Events and Program

Upcoming Events 


Saturday, September 8, 9-10 am  Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man, 10:30-2:30 pm - House and Garden Day - We will celebrate the Sacrament followed by House and Garden Day. Come and help if you can. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by noon Thursday, 240-381-8557

Sunday, September 9 - after the service and light potluck - Elements of the Sacraments: The Wine. 

Monday, September 10, 7:00 pm at CHC - Parents' Meeting - For all parent of 1st grade to 8th grade children to introduce the Children's program and Confirmation program for the year, to reflect on the Sunday Service for Children and on the importance of festivals, and their rhythms and to look at questions, wishes and needs you may have in relation to spiritual life of your child. All parents, including newly interested parents are welcome to attend this meeting.

Thursday, September 13, 9 am - Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man with a Homily - at Rose Hall in Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, 1601 Pughtown Rd., Phoenixville, PA 19460. 

September 15-16 Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, September 15 - 3:30-7:30 pm Celebrating Our Community - Festive gathering, Dinner and Celebration at Beaver Farm - We will celebrate the completion of the 40th anniversary of our community and 96th anniversary of our worldwide movement. For more details and to RSVP, please click here.

Sunday, September 16 - After the Service - We will continue celebrating our community's birthday and will look ahead to what is coming from the future.

Sunday, September 23 - Children Program Begins - On this Sunday, we start our Children's program.  Beginning at 9:15 am, children and parents are warmly welcome 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. 

Monday, September 24, 7 pm - Festivals Study Group - A new study group is forming to meet once a month at CHC to study the importance and the different aspects of the festivals throughout the year. All are welcome.

Wednesday, September 26, 7 pm - Gospel Study Group - A new Gospel Study group is beginning to study Apocalypse of St. John - GA 104, Rudolf Steiner's lecture cycle in Nuremberg, June 17-30, 1908.  If you are interested, this would be a good time to join the study group.  We will be meeting at Caspar Hauser Center at CVKH.

Saturday, September 29, 9 am - Michaelmas Day - The Act of Consecration of Man will be celebrated in Devon followed by Michaelmas Contemplation.

Sunday, September 30, Michaelmas Festival, Potluck and Celebration - On this first Michaelmas Sunday, all first grade children are welcome to join the Sunday Service for Children.  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 festive potluck, followed by Games of Courage, Balance and Aim!



Looking Ahead - Save the Dates!

Wednesday, October 3, welcoming guest visitors - John Bloom, General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society and Joan Sleigh, a Member of the Executive Council from Dornach will be visiting us in Devon during our regular morning contemplation after the service.  

Thursday, October 11, 9 am - Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man with a Homily - at Rose Hall in Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, 1601 Pughtown Rd., Phoenixville, PA 19460. 

Sunday, October 14 - after the service and light potluck - Report from the International Music conference - Kerry Lee was the only representative from North America attending the International Music Conference of The Christian Community and will share with us her experiences.

Monday, October 22 - Confirmation classes begin. Contact Rev. Minassian with any questions. 

Saturday, October 27, 9-10 am  Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man, 10:30-2:30 pm - House and Garden Day - We will celebrate the Sacrament followed by House and Garden Day. Come and help if you can. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by noon Thursday, 240-381-8557

Sunday, October 28 - after the service and light potluck - Elements of the Sacraments: The Water. 

Sunday, November 18 - After the Service - Talk on Moral Technology - This talk will be offered by Karl Andrek.  Please note the date change from Sept. 23.


Regional News

Seminary Open Course: Sacramentalism and Alchemy with Rev. Jonah Evans and Rev. Bastiaan Baan
September 24 at 8:30 am - September 28 at 1:00 pm
Please click here for details.

Thursday-Saturday, October 25-27, Regional Delegates Meeting in Fair Oaks, CA.

Latest Newsletter of North American Region - Click here to read the latest newsletter from our region

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

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


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

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14 - Founding of the Christian Community in Moscow. 


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 (On Summer break. We Reconvene on Sept. 23.)

10:00 am - Children's Service
All year long.
 

ADULTS

10:30 am -The Act of Consecration of Man 

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

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
Classes resume October 22nd and meets every other Monday at 6-7:30 pm at CVKH Old Cafe. Contact Rev. Minassian to join. 

Youth Group
For 14-18 year olds. Next meeting: Next: meeting: Sept. 29. 

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. 

Gospel Study Group
Meeting Wednesday evenings at 7-8:30 pm at CHC, CVKH. Next study: Sept. 26.
 
Shepherds Play
Study Group 
Meeting Sundays after service and light potluck in Devon. Next meeting: Oct. 7.

Threshold Group 

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



Contact the Priest
240-381-8557