Friedens Lutheran, Llewellyn, PA

Friedens Lutheran, Llewellyn, PA

Established in 1823 Friedens, Llewellyn is one of the oldest congregations in Schuykill County. The original structure was a log building across the road from …

 

Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox

Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox

“Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death and upon those in the tomb bestowing life.”  

 

Broken Liturgy

Broken Liturgy

Broken liturgy breaks rules. It is not a Sunday morning. It is not in a church. There is no sermon, no offering, no pews. Broken …

 

St. Luke’s and St. John’s, Williams Township

St. Luke’s and St. John’s, Williams Township

St. Luke’s is an historic church dating back to 1740. A few miles up the road is St. John’s. For the past 18 months the …

 

Confirmation

Confirmation

The rite of confirmation has a long and convoluted history. In the structure of the ancient church the anointing, laying on of hands and prayers  …

 

Pentecost at St. Paul Lutheran, Gordon, PA

Pentecost at St. Paul Lutheran, Gordon, PA

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. Acts 2:1 All together at St. Paul, Gordon is four members, organist …

 

Our Savior’s Lutheran, Edison, NJ

Our Savior’s Lutheran, Edison, NJ

Easter Sunday with breakfast at Our Savior’s.

 

Cairns and other holy places

Cairns and other holy places

So Jacob rose early in the morning, and he took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up for …

 

The Welcome Church, Philadelphia

The Welcome Church, Philadelphia

The Welcome Church meets on Logan Circle in Philadelphia. The street address for this church is quite literally, the street. The church started as an …

 

St. John’s Lutheran of Farmersville

St. John’s Lutheran of Farmersville

I arrived at St. John’s in September, 1994 after three years being on leave from call. I was happy to finally be in a parish …