National Geographic : 1990 Aug
To celebrate their reunion in the sanctuary, members of the First Schwenkfelder Church in North Philadelphia march around the neighborhood. The original building, recently renovated, was being used for the first time in six months. This is the only Afri can American congregation in the Schwenkfelder conference. Many sections of North Philadelphia have been aban doned by the middle class, but this congregation is among those that have a commitment to con tinue worshiping in and working with the local community.