Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church is an inner city 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.

Link to 2018 Stewardship Letter with Pledge Card

Service Bulletin

Sunday Service, March 18th




916 Swanson St, Philadelphia, PA, 19147

Office Hours

Tues-Thur 9:30-2:30


Current Programs & Events

Evensong and Meditation Class is cancelled for Tuesday, March 20 due to the weather.

Dinner Church is cancelled for Wednesday, March 21 due to the weather.


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Spirits & History fundraiser event





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