saturday and Sunday are at 9 a.m. Free adult Hebrew classes for all levels are held Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Grassroots discussions held every Saturday after services. Knowledge of Hebrew is not required. 215–673–2511.

Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai 4301 Tyson Ave. Friday services at 7:30 p.m. Oneg Shabbat follows. 215–624–9600.

The Main Thing Movement 4721 Unruh Ave. Higher Liberty studying biblical salvation and prophecies. Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. 215–941–4710.

Trinity Church Oxford (Episcopal) Oxford Avenue at Longshore Street. Holy Eucharist on Sundays at 8 and 10 a.m. Church school at 10 a.m. 215–745–6114, www.trinitychurchoxford.org.

United Methodist Church of the Good Shepherd 10901 Calera Road. Sunday praise service and adult Bible class at 9 a.m. Traditional worship service and youth Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. 215–632–1929.

United Methodist Church of the Redeemer 1128 Cottman Ave. Contemporary worship on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., traditional worship at 10 a.m. Children’s Sunday school at 10:15 a.m. Dinner and Bible study Wednesday at 6 p.m. 215–745–5963.

Whitehall Baptist Church 3541 Avalon St. Adult Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Church service Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Children’s church held during the worship service. 215–637–9677.

Wissinoming Bible Fellowship Church 4414 Van Kirk St. Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. Practical Bible study for adults Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Youth group for teens in grades 6 to 12 meets Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 215–743–3751, www.mywbfc.org.

Wissinoming United Methodist Church 4419 Comly St. Sunday service at 11 a.m. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. 215–289–5957.••

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