Advent Lessons & Carols

4:00pm Dec 2

This service will include lessons pertaining to the promised coming of the Messiah and Jesus’ return. It will be a wonderful way to celebrate the Advent season and prepare for the celebration of Christmas!

Man Up Dinner

6:00-8:00pm Dec 5
Ashton Hall

Speaker: Rev. Dr. David Bruner 
Topic: "Keep Advent Weird"

Dave recently earned his PhD in Christian Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary, has taught at Eastern University and attends Paoli Presbyterian where is wife is an associate Pastor.

Walk-ins welcomed!

Advent Family Service

10:00-11:30am Dec 8
Ashton Hall

Come enjoy a family-focused service intended to help people of all ages dive into the Advent season. There will be a brief service that will include a story and some songs, snacks to share, and crafts to work with. All are welcome.  

Women’s Ministry will sell homemade Christmas Cookies to benefit their scholarship fund after the service.

Vox Amadeus Concert

8:00-9:30pm Dec 8

Rennaisance Noël  Voices and Period Instruments

This season marks the 32nd consecutive year of our annual tradition of magical Renaissance Noël concerts by the Vox Renaissance Consort, celebrating the glorious Renaissance Christmas music of Old Europe, with masterpieces for single and double chorus, solo voices, and period instruments, plus traditional carols. A unique feature of these concerts is our Renaissance Consort performers exquisitely attired in lush period costumes. Come and experience a joyful and traditional old-world Noël!

Brandywine Singers Concert

7:00pm Dec 15
Good Samaritan

Candlelit Christmas

The Brandywine Singers is Chester County’s premier chamber choral ensemble with a dedication to the very best in choral arts.

Chester County Choral Society

3:30-5:00pm Dec 16
Church of the Good Samaritan

Saint Saens' Christmas Oratorio

Featuring pianist Ann Ellis, organist Colin Howland, and harpist Elisabeth Yankelitis 

Also featuring the Chester County Choral Society Chamber Ensemble 

Christmas Eve

11am, 5pm, 8pm & 11pm Dec 24

11am Family Service (especially for families with young children)
5pm Festal Holy Eucharist (special music begins at 4:30pm)
8pm New Chapel Christmas Eve (contemporary service with Eucharist)
11pm Festal Holy Eucharist (special music begins at 10:30pm)

There is no childcare, the nursery will be open

Parents, Pins, and Pasta!

4:00-6:00pm Jan 6, 2019
Devon Bowling Lanes
Parents Pins and Pasta is the Youth Ministries' Winter Kickoff Event.  It is for THE WHOLE FAMILY ! (mom, dad, sister, brother... and sure... bring grandma and grandpa if you like!)   Each year, this is one of our biggest events and it's a BLAST!

Relationship Refresh

Fri 6:30-9:00pm & Sat 9:30am-3:30pm Feb 1-2, 2019

A practical workshop for getting to know yourself and your partner at a deeper level to break free from the stuck places to a deeper connection. Led by Cheryl Sparks, PhD.

College Ministry Spring Break Service Trip

Mar 2-9, 2019
Guyan Valley, West Virginia

Calling all Handymen and women! Would you like to join the college ministry on their spring break service trip to the Guyan Valley, WV with the Appalachia Service Project (ASP) the week of March 2-9, 2019? We will serve alongside homeowners and those experiencing rural poverty to make their homes “Warmer, Safer, and Drier.” We’d love for you to come along with us!

Bishops & Breweries Tour

May 24 - Jun 2, 2019
Join Richard and Ruth Morgan on a Guided Tour of Historic British Cathedrals and British Breweries (Tasting optional).

This Week


8:00am | Eucharist

8:00am - 8:45am
Location: Chapel

9:00am | Staff meeting

9:00am - 9:30am
Location: Central Office Space
We meet each Tuesday as a staff following the 8am Eucharist.

9:00am | Day School Gym

9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Walton Hall

9:00am | Joy of Living Small Groups

9:00am - 11:45am
Location: 260

11:30am | Ladies Lunch Bible Study

11:30am - 2:00pm
Location: 223 Fishbowl

7:00pm | Boy Scouts Troop 106

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Ashton Hall North
Sara Culbert 610-608-8501


7:00am | Morning Prayer

7:00am - 7:30am
Location: Chapel

9:00am | Day School Gym

9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Walton Hall

9:30am | Gathering Hope ESL

9:30am - 11:30am
Location: 260

10:00am | Women's Bible Study

10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 223 Fishbowl

11:00am | Retired & Refired

11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: 264
Speaker and fellowship. Bring a bag lunch and a sweet to share.

6:30pm | College Family Dinner

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Old Rectory
Join us at the Old Rectory for dinner and a discussion about the intersection of life and faith. Newcomers always welcome!

7:00pm | Fireside Bible Study

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Panera Bread (Malvern)
This is our midweek Bible study for High School students.  Come early if you plan to order food so we can get started right on time.  If possible, RSVP each week to Jonathan (a txt msg is fine) if you're coming so he knows how many to expect.

7:00pm | Insight Bible Study

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 263


9:00am | Thanksgiving Morning Prayer

9:00am - 9:30am
Location: Chapel

7:00pm | Alanon

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Chapel


9:00am | Day School Gym

9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Walton Hall

11:00am | Chester Co Volunteer English Program

11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: 223 Fishbowl
Sue Laskin 610-407-0556

7:00pm | AA 11th Step Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 263
Good Samaritan


9:00am | McNutt Healing Training

9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 223 Fishbowl


10:30am | Combined Service at 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Church

3:45pm | Children's Music Program 3-8

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Choir Room


9:00am | Day School Gym

9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Walton Hall

9:30am | Gathering Hope ESL

9:30am - 11:30am
Location: 260

4:30pm | Walking the Mourner's Path

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: 215
Grief work group, meeting weekly.
Requires registration