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Arch Street United Methodist Church

Broad and Arch streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215-568-6250
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Another architectural marvel

And the steeple is incredible. This church is simply magnificent. It is unfortunate so many... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
William O
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Friendly people doing God's work

We stopped in for Palm Sunday service and were warmly greeted. The early service was in the small... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Maureen H
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1 Aug 2017
“Another architectural marvel”
16 Apr 2017
“Friendly people doing God's work”
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Broad and Arch streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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
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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
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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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Reviewed May 14, 2013

The church is a beautiful church like the reviewer before noted. The only problem is the picture the reviewer submitted is of the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia right next door. The church was built in 2 stages 1865 and 1870.

2  Thank Bill_Somogyi
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Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

We stopped into the Arch Street Church while at a convention. The church is beautiful and do are the volunteers and people who work there. Stop in to see the beautiful old church and think about msking a donation towards their charity work on your...More

4  Thank 3JP
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