Gateway to Religious Communities is a series coordinated by Interfaith Philadelphia where local congregations and religious communities open their virtual doors to the public to share their faith tradition with curious visitors.

At these gatherings you are able to:

  • Virtually visit Philadelphia religious communities for worship services

  • Meet leaders and members from a variety of religious and spiritual communities

  • Ask questions and engage in dialogue with community leaders and members

  • Expand your interfaith experiences


Winter 2020-21 Gateway to Religious Communities Series


Please join us for virtual, facilitated visits at the following communities:

Circle of Hope

Sunday, November 29 | 4:30-6:30 PM

Join Circle of Hope, a multi-site church in Philadelphia and South Jersey, for the first Sunday of Advent. We will meet on Zoom before the 5 pm service for an introduction to Circle of Hope and Advent, as well as a time of Q&A.

Tenders of the Earth Temple

Sunday, December 20 | 12:30-2:30 PM

Join Tenders of the Earth Temple, a Wiccan coven based in the beliefs and techniques of Traditional Wicca and the larger Western Magical Tradition, for their open Yule Ritual. You will have a chance to meet with members of the community for an introduction to the community and a Q&A.

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Congregation Rodeph Shalom

Friday, December 4 | 5:00-7:00 PM

Join Congregation Rodeph Shalom for their Friday Shabbat service the week before Hanukkah. Rabbi Eli Freedman will gather with us before the service to introduce the congregation and answer any questions you may have.

Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center

Sunday, January 10 | 11:30 AM-2:00 PM

Join Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center for their Sunday service. You will have an opportunity to meet with members of the community for a Q&A afterward.

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