February is Black History month! St. Philip’s will celebrate our heritage on February 12, 2017, with a Soul Food Fest to follow the morning worship. For nearly 400 years, African Americans have contributed their strength, wisdom, talent and optimism to America. Their gifts and achievements have enriched our lives and
Mark your calendars for February 28th, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., to enjoy fun, fellowship and lots of pancakes. What is Shrove Tuesday? It is the last day for celebration and feasting before the period of fasting required during the Lenten season. This celebration is sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women.
We are in desperate need of supplies for our Thursday outreach to the Homeless Community – Vienna sausages, fruits, apple sauce, crackers, and juice. Do give generously! You can drop your donations off at the St. Philip’s parish office.
The Sidney B. Parker chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians will host the Southern Regional Conference right here in Jacksonville, March 10-12, 2017. Care to know more about this upcoming activity? Contact Alma Flowers (Regional Director) 904.403.2100 or Earl Sims (Chapter President) 904.708.8673.
St. John’s Cathedral and St. Philip’s will jointly host a Civil Discourse Forum scheduled for Tuesday, February 7, 2017 right here in our parish hall. We are looking for at least ten (10) persons from St. Philip’s to be part of the dialogue. The topic for this event is –
Mercedes Robinson, Gloria Morrison, Thelma Lewis, Keith (Carolyn Parker’s son), Cynthia Nixon, Carlottra Guyton, Mtr. Jo Ann Ford, Jovan Roberts, Antawn Roberts, Okil Hunt, Marchette Thomas, Mackenzie Munroe, Anthony Nembhard and Jacquelyn Wright as they all recover from various illnesses.
The Diocese is urging parishes to participate in a Day of Conversation scheduled for Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Episcopal School of Jacksonville. The cost for the event is $40 which includes meals and round trip transportation from the Jacksonville Marriott. This Day of Conversation will form part of
ECW Blanket Drive The ECW will spearhead “The Blanket Drive” for our homeless brothers and sisters again this fall. However, we need your help and support to make this a successful endeavor again this year. If you are able, please bring new twin size blankets to church to donate through
Calling All Veterans On Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 10:00 am we shall observe Veterans Day with a special service. Tributes will be paid to all those who have served our country. During the course of the service, Claudette Newman-Dawes will make a special presentation and our guest speaker that