Events and Program


Upcoming Events

Sunday, March 5 -  Welcoming Jörg Kirschmann with Singing and Festive Potluck -  Come and bring your favorite dish to welcome our visiting priest, Jörg, into our community. After the potluck, we will hear from our guest priest and also sing together the songs of the Passion-tide and Easter-tide with our musicians.   

Sunday, March 5, 2:30 pm - Refugee Resettlement Seminar - You are invited to attend a Refugee Resettlement Seminar at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 121 Church Street, Phoenixville, Speaker:  Rev. Sturgis Poorman, a Presbyterian minister. For the flyer, please click here.

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

Saturday, March 11, 10:30-2:30 pm - House and Garden Day -  Come and help if you can. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Thursday afternoon, March 9th, 240-381-8557.

Wednesday Evening Community Lent Worship Services on the theme of Wilderness - This year, for the first time, our community will be participate in lent services organized by the PACA (Phoenixville Area Clergy Association.)
All Services begin at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, March 8 at St. Ann Roman Catholic Church 502 South Main Street, Phoenixville, Rev. Doug Hagler of First Presbyterian, preacher
Wednesday, March 15 at St. John’s Lutheran Church 355 St. John’s Circle, Phoenixville, Rev. Nora Minassian of The Christian Community, preacher
Wednesday, March 22 at Bethel Baptist Church 412 Fairview Street, Phoenixville, Father Jack Newns of St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, preacher
Wednesday, March 29 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church 121 Church Street, Phoenixville, Rev. Russell Mitman of Parkside United Church of Christ, preacher
Wednesday, April 5 at St. John’s United Church of Christ 315 Gay Street, Phoenixville, Rev. Dan McDowell of Grace Crossing Community Church, preacher
For the flyer for all the services, Please click here.

Sunday, March 19, after the service - Passion-tide, Lent, Prayer and Fasting - How do we experience them? What is their meaning in our lives?  Talk after the service and light potluck. 

Sunday, March 19, 3 pm Refugee Resettlement Follow up meeting for Phoenixville Area Congregations - We will be hosting a follow up meeting at in Rose Hall, Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, 1601 Pughtown Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460. This meeting will be for those who would like to actively join efforts together to help several Refugee families who are already in the country and need help.



Looking Ahead - Save the Dates!

Thursday, April 6 - Saturday April 8 - Confirmation Retreat for 7th and 8th grade confirmands.  Save the dates!

Thursday, April 6, 9 am - Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man with a Homily - The Service will take place at Rose Hall in Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, 1601 Pughtown Rd., Phoenixville, PA 19460.

Saturday, April 8, 10:30-2:30 pm - House and Garden Day -  Come and help if you can. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Thursday afternoon, April 6th, 240-381-8557.

Palm Sunday, April 9, 12-1 pm - "From Triumphant Entry to Last Week and Last Words of Christ" - An introductory talk in preparation for the Holy Week after the service and potluck lunch.

Monday, April 10-Saturday, April 15 - Holy Week celebrations and contemplations - The Act of Consecration of Man will be celebrated every day at 9 am throughout the Holy Week followed by Holy Week contemplation from 10-11 am on The Last Words of Christ On The Cross. 

Sunday, April 16 - Easter Sunday Festival Celebrations
9:15 am - Children's Story around the Easter Garden
10:00 am - The Sunday Service for Children
10:30 am - The Act of Consecration of Man
11:30 am - Easter Egg Hunt for all young and old followed by Community Festive Meal/Potluck

Monday, April 17, 9 am - Easter Monday - The Act of Consecration of Man will be celebrated on Easter Monday at 9 am in Devon.  

Friday, April 21, 7:30 am - Confirmation preparation Talk on "Confirmation - what has to be confirmed in a time of change?" - Talk by Rev. Bastiaan Baan. Location TBD. Save the date!

Sunday, April 23, 10 am - Confirmation Sacrament celebrated in Devon.  Save the Date!

Saturday, May 6, 6:30-9:30 pm 
Art From the Heart Fundraiser  
Our 3rd Art from the Heart fundraiser is coming this spring to Franklin Commons in Phoenixville. This event  benefits four area organizations: The Christian Community of PA, Adesha Village, Phoenixville Area Time Bank, and the Phoenix Village Art Center. Get tickets at  http://www.artfromheartgala.org


Regional News


The Seminary of The Christian Community Newsletter - Click here to view the wonderful newsletter produced by our seminarians. Glimpse the future! Includes upcoming spring open courses. Show your support!

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 Hertogenbosch, 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 Away
Nora will be away from March 20 - March 24 for the Regional Synod in Washington DC. In case of emergency, please call 240-381-8557.


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 

Wednesday Services
Devon Chapel, 212 Old Lancaster Rd., Devon, PA
9:00 am - The Act of Consecration of Man, followed by contemplation. No service on March 22.

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.  
For the month of April, it will be the first Thursday of the month.

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. 

Youth Group
Meets mostly on Saturday, 3-5 pm at CVKH Serena Social Room. Next meting is march 11, 3-5 pm in Devon. Contact Rev. Nora Minassian to join.

Young Adults Group  
Meets once a month. If you are between the age of 20 and 40 and would like to join, please contact Rev. Minassian. Meets next March 26, 1:30-3 pm.

Staying Connected
Meeting at the Blue Room in Rose Hall on the last Saturday of the Month, 7-7:45 am. Meets next March 25.

Gospel of John 
Study Group
Meeting Wednesday evenings at 7:30-9 pm at Erika Asten's home, 130 Camphill Drive, at CVKH.
Note: No meetings in March. We'll reconvene n April. 
 
Threshold Group 
First Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm. Contact Kerry Lee

Marionette Group 
Meets next: April 28, at 7:30 pm at Kepler, CVHK.

Contact the Priest
240-381-8557

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Mel Bowers,
Sep 9, 2016, 11:38 AM