Worship Online for April 11, 2021

Because of the rainy forecast, St. Gabriel’s will hold its 8:00 and 10:30 services tomorrow (Sunday, April 11) ONLINE ONLY. There will not be outdoor in-person services, and youth activities will also be held online. We hope you can join us virtually on Facebook Live, especially for our Daughters of the King admission ceremony at the 10:30 service!

Outdoor Worship at St. Gabriel's

As of Sunday, April 4, we are holding worship services at St. Gabriel’s outside in our back parking lot. All three services will be held outside, and we require that everyone attending wear a mask and keep your distance from non-family members. We will also stream the services on our Facebook Live page.

Please call our church office (610-385-3144) if you have questions or concerns.

Worship at St. Gabriel's

Holy Week Worship Schedule

Palm Sunday, March 28
Saturday at 5:00 pm
Sunday at 8:00 and 10:30 am

Maundy Thursday, April 1
7:00 pm Worship

Good Friday, April 2
12:00 pm Worship
Stations of the Cross for adults
Stations of the Cross for kids

Holy Week Worship

Easter Worship

Easter Sunday, April 4
Sunday at 8:00 and 10:30 am
Outdoor Worship with Eucharist and singing
Rain or shine

View the complete worship schedule and details.

Weekend Worship Services

Join us for our outdoor in-person worship services:

Saturdays at 5:00 pm
Sundays at 8:00 am
Sundays at 10:30 am

Check out our Worship Page for more info.

Wednesday Worship

Compline Service

Night Prayer from the New Zealand Prayer Book

Join us on Wednesdays at 9:00 pm for a 15-minute night prayer service from the NZ Prayer Book. You can find the bulletin for the service here. This service will be offered every Wednesday night in Lent.

You can join us for the service on Facebook Live.

Lee Baker's Testimonial

Over the course of 2021, several folks from St. Gabriel’s will share a bit about their faith journeys, how they came to St. Gabriel’s, and why they continue to make this community their spiritual home.

Our first speaker is Lee Baker. He shares his story of faith, his honest doubt, and one particular source of support and strength in his life.

Message from Bishop Kevin:
Phase II Guidelines

Bishop Kevin describes the Phase II guidelines.

Click here  for video with transcript.

Click here for Phase II document.

No services at St. Gabriel's
until at least Sunday, May 3.

April 2, 2020

Dear friends,

As we continue to learn more about the current pandemic, we are discovering that more drastic measures must be taken in order to protect, not just the vulnerable, but all people in our communities. In light of recommendations from medical experts,  … Read More

The Vestry Calls
The Rev. Andrew VanBuren

The Rev. Andrew VanBuren has been called as St. Gabriel’s Priest-in-Charge. Details to follow.

New Podcast with Presiding Bishop

St. Gabriel's has a new organist/choirmaster

Jacob (Jake) Leonowitz

Jake Leonowitz joined us as our new Organist/Choirmaster on April 28, 2019.

Jake is a summa cum laude 2016 graduate of Duquesne University and has returned to his Berks County roots as the 7-12 Strings/Orchestra teacher in the Governor Mifflin School District in Shillington, PA.

For more information about Jake, click here.

St. Gabriel's has a new Priest-in-Charge

The Reverend Andrew VanBuren

The Vestry of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church is delighted to announce the calling of The Reverend Andrew VanBuren as the parish’s new Priest-in-Charge.

The Reverend Andrew VanBuren will join us as our new Priest-in-Charge on August 19, 2019. The date is tentative pending signing of the Letter of Agreement.

Rev. Andrew comes to St. Gabriel’s from Clifton Springs, New York, where he served as Rector for St. John’s Episcopal Church from 2015 until very recently, as well as serving as a District Dean in the Diocese of Rochester.

Rev. Andrew earned his M.Div. from the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in 2015 and holds an undergraduate degree from Swarthmore.

Rev. Andrew and his wife Becca were married in June. Becca grew up in Pennsburg, PA, attended Boyertown High School, and is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music with an M.Ed. in Music Education.

This summer they are both working at the Lake Delaware Boys Camp in Delhi, NY. Rev. Andrew is serving as chaplain to the boys and Becca is assisting with the camp music program.

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