Religious Events: September 18, 2013

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

All Saints Episcopal Church Torresdale, 9601 Frankford Ave. Liturgy of Word & Eucharist celebrated Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday at 8 and 10 a.m. Healing and Holy Eucharist Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Review of Scriptures Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. ECW meets every second Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Young at Heart group meets every first and third Thursday at noon in Fellowship Hall. Breakfast Club meets every second Saturday at 9 a.m. in Friendship Hall. 215-637-8787.

Berachah Church 400 Ashbourne Road, Cheltenham. Ask about junior and senior high school youth groups, Soteria (college & career group), SPUDS (Senior Persons Under Divine Service), Bible studies for men and women, retreats, Awana and other activities. Sunday school for all ages at 9:15 a.m. Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. Nursery available for both. 215-379-8700,

Bethany Baptist Church 460 Rhawn St. Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 10:45 a.m. Evening service at 6 p.m. Bethany Youth meets Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Midweek service Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Senior fellowship held the first Saturday of each month at 7 p.m. Women’s fellowship held the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Men of God Bible study meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. 215-745-4800.

Bethany United Church of Christ 6545 Rising Sun Ave. A contemporary worship and faith formation is held the second and fourth Saturdays of each month at 5:30 p.m. Worship service Sundays at 10:30 a.m. 215-745-5231,

Bethel, the Church at Franklin Mills 903 Franklin Mills Circle. Saturday service at 6 p.m. Sunday services at 9, 10:15 and 11:45 a.m. 215-824-3000,

Bethesda Prebyterian Church 808 Red Lion Road. Sept. 22: Contemporary service, Nursery, Adult Bible Study, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 23: Fibromyalgia Support Group meets. Sept. 24: Lincoln Cultural Group meets at noon and Girl Scouts at 7 p.m. Sept. 26: Prayer meeting at 10:15 a.m., Girl Scouts at 7 p.m. and Sanctuary choir at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27: Friday Nite Live Youth at 7 p.m. Traditional service Sundays at 11 a.m. 215-464-3131,

Beth Emanuel Messianic Synagogue 10150 Bustleton Ave. Shabbat service every Friday at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. 215-969-4569.

Bridesburg United Methodist Church 2717 Kirkbride St. Adult Sunday school at 9 a.m. Worship service at 10 a.m.

Burholme Baptist Church Cottman and Rising Sun avenues. Opportunities for worship, fellowship, Bible study, choir and instruction on Sundays at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Classes and choir with the Manna Bible Institute on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:45 to 10 p.m. Receive a blessing each Thursday at 5 p.m. 215-745-3483.

Campbell AME Church 1657 Kinsey St. First Sundays: Worship service and Communion at 10 a.m. Second through fifth Sundays: Contemporary service at 8 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Traditional service at 11 a.m. 215-288-2748.

Congregation Adath Jeshurun 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Volunteers are needed for the Cook for a Friend program. 215-635-6611.

Congregations of Ner Zedek 7520 Bustleton Ave. Services Monday through Friday at 7 a.m., Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m. Evening services Monday through Sunday at 7:30 p.m. 215-728-1155.

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim 9768 Verree Road. Sunday services at 8 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. Services at 6:40 and 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and at 7:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Friday Shabbat services at 6:45 and 8:15 p.m. Saturday Shabbat services at 9 and 9:30 a.m. and eight minutes before sunset. 215-677-1600.

Crescentville United Methodist Church 412 Sentner St. (at Hasbrook Avenue). Sunday worship at 10 a.m. A Sunday school class for children age 8 and younger is held during the sermon portion of the service. 215-745-7115, www.cres­centvil­

Crossroads Bible Church 855 Old Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley. Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Power Hour at 6 p.m. Youth group meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Awana on Fridays at 7 p.m. 215-379-3096.

Crossroads Community Church 7721 Torresdale Ave. Fellowship on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Worship service at 11 a.m. Child care provided for infants through age 2. Children age 3 through fifth grade can learn about the Lord and have fun during the worship service. 215-632-1564,

Disston Memorial Presbyterian Church 4500 Tyson Ave. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m. Worship service at 10:15 a.m. Bible study and prayer fellowship Thursdays at 7 p.m. 215-332-2171.

Emmanuel Resurrection Episcopal Church 8201 Frankford Ave. Holy Communion Sundays at 10 a.m. Sunday school is held weekly for ages 3 to 12. Bible study Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in Emmanuel House and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in the chapel. 215-624-8520.

Faith Lutheran Church 4150 Woodhaven Road. Traditional Sunday service at 8:15 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Contemporary service at 11 a.m. Nursery is available. 215-637-4210,

Fellowship Bible Church 13021 Worthington Road. Sunday worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Prayer and Bible study Sundays at 6 p.m. Youth night for grades one to 12 is held Wednesdays from 7 to 8:45 p.m. 215-677-7033.

First Grace Brethren Church Oxford Avenue and Knorr Street. Small groups meet Sunday at 6 p.m. Kingdom Kids, a ministry for children in grades 1 through 7, meets at 7 p.m. 215-745-2799.

Fox Chase United Methodist Church 201 Loney St. Sunday service at 10 a.m. 215-745-7415/7416,

Frankford United Seventh-Day Adventist Church 1814 Orthodox St. Sabbath school for adults and youth on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Sabbath service at 11 a.m. Adventist Youth at 3:30 p.m. (Varies during sunset.) 215-743-0820.

Gloria Dei Church 570 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley. Saturday night praise in the chapel at 5 p.m. Sunday service with hymns and Communion in the chapel at 8 a.m. Crossways service (Contemporary) at 9 a.m. in the sanctuary. Cathedral service (Traditional) in the sanctuary at 11 a.m. 215-947-8200,

Good News Philadelphia Church 309 Township Line Road, Elkins Park. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Sunday services at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. Sisters meet on Thursdays at 8 p.m. Regional meetings held Fridays at 8 p.m. 215-740-0100.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Cottman Avenue and Erdrick Street. Worship, fellowship and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. 215-332-4110.

Grace Bible Church 8950 Ashton Road. Sunday celebration at 9 and 11:30 a.m. 215-677-2088,

Greater Hope Fellowship 8601 Torresdale Ave. Training for Reigning (Sunday school) at 10 a.m. Prayer at 10:30 a.m. Worship service at 11 a.m. Intercessory prayer at 7 p.m. Bible study at 7:30 p.m. 877-282-3568.

Holmesburg United Methodist Church 8118 Frankford Ave. Sunday worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday School at 10:15 a.m. 215-624-6900.

Holy Innocents St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Torresdale and Tyson avenues. Holy Eucharist Sundays at 8 a.m. service. Service with choir at 10 a.m. Sunday school and youth group at 11:30 a.m. 215-624-1144.

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church Loretto Avenue and Robbins Street. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Worship service at 10 a.m. Bible study at 11 a.m. 215-535-2550.

Hungarian Reformed Church Meets at Glading Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1267 E. Cheltenham Ave. Worship service in Hungarian every Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Laszlo Ujj. 215-745-0549.

Huntingdon Valley Presbyterian Church 2364 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley. Contemporary worship Sunday at 9 a.m. Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m. Traditional worship at 11 a.m. 215-947-5500.

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Burholme 1013 Cottman Ave. Holy Communion and Sunday school at 10 a.m. 215-342-8203.

Immanuel Lutheran Church Somerton 14100 Worthington Road (corner of Southampton Road). English service and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Fellowship at 10:30 a.m. German service at 11 a.m. 215-464-1540,­manuel­

Impacting Your World Christian Center New Foundations Charter School, 8001 Torresdale Ave. Bible study Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. 215-438-7838.

Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church Hawthorne Street and Longshore Avenue. Worship every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. 215-338-4487,

Klein JCC Red Lion Road and Jamison Avenue. Kaballat Shabbat celebration is held every Friday at 10:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.

Living Waters Ministries 7757 Frankford Ave. Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. Midweek service Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Services are held in the first-floor sanctuary, which is wheelchair-accessible. 215-332-9688,

Living Word Church 7916 Frankford Ave. Recovery with God meeting Mondays at 7 p.m. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Sunday school for all children and Sunday classes for age 18 and older at 10 a.m. Sunday service with nursery and children’s church at 11 a.m. 215-333-5233, www.liv­ing­word­

Macalester Torresdale Presbyterian Church Crown and Morrell avenues. Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. 215-637-7264.

Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El 133 W. Cheltenham Ave, Cheltenham. Shabbat services on Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:15 a.m. 215-635-1505.

Memorial Church of St. Luke (Episcopal) 1946 Welsh Road. Church school on Sundays at 10:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist on Sundays at 11 a.m. Holy Eucharist with anointing for healing on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. 215-969-3645.

Memorial Presbyterian Church of Fox Chase 7902 Oxford Ave. Sunday school at 9 a.m. Sunday worship service at 10:30 a.m. 215-745-2844.

Mount Zion Baptist Church-Holmesburg 8101 Erdrick St. (at Welsh Road). Sunday school at 8:30 a.m. Worship service Sundays at 10 a.m. 215-624-8869.

New Beginning Church of Philadelphia 4200 Roosevelt Blvd. Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible study and free credit counseling at 6 p.m. 267-252-5348,

New Life Community Church 2680 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley. Sunday school for all ages at 9:15 a.m. Worship service at 10:30 a.m. Children’s worship and nursery is provided. 215-947-1880.

New Testament Church 6526 Rising Sun Ave. Bible study on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Northeast Community Church 3300 Tyson Ave. Sunday services at 11 a.m. in English, Chinese and Albanian. 215-331-6344,­

Our Lady of Ransom Roosevelt Boulevard and Knorr Street. Mass is celebrated Monday through Saturday at 8 a.m. in the chapel. Vigil Mass on Saturday at 5 p.m. and 9 and 11 a.m. in the main church. Mass for the deaf community celebrated at 12:15 p.m. on the first and third Sundays in the chapel and interpreted Mass on the second and fourth Sunday in the main church with the whole community. 215-332-6166.

Pennepack Baptist Church 8732 Krewstown Road. Sunday service at 11 a.m. 215-673-4410,

Philadelphia First Church of the Nazarene 1707 Shelmire Ave., at the corner of Summerdale and Shelmire avenues. Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. “Aftershock,” a worship service led by the church youth, takes place at noon. Sunday school for adults and children of all ages at noon. Wednesday prayer at 7 p.m. 215-725-1144.

Philadelphia Holiness Apostolic Tabernacle Philadelphia Protestant Home, 6500 Tabor Road. Services are held in the chapel on Sundays at 11:30 a.m. 215-410-8109.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (Lawncrest) 6001 Colgate St. Sunday worship at 10 a.m. Bible study on Wednesday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. 215-342-3535, www.pop­

Rhawnhurst Baptist Church 2224 Rhawn St. Sunday school lesson at 9:45 a.m. Sunday service at 11 a.m. 215-742-9217.

Rhawnhurst Presbyterian Church 7701 Loretto Ave. Christian education at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Praise and worship at 10:35 a.m. Worship at 11 a.m. Kids Club, Grapple and Bible study for junior and senior high girls at 6 p.m. 215-342-2112.

St. Andrew’s-in-the-Field Episcopal Church 500 Somerton Ave. Sunday services at 9 a.m. 215-673-5938.

St. David’s Lutheran Church 9169 Academy Road. Traditional worship Sundays at 8:15 a.m. Regular service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. for ages 3 and older. Rejoice service at 11 a.m. Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. 215-332-7424.

St. Dominic Parish 8506 Frankford Ave. A series of adult faith catechesis (talks) continues in the parish center on Mondays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Babysitting will be provided.

St. James Lutheran Church Castor Avenue and Pratt Street. Bible study groups meet weekdays. Call for information. Worship and fellowship Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Holy Communion on Saturdays at 6 p.m. Traditional Sunday services at 8:05 and 11 a.m. Contemporary family service and Seraphim band at 9:20 a.m. St. James kid’s education at 9:30 a.m. 215-743-1828 or e-mail

St. John’s Lutheran Church Tyson Avenue and Hawthorne Street. Saturday worship and communion at 5 p.m., Sunday worship and communion at 8 and 11 a.m. Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Adult Bible study Mondays at 7 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. 215-624-5505, www.stjohns­may­

St. Leo Church 6658 Keystone St. Daily Mass at 8:30 a.m. in the lower church. Sunday Mass at 8 a.m. in the lower church and Spanish language Mass at 11:30 a.m. in the upper church. 215-333-0340.

St. Luke’s & Bishop Hoffman Reformed Episcopal Church 6701 Frankford Ave. Holy Communion is held the first Sunday of every month. Sunday Bible school at 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at 10:45 a.m. 215-333-4185.

St. Mark’s Church 4442 Frankford Ave. Anglican/Episcopal worship on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Healing prayers with Eucharist on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. 215-535-0635,

St. Marha’s Catholic Church 11301 Academy Road. Sept. 20: Charismatic Mass and healing service with prayer and praise at 6:45 p.m. 215-637-5441.

St. Martin of Tours Church 5450 Roosevelt Blvd. All Masses are celebrated in the upper church: Saturday Vigil at 4 p.m.; Saturday Brazilian Mass at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday English Masses at 7:30 and 9 a.m. and noon; Sunday Spanish Mass at 10:30 a.m.; Saturday Mass at 8:30 a.m.; Holy day Vigil at 7 p.m.; Holy day Masses at 8:30 a.m. and noon. Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament is held Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy and benediction will be held at 5 p.m. 215-535-2962.

St. Petri-Hope Lutheran Church 6816 Jackson St. Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. Second and fourth Sundays outdoor worship at 7 p.m. Bring chairs. Visit for information and events.

St. Stephen Orthodox Cathedral 8598 Verree Road. Divine Liturgy celebrated Sundays at 10 a.m. 215-745-3232.

St. Timothy Catholic Church 3001 Levick St. Mass on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Confessions on Saturday from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Saturday vigil in the upper church at 4:30 p.m. Sunday Mass in the lower church at 6:30 a.m. Sunday Mass in the upper church at 8:30 and 10 a.m. and noon. Daily Mass 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. Mass on Holy Days at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. and 12:05 and 7 p.m. in the lower church. 215-624-6188.

St. William Church 6200 Rising Sun Ave. English vigil Mass Saturdays at 5 p.m. English Masses Sunday at 7:30 and 9 a.m., noon and 8 p.m. Spanish Mass at 10:30 a.m. Pakistani Mass at 4 p.m. 215-745-1389.

Saints Tabernacle Outreach Ministries Roosevelt Boulevard and Large Street. Sabbath worship schedule: Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturday at 10 a.m., and Wednesday at 7 p.m. 215-548-6011.

Saints United Lutheran Church 3200 Ryan Ave. (at Sackett Street). Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday school during worship Sept. through June. All are welcome. 215-624-6446.

Seven Mile Road Church 525 Welsh Road. Sunday service at 11 a.m.

Tabas House 2101 Strahle St. Sabbath service Fridays at noon. Sabbath lunch at 12:15 p.m. 215-745-3127.

Temple-Beth Am 971 Old York Road, Abington. Sept. 22: Nosh and Drosh discussion with Brotherhood of Old York Temple-Beth Am at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 23: Dinner in the Sukkah at 6 p.m. Sept. 26: Si,chat Torah Yiskor at 8 a.m. Bagels, Coffee and Torah held Saturdays at 9 a.m. followed by Shabbat service. 215-886-8000.

Temple Beth Ami 9201 Old Bustleton Ave. Services Monday through Friday are at 7:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Services on Saturday and Sunday are at 9 a.m. Free adult Hebrew classes for all levels are held Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Grassroots discussions held every Saturday after services. Knowledge of Hebrew is not required. 215-673-2511.

Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai 4301 Tyson Ave. Friday services at 7:30 p.m. Oneg Shabbat follows. 215-624-9600.

Trinity Church Oxford (Episcopal) Oxford Avenue at Longshore Street. Holy Eucharist on Sundays at 8 and 10 a.m. Church school at 10 a.m. 215-745-6114,

United Methodist Church of the Good Shepherd 10901 Calera Road. Sunday praise service and adult Bible class at 9 a.m. Traditional worship service and youth Sunday school at 10:30 a.m. 215-632-1929.

United Methodist Church of the Redeemer 1128 Cottman Ave. Contemporary worship on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., traditional worship at 10 a.m. Children’s Sunday school at 10:15 a.m. Dinner and Bible study Wednesday at 6 p.m. 215-745-5963.

Whitehall Baptist Church 3541 Avalon St. Adult Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Church service Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Children’s church held during the worship service. 215-637-9677.

Wissinoming Bible Fellowship Church 4414 Van Kirk St. Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. Practical Bible study for adults Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Youth group for teens in grades 6 to 12 meets Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 215-743-3751,••

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