Events and Program


Upcoming Events


Friday, August 19, 7:30 pm in Devon - "The Sacrament of Marriage - Why Marriage and why a Sacrament?" What is it and is it at all necessary? Join us to hear a talk by Rev. Nora Minassian in preparation for The Sacrament of Marriage.

Sunday, August 21, The Act of Consecration of Man will be celebrated at Rose Hall, CVKH at 10:30 followed by The Sacrament of Marriage at 12:30 pm - After The Act of Consecration of Man, The Sacrament of Marriage will be celebrated for Steve Brannon and Johanna Dieterich Horn. There will not be Sunday Service for Children on this Sunday. There will be a potluck lunch gathering after the Marriage Sacrament.  Please bring a festive dish to share!  On this Sunday, there will be no services in Devon. 



Looking Ahead - Save the Dates!

Saturday, September 3, 10:30-2:30 pm - House and Garden Day -  Come and help clean the chapel, the parish house grounds and the community space and work in our garden. Please RSVP by Friday afternoon, 240-381-8557.

Friday, September 9 - Saturday, September 10 - "How to know, Confront and Work with Evil" - A Conference with Rev. Bastiaan Baan in preparation for Michaelmas Festival.  Rev. Baan will offer several lectures on the Origin of Evil, Learning to know and recognize Evil and How to work with and redeem Evil.  There will be artistic workshop with Mimi Coleman and musical contribution by Rev. Baan and Veronika Roemer. For details, please click here

Saturday, September 17, 10:30 am - Communication with Elders/Wisdom of the Ages - with Ron Petrou, an active member of the Anthroposophical Society and the Christian Community, living in Philadelphia.  The sharing will begin with coffee, tea and refreshments at 10:30 am and with Ron's story at 10:45 am.  

Sunday, September 18 - Our Children's Program begins - On this Sunday, we start our Children's program again after Summer break.  Beginning at 9:15 am, children and parents are warmly welcomed to gather in the community room of the church in Devon, to pray and sing together and hear a story followed by Sunday Service for Children.  

Sunday, October 2, Michaelmas Festival, Potluck and Celebration - On this first Michaelmas Sunday, all first grade children are welcome to join the Sunday Service for Children for the very first time.  This is a very special moment in the spiritual life of the child standing at the altar for the very first time.  
We will begin at 9:15 am with singing followed by a Michaelmas story and Michaelmas Festival. After the Children Service and The Act of Consecration of Man, we will have a community potluck,  followed by Games of Courage, Balance and Aim!

Thursday, October 6 - Sunday, October 9 - A series of Talks by Wilfried Schubert, MD -
Dr. Schubert will give a series of talks in Philadelphia (Thursday, October 6), Kimberton (Rose Hall, CVKH - October 7), and in Devon (Sunday, October 9). Since 1992, Dr. Schubert has been working as an Anthroposophical physician in Cologne, Germany.  Dr. Schubert will address questions such as what are the steps toward the spiritualization of medicine, how to make education healthy and how to raise healthy children. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Schubert mentors young physicians and is a regular lecturer at the Physicians' Conference at the Rudolf Steiner-Halde, Dornach, Schwitzerland.  More details to follow. Save the dates!

Saturday, October 29, 8:30am to 5pm - The Inevitable Journey, How do I Prepare? - with Rev. Richard Dancey and Jenny Bingam at Beaver Farm. This workshop is organized by The Threshold Group.  Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information.
Friday, November 18 and Sunday, November 20 - "Black Madonna" - Talks by Stephenie Georgieff, author of "The Black Madonna - Mysterious Soul Companion" - 
Stephanie Goergieff will offer two talks one on Friday, November 18 at Rose Hall and one on Sunday, November 20 in Devon.  Save the dates!


Regional News


August 23-28 - Christian Community Summer Youth Conference - "I AM the Way, the Truth, and the Life"
Click here for the registration form of the Summer Youth Conference.
For more information, please contact Rev. Liza Marcato directly at lizamarcato@gmail.com

November 3-5, Delegate's Meeting of   
the Christian Community of   
North America in Chicago

Regional updates on Facebook - Click here for The Christian Community of North America on Facebook.

Sermons when you need them - Read Rev. Cindy Hindes's past homilies at her blog.


International News and Events

Latest International News from the Regions - Click here to read the latest international reports from the regions. 

June 2-6, 2017 - Playing With Fire
Pentecostal Fire - the gift of freedom
International Whitsun Conference of the Christian Community in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
This is one of the rare opportunities to experience The Christian Community as a world wide movement.  
For the flyer, click here.
Save the Date!



Priest Consultation Hours
For conversation or the Sacrament of Consultation, please contact Rev. Nora Minassian: 240-381-8557, noraminassian@me.com

SERVICES

Sunday Services

Devon Chapel 
212 Old Lancaster Rd. Devon, PA 19333

CHILDREN
9:15 am - Children's Program 
10:00 am - Children's Service 
(Please note that we are taking a summer break and will resume the Children's Program on Sept. 18.)

ADULTS
10:30 am -The Act of Consecration of Man 
(Note:  No service in Devon on 8/21. We will celebrate in Rose Hall at CVKH at 10am followed by the sacrament of marriage.) 

Wednesday Services
Devon Chapel, 212 Old Lancaster Rd., Devon, PA
9:00 am -The Act of Consecration of Man, followed by contemplation. 

Kimberton Village Camphill Services
Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man on the 2nd Thursday of the month at Rose Hall at 9:00 am.  

Beaver Farm Services
Services at Beaver Farm are on hold until further notice.

Community Events & Study Groups    
 
Rev. Nora Minassian's Office Hours at CVKH 
3-5 pm on Mondays at Caspar Hauser Ctr., 125 Camphill Drive, next to Serena House, Camphill Village Kimberton Hills. Please call to let her know you are coming. 240-381-8557.

Confirmation Classes for 7th and 8th graders
Meets every other Monday at 6 pm at CVKH Old Cafe. Please contact Rev. Minassian for the 2016-2017 confirmation class schedule. 

Youth Group
One Monday a month from 7:30-9 pm at Serena Social Room. Starts again in Sept.
Contact Rev. Nora Minassian

Young Adults Group
Meets once a month on Sundays
12:30-2 pm in Devon. Contact Rev. Minassian for details. Meets next: Aug. 25.

Staying Connected
Meeting at the Blue Room in Rose Hall on the last Saturday of the Month, 7-7:45 am. Next service: Aug. 27.

Gospel Study Group

Meeting Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm at Erika Asten's home, 130 Camphill Drive, at CVKH. The group starts again on Sept. 14. Contact Rev. Minassian to join the group.

Threshold Group 
Second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm.Next meeting: Sept. 1.  Contact Kerry Lee

Marionette Group 
Meets next: July 15, at 7 pm in Devon Community Room.

Contact the Priest
240-381-8557