Events and Program

Upcoming Events  

Saturday, November 2, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Befriending Death Workshop II -  We will start with The Act of Consecration at 9 a.m. This workshop will address questions around death and dying and how to relate to those who have died. Five Wishes Form and other helpful handouts will be available. Lunch will be provided. (donations $15-$30 sliding scale.)

Saturday, November 2, 2-5 p.m. - Youth Group taking part in Multi Cultural Festival - The festival will take place at Phoenixville Area Middle School, 1000 Purple Pride Blvd, Phoenixville, PA 19460

Saturday, November 2, Daylight Savings Ends tomorrow. Set Clocks back an hour.

Sunday, November 3, noon, Remembering Those Who Have Died. Bring your remembrances of those in our community and those dear to you who have passed this year. You are welcome to bring a poem or verse to share. 

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. Contemplation only. The Act of Consecration will not be celebrated this Wednesday.  Both priests will be away.

Sunday, November 10, 12:30 p.m. Contemplating the Creed: Communities whose members feel...

Thursday, November 14, 9 a.m. Celebrating The Act of Consecration with a Homily - at Rose Hall, 136 Camphill Drive in Camphill Village Kimberton Hills.

Wednesday, November 27, The Act of Consecration as well as Contemplation are canceled due to priests being away. 

Saturday, November 30, 9 a.m. Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man. 10:30-2:30 p.m. - House and Garden Day. Come and help if you can. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by noon Thursday, 240-381-8557 

Looking Ahead - 
Save the Dates!

Advent Sundays, December 1, 8, 15, 22 at 9:15 a.m. - Children's story around the Advent Garden followed by Sunday Service for Children at 10 a.m.
The Advent Sundays are the time when we can begin to actively prepare for the Holy Nights when we celebrate the birth of the Christ child.  For the Advent Garden, we ask that each child come prepared with something to decorate the garden. 
December 1, bring a stone
December 8, bring a plant
December 15, bring an animal
December 22, bring a shepherd or an angel

Saturday, December 7, 9 a.m. Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man in German

Sunday, December 8, 12:30 p.m. Contemplating the Creed: They may hope...

Thursday, December 12, 9 a.m. Celebrating The Act of Consecration with a Homily - at Rose Hall 136 Camphill Drive in Camphill Village Kimberton Hills.

Friday, December 13, 7 p.m. - Shepherds' Play performance in Devon 

Saturday, December 14, 11 a.m. - Shepherds' Play performance at Colonial Theater.

Sunday, December 15, 2:15 p.m. - Shepherds' Play performance at Parkhouse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Saturday, December 21, 9 a.m. Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man. 10:30-2:30 p.m. - House and Garden Day. Come and help if you can. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by noon Thursday, 240-381-8557

Sunday, December 22, after the service and Festive potluck, we will prepare for Christmas and for the Holy Nights.  Come and lend a hand if you can.

Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25 - 
Threefold Act of Consecration at 12 midnight, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 
Children's Service at 11:45 a.m. today.

Holy Nights - Thursday, December 26 - Sunday, January 5 - The Act of Consecration every morning at 9 a.m. followed by contemplation on the theme of Evolution of Human Consciousness including the 12 world outlooks viewed through Spiritual Science and through the Gospels.

Monday, January 6, Epiphany Day - 9 a.m. The Act of Consecration of Man followed by Epiphany Contemplation. 

Thursday, January 9, 9 a.m. Celebrating The Act of Consecration with a Homily - at Rose Hall, 136 Camphill Drive in Camphill Village Kimberton Hills.

Saturday, January 11, 9 a.m. Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man in German

Saturday, January 18, 9 a.m. Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man. 10:30-2:30 p.m. - House and Garden Day. Come and help if you can. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by noon Thursday, 240-381-8557

Regional News

ASK(Ask, Seek, Knock) 2020 conference in Atlanta, Georgia, June 24-28 - Save the Dates!

Regional Newsletter 
To read the latest North American Newsletter, click here.

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

Sermons when you need them - Find past homilies by Rev. Cindy Hindes at her blog.


International News
For the latest international newsletter, please click here.

International Michaelmas Conference in Dortmund, Germany Oct. 7-11, 2022 in celebration of The Christian Community centennial. Save the Dates!
100 Years The Christian Community in 2022
Please see the details of the 3-years planning process on our homepage and click on Michaelmas Newsletter 2019 for the current initiative:

Priests Away
Both Revs. Minassian and Hindes will be in Chicago from Nov. 4-8 attending the regional Synod.  Rev. Minassian will be in California from Nov. 18-29.  In case of emergency, please call Rev. Minassian at 240-381-8557 or Rev. Hindes at 747-252-8305.   

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 

ADULTS

10:30 am -The Act of Consecration of Man, year round  

Wednesday Services 
Devon Chapel, 212 Old Lancaster Rd., Devon, PA
9:00 am - The Act of Consecration of Man, followed by contemplation, except Nov. 6 and  Nov. 27. 

Affiliate Community -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. 

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
Thursdays, 3:30-5 pm. Contact Rev. Minassian for more details. 

Youth Group
For 14-19 year olds. Next gathering: Sat., Nov. 2. 

Apocalypse Lecture Cycle Study Group
Wednesday evenings 7 - 8:30 p.m. at Blue Room, Rose Hall, CVKH. 

Prayer Group
Monthly at 6:30 p.m., Blue Room, Rose Hall, CVKH, Next meeting: Nov. 11.

Festivals Study 
Mondays, 6:30 p.m. monthly at the Blue Room, Rose Hall, CVKH. Next study: Dec. 2.

Staying Connected

Reading for those who have died. Meeting in the Blue Rm. in Rose Hall, the last Sat. of the month, 7-7:45 am. 

Threshold Group 

First Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm. Contact Kerry Lee



Contact the Priest
240-381-8557