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The Christian Community of Pennsylvania

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Upcoming Events 


Saturday, September 29, 9 am - Michaelmas Day - The Act of Consecration of Man will be celebrated with a Homily in Devon followed by Michaelmas Contemplation.

Sunday, September 30, Michaelmas Festival, Potluck and Celebration - On this first Michaelmas Sunday, all first grade children are welcome to join the Sunday Service for Children. This is a very special moment in the spiritual life of the child standing at the altar for the very first time.  
We will begin at 9:15 am with singing followed by a Michaelmas story and Michaelmas Festival. After the Children Service and The Act of Consecration of Man, we will have a community festive potluck, followed by Games of Courage, Balance and Aim!

Wednesday, October 3, welcoming guest visitors - John Bloom, General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society and Joan Sleigh, a Member of the Executive Council from Dornach will be visiting us in Devon during our regular morning contemplation after the service.  

Sunday, October 7, Shepherds' Play Meeting and Choir after the Service 

Thursday, October 11, 9 am - Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man with a Homily - at Rose Hall in Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, 1601 Pughtown Rd., Phoenixville, PA 19460. 

Saturday, October 13, 3:30 pm - Conversations with Elders - Organized by the Threshold Group at Rose Hall, at 3:30 pm refreshments and 3:45 pm begin with Conversation with the life of Karin Myrin, the granddaughter of Aleric Myrin who began the Kimberton Farms School.  Karin was one of the founders of our chapel in Devon. 

Sunday, October 14 - after the service and light potluck - Report from the International Music conference - Kerry Lee was the only representative from North America attending the International Music Conference of The Christian Community and will share with us her experiences.

Monday, October 15 – Friday October 19 -Rev. Minassian and Rev. Hindes will be attending the Priest Synod in Taconic Berkshire. No Act of Consecration on Wednesday, October 17.

Monday, October 22 - Confirmation classes begin. Contact Rev. Minassian with any questions. 

Saturday, October 27, 9-10 am  Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man, 10:30-2:30 pm - House and Garden Day - We will celebrate the Sacrament followed by House and Garden Day. Come and help if you can. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by noon Thursday, 240-381-8557.

Sunday, October 28 - after the service and light potluck - Elements of the Sacraments: The Water. 


Looking Ahead - Save the Dates!

Friday, November 2, 7:30 pm - All Souls Celebration - Rose Hall, Camphill Village Kimberton Hills

Saturday, November 3, Daylight Savings Ends. Set Clocks back an hour.

Saturday, November 3, 2-5 pm - Youth Group taking part in Multi Cultural Festival - The festival will take place at Phoenixville Area Middle School, 1000 Purple Pride Blvd, Phoenixville

Sunday, November 4, noon, Remembering Those Who Have Died. Bring your remembrances of those in our community and those dear to you who have passed this year. Bring a poem or prose piece to share. Afterward Choir

Thursday, November 8, 9 am - Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man with a Homily - at Rose Hall in Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, 1601 Pughtown Rd., Phoenixville, PA 19460. 

Saturday, November 10, 9-10 am  Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man, 10:30-2:30 pm - House and Garden Day - We will celebrate the Sacrament followed by House and Garden Day. Come and help if you can. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by noon Thursday, 240-381-8557

Sunday, November 11 - after the service and light potluck - Elements of the Sacraments: The Incense. 

Sunday, November 18 - After the Service - Talk on Morality and Technology - How do we experience the etheric Christ? This talk will be offered by Karl Andrek.  Please note the date change from Sept. 23.

Saturday, December 1, 9-10 am  Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man, 10:30-2:30 pm - House and Garden Day and Preparing for Advent - We will celebrate the Sacrament followed by House and Garden Day. Come and help if you can. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by noon Thursday, 240-381-8557


Regional News

Thursday-Saturday, October 25-27, Regional Delegates Meeting in Fair Oaks, CA.

Latest Newsletter of North American Region - Click here to read the latest newsletter from our region

Regional updates on Facebook - Click here for The Christian Community of North America on Facebook.

Sermons when you need them - Find past homilies by Read Rev. Cindy Hindes at her blog.


International News
For the latest international newsletter, please click here.

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14 - Founding of the Christian Community in Moscow. 


Priests Away
Rev. Minassian will be away from October 8-October 15 attending the Founding of The Christian Community in Moscow with two other community members. Both Rev. Minassian and Rev. Hindes will be away from October 15-October 19 attending the Regional Synod in Hillsdale, NY. For any urgent questions, from October 8-15, please contact Rev. Hindes at 747-252-8305 and from October 15-19, contact Rev. Nora Minassian: 240-381-8557, noraminassian@me.com


Priest Consultation Hours
For conversation or the Sacrament of Consultation, please contact Rev. Nora Minassian: 240-381-8557, noraminassian@me.com

Regular Services and Events:

Sunday Services
9:15 am - Children's Program
10 am - Sunday Service for Children 
10:30 am - The Act of Consecration of Man. 

Wednesday Services
9 am - The Act of Consecration of Man followed by contemplation (No Service on Oct.17.)

Affiliate Community - Camphill Village Kimberton Hills Services
Celebrating The Act of Consecration of Man on the second Thursday of the month at Rose Hall at 9 am. 

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.

Confirmation Classes for 7th and 8th graders
Meets every other Monday at 6-7:30 pm at CVKH Old Cafe. (Confirmation classes will resume on Oct 22)

Youth Group
For 14-19 year olds. Next meetings: September 29, November 3.

Gospel Study Group 
Meeting Wednesday evenings at 7-8:30 pm at Ideas Bookstore except October 3rd study will be in Blue Room at 6pm. 

Shepherds Play
Study Group 
Meeting Sundays after service and light potluck in Devon. Next meetings: Oct 7, 21.

Staying Connected Group 
Reading for those who have died.
Meeting at the Blue Room in Rose Hall on the last Saturday of the Month, 7-7:45 am. 

Threshold Group
First Thursday of the month at 7 pm. For more info, contact Kerry Lee at 

The Christian Community of Pennsylvania
212 Old Lancaster Road
Devon, PA 19333

Nora Minassian: 240-381-8557

Cindy Hindes, retired: 747-252-8305
cindy.hindes@gmail.com





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