Arch Street Preschool In 2011 our congregation renewed our efforts to be a blessing to our community by founding the Arch Street Preschool. To learn more about our first Mission Partner click here.
Beacon is a faith community located in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia that strengthens its community, its children and neighbors, through faith, art, and storytelling. Beacon believes that creative expression and storytelling provide unique avenues for individual and community transformation and growth and so we offer space for creative expression through community art workshops for all ages, safe summer recreation, and an open, welcoming worship service. To learn more visit thewordatbeacon.org.
Broad Street Ministry is committed to extending radical hospitality to all people, especially those who feel like they don’t belong anywhere else. The BSM faith community worships every Sunday at 4pm, and welcomes youth from all over the country to participate in a mission trip experience through the Youth Initiative. The BSM Hospitality Collaborative serves five weekly meals partnered with stabilizing services such as clothing, therapeutic arts, medical and mental health check-ups, and a mail service to vulnerable Philadelphians experiencing poverty, homelessness, and hunger. To learn more or to sign up to volunteer, please visit broadstreetministry.org.
BROAD STREET MINISTRY VIDEO
The Christian Association at the University of Pennsylvania is a place for students to find community and develop friendships, to grow in the faith and ask tough questions about the Bible and God as well as about life in general. We seek to providing students “a home away from home” on Penn’s campus as we journey with them through their college experience, helping them become the young adults God is calling them to be. We meet for meals, Bible study and books groups, service opportunities, and fun outings. To learn more visit upennca.org.
CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENN VIDEO
St. James School is celebrating 10 years of working to educate the whole child in the Allegheny West neighborhood of North Philadelphia. The 4th through 8th grade Episcopal school encourages the development of the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and creative gifts in its students. St. James School makes a lifelong commitment to every child they serve, supporting them through high school, college, careers, and beyond. To learn more visit stjamesphila.org.
The Presbytery of Philadelphia is a network of 120 congregations in the greater Philadelphia area. The Presbytery works to support innovative and healthy congregations and church-partnerships to advance the work of God’s kingdom in the region. To learn more about the ministry and mission of the Philadelphia Presbytery, click here.
Voices Awake: Girls Equipped for Change is a girls’ empowerment program located in rural Malawi, West Africa. Founded in 2013 and based on Christian principles, Voices Awake assists Malawian girls from families living in poverty to realize their full potential through education, mentorship, and job training programs. It also offers a safe home for girls and women who have experienced trauma and abuse and operates a lunch program to make sure its girls eat at least one healthy meal per day. Malawian girls face numerous challenges like early marriages, child prostitution, overcrowded schools, and HIV/AIDS. Voices Awake is a unique program that helps Malawian girls reach their full potential despite these challenges. The church is proud to have supported Voices Awake since 2017.
VOICES AWAKE VIDEO