Welcome to Swarthmore Presbyterian Church

Since its founding in 1896, Swarthmore Presbyterian Church has been an enduring and dynamic presence in the Swarthmore community. We have been blessed with a legacy of stable pastoral leadership and a congregation that upholds both independent thinking and deep, abiding values.  Here we equip ourselves to live faithfully and to share the gospel through service locally and globally.  Our congregants are generous of heart and ready to serve. Won’t you come and take a closer look?

Swarthmore Presbyterian Church: Striving to be the Body of Christ – here and now – ready to serve!

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MLK Interfaith Celebration

Monday, January 15
St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church
615 S. Providence Road,
Wallingford, PA

Building the Beloved Community
The observance of Jews, Muslims,Protestants and Catholics in prayer, fellowship and common witness. Dr.King’s birthday provides the community with an opportunity to foster a spirit of unity by gathering Dr. King’s vision for a just world centered on reconciliation, unity, and love rather than retaliation. He taught that this vision could only be realized when men and women see themselves as brothers and sisters in the divine family and as such deserving respect.

6:00 pm: Choral Prelude
6:30 pm: Interfaith Prayer Service*
7:30 pm: Hospitality
*Archbishop Charles Chaput, presider and homilist

Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia & St. John Chrysostom Parish ~ Rev. Edward J. Hallinan, Pastor.
For more information: mchollet@sjcparish.org or (610) 874-3418 x 106

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
FUSE (Fellowship of Urban/Suburban Engagement)

Monday, January 15
Market Street Ballroom
801 Market St, Marcus Hook, PA
January 15, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Dream through the eyes of Trauma, Community & Diversity
Join the FUSE community on this MLK holiday evening as they host a panel conversation on the theme “The Dream through the eyes of Trauma, Community & Diversity”. This conversation will invite the perspective of three generations as they experience the dream of beloved community at the forefront of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s prophetic work.
Register for the event here.

(All are welcome to attend, even if you do not register in advance)

Third Friday: Movie Night for Children

January 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Food, fun, and church family time on Friday nights. As Children’s Ministry Coordinator Ashley Charles says with a big smile, “3rd Fridays are the BEST Fridays!” After a kid-friendly dinner together everyone settles in front of the big screen to enjoy the movie!

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