Dec 082014

Christ­mas Holiday

Wor­ship and Events

Sat­ur­day, Dec. 13th

10:00 a.m. — noon

Christ­mas Cookie Exchange

at our Wil­low Grove Office

Wednes­day, Dec. 17th

6:00 p.m.

Christ­mas Car­ol­ing at the Cooks’ in Abing­ton, PA

Sat­ur­day, Dec. 20th

3:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

2014 Annual Christ­mas Pageant



Sun­day, Dec. 21st

10:00 a.m.

Lessons and Carols

Was­sail Bowl

Wednes­day, Dec. 24th

at 10:00 p.m.

Christ­mas Eve

Holy Com­mu­nion Service

Thurs­day, Dec. 25th

at 10:00 a.m.

Christ­mas Day

Holy Com­mu­nion Service

Dec 082014

Num­ber 12. What does God require in the ninth and tenth commandments?

Ninth, that we do not lie or deceive, but speak the truth in love. Tenth, that we are con­tent, not envy­ing any­one or resent­ing what God has given them or us.

James 2:8: If you really keep the royal law found in Scrip­ture, “Love your neigh­bor as your­self,” you are doing right.

Dec 012014

Num­ber 11. What does God require in the sixth, sev­enth, and eighth com­mand­ments? Sixth, that we do not hurt, or hate, or be hos­tile to our neigh­bor, but be patient and peace­ful, pur­su­ing even our ene­mies with love. Sev­enth, that we abstain from sex­ual immoral­ity and live purely and faith­fully, whether in mar­riage or in […]

Nov 292014

The fam­ily of George and Molly Puli­mala will receive vis­i­tors at St. Thomas Indian Ortho­dox Church, 1009 Unruh Avenue, Philadel­phia, PA19111. On Sat­ur­day, the fam­ily will receive vis­i­tors from 9:00 to 10 a.m., fol­lowed by a ser­vice of wor­ship at 10 a.m. Please pray for Molly, her chil­dren Bindu and Matthew, for Bindu’s hus­band Mason and their chil­dren, for […]

Nov 242014

10. What does God require in the fourth and fifth com­mand­ments? Fourth, that on the Sab­bath day we spend time in pub­lic and pri­vate wor­ship of God, rest from rou­tine employ­ment, serve the Lord and oth­ers, and so antic­i­pâté the eter­nal Sab­bath. Fifth, that we love and honor our father and our mother, sub­mit­ting to their […]

Nov 172014

9. What does God require in the first, sec­ond, and third com­mand­ments? First, that we know and trust God as the only true and liv­ing God. Sec­ond, that we avoid all idol­a­try and do not wor­ship God improp­erly. Third, that we treat God’s name with fear and rev­er­ence, hon­or­ing also his Word and works. Deuteron­omy 6:13 – 14: […]

Nov 102014

8. What is the law of God stated in the Ten Com­mand­ments? You shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make for your­self an idol in the form of any­thing in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below — you shall not bow down to them or wor­ship them. You […]

Nov 032014

No. 7 What does the law of God require? Per­sonal, per­fect, and per­pet­ual obe­di­ence; that we love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength; and love our neigh­bor as our­selves. What God for­bids should never be done and what God com­mands should always be done. Matthew 22:37 – 40: Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with […]

Oct 272014

Ques­tion No. 6 How can we glo­rify God? We glo­rify God by enjoy­ing him, lov­ing him, trust­ing him, and by obey­ing his will, com­mands, and law. Deuteron­omy 11:1: Love the LORD your God and keep his require­ments, his decrees, his laws and his com­mands always.