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Office Hours

Tues - Thurs 9:30 - 2:30


916 S. Swanson Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
19147 US

Plan Your Visit

We're located near the heavily trafficked intersection of Columbus Blvd. & Christian Street. Here's how to find us if you're driving or getting a ride:

Ride Sharing

The Water Street gate (929 S. Water Street) is the best place to meet a driver or be dropped off.

Public Transportation

Several bus routes including the 57, 25 and 64 stop near Gloria Dei. Plan your visit using SEPTA's travel tools.

Bicycle Riding

An Indego bicycle-sharing docking station is less than a block away. We also have a bicycle rack on the premises.

Vehicle Parking

Some parking is available in our lot (8 Christian Street). Public parking is also available on adjacent city streets.

Questions & Answers

Here's what you should know when you plan your visit:

The church building is usually open for visitation Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. On Sunday, we hold our services at 10:00 am, and the building remains open until 2:00 pm.  The building is closed on Mondays and National Holidays. The building may also be used for special events such as lectures, concerts, presentations or weddings. If you are traveling from afar, we suggest that you contact the church office in advance of your visit to avoid any conflicts.

Our graveyard is nestled in the middle of a National Park. Our grounds are open daily from sunrise to sunset.

The Historic Gloria Dei Preservation Corporation, a non-profit organization that preserves our property, has a map of verified grave sties. Paper versions of this map are available for free by the front door to the church.