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Worship Services on Sunday, February 11, 2024

8:30AM Traditional Chapel

10AM Contemporary in the Sanctuary & online

Pastor Brendan will finish his “Living the Dream” preaching series this week with the message "Time to Go" on Acts 16:9-10. Sunday School is available during the 10AM service. Click HERE for more information about Sunday School.

8:30AM: Gather for worship in the Chapel with piano, hymns, a message, and Communion served weekly.

10AM: Gather in the Sanctuary or online with praise music and a message. To watch online at 10AM, go to the church websiteFacebook page, or YouTube page

Meet in Sacred Grounds after worship for fellowship, coffee, and treats!

Lectionary Readings for Sunday, February 11, 2024

First Reading: 2 Kings 2:1-12

Psalm 50:1-6

Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:3-6

Gospel: Mark 9:2-9

Care Bags for those experiencing homelessness

Please take a care bag or two to hand out to those in need!

Somerton Interfaith Food Bank Donations

We are now collecting the following needed items:

Cereal, Peanut Butter, Pasta, and Ramen Noodles

Somerton is so appreciative of all the items donated!

Thank you for your generosity!

Volunteer at Caring for Friends

Tuesday, February 13


at their northeast Philly location:

12271 Townsend Road

Anyone ages 12 & up, meet at Caring for Friends to prepare and package meals. Come late or leave early as your schedule allows.

Click HERE to sign up, or email Dana at There are also sign up sheets in the Chapel and Sanctuary.

Next Volunteer Date: March 12.

Men’s Ministry

Wednesday, February 14

8:30AM in Sacred Grounds

Come and gather for fellowship, coffee, and donuts!

Call Ken for more information at 215-219-8484.

Ash Wednesday Service

February 14

7PM in the Sanctuary

This will be a short yet meaningful service to kick off Lent.

The service will also be livestreamed on the church's websiteFacebook page, and YouTube page.

Volunteer Form

Thank you for making a difference in our community! We're excited to partner with you. Please answer some questions on the volunteer form so you can get connected to the right team.

Click HERE to fill out the Volunteer Form online. There will also be some paper copies of the form available in the Chapel and Sanctuary.

Connect with the Life of Gloria Dei!

We are updating our management software to better serve our church!

Click HERE when using your phone to download the app.

Click HERE when using your computer to go to the web-based version.

Lots of One House at a Time (OHAAT) Bedtime Bags ready to be delivered along with new beds to children in the Philly area!

Thank you for volunteering

2023 Giving Statements Emailed

Your 2023 Giving Statement was sent on Monday, January 29. Please check your email.

If you would like your statement to be printed out and mailed to you, please contact the church office at 215-947-8200 or

Gloria Dei collected 28 units at the January 30 Blood Drive!

Thank you for helping save lives!

Gloria Dei Towers

One-Bedroom/Double Occupancy

Wait List is Open

Applications distributed only via USPS. No office handouts. Contact the Gloria Dei Towers office with your name and address to request an application at 215-947-6944, Monday through Friday from 9AM-4PM.

Gloria Dei Towers is a HUD rent subsidized apartment community for seniors age 62 and older. No medical services and no meals supplied.

Gloria Dei Towers is located at 770 Welsh Road; Huntingdon Valley; PA 19006


Lead Pastor: Brendan Galvin,

Senior and Lay Ministry: Betsy Maier,

Kids and Family: Dana Harrison,

Tweens & Youth: Dana Harrison

Praise Band Leader: Chris Schmer,

Office Staff: Susan Earp, Bookkeeper,; Jennifer Suit, Office Manager,

Property: David Stryker, Facilities Manager,; Jeff DeHaven,

Church Council:

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:30AM-3:30PM; Friday: 9:30AM-1:00PM




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