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 Stewardship Flyer with Pledge Card

Service Bulletin

Sunday, July 26th









916 Swanson St, Philadelphia, PA, 19147

Office Hours

Tues-Thur 9:30-2:30

Fri. 9:30-12:30

Current Programs and Events




A Walk through the Bible with Some Stops Along the Way 

Five Wednesdays in July, 6:30pm

(7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22,7/29)


Join us for an hour a week as we look at the amazing diversity of story, people, and genre found in the Bible.

We'll do an overview of both the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament. We'll also stop along the way

and read a loud a short book or two as interest and time allow.  Join us in the air conditioned Roak Room

each Wednesday at 6:30pm. All are welcome! No experience necessary!