News & Announcements
Fall Service Times: Starting August 28
Sunday services will be at 9:30am and 11:30am starting August 28.
Parents, please note that Children's Sunday School and Nursery will be during the 9:30am service.
See drop-off and pick-up instructions.
Parish Labor Day Weekend Picnics
Join us for one of our parish Labor Day weekend picnics on Monday, September 5. A great way to meet people in your parish!
Center City: 12–4pm @ FDR Park, Picnic Site #14
(1500 Pattison Ave, South Philly)
For questions about the CC picnic, contact email@example.com.
City Ave: 12–5pm @ Gladwyne Park
(921 Youngs Ford Rd, Gladwyne, PA 19035)
For questions about the CA picnic, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Philly: 5pm @ Renewal Church, 2nd Floor
For questions about the WP picnic, contact email@example.com.
Children's Ministry Meet & Greet Breakfast: Sept. 11, 8:30-9:30am
There will be a RCM Meet and Greet Breakfast for all parents and all RCM teachers (Nursery, Sunday School, and Jr. High). Parents will meet their children's teachers from 8:30 to 9am, followed by a meeting for parents at 9am to go over important information for the upcoming year. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
PCA Mission to North America (MNA) – Louisiana Flood Disaster Relief
Our denomination's disaster response ministry is on the ground and assisting the residents of Louisiana, in the wake of the devastating floods. If you'd like to donate to this relief effort, visit pcamna.org.
Cedar Ave. Block & Church Cleanup: Saturday, Sept. 10, 9-11am
Come out as we help serve our neighbors by helping beautify our church's block, as well as clean our church building! The contact person is Ed Lee (email@example.com). We need at least 15-20 volunteers.
ACTS Ministry (Tenth's Homeless Dinner): Sunday, Sept. 11, 1:30-3:30pm
We need 4-6 volunteers to help host the homeless, serve food, and do kitchen work at Tenth Church (17th & Spruce). The contact person is Sarah Kim Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Bethesda Project: My Brother's House: Saturday, Sept. 24, 11am-1pm
We'll be cooking and serving lunch at My Brother's House shelter and hanging out with the residents. You can also contribute by chipping in for food costs or preparing some of the food even if you can't come help serve the meal. Please e-mail Sung Park (email@example.com) if interested in helping.
Renewal Red Cross Community Blood Drive: Sunday, Sept. 25, 8am-1pm
Make sure you are eligible to donate before signing up, as the units are pre-pledged to local hospitals. Give blood, save 3 lives! There will be door prizes and T-shirts for donors.
We are also in need of volunteers for this event. If you are interested in helping, please contact Hanna Hyon (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Upcoming Service Opportunities
Learn more about the various mercy ministry opportunities each month.
Community groups are the primary means through which we gather to live out the gospel and mature together in its truth (gospel community) and to spread the gospel incarnationally through word and deed (gospel mission). Connect with a CG near you.
Community Groups: Childcare Babysitters
To help Renewal families attend community group regularly, volunteers are needed to help babysit their children on Thursday and Friday evenings. If you are interested in babysitting, please ask your CG leader for more information or email email@example.com.
Speak with a Renewal deacon or deaconess if you would like to speak to someone about receiving care. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or speak with a pastor, elder, deacon, or deaconess after Sunday service.
We meet every second Thursday (playgroup) and last Saturday (devotional) from 10:30am to 12:00pm. Childcare is provided. We are also looking for childcare workers, which is a paid opportunity to serve. Contact Megan Lui (email@example.com) if interested in helping or to be added to our email list.
If you are a veteran parent, a new parent, or an expecting parent, we invite you to join our Parent Community Google Group. This online forum is used to distribute information related to community group childcare, children's gear exchange, the Renewal Moms Group, and other means of caring for our Renewal families. To join, visit renewalchurch.org/parents. Contact Samantha Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
PRN: Christian Counseling & Psychiatric Services
Looking for extra support and counsel for life's challenges? The Philadelphia Renewal Network (PRN) offers affordable, accessible, professional, gospel-centered counseling and psychiatric services. Visit the PRN website for more info. Email email@example.com to inquire about an initial appointment.