Installation of Bishop Patricia Ann Curtis Davenport

 

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

cordially invites you to attend

the historic Service of Installation for

Bishop Patricia Ann Curtis Davenport

Bishop Davenport

the first African American woman elected a bishop
in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Saturday, the Twenty-second of September
Two-thousand eighteen
At two o’clock in the afternoon

By Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton

New Covenant Church of Philadelphia
7500 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19119

A reception will follow

All clergy, deacons, and members of the Deaconess Community
are invited to vest and process
The liturgical color is red

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Installation of Bishop Patricia Ann Curtis Davenport

September 22, 2018
2:00 pm
New Covenant Church of Philadelphia

The church is located at 7500 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119
Parking is available at the church

Procession: ELCA rostered ministers – pastors, deacons and members of the Deaconess Community – and clergy of other denominations are invited to vest and process. The liturgical color of the day is red. Those vesting are to arrive no later than 1:15 pm. Instructions will be provided upon arrival.

Choir: There will be a mass choir at the installation which will gather for rehearsals before the day of the installation. If you are interested in participating in the mass choir, please send an email to Ms. Tracey Beasley at vp@sepa.org. The music directors will be in contact with rehearsal locations and times. On the day of the installation, choir is asked to arrive at noon.

Overnight accommodations: A block of hotel rooms have been reserved at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel in Plymouth Meeting, PA, from Sept. 21 to 23. The special room rate of $129 per night will be available until Sept. 2 extended to Sept. 12 or until the group block is sold out.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia West
640 Fountain Road

Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania 19462-1003
Tel: 610-834-8300
Reserve Online: http://bit.ly/DavenportInstallation

For additional information, contact us at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod office:

267.323.3737 or mlee@sepa.org

 

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