Upcoming Events

August Yoga in the Church

Wednesdays, August 7th & 14th from 5:15–6:00 pm

Add Yoga to your summer mindfulness practice.

Bring your own mat. All levels will enjoy the instruction. Children MUST be accompanied by a parent/guardian. In her leisure, when she isn’t a Professor of Art History, Dr. Emily Casey, a member of CHT, is also a Certified Yoga Instructor! Join us for 45 minutes of Free Yoga in the church. (Freewill offering accepted to benefit outreach programs.)


Tree Top Quest – Philly’s Aerial Adventure Park

60 Obstacle Courses & Zip-lines in the Trees

Sunday, August 18, 2019

 Different levels to accommodate ages 4 – adults and for 12+ the toughest level is available, but only for adventure junkies and expert climbers at over 60 feet high! Meet at the park by 1p. Bring your own lunch. Check in at 1:30p. If you are late, you will not be able to participate. Our adventure is from 2:00 – 4:30pm.

Steps for participating:

  • Go to treetopquest.com
  • Select Philly.
  • Sign a waiver for each person participating.
  • Go ahead and book now. Slots will fill up, so don’t wait until the last minute.
  • Select Sunday, August 18, 2019, 2pm.
  • Make your online payment.
  • Send Soozung an email or text with who signed up and all of the ages.
  • Meet there on the 18th and let the inner Ninja warrior out!

Parents MUST accompany all children under 18 years old. Parents do not need to climb with their child, but for all children between the ages of 4 – 6, one parents must stay on the ground. Check out the website for all important details related to having fun and being safe. We will attend rain or shine, unless there are high winds, thunder or lightening. Scholarships are available. Please see our Rectors Revs. Rachel or John Gardner to receive a scholarship.


Down By the Riverside!

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Riverboat Tour departs

promptly at 7pm

Tours depart from the Walnut Street Dock, located under the Walnut Street Bridge on the east bank of the Schuylkill River.

We have secured a group rate for a riverboat tour Secrets of the Schuylkill. Take a one-hour fun and fact-filled guided tour that highlights the past, present and future of the Hidden River. Discover the sights, sounds, and history of the river, from the early 1700s at historic Bartram’s Garden, to the 1800s at the Fairmount Water Works, to award-winning 21st century skyscrapers. The boat is covered, so the tour goes on rain or shine, unless in extreme weather.

Stop by the Welcome Table at the back of the church after Sunday worship services to buy a ticket. Deadline is Sunday, August 11, 2019 to receive the special rate. $18/adult and $8/child under 12. Cash or check reserves your spot on the boat. (Scholarships available – please see our Rectors The Revs. Rachel or John Gardner.) Please contact Sally Griffith, Vestry Member at sforemangriffith@gmail.com or Soozung Rankin, Program Director at srankin@htirt.org with questions.

If the riverboat tour is not your thing, join us after the tour for Free Movie Night on the Schuylkill. A League of Their Own (rated PG) begins at dusk about 8p. Movie location is East (Center City) side of the Schuylkill River, just north of the Walnut Street Bridge.  Bring your friends, blanket and picnic basket. Free pre-movie raffle for gift cards from Philadelphia Runner and Saxbys. Snacks and beverages will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. This is just one of the many programs created by the Schuylkill River Development Corporation.

What are all these crazy Episcopal words?
This summer The Rev. Rachel Gardner will present an
interactive and fun workshop on various worship ministries/jobs.
All ages welcome!
Come to the church on Sundays at 9:30 am on the following days to have fun and learn!
August 4, September 8.


Concerts on the Square

Stunningly beautiful  concerts Wednesdays at 12:30 PM

July/August Schedule 

July 3  – MINAS – Orlando Haddad, Guitar; Patricia King, Piano; Guest Artist, Bass

July 10 – Rollin Wilber, Pianist

July 17 – Camerata Philadelphia – Dr. Stephen Framil, Music Dir. & Guest Artist

July 24 – Silvanio Reis, Pianist

July 31 – Camerata Philadelphia – Dr. Stephen Framil, Music Dir. & Guest Artist

August 7 – Thomas Meany – The Philadelphia Flute Quartet

August 14 – Camerata Philadelphia – Dr. Stephen Framil, Music Dir. & Guest Artist

August 21 – Two Part Invention—Nora Suggs, Flutist

& John Arnold, Guitar

August 28 – Tomoko Kanamaru, Pianist with Instrumental Artist