Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd
Friday, October 20, 2017
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To Reach Us By Public Transportation:

The church is just a short walk from the Queen Lane Station of the SEPTA's Chestnut Hill West regional rail line.  Exit the station and go to the intersection of Wissahickon Ave. and Midvale Ave.  Turn left onto Midvale.  The next street is The Oak Road.  Turn right onto The Oak Road, and the church is halfway up the block. 

The Septa K Bus Line runs along Midvale Avenue.

Driving Directions:

From City Line Avenue

From City Line, follow the signs to Lincoln Drive. Once on Lincoln Drive, move to the right hand lane and make a quick right turn onto Gypsy Lane. (Watch for the two-story police station at the corner of Lincoln Drive and Gypsy Lane.) At top of hill, turn left onto School House Lane. Drive through Philadelphia University campus and the intersection of School House Lane and Henry Ave. Stay on School House lane until you reach The Oak Road on the right. Make right and drive down the street to church.

From Center City Philadelphia

Take Kelly Drive to Midvale Avenue, turn right onto Midvale Avenue. Take Midvale all the way to The Oak Road, which is two intersections past Midvale and Fox Street on the left. Make a left onto The Oak Road, church is on the left. Or, if you prefer to take the Schuylkill Expressway follow the next set of directions.

Via the Schuylkill Expressway

Take the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) to the Lincoln Drive exit. Follow Lincoln Drive to Rittenhouse Street and turn right. Take Rittenhouse Street to the first light and make a right onto Wissahickon Avenue. Take Wissahickon to Midvale Ave.(third traffic light) and turn right onto Midvale Ave. The Oak Road is in the middle of the block on your right. Make right and follow to the church

Via Interstate 95

Take I-95 to I-76 West. Follow above directions for the Schuylkill Expressway.

Via the Pennsylvania Turnpike

Exit Turnpike at Norristown, Plymouth Meeting (Exit #25/333). Go right after the exit and head east on Germantown Pike to first traffic light. Make a right onto Chemical Road. Go through three lights and at your fourth light, make a left at the five point intersection onto Ridge Pike. Make a left and take Ridge Pike to the Henry Avenue cutoff (bear left). (You'll be on Ridge Pike for approximately 3.5 miles.) Take Henry Avenue about 6 miles to School House Lane. Turn left on School House Lane. Follow School House Lane to The Oak Road which will be on the right. Make right and follow road to the Church , which will be on your right.


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