Saturday, February 1st at 6:00 PM in the Bishop White Library Join us on Saturday, February 1st – 6:00 PM in the Bishop White Library. Grab your apron, make a pot of your favorite chili and enter our WMC Chili Cook Off!  The only rule is to bring it in your own crock pot or […]


The 2020 Annual Parish Meeting for Washington Memorial Chapel will be held on The Third Sunday after the Epiphany, January 26th, following the 10 AM service of Holy Eucharist. The annual meeting is a time to review the past year of the Chapel’s life; celebrate our accomplishments, review the 2019 financial statements; elect new Vestry […]


“There’s Something About Mary: Christmastide Themes”  On Sunday morning, December 15th we turn our attention from the themes of Advent to the themes of Christmastide—or the “Twelve Days of Christmas”. Beginning Sunday, December 22nd, the Rector’s Forum will take a Christmas and New Year’s recess and will not meet again on Sunday, January 5th. The Rector’s Forum meets on Sundays in Patriots Hall at 9 AM and […]


The CEOs are taking a holiday break, but beginning on Wednesday, January 8th the CEOs will be reading Richard Rohr’s recent book, The Universal Christ. HOW A FORGOTTEN REALITY CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING WE SEE, HOPE FOR, AND BELIEVE  Drawing on scripture, history, and spiritual practice, Rohr articulates a transformative view of Jesus Christ as a portrait of God’s constant, unfolding […]


DID YOU KNOW? The Justice Bell, sometimes known as the Women’s Liberty Bell, was cast on March 31, 1915 by the Meneely Bell Company in Troy, NY at a cost of $1,200.00. The Bell weighs close to 2,000 lbs. At first glance, the Justice Bell may look like a bronze replica of the Liberty Bell. […]

Sermon – Palm Sunday: April 13 & 14, 2019

A  S E R M O N  F R O M  W A S H I N G T O N  M E M O R I A L  C H A P E L _______________________________________________________________________________________ Sermon preached at all services by the Reverend Mark Nestlehutt       In the heart of the Old […]

Sermon – April 6 & 7, 2019 The Fifth Sunday of Lent

 A     S E R M O N     F R O M     W A S H I N G T O N     M E M O R I A L    C H A P E L _______________________________________________________________________________________      Sermon preached at all services  by the Reverend Mark Nestlehutt     I t was roughly 25 years […]

Thanks For The Memories ~ Mark 1: 21-28

The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany ~ January 27/28, 2018 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA + The Rev. Roy Almquist We come to the weekend that we knew could not be avoided. Ever since I wrote to you in November I have had my eye on the calendar. I have continued to shuffle back […]

THE GRAND SURPRISE ~ Matthew 25: 31-45

Christ the King / Last Sunday after Pentecost, November 25/26, 2017 Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, PA + The Rev. Roy Almquist Today is Christ the King Sunday … the last Sunday of Pentecost. The Church Year ends now, but not simply with the harsh blowing of dry leaves and cold wind in the morning […]

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