CityLights Network

CityLights NetworkCityLights Network links organizations and grassroots groups in Southwest Philadelphia to each other and to outside resource partners in order to strengthen the neighborhood and positively impact residents. CityLights has facilitated partnership between Wayne Presbyterian Church and the Southwest Philadelphia community since 1995, and was instrumental in paving the way to establish The Common Place. The Network now makes its home within The Common Place.

Cornerstone Christian Academy

Cornerstone Christian AcademyCornerstone Christian Academy is a private independent school that has served Southwest Philadelphia since 1988. Cornerstone has been a long-standing mission partner of Wayne Presbyterian Church, and was instrumental in shaping the vision of The Common Place. The school now houses its Development Offices in the The Common Place and holds school events, including chapel, in the building.

New Spirit Community Church

new_spirit_community_church_logoNew Spirit Community Church is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Formed from the union of Westminster Presbyterian and 9th Presbyterian, this faith community has served the Southwest neighborhood from the corner of 58th Street and Chester Avenue since 1996. New Spirit worships in the sanctuary of The Common Place on Sunday mornings at 11:00.

Wayne Presbyterian Church (WPC)

Wayne Presbyterian Church LogoWayne Presbyterian Church is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) located in the suburbs of Philadelphia. The Common Place was founded in 2013 as a ministry of the Wayne Church, and WPC pastors and members support this ministry through their time, talent, and treasure.

Grace Christian Fellowship

Grace Christian Fellowship is a United Church of Christ Congregation, is a548996_618867701478376_464119861_n non-denomination Christian fellowship dedicated to spreading the good news of Jesus Christ and His resurrection to all men, women, boys, and girls.

Gulph Creek Developmentgulph-creek-dev

Gulph Creek Development is a leading mid-Atlantic hotel development and management company.

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia

habitat-philadelphia-logo-with-borderHabitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s mission is to transform lives and Philadelphia by building and repairing homes in partnership with families in need, and uniting all Philadelphians around the cause of affordable housing.

The Allen Hilles Fund

hilles-fund-logoThe Allen Hilles Fund seeks to enhance the quality of life of disadvantaged and vulnerable children,youth, and women in the City of Philadelphia.

The Lincoln Financial Foundation

The Lincoln Financial Foundation is the grant making arm of the Lincoln Financiallff-a-horz_color-2 Group.  The Lincoln Financial Foundation supports youth education, arts and art education, job training, workforce development, and human services.

Sunshine Pals Ministries

Sunshine Pals Ministries shines the love of Jesus into the lives of orphans,spm-web-logo2 orphanages, and children in need across nations by building personal, long-term relationships with the communities they serve.

Faith Connection Christian Academylogo

Faith Connection Christian Academy is a private Christian school that gives students an opportunity to earn a high school diploma when other doors have been closed.


Sherwood Outreach Services

Sherwood Outreach Services, located at 5543 Willows Avenue, serves the neighborhood with daycare and soup kitchen programs.

Friends of The Common Place

We are grateful for the partnership of organizations who support The Common Place through prayer, service, and/or financial gifts:

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