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Church Renovations are under way!

Hi Friends, Our renovation project has officially started. It’s amazing to see in a few short hours, how different the space looks already! We are really excited about this project and can’t wait to see how God will use it to help further the mission He has given us here in South Philly to make, ...

Catechism Follow Up Question 25

What a glorious truth this is! Question 25 Does Christ’s death mean all our sins can be forgiven? Answer:  Yes, because Christ’s death on the cross fully paid the penalty for our sin, God graciously imputes Christ’s righteousness to us as if it were our own and will remember our sins no more. 2 Corinthians ...

Christ Church Sunday Service Preview 6/9/19

Hi all, This Sunday you are going to have the awesome opportunity of hearing from Davis McCurley.  Besides having over 39 years of pastoral experience in several different states, Davis greatest recommendation is that he is Caleb’s Dad.  I’ve gotten to know him over the past few years and I’m excited for you all to ...

We continue in exploring the fundamentals of our Christian Faith through question 24 from the New City Catechism: Question 24 Why was it necessary for Christ, the Redeemer, to die? Answer:  Since death is the punishment for sin, Christ died willingly in our place to deliver us from the power and penalty of sin and ...

Story Saturday: Strength from brokenness

Good morning Christ Church, and thank you for allowing me the privilege of standing here this day and sharing with you my testimony. 85% of my life has been spent in total darkness, before coming to know Christ. At the age of eight I was molested and drawn into a lifestyle of homosexuality. By the young ...

Catechism Question #23

Hi Friends, Every Sunday during our time of singing we take a pause to consider one of the questions from the New City Catechism.  This is a sweet time as we are reminded of foundational truths of our faith.  Our desire in doing this is that we would continue to grow as a congregation into ...

What is it that you think you need for your life?  What do you want?  What are you looking for?  This Sunday we are going to be seeing what Jesus and two figures from Israel’s history have to say to those questions.  This is life changing, if we are willing to listen.  Come expectant! 9am ...

Catechism #22

Question 22: Why must the Redeemer be truly human? Answer:  That in human nature he might on our behalf perfectly obey the whole law and suffer the punishment for human sin; and all Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high ...

Christ Church Sunday Preview 5/19/19

Hi Friends, This Sunday we are going to be studying the key essential that Jesus gives for the Christian life.  I am very excited (and burdened) to study this together as I believe this is something that most of us miss, resulting in major road blocks in our spiritual lives. See you on the best ...

Question 21:  What sort of Redeemer is needed to bring us back to God? Answer: One who is truly human and also truly God. Scripture: Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, ...

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229 Moore Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148

215-339-8222

215-336-0937

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