Join us for worship Sunday mornings @ 8:30AM in-person in the Chapel & 10am both in-person in the Sanctuary and online

Click here to view online worship on the Second Sunday of Advent, December 5, 2021 at 10AM and hear Pastor Tricia Neale from Feast of Justice preaching on Luke 1:5-24, 57-79. You can view other past services as well. Or go to our Facebook page to view the 10AM live service.


Click here for the November 28, 2021 bulletin.
Click here to watch the “You’re Gonna Be Ok” video shared during Sunday’s worship service. This song was written by Jenn Johnson, Seth Mosley, and Jeremy Riddle and is from the album, Peace, Vol. II, by Bethel Music featuring Jenn Johnson.


Worship updates:
  • Our 8:30AM worship service has returned and will meet each Sunday in the Chapel.
  • Masks recommended at both the 8:30AM & 10AM worship services. Click here to read the mask recommendation notice.
  • We will continue to live stream our 10AM service if you are not ready to join us in person yet.


-Click here to see our most recent Activities & Announcements.
Try Someone Else’s Life On For Size on Monday, December 6 at 11AM in Sacred Grounds. Join us for this intriguing series where we will watch a DVD and experience a different world for 30 days at each gathering with discussion to follow. All adults are welcome! Next in the series will be “Life on an Indigenous People’s Reservation.” Please contact Betsy Maier at for more information.
In-Person Hymn Sing on Saturday, December 11 from 5-6PM in the Sanctuary. Come to church to sing along to some of our Advent and Christmas favorites for this Advent Hymn Sing. The service will be led by Jamie Johnson, Sheridan Seyfried, and Ya-Jhu Yang.
Shining Star deliveries on Saturday, December 18. Click here to make an online donation. You can also bring in or mail in your check to the church with Shining Star written on the memo line. Volunteers will be needed December 15, 16, & 17 with meal deliveries on Saturday, December 18. Sign-ups coming soon. Questions or know of a family in need? Contact JoAnne Monahan at 215-850-5920 or
Christmas Cabaret in the evening on Saturday, December 18 in Christian Fellowship Hall with our own Chelsea Delgado & Sheridan Seyfried (Ya-Jhu’s talented husband). This will be an appetizer & BYOB event. Stay tuned for details.
Gloria Dei Endowment Fund Distribution Request Form. Please click here to get the form to place your funding request for charitable, educational, and/or religious purposes.
-Click here to learn more about Bear Creek Camp, a ministry of the Southeastern and Northeastern Pennsylvania Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) whose core purpose is to help individuals explore, celebrate and grow in God’s creation. Click here to watch the summer camp preview video.
Thank you to everyone who attended the Congregational Meeting on Sunday, November 14, 2021. Congratulations to Angela DiPalantino, Virginia M Duffy, Paul E. Mac Donald, & Bette Tumir on being elected to Church Council. Please contact Jennifer (; 215-947-8200) if you would like to receive a copy of any of the information distributed at this meeting.
Did you miss the November Hymn Sing? Click HERE to watch some beloved hymns led by Anne Marie Stanley, mezzo-soprano, and Jamie Johnson, baritone.
Congratulations Gloria Dei Church for the wonderful “Celebrating Our Ministry Together” event held on Sunday October 17, 2021. We celebrated both the Installation of Pastor Karyn as Lead Pastor of Gloria Dei Church as well as GDC’s 65th Anniversary as a Congregation! If you missed the 4PM installation & anniversary service, go to:
-Click here to watch the Gloria Dei Church 65th Anniversary video shared during Sunday’s “Celebrating Our Ministry Together” 4PM service.


“We are called to be faithful and full of love. We are called to embrace the possibility of new adventures and new ways of being the church and communities of compassion. You all have been part of that and I am grateful for each and every one of you…”
Click here to read Pastor Karyn’s “30 Days of Gratitude” message from November 30, 2021.

Conversation & Connection

Join us by video and/or audio for our Community Conversation on:
We will share, pray, and check in with each other.
Next Community Conversation will be on Tuesday, November 29 at 1PM. Check back for next week’s date & time.


Join the Zoom Meeting by clicking
Or call 1 (646) 558-8656 and enter Meeting ID# 515 677 818

Bible Study on Thursdays @ 1PM

We are studying the Book of Job for the Fall of 2021. We will be discussing Job 8 for our next gathering on Thursday, December 2. Please join and be part of the conversation!


Or call 1-646-558-8656 & enter Meeting ID# 515 677 818


Click here to view Session 6 from November 18, 2021.
Click here to view Session 5 from November 11, 2021
Click here to view Session 4 from November 4, 2021.
Click here to view Session 3 from October, 28, 2021.
Click here to view Session 2 from October 14, 2021.
Click here to view Session 1.

Worship Information

Current Sunday Services

8:30AM in-person in the Chapel with music, a message, & Communion served weekly.


10AM in-person in the Sanctuary & online service with music, videos, & a message*

*Communion is served on the first Sunday every month