Events

Man Up Dinner

6:00-8:00pm Jan 31
Ashton Hall

Speaker: Jonathan Hobbs, Director of Youth Ministry at Good Sam 

Topic: Shepherds don’t make sheep: empowering the next generation in the church

Relationship Refresh

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

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.

Includes dinner Friday evening and lunch on Saturday.

$60 per couple, scholarships available.

Man Up Breakfast

8:00-10:00am Feb 16
Ashton Hall

Whitney Kuniholm - "The Second Half Challenge" - finding God's purpose for the most important season of your life.

Please let George Scheffey know if you'd like to bring a breakfast casserole to be shared.

Meet the Candidates Forum

10:30am Feb 17
Ashton Hall

Meet the Candidates for Vestry

Ian McDonald

Tom Connett

Ashley Henderson

Trent Bickley

The following Vestry members have agreed to run for a second term:

Barri Alexander

Andy Balsan

Ted Klenske

The following candidates have been selected and have agreed to run for the vacancy of Diocesan Delegate:

Stewart Crumpler

David Turkheimer

Freedom in Christ Retreat

Feb 22-24, 2019
Harvey Cedars Bible Conference

This three-day retreat combines biblical teachings on Christian principles of growth, healing and wellness with private time to study, reflect and listen to the Lord. It is a retreat for those who already know Jesus as Savior and Lord, and who are serious about growing in that relationship and receiving healing and freedom in their lives.

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!

Choir Concert

3:00-5:00pm Mar 3
Good Samaritan

Good Samaritan Choir, Church Farm School Choir & Lindenhall School Choirs - Bernstein, Chichester Psalms

Annual Meeting

5:00pm Mar 3
Ashton North

The 2018 Annual Meeting will be held in Ashton North at 5pm on March 3, 2019. All are encouraged to attend.

Diocesan Lent Day - The Home of God

10:00am-3:00pm Mar 16
Church of the Good Samaritan

We're excited to welcome Miroslav Volf as the keynote speaker for a day of teaching, reflection, and workshops to help us engage with some Lenten reflection and renewal. Miroslav is an excellent thinker and stimulating communicator, and all are welcome. The day will include lunch, and there is a registration fee of $25, which can be reduced in cases of need. Our Lent Day is co-sponsored by Philadelphia Theological Institute, the Diocese and the Church of the Good Samaritan.

Man Up Chili Cook Off

6:00-8:00pm Mar 20
Ashton Hall

Dust off your favorite recipe and see how it stands up to the other guys'. For planning, please let George Scheffey know if you'll be bringing chili; otherwise just RSVP to let us know you're coming to help judge whose tastes best. 

Good Friday Services

Services @ 7:00am (Chapel) & 7:30pm (Church) Apr 19
Chapel & Church

Ecumenical Service @ St Peter's in the Field

Easter Sunday

Services @ 7:30am, 9:00am and 11:00am Apr 21
Chapel & Church

Belonging to the Church

4 Sundays, 6-8pm Apr 28 - May 19
Ashton Hall South

This is a four week course for new members, current members or anyone who would like to learn more about what it means to be an Episcopalian and a member at Good Samaritan. This course is required for those who are interested in being confirmed on June 9, 2019, but all are welcome. Classes will meet in Ashton Hall from 6-8pm. The evening includes dinner, worship, talk and discussion.  
Topics covered will include Anglican History, Holy Communion and Liturgical Worship, The Holy Spirit, Baptism and Confirmation & Membership at Good Samaritan.

Bishops & Breweries Tour

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

This Week

Today

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

Wednesday

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

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.

Thursday

9:00am | Day School Gym

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

9:15am | Morning Prayer

9:15am - 9:30am
Location: Chapel

9:30am | Chester Co Volunteer English Program

9:30am - 11:00am
Location: 223 Fishbowl
Sue Laskin 610-407-0556

7:00pm | Alanon

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

7:00pm | Adult Choir Rehearsal

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Choir Room
Adult Choir Rehearsal

Friday

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

4:00pm | Gary Gress

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Church

7:00pm | AA 11th Step Meeting

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

Saturday

9:00am | McNutt Healing Training

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

Sunday

7:30am | Holy Eucharist

7:30am - 8:30am
Location: Chapel
Traditional Liturgy, no choir

9:00am | Holy Eucharist with Choir and Praise

9:00am - 10:30am
Location: Church
Liturgy and both classical and praise music. Most attended service. Childcare is available and Sunday School is offered for children and Youth.

9:00am | Sunday School, 9am

9:00am - 10:00am
Location: PreK / K
Kids from Infants through 6th grade can participate in Sunday School classes with their peers.  Classes are available for Infants, Toddlers, PreK/K, Elementary, and 5-6th grades (Club 56).

10:00am | Hearts & Minds

10:00am - 11:00am
Location: 215

10:15am | Youth Confirmation MENTORS Meeting

10:15am - 11:00pm
Location: 223 Fishbowl
Mentors for the Youth Confirmation Students will be meeting with Chris Micklewright and Jonathan Hobbs to go over expectations and best practices.  

10:45am | Adult Discipleship

10:45am - 11:30am
Location: 263
Study on Galatians

11:00am | Holy Eucharist with Choir

11:00am - 12:15pm
Location: Chapel

11:00am | New Chapel

11:00am - 12:15pm
Location: Church
Contemporary Service Childcare is available and Sunday School is offered for children and Youth.

11:00am | Sunday School, 11am

11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: PreK / K
Kids from Infants through 6th grade can participate in Sunday School classes with their peers.  Classes are available for Infants, Toddlers, PreK/K, Elementary, and 5-6th grades (Club 56).

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

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

4:00pm | Youth Group

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Walton Hall

Monday

9:00am | Day School Gym

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

9:30am | Gathering Hope ESL

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

1:00pm | Red Cross Blood Drive

1:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Ashton Hall South