Assumption of the Holy Virgin
Pan-Orthodox Church
Philadelphia, PA
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Assumption of the Holy Virgin
2101 South 28th Street; Philadelphia, PA 19145
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Directions From Major Routes

We are located at 28th Street and Snyder Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

We are aproximately 3 miles from City Hall.

 

From Philadelphia:

From Center City (City Hall)

Go South on Broad Street to Snyder Avenue. Turn Right on Snyder Avenue and proceed down to 28th Street and Snyder Avenue.

From the Greater Northeast

Take I-76 East towards Central Philadelphia. Take Exit 347B (Oregon Avenue) toward Passyunk Avenue. Keep Right at the fork in the ramp. Turn Sharp Left on West Pasyunk Avenue. Turn Left on South 25th Street. Turn Left onto Snyder Avenue.

 

From New Jersey:

Walt Whitman Bridge

Cross over Walt Whitman Bridge into Philadelphia. Take I-76 West to Exit 346C (Vare Avenue) towards Mifflin Street. Turn Right on New Hope Street. Slight Right on Mifflin Street. Turn Right on South 29th Street. Turn Left on Snyder Avenue. Go up 1 Block to 28th Street.

Ben Franklin Bridge

Take Exit towards I 676 West (US-30 West). Keep Left at fork. Follow signs for I 676 West (US-30 West) and merge onto I 676 West (US-30 West). Merge onto North 15th Street. Turn Left at South Penn Square. Turn Right onto South Broad Street (Avenue of the Arts) continue to follow Broad Street to Snyder Avenue. Turn Right on Snyder Avenue and proceed down to 28th Street and Snyder Avenue.

Commodore Barry Bridge

Cross over Commodore Barry Bridge. Merge onto I-95 North towards Philadelphia. Take Exit 13 Penrose Avenue (PA-291 East) toward I-76 West. Turn Left on South 26th Street (South 26th Street becomes I-76 West). Take Exit 346C (Vare Avenue) towards Mifflin Street. Turn Right on New Hope Street. Slight Right on Mifflin Street. Turn Right on South 29th Street. Turn Left on Snyder Avenue. Go up 1 Block to 28th Street.

 

From Delaware:

Christiana/Newark/Wilmington

Take I-95 North towards I-295 (Wilmington/I-495/Philadelphia). Take Exit 5D towards Port of Wilmington/Philadelphia. Merge onto I-95 North (Crossing into Pennsylvania). Take Exit 13 Penrose Avenue (PA-291 East) toward I-76 West. Turn Left on South 26th Street (South 26th Street becomes I-76 West). Take Exit 346C (Vare Avenue) towards Mifflin Street. Turn Right on New Hope Street. Slight Right on Mifflin Street. Turn Right on South 29th Street. Turn Left on Snyder Avenue. Go up 1 Block to 28th Street

Service Schedule

Great Vespers: Saturday 5:00 PM

Reading of the Hours: Sunday 9:30 AM

Divine Liturgy: Sunday 10:00 AM

Monthly Panikhida: 1st Sunday of the Month (after Divine Liturgy)

Property Committee Meeting: 2nd Sunday of the Month

Bible Study: 2nd Tuesday of the Month

Church Life Discussion: 4th Sunday of the Month


Weekly News
 
Tuesday November 14, 2017 Bible Study 6:30 PM
 
Saturday November 18, 2017 Great Vespers 5:00 PM
 
Sunday November 19, 2017 Reading of Hours 9:30 AM and Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM
 
Sunday November 19, 2017 Property Committee Meeting after Divine Liturgy in the church school room
 
 
 

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 2101 South 28th Street Philadelphia, PA 19145 | 215.468.3535 | Email