Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Mark your calendars for February 9th, 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. Ladies, please contact the chairperson,
Chawna Newman (904-945-0138, email@example.com) to make donations for
Our Diocesan will begin with the Opening Eucharist at St. John’s Cathedral at 4:00 p.m.
on Friday. Later that evening, delegates will gather at the Jacksonville Marriott on Salisbury
Road for a banquet at which the Bishop will award crosses to faithful members of our
Diocese. The Business Session of the convention will convene Saturday at 9:00 a.m. at the Marriott.
Annual General Meeting
Our annual meeting is set for February 14, 2016, the first Sunday of Lent. The
Nominating Committee is poised to interview those who feel called to serve on the parish
vestry. The Senior Warden (Edward) and Vestry Clerk (Clement) are both retiring.
Reports from Committees and Organizations are due January 31, 2016.
Prayer Group Gathering
We wish to remind parishioners that our Prayer Group continues to meet every Monday
evening in the DOK Chapel at 6:15 P.M. Come join those who gather every week, as
they intercede for our Church, our Nation and the World.
We need supplies for our Thursday outreach to the Homeless Community – Vienna
sausages, fruits, apple sauce, crackers, juice, spoons, napkins, and bags. Give
The choir will meet this evening for rehearsal at 6:30 p.m. under Organist and Choir
Master, Christopher Drummond. Anyone wishing to join the choir should contact the
secretary, Dorothy Holder (904.322.7986) or the parish office (904.354.1053).
Both the Bible Study and Christian Education programs have resumed. The Bible
Study Group meets on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. Christian Education and Sunday
School is on Sundays at 9:00 a.m.
The Lenten Committee under the leadership of Pamela Pierce has begun the planning
for our parish observance. If you feel called to serve contact her (904- 881-2016).
R.A.P. Sessions at Saint Philip’s
This tutoring session ministry has begun – R.A.P. (Raising Academic Performance) and
will continue every Monday from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Please bring children,
grandchildren, or children of friends if you think they would benefit from additional
academic support. ALL grade levels! Please also bring samples of your child’s work
in a folder. Providing a few samples of your child’s classwork, homework, and
assessments would allow tutors to analyze the work, and provide appropriate
learning steps. We look forward to seeing you at our R.A.P. sessions.