Behind the curtains at Roxborough’s Summit Lighthouse

To many drivers traveling along the bustling corridor of Ridge Avenue, one storefront has been a bit of a mystery.  Artwork, sculptures and books fill the front windows of The Summit Lighthouse of Philadelphia but dark curtains block anyone from getting a glimpse inside. 

NewsWorks asked Natavan Werbock of the University of the Arts to find out what this storefront staple was all about. 

She met the president of the group in Philadelphia – Pamela Mongrandi – and her husband and active member, Robert, whose non-profit organization is dedicated to the teachings of the spirit of God. The organization accepts all religions and its members strongly believe in karma, reincarnation, angels and soul mates.

Sharing the teachings of Jesus, Buddha, Confucius, Saint Germain and others, The Summit Lighthouse encourages members to find their inner spiritual self. 

Learn more about the organization from the founders in Werbock’s video above. 

The group meets every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in Mt. Airy. Newcomers are welcome. For more information go to 

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