Service Times

Events and Program

Upcoming Events

Tues., June 24 - Celebrating St. John's Festival in Kimberton Hills 

Through solitude, John the Baptist prepares the way and brings us the message to change our ways that leads to a new baptism, the baptism by fire. We will celebrate the Festival of St. John together in Camphill Village Kimberton Hills with songs, a potluck and bonfire.  Please bring a dish to share.  


Sunday, June 29, A celebration of St. John's Tide 

After the service and a light potluck, there will be a talk on "He must increase, I must decrease" - How do we prepare the way for the Lord?  How do we make His path straight?


Wed., July 2, Celebrating in the German language at 9:00 am 

Rev. Jakob Butschle will be visiting us with a group of young adults from Austria.  The Act of Consecration on Man will be celebrated in German followed by a light potluck breakfast and contemplation.  All are welcome to attend.


Thurs., July 10, Celebrating with Homily in Rose Hall at at 9:00 am 

The Act of Consecration of Man will be celebrated at Rose Hall in Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, 1601 Pughtown Rd., Phoenixville, PA.


Sat., July 12, House and Garden Day  

Come and help clean and beautify the chapel, the parish house grounds and the community space from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.


Sunday, July 13, Community Meeting after the Service  

Second in a series of several community gatherings.  We will be sharing moments from our community life, moments of gratitude, joys, sorrows, disappointments, appreciations, transformations, revelations and many life-changing experiences.  We will share a light potluck lunch. All are welcome. 


Sun., July 27, Talk by Rev. Craig Wiggins after the Service

"The Path from St. John to Michaelmas" - After the service and a light potluck, Rev. Wiggins will give a talk on "The Path from St. John to Michaelmas," looking at the passages that we hear from the altar during the ten Sundays between these two festivals.  

Looking Ahead - Save the Dates!

Monday, August 18, 10:30 am - Celebrating the Act of Consecration of Man at Beaver Farm followed by the Marriage Sacrament at 12:30 pm - After the Act of Consecration of Man, we will celebrate the Marriage Sacrament for Joe Harris and Anna Schmidt. If you can help with the setup on Sunday evening, August 17, please let Nora know at 240-381-8557.


Summer Picnic - August 30, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm - Join us for another fun community picnic at Marsh Creek State Park. Bring a dish to share, or something to grill. Cold drinks will be provided. The park has walking trails, a beautiful lake with a boat rental, and use of the park's swimming pool is available for a nominal fee.


OCTOBERFEST - Harvest Social on October 11 

Time to be announced - On October 11, our fall community fundraiser will feature German foods, music, beverages, non-alcoholic beer, a silent auction, raffles, and a pickle contest.

If you would like to share your German recipe, or be a part of the planning and/or cooking process, contact Melody at mel.bowers@verizon.net.

If we get enough recipes, we may be able to offer a German recipe booklet as an additional fundraiser, so please forward recipes you’re willing to share.

DO YOU MAKE YOUR OWN PICKLES? Then be sure to make some extra for the pickle competition at our Octoberfest event. Judging will be for the best cucumber pickles, sweet pickles, spicy pickles, and alternative pickles.
 
Regional Events


InPower: International Conference  for Young Adults (18-36) Help spread the word! June 24 - 28 in Spring Valley, NY. Click here to see and download the flyer.


Summer Youth Conference - What do I burn for?

How do I discover my inner fire? What do I want to offer the world? July 21-25, 2014, www.ccyouth.homestead.com


Summer Camp for Children

July 31 - August 16, 2014, www.ccsummercamp.org. Looking for a place where your children can have a great time, live in nature, learn life-building skills and make lifelong friends? Look no further! The Christian Community children’s camp offers a wonderful program. Click here to hear and see what others have to say in a short video. 


Latest North American Regional Newsletter - Summer 2014  Please click here to read our latest North American newsletter


Read news and articles on our Regional Blog - Click here to follow our North American Christian Community Regional Blog.


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



International News

International Newsletter – Easter 2014

Click here to download the International Newsletter Easter 2014

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Priest away

Rev. Nora Minassian will be in California from July 21 - August 5. In her absence, Rev. Craig Wiggins will be in town from July 23-August 6 and can be reached at 484-557-8086. In case of emergency, please call Rev. Minassian at 240-381-8557 or Rev. Wiggins at 484-557-8086.













































































Death and Dying Form

Last year we created form to fill out in preparation for death and dying.  It would be a great help to know your wishes and preferences.  In case if you did not receive it, or if you have misplaced this form and still would like to fill out and send it to us, please click here


Ongoing Activities

Contact Rev. Nora Missasian at 240-381-8557 for more information about any of these activities. 


Married Couples Workshop - For couples to strengthen and deepen their commitment to one another. Meeting Saturdays, bi-weekly.  

Religion Lessons for Children

Study Group in Kimberton Hills - Gospel Study most second Wednesday of the month at 7:15 PM. 

Threshold Group - Meets monthly at the Kimberton Hills CHC. Contact (240) 381-8557 for more information and meeting times.

Young Adults Group - Meets every other week on Saturdays at Soltane Breads and Spreads. For more information click here or contact Rev. Nora Minassian at 240-381-8557

Young Mothers Group  -  Meeting every other Wednesday.  The meetings are at 1:30pm at CHC, CVKH.  We look at the development of the young child from a Spiritual Scientific understanding of the human being. Contact Rev. Minassian for the next date.  

Women's Circle - Meeting once a month to get to know one another, study together and serve the wider community.

Please consider a donation to The Christian Community – send via PayPal to: christian.community.devon@gmail.com
COMING SERVICES

Sunday Services
Devon Chapel, 212 Old Lancaster Rd., Devon, PA

CHILDREN
10:00 am -Children's Service
(The 9:15 am program for children is on summer break, and will resume in Sept.)

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
There will be no service on June 18 and 25, nor July 23.

Saturday Service
One Saturday per month at 9:00am. Next Service will be July 12, in Devon.

Kimberton Village Camphill Services
Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man on the 2nd Thursdays of the month at Rose Hall at 9:00 am.  
Next service: July 10.

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

Community Events   and Study Groups
 
Come and Create
Contact Jodi Dill

Youth Group
One Monday a month from 7:30-9 pm at Serena Social Room. Next meeting: June 30.

Young Adults Group
Every other Saturday at Soltane Breads & Spreads in Phoenixville. Meets July 6. 

Threshold Group
Second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm
Contact Kerry Lee 

Staying Connected
The last Saturday of the month from 7:00 to 7:45 am. Meets next on June 28. 
Contact Rev. Nora Minassian

Marionette Group 
Meets in Devon. We are working on the fairy tale "Little Briar-Rose." Meets next on July 3 at 6:30 pm.


Contact the Priest
240-381-8557