Friday, July 18, 2008

VBS Cresheim

Chestnut Hill/Mt. Airy residents -- Cresheim Valley Church is hosting a week long Vacation Bible School August 4-8 at the church location (Masonic Lodge, 8425 Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill). Voyagers "Faith Expedition" is intended as an outreach to children ages 5-7, 8-10, and 10-13. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Contact Alex Graham (865-804-1806 or to register or to help. Tenth families are invited to come and bring neighbors. CVC plans to follow up on all non-churched families.

Free Concert

July 25, 2008

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Charlotte Blake Alston, speaker
Gordon Theatre, Rutgers-Camden
Rutgers Camden FREE Neighborhood Concert

BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide
GERSHWIN Porgy and Bess, A Symphonic Picture
CLEARFIELD Kabo omowale (Welcome Home Child), for narrator, chorus, and orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture
SOUSA "The Stars and Stripes Forever" March

Author! Author!

Here is your next quiz. Name the Tenth author of the book. (Every author presently attends Tenth):

1. Muslims and Christians at the Table
2. Genesis and Archaeology
3. Singing and Making Music
4. Age of Opportunity
5. Here Am I, Send Me
6. Linked to Someone in Pain
7. Art for God's Sake
8. Quixote
9. Outer Strength, Inner Strength
10. Icarus in the Boardroom
11. Terminal Mind
12. Life is Relationships
13. Heart-Cry
14. Themes and Variations for a Christian Doxology

The Answers Are...

Check below for the answers to the Boice Preaching quiz.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

My Ebenezer

Seven months pregnant, a busted sewer in the basement, and a dangerous infection spreading on her leg, Morna was about to learn a lesson on the faithfulness of God. Click here to read the story she told at the last Sparrows gathering.

Street closures will occur on Rittenhouse Square Street

Street closures will occur on Rittenhouse Square Street between 17th and 18th the next 2 weekends:

  • June 19 for pouring concrete slab and new condos going up. Spruce and 17th will remain open, but people will see police presence and construction activity
  • The following weekend 17th will also be closed from Locust to Spruce for erecting the crane .

More details are on Tenth's website.


Hosted by Korean United Church of Philadelphia’s Young Adult Group

When: August 9th, 2008, 11am
Where: Temple Ambler Outdoor Courts
Fee: *$39.00 / team, if registered by 7/23/08
*$45.00 / team, if registered by 7/31/08
*$51.00 / team, if registered by 8/05/08
*Fee Includes lunch & refreshments
*Trophy & prizes awarded to a champion

All proceeds will be used to purchase audio & visual Bibles, gospel & sermon CD’s, and mini-stereos for the residents at the Cheltenham York Nursing Home so that God’s message of hope and salvation can be delivered to them on a regular basis regardless of their state.

“And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me” (Matthew 25:40 KJV).

For Registration / Questions: (267)243-8713 /

Boice Preaching Test

Let's test your Boice Preaching knowledge. I'll give the answers tomorrow in the comments section.

1. What is the last book of the Bible Dr. Boice was preaching?

2. Dr. Boice preached nine sermons on these two verses, each time making the congregation recite them out loud.

3. It is from this chapter of a book he never preached through, that Dr. Boice found the biblical basis for his own commitment to stay in the city.

4. It is the first book he preached through at Tenth.

5. What book claims the record for most sermons by Dr. Boice?

6. Before the NIV translation, what translation did Dr. Boice preach through?

7. He began preaching through this book in the evening, but completed it in the morning.

8. What three chapters in the gospels were preached through twice in separate sermon series?

9. What is Dot Boersma's favorite sermon series of Dr. Boice?

10. How many Bible books did Dr. Boice complete?

Volunteers Needed Saturday

Volunteers are needed this Saturday, July 19, to help with the final installation of quarter round base at 315. Having some carpentry skills is a plus. David Kent will be there to perform and direct the work and will need 2-3 people to assist. If anyone is available to join us on Saturday, contact Jane Cappeller at 215-704-4069 or by email, We will get started around mid-morning. Lunch is provided.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

The Mice Templar

Issue 5 of Bryan Glass' The Mice Templar is out this week. A bound volume of the issues is scheduled to come out in October. We'll keep you posted.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Looking for Nanny

one day a week beginning in September
one 6 month old girl
8 hour day
come to our home in South Philly

Please call or email if interested, and we can discuss payment and other details.

Sharon Golding (Tenth member)