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Christ Church and New Organ Highlighted in Upcoming Easter Events

Mar 18 2018
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$385,205 Awarded to Philadelphia’s Historic Congregations

Jan 10 2018
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The Council on Library and Information Resources has awarded a “Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives” grant in the amount of $385,205 to a project spearheaded by Christ Church Preservation Trust that will digitize over 41,000 records from the archives of Philadelphia’s oldest congregations and aggregate them in a database accessible to the public.


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Volunteers Help Move 34,000 Pound Organ Pipes Into Old City Church

Sep 05 2017
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A pipe organ has been part of the church for nearly 200 years. Those pipes have to be replaced periodically but Pastor Tim Safford says the organ will look the same as it ever did.


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A Taste of History

Jul 31 2017
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A Taste of History, chef Walter Staib’s award- winning show, profiled Christ Church in its latest episode “300 Years of Service,” which aired Saturday at noon on WHYY.


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Bells Older Than US Declaration Still Chime For 4th Of July In Old City

Jul 04 2017
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History tells us that all the church bells in Philadelphia rang on July 8th, 1776, for the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence. One church continues that tradition, though its bells now ring on July 4th.


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