Calendar of Events


Mark Your Calendars!

Our series of luncheon programs runs from September to May. All programs are on Tuesdays at The Acorn Club, 1519 Locust Street, Philadelphia, beginning at 12 noon.

Parking is available at LAZ Self Park at 1500 Locust Street, across the street from the Acorn Club. This lot has an elevator to the street, if needed. Additional lots are located on Latimer Street (from Locust street, turn right on 15th Street and go a half block to turn right onto Latimer Street).

By public transportation, The Acorn Club is convenient to buses, trains, and the subway.

Our upcoming 2018-2019 luncheon season will begin on Tuesday, Octoberber 9, 2018. The complete series of luncheon dates for the season will be as follows:
  • October 9, 2018: The Reverend Howard Storm speaks on "Jesus is the Real Deal"
  • December 11, 2018: Donald Romanik speaks on "Future Shock: Is the Episcopal Church Headed for Extinction?"
  • January 22, 2019: The Reverend Canon Kirk Berlenbach on "The Work of the Canon for Growth and Support"
  • March 19, 2019: The Reverend Sherri Deets & John A. Miller on "The Widows Corporation, 250 Years of Becoming"
  • April 16, 2019: The Reverend Renee McKenzie-Haywood, PhD - Title to be determined
  • May 31, 2019: Annual Dinner Meeting
Details of speakers will follow shortly.

First Meeting of the 2018-2019 Season: Howard Storm
Come help us kick off our 2018-2019 season on Tuesday, October 9, at The Acorn Club, 1519 Locust Street, Philadelphia. As featured speaker we welcome The Reverend Howard Storm, a Christian minister, writer, and painter. Storm says that he was an atheist and a very aggressive person until he had what he calls a "near death" experience. He wrote about his experience in the book My Descent into Death. Since then he has appeared on the Today Show, the Oprah Winfrey Show, and 48 hours.
The luncheon meeting will start with social hour at 12 noon, followed by the luncheon at 12:30 and then the presentation. The price for the luncheon is $35 per person. There will be a cash bar for those who wish wine or other refreshments, including non-alcoholic beverages. Discounted parking is available at LAZ Self Park, 1500 Locust Street. For further information, call the Luncheon Chair, Barbara Alton, at 215-563-1876. We ask that reservations be confirmed by Thursday, October 6, 2018.