Tabernacle United Church
Contact: Rev. Kathryn Aikins, Pastor
Tabernacle United Church Our Current Mission Focus: We are called into a compassionate community, advocating for peace, justice, and reconciliation and celebrating God’s loving embrace of all creation.
Peace and Non-Violence
We support New Jerusalem Now, an addictions recovery center in North Philadelphia.
In addition to welcoming those in need with food and fellowship at our after-service coffee hour each Sunday, we provide clothes, SEPTA tokens, toiletries, snacks and Wawa gift cards for those who seek help either on Sunday or during the week. In partnership with the Episcopal Cathedral, we collect food pantry items for the City’s shelters.
We provide support for a small town in El Salvador called Las Anonas both by annual giving through the Romero Interfaith Center but also by sponsoring delegations from the congregation to visit for mutual education, understanding, and spiritual support. Our most recent visit was Summer 2007, during which the delegation. participated in a press conference on behalf of El Salvadorans arrested on the way to a protest of water privatization.
We respond with emergency funding in the event of natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornadoes, tsunamis with emergency relief funds through One Great Hour of Sharing.