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Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church is an urban church blessed with the beauty and charm of a garden-like setting

Sunday Services with Eucharist 10:00AM
Evensong Tuesday Evenings 6:30PM


This lovely church, surrounded by historic buildings, spacious grounds, and ample parking has attracted many members of the congregation.

The Gloria Dei congregation finds great joy in coming together for worship and various other events and gatherings.

Our church community views themselves as friendly, open, accepting, relaxed and welcoming. These attributes are what most new members cite as their reason to join Gloria Dei. This fun loving, friendly group enthusiastically looks to attract new members while maintaining the warm nature of the existing community.

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916 S. Swanson St, Philadelphia, PA, 19147

(Corner of Christian St. & Columbus Blvd.)

Church Building Hours

Tues-Sun 9:00 - 4:00

Closed Mondays & National Holidays

Office Hours

Tues - Thurs 9:30 - 2:30


Current Programs & Events

Join us September 26th and October 24th, from 7:30-9:30PM in Riverside Hall!



Table set up starts at 6:30am! Wonderful homemade food from our Gloria Dei chefs available in Riverside Hall. All proceeds benefit Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') 

Join us November 1st, from 5-8PM in Riverside Hall for this family-friendly event!



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