Events and Program

Travel Advisory: A water main project has closed portions of Devon State Rd., which is closed for utility work Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through late May.  During construction, Devon State Rd. through traffic will be detoured over Conestoga Road, Cassatt Road, and Swedsford Road. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area. 
Art Donations Needed
Donations of original art valued at $50 or more are needed for our spring community fundraiser, Art from the Heart. Please contact Joel or Melody if you are willing to donate. Thank you!

Thursday, April 16, 9:00 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 18, 9 am - Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man - We are celebrating the Sacrament once a month on a Saturday in Devon.  For the month of April, we will celebrate on April 18 at 9 am. 

Saturday, April 18, 7:30 pm - "The Path from Pre-Christian Initiation to Christian Confirmation" A lecture by Rev. Bastiaan Baan at Rose Hall, CVKH
In all human cultures, young people were prepared for adulthood through different forms of initiation. In this lecture Rev. Baan will follow the development of these pre-Christian rituals and see how they eventually lead towards the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Sunday, April 19, 10 am - Confirmation Sacrament - The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated for Benjamin Hunter, Sylvia Roemer and Hadley Wolfram on April 19. The Confirmation Sacrament will begin at 10 am followed by a potluck lunch and festive celebration.  

Saturday April 25, 10:30-1:30 pm - House and Garden Day -  Come and help clean and beautify the chapel, the parish house grounds and the community space. 

Donations of Art Needed for 

Community Fundraiser

In order for the Art from the Heart event on May 30, to be fun and exciting, we need to collect a great assortment of art.  Do you have a piece of artwork to donate?

All mediums accepted:

  • (Original Paintings, Photography, Ceramics, Glass, etc.Prints must be signed and numbered)
  • Work must have a minimum value of $50
  • Deadline for donations is April 30th

Contact Melody Bowers or Joel Bartlett to donate, or drop off your art at the Phoenix Village art Center any Friday or Saturday from noon to 8:00pm up until April 30th. Thank you!

Art from the Heart 
A Gala Evening of Art to Benefit Four Area Non Profits 
This is a fundraiser for The Christian Community 

Saturday, May 30, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Phoenix Village Art Center, 207 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA 
Tickets are available at the Devon chapel. 
See Zoe, Joel or Melody for tickets, or Buy Tickets Online

Looking Ahead - Save the Dates!

May 13 to 17 - International Youth Festival of The Christian Community in Dortmund - "At Home in Life- Where the Heart Is".  For more info, click here.

Saturday May 23, 10:30-1:30 pm - House and Garden Day -  Come and help clean and beautify the chapel, the parish house grounds and the community space. 

Saturday, May 30 - "Art from the Heart"
A Gala Evening of Art & Fun! Art donations are needed, and tickets will be available soon. To learn more, visit

July 30 to August 17 - The Christian Community Summer Camp for Children. Save the date!

August 7-9 - Summer Conference on The Lord of the Elementswith Revs. Bastiaan Baan and Nora Minassian - Save the dates!

July 22 to July 31, 2016 - International North/South Conference: "Take Heart!" - In Argentina.  Make early summer plans for 2016.  Detailed information yet to come. Save the date!

Pentecost 2017 - World Pentecost Conference in Rotterdam, Netherlands.  This is one of the rare opportunities to experience The Christian Community as a world wide movement.  Save the date!

Regional News

Latest North American Regional Newsletter - Spring 2015  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 - 
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Latest North American Seminary Newsletter - Please click hereto read the Seminary news.

Seminary Winter/Spring Semester 2015 Open Course
Week of April 27 – Being (a) Patient OPEN COURSE with Bastiaan Baan, Hans van Delden, and Judith Aventuro

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

International News

Click here to read the reports from the international regions.


Sunday Services

Devon Chapel 
212 Old Lancaster Rd. Devon, PA 19333

9:15 am - Children's Program 
10:00 am - Children's Service 

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. 
Note - no service on April 8.

Saturday Service
One Saturday per month at 9:00am. Next service: April 18.

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.  Meets next: April 16. 

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

Community Events   and Study Groups    
Come and Create
Contact Jodi Dill

Confirmation Classes 

Meets every other Monday at 6 pm at CVKH Old Cafe. Contact Rev. Minassian for details.

Youth Group
One Monday a month from 7:30-9 pm at Serena Social Room. Contact Rev. Minassian for details.

Young Adults Group
Every other Saturday at Soltane Breads & Spreads, Phoenixville. Meets next on April 12.

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: April 25.
Contact Rev. Nora Minassian

Study Group on the Gospel of Mark

Meeting every other Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm at Erika Asten's home in Kimberton.  Meets next April 8 & 15.

Study Group on The Philosophy of Freedom

A group is studying the book "Philosophy of Freedom" by Rudolf Steiner, meeting every Saturday, 2-3:30 pm at Caspar Hauser Center at CVKH. 

Contact the Priest

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