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Contact Information and Directions

Office Hours:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9:30-2:30

Phone: 215-389-1513


GPS Address for Parking Lot Entrance:  8 Christian Street, Philadelphia, PA  19147          

GPS Address for Water Street Gate (passenger drop-off only): 929 S. Water Street, Philadelphia, PA  19147 

Mailing Address:

916 Swanson St, Philadelphia, PA, 19147

Nearest Intersection:

Columbus Blvd. & Christian Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147


Gloria Dei Church is located along the Delaware River between the Benjamin Franklin and Walt Whitman Bridges, approximately 1/2 mile south of Penn's Landing. Christian Street bounds the church grounds on the north, Columbus Blvd (formerly Delaware Avenue) on the east, Washington Avenue on the south and Water Street on the west. The entrance to the parking lot is located on Christian Street. 

If using GPS, please use 8 Christian Street as the address.

From Northbound I-95: Exit at the Delaware/Columbus Avenue- Washington Avenue exit and turn left at the light. Left again at the second light puts you on Christian Street; the parking lot entrance will be within the first block on your left. 

From Southbound I-95: exit at Columbus Blvd. and turn right at the light. Turn right again at the first light onto Christian Street; the parking lot entrance will be within the first block on your left.

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