Links to Local Resources
News and information about the diocese, and links to more information about diocesan organizations and services.
A social and service organization in the Diocese of Pennsylvania. Membership is open to all lay members who are communicants of The Episcopal Church in this diocese, as well as to others who share club interests and goals.
This nonprofit, faith-based social service agency operates separately from the Diocese of Pennsylvania. Its mission is to empower vulnerable individuals and families by providing high-quality social and educational services that affirm human dignity and promote social justice.
PTI is an ecumenical association which fosters theological exploration and inquiry. We are a parish sponsor of PTI and our members receive free admission to many PTI programs due to our level of support.
The Seamen's Church Institute offers a variety of ministries to merchant seamen arriving in Philadelphia and southern New Jersey.
Links to National and International Church Organizations.
The worldwide association of autonomous Anglican churches, including The Episcopal Church. Look here for news and information about the Communion and its member churches.
The authoritative online source of news and information about the life and work of The Episcopal Church.
A national organization connecting all wishing to pray, study and take action for justice and peace.
An Episcopal policy advocacy network focusing on federal advocacy.
The international relief and development agency of The Episcopal Church.
A nonprofit organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Episcopalians and straight friends, stressing worship, fellowship, education, communication, outreach, and service to the church.
Links to News, Opinion and Informational Websites.
The world's biggest online Anglican resource; created in 1994.
An independent website featuring news, commentary, art, meditations and video.
Links to Liturgical and Prayer Resources.
An online arrangement of Morning and Evening Prayer, and more, for Anglicans in the Western Hemisphere, using the Book of Common Prayer of The Episcopal Church.
The online Daily Office based on the Book of Common Prayer of The Episcopal Church, and additional resources. Includes downloadable apps for use on mobile devices.
Design your own individualized offices using this site, including Morning Prayer, Noon Prayer, Evening Prayer, and Compline. Styles range from Bare-Bones Prayer Book to High Church Prayer Book.
Official Church Liturgical Texts and Scripture.
The Episcopal Church has authorized the use of numerous translations of the Bible; click on the link to retrieve a list of them. We use the New Revised Standard Version for worship on Sunday.
Click on the link to download a PDF version of the Prayer Book.
A three-year cycle of Sunday Eucharistic readings adopted by The Episcopal Church in 2006, with some revisions. Click on the link to download a PDF file version of the RCL pages from the Book of Common Prayer.
A List of Books about the Church.
Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years, by Diarmaid MacCulloch. New York : Viking Penguin, 2010. A book of outstanding scholarship that is a pleasure to read; by the Professor of the History of the Church at Oxford University.
This Far by Faith: Tradition and Change in the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, edited by David R. Contosta. University Park : The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012. The first complete history of the Diocese of Pennsylvania.
Welcome to the Episcopal Church: An Introduction to Its History, Faith, and Worship, by Christopher L. Webber. Harrisburg : Morehouse Publishing, 1999. A good book for inquirers, new members, and anyone who may be unfamiliar with The Episcopal Church's history, beliefs and practices.
The New Church's Teaching Series.
A 13-volume series about the Bible, prayer, history, worship, mission, Anglicanism, theology and tradition available from Cowley Publications or other booksellers.
Miscellaneous Writers on Christian Themes.
Presbyterian minister and writer of novels, short stories, essays, sermons, autobiography, and historical fiction.
Roman Catholic Benedictine nun, social psychologist, communications theorist, author and lecturer.
Episcopal priest and Sherman E. Johnson Professor Emeritus in Biblical Studies at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific.
Writer, progressive political activist, public speaker and writing teacher. Her autobiographical works are of particular interest.
Novelist, scholar, lay theologian and Christian apologist.
Writer of poetry, essays and autobiography.
Dutch-born Roman Catholic priest and writer of many works about spirituality.