Bishop Davenport’s Retirement Events

Join us as we Celebrate the Ministry of Bishop Patricia A. Davenport

In honor of Bishop Davenport’s 6 years as bishop, 23 years of ordained ministry and 39 years on synod staff, the Executive Committee and Synod Staff is planning three – yes, three – events to celebrate her gifts and contributions.

On Friday, August 9, there will be a Worship Service beginning at 5pm held at United Lutheran Seminary Chapel, 7301 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

On Saturday, August 10, a FREE all-you-can-eat BBQ and FELLOWSHIP from 12 pm to 3 pm at United Lutheran Seminary campus, 7301 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19119. There will be activities for children and the young at heart. Click the link below to RSVP


On Sunday, August 11, a Retirement Celebration will be held from 4 to 8 pm at the Hilton Hotel in Philadelphia. Tickets are $125 per person. You can make your reservation now:

Retirement Celebration Reservations


Meal Selections Include:


Free Range Chicken Breast, Fingerling Potatoes, Cremini Mushrooms,Sweet Onion,Knotted Long Beans, Rosemary Chicken Sauce

Altalntic Salmon Fillet, Shaved Fine Green Beans, Horeradish Dill Potato, Roasted Beet Sauce

Chick Peas, White Beans, Roasted Califlower, Coriander Puree, Zucchini Spaghetti, Grilled Naan Bread  (Vegan)

  Overnight Accommodations are available at

 Homewood Suites by Hilton Hotel 

4200 City Line Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19131

Reduced rates are available if you reserve on or before Saturday, July 20, 2024

Use this link for reservations:

Hotel Reservtion Link




You are invited to join those submittng congratulatory messages for inclusion in the Souvenir Journal for Bishop Davenport Retirement Celebration the deadline is July 28, 2024. Your ad must be camera/print ready and be accompanied by payment. Payment can be made via credit card at this link. Checks can be mailed to the Synod Office attn: Martin Schwab 7241 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119, include on the Memo line: Davenport Souvenir Journal. Ads should be emailed to by the deadline, please indicate the size of your ad in your message.

Souvenir Journal Ad Prices (All ads are Full Color)

Outside Back Cover $200.00 8.5” X 11”
Inside Back Cover $175.00 8.5” X 11”
Inside Front Cover $175.00 8.5” X 11”
Full Page $125.00 8.5” X 11”
Half Page $70.00 8.5” X 5.5”

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