St. David's Episcopal Church Welcomes You!

St. David's Episcopal Church is located in the beautiful Manayunk section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Please join us for Sunday Worship at 9 a.m. We are continuing to grow. The church, built in the late 1800's is one of the most beautiful Episcopal churches in the area. Please join us soon.

Contact Us
    St. David's Episcopal Church
    St. David's & DuPont Streets
    P.O. Box 29102
    Philadelphia, PA 19127
    (215) 482-2345

    Mother of Churches
    Since 1831

    Stained Glass Windows at St. David's Church

About St. David's

The Episcopal Church of St. David's, Manayunk, was founded December 3, 1831 to be the spiritual home for people churched in the Anglican tradition who had recently arrived in the area. For the most part, these were mill workers, and they had come, with their families, to find employment in the local textile industry then being built near the new canal in the Schuylkill River.

In 1832 the cornerstone was laid for the first church built on the present site. That structure was destroyed by fire in 1879 and the church edifice now in use, designed by James Stafford, a Vestry member and local mill-owner, was consecrated in 1881.

St. David, the patron saint of Wales who died March 1, probably in 589, and for whom this parish is named, is so honored in his native land because his ascetic example, missionary zeal, and monastic foundations were significant contributions in maintaining the light of Christian life and learning during the European Dark Ages. Church members at pancake breakfast.

This Week at St. David's

Please note Sunday worship service begins at 9 am.

Maundy Thursday Service
April 17, 7:00 pm HELD AT ST JOHN'S CHURCH, 404 LEVERING MILL ROAD, LOWER MERION
Good Friday Service, April 18
12 pm Noon at St David's Church
Easter Sunday Service, April 20
9:00 am at St David's
After the service: Easter Egg Hunt for children, quiche and mimosas for adults!
Yard Sale - Saturday April 26 (sale items, food, and volunteers will be needed)
Plant Sale - Saturday and Sunday May 3,4 (Our prices are excellent)
Clean up and Picnic - Sunday May 18 (helping hands and picnic-ers needed)
If you love to sing and are want to nurture your spirituality, please join us.

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