Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, the time of reflection and penitence leading up to Easter Sunday. Clergy dispense ashes, usually made by burning the palm fronds distributed on last year’s Palm Sunday, placing blessed ashes on the foreheads of Christians. Start your Lenten journey with this sacred

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Shrove Tuesday

Enjoy delicious pancakes and good fellowship at our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Why do we eat pancakes on this day? The tradition comes from using up richer foods, such as eggs and fats, before starting Lent and beginning the period of

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What to expect at our Annual General Meeting

A recap of the past year with reports from the Sr. and Jr. Wardens, the Treasurer, and Heads of Organizations and Guilds. There is a vote for Vestry and Convention Delegates. You must be at least 18 years of age; a communicant in good standing,and present at the meeting to

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Nominees for Vestry and Convention Delegates

The following parishioners are nominees for vestry and Convention Delegates: Candidates for Vestry: Laurie Johnson Arelia Donaldson Cynthia Baker Diocesan Convention: Jacquelyn Jones (delegate) Marilyn Middlebrooks (alternate) The church is still accepting nominees. Send or give your name (s) to any of the committee members. Chairperson Marilyn Middlebrooks. The committee

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Pray for Devone and Dara

Devone Marshawn Jefferson and Dara Walker-Williams will be joined in Holy Matrimony on Saturday, October 14, 2017. We ask that you keep them both in prayer.

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL 2017

The Episcopal Church Women of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church invites the public to their annual African American Caribbean Festival! Bring the entire family on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. to St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in beautiful Downtown Jacksonville. (CORNER OF UNION & PEARL ST.) Dance

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St. Philip’s own Marsha Dean Phelts honored at the Jacksonville Public Library

The Jacksonville Public Library Foundation provides naming opportunities at the library and strives to match philanthropic donors with projects representative of their values. This past Saturday, Marsha Phelts was honored at the Public Library Downtown for the generous donation she made to the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation in memory of

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Easter Celebration – Sunday, April 16, 2017

Easter Celebration The Easter Festivities begin at 9:00 a.m. Come join us for the Flowering of the Cross, the children’s program and the celebration of the Eucharist at 10:00 a.m. Bring along all of your family members and friends to help us celebrate the Day of Resurrection.

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