Friday, February 04, 2011

Obituary for his father, from David R. Buhl

I’m not sure if anyone down there will remember him, but I thought I’d send his obituary along anyway. My father, George S. Buhl, born in Philadelphia in 1916 went home to be with Our Lord on January 25th, 2011. He was the son of Lottie H. Buhl, who was a longtime member of Tenth Church. She died in 1977. He accepted Christ around the time he was 12 or 14 under the ministry of Donald Grey Barnhouse.
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Low Cost Dental Services

I am a dental hygiene student at Harcum College in Bryn Mawr. This semester we are starting to see patients. We offer dental services that include x-rays and full dental cleaning and dental health care for all $30 and under. Senior citizens get these services all for $10. I am looking for patients and will see patients on Tuesdays starting February 8. This is a great opportunity for people who do not have insurance. You can contact me at 410-251-9513 or email Nicole King.

Call to Purity Conference

Tenth member, Tim McInnes, would like to attend a “Call to Purity” conference on Saturday, Feb 19, in East Earl, PA, but only if 1-3 other men go with him.  If interested, please call Tim” at 215) 849-4799. Here is a link to the conference flyer.

Prayer Requests

Please pray for Tenth members recently losing parents:

Nancy Hala and Kimberly Wynne - their mother, Eleanor Wise
Joe German - his father
Barbara Harder - her mother, Jean Thomas (unexpectedly in a car accident)

Insider's Report on Egypt

Over at Gospel Coalition, they've posted a helpful piece by Ramez Atallah, General Secretary of the Bible Society of Egypt, to guide our praying about the turmoil engulfing Egypt.

He starts with this interesting report: "Christians and Muslims have been united as never before defending their homes on overnight shifts (due to the lack of police security). This is resulting for many to make friends with neighbors they never knew, and there is a real sense of camaraderie, which we never had before" and goes on to describe some of the present hardships and suggests ways to pray. Well worth the read.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Benefit Concert

Tim Be Told and The Reilly Band will be holding a benefit concert for One Little Did on February 5th at 6pm at Polaris 460 N. 9th St (cross-section of Buttonwood and 9th St) Philadelphia, PA. Special guest performance by Jason Min. This exciting event is hosted by Chinese Christian Church and Center. Tickets are available in advance online ($11) at and at the door ($13). All proceeds will help support One Little Did, a non-profit organization that aims to alleviate the "college gap" and assist low-income Philadelphia high school students through mentoring and academic advising. One Little Did was started by members of Renewal Presbyterian Church and the Chinese Christian Church and Center in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Tenth Healthcare Fellowship Lunch

Tenth Healthcare Fellowship will meet for lunch this Sunday, 2/6/2011, at 12:45 in Fellowship Hall. Our speaker will be Dr. James Reynolds, Chair of Medicine of Drexel University College of Medicine. He will speak to us on "Living as a Christian in Academic Medicine: Handling stress, obtaining balance and being a witness." Please join us!

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Lunar New Year Dinner on 2/5 at 5:30 pm

TIF's Annual Lunar New Year Dinner is on Saturday, February 5, at 5:30 pm at Tenth Church (Fellowship Hall). Everyone is invited to attend!

Enjoy a delicious feast of Chinese food! Cost for the meal is $7/working adults. Students, children, and volunteers eat free!

This a great opportunity to get to know other people and celebrate the Lunar New Year. Please come and invite others!

For more information, contact Liz.

Monday, January 31, 2011

WBE This Week

Wednesday-Friday (the Lord willing) Tenth will be hosting the annual Workshop on Biblical Exposition. Ministers and others will be coming in to sharpen their expository preaching skills. This year we will be studying the Gospel of John. If you would like to hear sermons from the main two speakers, I've added links to their names - Simon Manchester and Sparky Pritchard.