Welcome Rev. Koshy Mathews
Gloria Dei's Interim Priest

The Rev. Dr. Koshy Mathews, our Interim Rector, was born in Kerala, India and raised in the Mar Thoma tradition of the Eastern Orthodox Church. He received Episcopal ordination as a Deacon in 2001 and a Priest in 2002 in Massachusetts. He then served as interim priest at Epiphany Parish, Walpole and St. Chrysostom, Wollaston, and as associate rector at Christ Church, Needham in the Massachusetts diocese. Rev. Koshy retired from St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Phoenixville in 2019 after 13 years as their Rector.

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Worship With Us

We are an inclusive, vibrant and historic congregation located in the Queen Village neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Although our roots are Lutheran, we have been members of the Episcopal Church since 1845. 

All are welcome here. We don’t expect newcomers to have a certain level of faith or knowledge. Join us for Sunday worship at 10:00 am or Tuesday evensong at 6:30 pm, where you can meet us and become part of our extended family.

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