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GDC Survey

Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey to help us understand what is important to you about church life and worship.

Click HERE to fill out the survey by Wednesday, July 21.

Thank you!
PK and the Congregational Council
Click to watch the "Saviour, Like a Shepherd Lead Us" video shared during the Sunday, July 18 worship service.

Did you miss the Hymn Sing on Saturday,
July 17? Click here to view a few beloved hymns led by mezzo soprano, Anne Marie Stanley.
Thank you to Pastor Tricia Neale from Feast of Justice, Stan Hamilton our Church Council president, and to our talented musicians & tech booth personnel who brought to you our 8:30AM and 10AM worship services on Sunday, July 18:

*Ken Barber - tech booth
*Mike McNulty-Bobholz - tech booth
*Luke Neale - tech booth

*Lisa Ceraso - vocals
*Aidan Fell - bass
*Vinny Feliciano - drums
*Micah Neale - percussion
*Chris Schmer - Praise Band Leader
*Ya-Jhu Yang - Music Director
Community Conversation This Week:

Thursday, July 22 @ 1PM

Join us for our Community Conversation
by video and/or audio.
We will share, pray, & check in
with each other.

Click to join:

Or call 1-646-558-8656 & enter:
Meeting ID# 515 677 818
Vacation Bible School 2021
Celebrating God's Creations

Saturday, August 7
9:30AM to 2PM

Join us for art, games, snack creations, stories, and a live petting farm! The cost of VBS is $10/child.

Click HERE for more information and to register.
Registration and payment will be taking place online only.
Registration deadline is July 31, 2021.

*We will not be taking walk-ins.*

Please consider donating to VBS through Thrivent. This will help ensure the kids have a wonderful day.

We are looking for volunteers to help on this special day!

Please contact Dana at or 215-947-8200, ext. 225 for more information and to volunteer.
Join us Thursday, July 29 for our outdoor family movie night! The movie will begin at sundown. Please BYO chairs, snacks, & drinks.

Any questions? Please email Dana at!

Lunch & Learn
Friday, July 30 at 11AM

Go with us on a journey to an Ice Hotel!
We are recruiting mentors for our Affirmation Group beginning this Fall

The time will be approximately 5-10 hours per month for 9 months

Please contact the office if you are interested at or 215-947-8200
for both Indoor & Outdoor Worship!

We need volunteers who are willing to train and be in the rotation for operating the tech booth at 10AM on Sunday mornings.

You will be trained on-site, in-person for two Sundays during the 10AM worship service on how to use the sound system, and how to use the PowerPoint slides and videos that go into the worship service each week.

We also need tech support for the 8:30AM outdoor service helping to move equipment, get set up beforehand, & help break down afterwards.

Please contact Jennifer at 215-947-8200 or if interested.
GD Preschool (a ministry of GDC) is looking for a church member interested in volunteering to serve on our Preschool Board of Directors.

If you are available 5-6 evenings/year, please consider joining the board!

Please contact Melissa Whitman for more information: or 215-947-8653.
One House At A Time (OHAAT) Fundraiser
Tony Roni's Dine & Donate
Spring House | Willow Grove
Monday, July 19 - Sunday, July 25, 2021

YOUR CHOICE location: Spring House or Willow Grove
YOUR CHOICE date: Any day from 7/19-7/25
Mention OHAAT when you order pickup, carry-out, or delivery, and Beds for Kids will earn 10% of your purchase! Visit for menus & ordering.
Click to watch, "A Word of Encouragement," a brief video from Bishop Davenport. The Bishop offers prayer and encouragement for leaders and congregations as we enter this next phase of the pandemic.
Bracelet Fundraiser

A new way to show & share your love for OHAAT!

Purchase bracelets designed in the colors of One House at a Time Beds for Kids program.
$10 Each
To order, email:

"Addressing Hunger, Meeting Needs, and Inspiring Hope as we work for Abundant Justice in Northeast Philadelphia and beyond."

Click HERE for information about volunteering.

Click HERE to donate.
Caring for Friends Mission:
To provide food and friendship to seniors, kids, Veterans and those less fortunate in the 5-county Philadelphia region.

Click here to learn about the different ways you can volunteer: by visiting with a client friend, cooking, driving, & other opportunities.

Click here to learn about the different ways you can donate: monetary donations, food donations, projects, & equipment.
Transforming Life's Challenges into Opportunities for Growth

The GO Center is continuing to provide services to their patients using telehealth appointments.

New patients who are not yet working with a clinician, click here for the form to register.

Visit the; or call 215-947-8654, option 4 with any questions, option 5 for new patients.

Dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals and families
Lectionary Readings for Sunday, July 25

First Reading: 2 Samuel 11:1-15
Second Reading: Ephesians 3:14-21
Gospel: John 6:1-21
Pastor: Karyn L. Wiseman,
Senior and Lay Ministry: Betsy Maier,
Kids and Family: Dana Harrison,
Tweens & Youth: Pastor Karyn; Dana Harrison
Music Director: Ya-Jhu Yang,
Praise Band Leader: Chris Schmer,
Office Staff: Pam Kops,; Jennifer Suit,
Property: Robert Maxwell, Manager,; Jeff DeHaven,; Keisha Wilkins,
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-3:30pm; Friday: 9:30am-1:00pm
215-947-8200; 570 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006