Sunday at 10 AM

Join us in our light-filled Georgian sanctuary. Gather where Methodists have been worshiping since 1769. Services and holy communion followed by a time of fellowship. 
Sunday School for children offered during the service, September thru May.
Nursery play area available for younger children.

Street parking only. Please be aware of the restrictions as they vary block to block

Bus 57
From North Philadelphia, stops at N 4th & Vine.
From South Philadelphia, stops at N 3rd & Vine.
Market-Frankford Subway
Only a few blocks walk from 5th and Market.


Reverend Mark I. Salvacion is the Pastor of Historic St. George’s United Methodist Church (HSG) in Old City Philadelphia, where he has been appointed as a licensed local pastor since July 2017.  Prior to attending Drew Theological School, Reverend Salvacion was a practicing attorney licensed in Pennsylvania.  During his 26-year legal career, Reverend Salvacion represented such clients as PNC Bank, the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, the Vanguard Group, and Raymond James.  Reverend Salvacion is also a certified arbitrator with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). 

Reverend Salvacion is the recipient of the United Methodist Initiative Scholarship (full-tuition scholarship awarded by the UMC for outstanding promise in United Methodist ministry), the Delaplaine McDaniel Fellowship (awarded by Drew Theological School for outstanding academic accomplishment and promise in ministry), the Henry G. Appenzeller Memorial Prize (awarded by Drew Theological School for outstanding achievement in United Methodist studies), and the Saatman Memorial Scholarship (awarded to United Methodist students in Philadelphia by Frankford UMC for outstanding promise in ministry),.  Reverend Salvacion lives in Malvern, PA with his wife, Frances, and their dog, Sydney.  His hobbies include playing piano for four-hands, bass clarinet, and guitar, playing golf, and studying United Methodist history.  Reverend Salvacion’s daughter, Maya Ruth Salvacion, is currently a sophomore at Skidmore College. Reverend Salvacion is the first person-of-color appointed as Pastor of Historic St. George’s UMC. 

Below: Welcoming Service for Pastor Mark I. Salvacion, August 27, 2017. • Images courtesy of David Fonda

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