Events and Program

See the entire update for this week here: 

 Week of June 21-27

For this week - June 21-27

We will continue to celebrate the Sacrament at 9 am on Wednesdays and Saturdays and at 10:30 am on Sundays. For questions regarding any of our Sacraments, please don't hesitate to give Rev. Minassian a call.  

For all those who are not able to come, you are welcome to join us from home and pray together.  The following is one possible way: 

  • Light a Candle.
  • Imagine our altar and think of our community members and friends. 
  • Try to recall the sense perceptions, feelings, thoughts and the movements you have experienced during the Sacrament.
  • Read the Gospel Reading - 
    • Sunday June 21-Tuesday June 23, Luke 19:1-10 (See below)
    • St. John's Day-Wednesday, June 24 - Saturday June 27, Mark 1:1-11 (See Below)
  • Sing one of your favorite songs or "I Am the World's True Light"
  • Take a moment to look inside and look at all the joys and challenges, gratitude and care with truthfulness and honesty, with forgiveness and love as you imagine looking at them with the eyes of Christ.
  • Read the Creed.
  • Sing another one of your favorite songs or "Holy, Holy, Holy Art Thou
  • Pray the Lord's Prayer.
  • Close by snuffing the candle. 

St. John's Day - Wednesday, June 24

Concert by Veronika Roemer - On St. John's Day, after The Act of Consecration of Man and contemplation, Veronika Roemer will offer a mini viola concert by Telemann, from 11 am - 11:30 am.  We will open the door of the chapel and have chairs outside (weather permitting) in case you prefer to listen from outside. 

Community Biodynamic Stirring and Spraying led by karl Andrek - On St. John's Day, at 4 pm, you are welcome to join us in biodynamic preparation stirring and spraying our grounds. Spraying will take place at 5 pm.  You may also take some with you to spray your home grounds.


June 28, 2020 - First Sunday of St. John - "He Must Increase"
After the Sacrament and before the Community BBQ, we will have St. John's contemplation and conversation, outdoors, weather permitting. 
Also, this will be the last Sunday for our Children's Program before the summer break. 


Save the Dates


Saturday, July 18 - 9 am - The Act of Consecration of Man in German

Saturday, July 25 - 9 am - The Act of consecration of Man followed by House and Garden Day from 10:30-2:30 pm. Lunch included.

Sunday, July 26 - After the services and light potluck, continuation of our contemplations on 12 world outlooks.


Community Conference Call
If you like to be part of our community conference zoom call on Thursday at 4 p.m., please let Nora know so she can send you the link. RSVP by 4 pm on Wednesday. 


Prayer Circle
We have formed a 24-hour prayer circle to pray The Lord's Prayer for humanity.  You are welcome to be part of it. 


Click on these links for messages and updates:


In case of an emergency, please call Rev. Minassian at 240-381-8557.


Looking Ahead - 
Save the Dates!


Summer Camp for Children in Maine is on! 
August 6-22, 2020 

Two and a half fun-filled weeks for children on the shores of the beautiful Great Pond Lake at Camp Bomazeen in Belgrade, Maine. The children will enjoy over 200 acres of woods, fields and a sandy beach with a nearby blueberry bog, exquisite sunsets and the call of the loon at night.


Regional News


From our Region - Seminary Newsletter
Please click here to read the latest Newsleter of the Seminary of the Christian Community in North America. (posted June 13)


Latest Seminary Newsletter
Please click here for the latest Seminary Newsletter

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:

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
(Children’s Service and program are on hold during the County’s yellow phase)
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 & Saturday 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. 
Please check the CVKH schedule for updates. 

Community Events & Study Groups 

Events may be cancelled for COVID-19 concerns. Call ahead.
 
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. 240-38one-855seven. 

Confirmation Classes 
for 7th and 8th graders
Thursdays, 3:30-5 pm. Contact Rev. Minassian for details. 

Youth Group
For 14-19 year olds. Contact Samuel Parker at 610-653-nine19two for more details.

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

Prayer and Care Circle
Monthly at 7-8:30 p.m. in the Blue Room, Rose Hall, CVKH. If you would like the circle to pray for you, or if you are interested in being part of the circle, please let Rev. Minassian know. 

Festivals Study 
Monthly at 6:30 p.m. monthly at the Blue Room, Rose Hall, CVKH. 

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