Rentals at Gloria Dei

Gloria Dei has two venues available for rental: Riverside Hall and the Roak Room. Reasonable rental fees, combined with free parking, in a South Philadelphia location make these ideal spots for your family gathering or business meeting.

Please contact the Church Office at 215-389-1513 for availability and rental details.

Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) Church

Download the Rental Agreement (including rates and fees) here as a PDF: click here to download file.

Riverside Hall has a stove, refrigerator, freezer, and dishwasher. The capacity is 75.

The Roak Room has a smaller capacity of 40 and is available for meetings only, on weeknights and weekends.


Beautiful setting

Overlooking our historic grounds

We can accommodate up to 75

Tables and chairs are included with the rental 

there are many ways to organize the space

Great for family events, Christmas parties and baby/bridal showers. Perfect for meetings and work events as well!

New Rector Search

Gloria Dei, an Episcopal Church, is searching for our next rector.
If you are interested in this position, please review our Parish Profile
and the OTM Portfolio which is available at

Submit your cover letter and resume to

Our goal is to have a new rector begin in January of 2018

The Search Committee of Gloria Dei