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Sunday, September 25 2022

Order of Worship for the 10AM service

Click here to watch, or watch on our Facebook page, or on our YouTube page

  • Welcome & Opening Prayer
  • Litany
  • Opening Song
  • Statement of Faith
  • Video
  • Children's Message
  • Scripture: Luke 16:19-31
  • Message: "Follow the Leader!” ~Pastor Karyn
  • Song
  • Prayer & The Lord's Prayer
  • Closing Song & Offering
  • Church News
  • Blessing for the Week

Masks are no longer needed. Please feel free to wear one if you choose. Click here to read the Mask Update.

Worship in the Chapel on

Sunday, September 25 at 8:30AM

Held every Sunday with piano, hymns, a message, and Communion served weekly.

Masks are no longer needed. Please feel free to wear one if you choose. Click here to read the Mask Update.

Lectionary Readings for Sunday, September 25

First Reading: Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15

Psalm 146

Second Reading: 1 Timothy 6:6-19

Gospel: Luke 16:19-31


Sunday School classes return this Sunday, September 25!

All kids in preschool through 6th grade are welcome to join every Sunday during the 10AM service.

Children begin in the service and are dismissed to classes following the Children’s Message. They will experience creative activities, games, crafts & Bible stories for imaginative learning.

Are you in need of Nursery Care during the 10AM worship service? Please let Dana know.

Contact Dana for more information:

We are still collecting non-food items for Feast of Justice, on Sunday, September 25

Bring your items with you to worship this Sunday, and place them in the back of the Sanctuary.

We are primarily collecting paper products, cleaning supplies, and personal care items. Click HERE for the complete list.

Men’s Ministry

Wednesday, September 28


at Walter Deuschle's house

We will gather at Walter's house at 1529 Old Welsh Road in Huntingdon Valley for fellowship, discussion, coffee, and donuts. Contact Ken (215-219-8484) for more information.

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Please Sign Up & Help Save Lives!

Blood Drive on Wednesday, September 28

2-7PM in Christian Fellowship Hall

To schedule an appointment:

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Tweens & Youth Nerf Challenge

Friday, September 30

starting at 6:30PM

We are so excited to announce our first Tweens & Youth event this fall!

The Nerf Challenge will take place outside in the grassy area next to the playground. Please arrive between 6-6:15PM.

This event is free of charge. Feel free to invite a friend!

Click HERE to sign up. Sign up sheets are also in the Sanctuary, Christian Fellowship Hall & Church Office.

Questions? Contact Dana at

Donuts & Devos

Sunday, October 2

11AM in Sacred Grounds

Tweens & Youth, join us for donuts and conversations about life, faith, and your questions.

Other upcoming Donuts & Devos dates: November 20 and December 11.

Music score

Tell us your 3 favorite hymns!

There are sheets and baskets in both the Sanctuary and Chapel.

Submit your top 3 hymns so they may be incorporated into the worship services.

You may also email your selections to

Volunteer at Gloria Dei

Are you willing to help out with the Tech Booth, Sacred Grounds, Church Council, or during the worship services?

Please sign our volunteer list located in the Sanctuary and Chapel, or contact the office at or 215-947-8200 and indicate where you are willing to help.

We need YOU!

Fall Clean Up

Saturday, October 15


Now that summer is over, and fall will soon be in full swing, the church landscaping needs some TLC.

Dave Blanton will help us navigate through the grounds to take out some weeds, trim some bushes, and generally spruce up our beautiful campus.

All ages and families welcome! Let's make our campus one to be proud of!

Please sign up on the sheets in the Sanctuary and Chapel, or contact the office at or 215-947-8200.

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One House At A Time Bed Delivery

Saturday, October 15


Meet at their warehouse location at 421 Pike Road, #5 in Huntingdon Valley to deliver beds to children in need in the Philadelphia area.

OHAAT's Beds for Kids Program provides children and youth living in poverty with beds, bedding, and tools that encourage healthy bedtime habits, so they can get the quality and sufficient sleep they need to thrive.

Email Sara to sign up:

Want to help, but unable to attend that day? Click HERE to donate funds, or click HERE to donate goods.

Thank you to our Caring For Friends volunteers who packed 2,101 meals on September 20!

Next volunteer date:

Tuesday, October 18


Northeast Philly location:

12271 Townsend Road

Meet us at Caring For Friends to help prepare and package meals for people in need in the greater Philadelphia area. If you cannot arrive by 5PM, you may still join in when you arrive later.

Closed toe shoes are required. Hair nets & aprons will be provided. Anyone ages 12 & up can volunteer!

Click HERE for the October 18 sign up.

Other upcoming dates: November 15 December 13

Questions? Contact Dana at or call 215-947-8200, ext. 104.

Lunch & Learn

Friday, October 21 at 12PM

Christian Fellowship Hall

Lunch & Learn returns as an in-person, monthly event in October!

October's speaker will be Dr. Patrick McElwaine who will lead us in a series of mindfulness activities.

Pizza and salad will be served, so please RSVP on the sign up sheets in the Sanctuary and Chapel, or email Betsy at

Other upcoming Lunch & Learn dates: November 18 and December 16.

Thank you for a great Fall Kickoff!

Thank you to everyone

who helped make Gloria Dei's Fall Kickoff on Sunday, September 18 a fun event for everyone!

 A big thank you to the musicians who made the one combined 10AM worship service special with both praise music and hymns; to Dana & Betsy for the backpack blessing bags, games, Bounce House, and Cupcake Baking & Decorating Contests; to Dawn Frank and her Hospitality Team for the delicious food; and to all the volunteers who helped run the games, and set up & cleaned up CFH.

And thank you to all of you for being present and participating in all of the various activities. Remember, YOU are the church!

There are still some backpack blessing bags. If you would like one, please contact Dana at

Congrats to the Cupcake Baking & Decorating Contest winners!

1st prize - Tomea Sippio-Smith, 2nd prize - Joann Simon, 3rd prize tie - Carol Jervis, and Fiona & Bodhi.

Congrats to the Cupcake Decorating Contest winners: Emma and Jessa

Laurel House

Annual 5K DASH Against Domestic Violence

All family, friends and four-legged friends are welcome to enjoy a crisp October morning run or walk along a certified course. There will be awards and plenty of refreshments for all! 

Event Information:

Sunday, October 16 starting at 8:30AM

Upper Gwynedd Township Building, One Parkside Place, North Wales

Check-in / Registration: 7:30AM

5K Run/Walk Starts: 8:30AM

Awards: 9:30AM

All proceeds raised from the event will support Laurel House's domestic violence programs and services.

Click HERE to register.

Questions? Contact

Cleaning out your closets?

Laurel House now has a clothing & shoes collection bin here at Gloria Dei Church!

Look for the bright yellow collection bin at the "top" of the parking lot at the beginning of the Preschool path.

Please put all clothes and shoes in bags before placing them in the collection bin. 

You may also donate at Laurel House's two thrift shops. Click on each for more information:

Laurel's Loft located in Lansdale

Marian's Attic located in King of Prussia

This collection bin and sales from the thrift shops also benefit Nicole's Place which is housed here at Gloria Dei.


Lead Pastor: Karyn L. Wiseman,

Senior and Lay Ministry: Betsy Maier,

Kids and Family: Dana Harrison,

Tweens & Youth: Pastor Karyn; Dana Harrison

Praise Band Leader: Chris Schmer,

Office Staff:; Jennifer Suit, Office Manager,;

Property:; Jeff DeHaven,; Keisha Wilkens,

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-3:30pm; Friday: 9:30am-1:00pm

215.947.8200; 570 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

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