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Arch Street United Methodist Church

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Beautiful classic structure

We saw the church from afar and decided to head to it. It is a strikingly beautiful gothic style... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
jer b
Bristol, Connecticut

I got to walk past this church every day for about a week and it still took my breath away by the... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
Elinor B
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Aug 12, 2018
“Beautiful classic structure”
Jun 28, 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We saw the church from afar and decided to head to it. It is a strikingly beautiful gothic style church. When we got closer, we realized that the church was closed and there was a large group of homeless people camped out in the entranceways...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I got to walk past this church every day for about a week and it still took my breath away by the last day. Definitely worth a few minutes to stop in and take a look around and inside.

Thank Elinor B
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

And the steeple is incredible. This church is simply magnificent. It is unfortunate so many homeless are nearby, but the church itself is marvellous.

Thank williamo126
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We stopped in for Palm Sunday service and were warmly greeted. The early service was in the small intimate chapel, but the stained glass in the sanctuary is not to be missed- beautiful and newly refurbished.

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed March 19, 2016

Was thrilled to experience this very diverse church. Many progressive ministries going on. Very much an advocate for the homeless. Active worship with good music program. Better than your typical church choir. Talented pianist and choir director. Pastor is very socially responsible. The church is...More

Thank Democratfrank
Reviewed January 30, 2016

This church is at Broad and Arch, a mere block from PAFA, City Hall, the Masonic Temple, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and Reading Terminal Market, yet it gets completely overlooked. The inside has an impressive vaulted ceiling, an excellent central stained glass window, and the...More

Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed June 11, 2015

I visited this adorable church in early June when I was doing a solo walking tour of Philadelphia. It is right across the street from the historical City Hall & Justice building. This whole area is a wonderful place to stroll and take in the...More

Thank thesteevesgroup
Reviewed June 4, 2015

Organized in 1862 and constructed between 1864—1870, this Victorian church was the resident bishop’s home church and the site of 40 Methodist conferences. It is now a diverse Center City congregation, and hosts community and social groups, including regular workshops about Native American heritage. The...More

2  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed June 6, 2013

It's very architecturally pretty inside and out. I appreciate how much the congregation and pastor are involved with progressive community activities.

3  Thank Gloria19147
Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

Standing in the city center area, this church is no less beautiful in the outside than its two neighbors, and the interior of the church is even more beautiful. The people work there are very kind and friendly, they offered to turn on the lighting...More

3  Thank Lingyuan_He
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