Saint Peter's Episcopal Church . 121 Church St. Phoenixville, PA 19460 . (610) 933-2195

I’m new to St. Peter’s

Some important things to know before you visit

Google Map

In addition to street parking on both sides of Church Street on Sundays (street parking is only allowed on the left side other days), there are 5 places to park: (see annotated map at bottom of page)

  1. The church parking lot adjacent to (west of) the church. Turn left just before the church building.  Capacity: 20 cars.
  2. Senior Center and St Anne’s parking lot.  Turn left 30 yards before the church parking lot.  Capacity: 40 cars.  Voluntary donation is requested.
  3. St Peter’s Place parking lot.  On Sundays, you can park in the unreserved spots in the row nearest Starr Street. May need to enter on Prospect Street, but can exit on Church Street.
  4. Holy Ghost Church parking lot, on the east side of Starr Street. Turn right as your near Bridge Street. 
  5. New public parking lot near the Senior Center. Turn left before the Senior Center.  Opening date unknown.

8:00 am – Prayerful quiet service. Informal, feels like a Chapel service.  About a half-hour.

9:00 am  Bible study with Deacon Joe in his  office,

10:00 am – Full service with Holy Eucharist, organist and choir. Every fourth Sunday is a Youth-led service, except in July & August.  9:30 am start time from July until September 3.

10:00 am – Godly Play for children aged 3-11. Children join parents before communion.

Post-10 am service  – Coffee hour in Smith Fellowship Hall (downstairs). Newcomers really enjoy getting their questions answered while picking up the sincere, open and helpful vibe.

A list of entrances to St. Peter’s: (see annotated map at bottom of page)

  1. Prospect Street entrance (top of map)
  2. Offices – via new ADA ramp (map top left)
  3. Smith Hall – down the steps from the parking lot (map middle left)
  4. Church side entrance via red ADA ramp (map middle left)
  5. Church parking lot on Church Street (bottom left in map)
  6. Church front door (map bottom middle)
  7. Sacristy side entrance (map middle right)
  8. St. Margaret’s Hall entrance (map upper right)

Parishioners mostly dress casually or “business casual” for Sunday services, although 10% wear a suit and tie or dress up. Presence is more important than appearance.

During Christmas and Easter services, many more parishioners and visitors dress up.

Children of all ages are welcome and adored.

Godly Play starts downstairs in the Father Fifer room off Smith Hall at the 10:00 am Sunday service and finishes before communion starts so children and parents can experience the altar rail together.  

Packs of coloring books and crayons and other items are available in the narthex for children to borrow while at church.

Parents will not feel embarrassed if their baby cries or toddlers explore the aisles. Many parents take their children downstairs during service if they parents or children) are restless.

In addition to street parking on both sides of Church Street on Sundays (street parking is only allowed on the left side other days), there are 5 places to park: (see annotated map below)

  1. The church parking lot adjacent to (west of) the church. Turn left just before the church building.  Capacity: 20 cars.
  2. Senior Center and St Anne's parking lot.  Turn left 30 yards before the church parking lot.  Capacity: 40 cars.  Voluntary donation is requested.
  3. St Peter's Place parking lot.  On Sundays, you can park in the unreserved spots in the row nearest Starr Street. May need to enter on Prospect Street, but can exit on Church Street.
  4. Holy Ghost Church parking lot, on the east side of Starr Street. Turn right as your near Bridge Street. 
  5. New public parking lot near the Senior Center. Turn left before the Senior Center.  Opening date unknown.

A list of entrances to St. Peter's: (see annotated map below)

  1. Prospect Street entrance (top of map)
  2. Offices – via new ADA ramp (map top left)
  3. Smith Hall – down the steps from the parking lot (map middle left)
  4. Church side entrance via red ADA ramp (map middle left)
  5. Church parking lot on Church Street (bottom left in map)
  6. Church front door (map bottom middle)
  7. Sacristy side entrance (map middle right)
  8. St. Margaret's Hall entrance (map upper right)