Parish Life

Parish news, updates, and events.
14
May

Looking for Choir Members

Dear Parishioners and Music Ministers, Thank you to the choir members that have worked during our time of COVID providing music for worship.  Bishop Jay would like to meet with all members who are interested in participating in this ministry.  There will be a brief meeting after church on 5/15/22 in the choir room for...
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11
May

Paint Up & Wine Down

The Virgin Islands Caribbean Association would like to invite you to this event to a painting party. Saturday May 21, 2022 from 3-7 pm in the auditorium. This event is open to everyone.  Our instructor will be Kris Monroe. The cost is $25.00 and can be paid via $cashapp: $LindaVICA For more information you can...
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07
May

Meet our 2022 Graduates

It is that time of year again, graduation season! Ceremonies are back in all their glory, pomp, and circumstance. St. Philip’s Episcopal Church and their families proudly announce our class of 2022 graduates. They are Jasmine Exson, Karden Way, and Marrisa McKetty. These three young ladies have successfully met the academic and extracurricular requirements for graduation....
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04
May

Thanks to the Men’s Club

Thank you to the Men’s Club for providing fellowship, fun, and fish!  Your spirit of generosity allowed us to gather, play games and enjoy an awesome dinner.  We learned a lot about our members while sharing conversations in community.
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04
May

UTO Spring Ingathering

Give to the Ingathering The United Thank Offering is a ministry of The Episcopal Church that invites you to: Notice the good things that happen each day. Give thanks to God for your blessings. Make an offering for each blessing. Your Blessing becomes a blessing for others. Today we give thanks for YOU and your...
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30
Apr

Thank you from the Altar Guild

On behalf of the Altar Guild we would like to give special thanks to the following parishioners who gave Easter Lilies to adorn the Sanctuary for Easter Sunday. Cynthia Baker Gloria Belton Hersie & Pat Brooks Aileen Collymore Alice Conolly Alma Flowers Dorothy Gaskins Michael & Ann Gayle Theresa Glass Thelma Hall Louise Huey Sedley...
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30
Apr

The St. Anna Alexander Chapter of The Daughters of the King presented 20 college ” Cram Boxes

The St. Anna Alexander Chapter of The Daughters of the King presented 20 college ” Cram Boxes” to parents and grandparents of our church who currently have a student in college.  These boxes were filled with treats, goodies and school supplies.  Bishop Jay blessed these boxes before they mailed and delivered locally to our students....
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25
Apr

NOTICE. GIVE. MAKE. BLESS.

NOTICE. GIVE. MAKE. BLESS. What if your personal spiritual practice of gratitude could impact thousands of people in life-giving ways? The United Thank Offering (UTO) is a way to practice gratitude and change the world. Notice the good things that happen each day. Give thanks to God for your blessings. Make an offering for each...
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23
Apr

Men’s Club Fish Fry Celebration

The past two years have caused us to do things differently or not at all.  As a result, our traditional Church Bar B-Q and fellowship have been suspended for the third time. Normally the event took place two weeks after Easter, but we have decided to suspend it again, hopefully, to be resumed in the...
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23
Apr

Bishop and Rector’s Journal – April 22, 2022

Thursday, April 21, 2022 Dear Family and Friends of St. Philip’s,I cannot thank everyone enough for the Maundy Thursday, two Good Friday Services,and the Easter Day Service. All were wonderful events that carried forth the meaning of eachspecial day. Whom should I thank? Here’s a list: The Altar Guild, the Tech Committee,Christian Formation especially for...
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23
Apr

UTO Spring Ingathering – May 8th

UTO Spring Ingathering The United Thank Offering (UTO) is a ministry of The Episcopal Church for the mission of the whole church. Through UTO, individuals are invited to embrace and deepen a personal daily spiritual discipline of gratitude. UTO encourages people to notice the good things that happen each day, give thanks to God for...
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23
Apr

Celebration of Bishop Jay Lambert’s Anniversary of Ordination

Please join us for worship on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to celebrate Bishop William Jay Lambert’s Ordination anniversary.  Your presence honors the work and ministry he is sharing with St. Philip’s.  A light reception will follow our Sunday worship.
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16
Apr

Congratulations to our Diocesan Convention Delegates

Congratulations to our Diocesan Convention Delegates Katrina Crews and Terrye Mosely. Our Alternates are Ken Nixon and Gloria Belton.  They will represent St. Philip’s at the convention meeting on 5/14/22 to elect the Bishop Coadjutor for the Diocese of Florida.  You may learn more about this process and review the candidates at floridabishopsearch.org.
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16
Apr

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross by Our Youth

Good Friday was a special event for our Youth, parents, friends, and Bishop Lambert. They in acted the fourteen different moments on the day Jesus died. This prayer pilgrimage is a powerful way to grow closer to Jesus during this time of Lenten. Here are several pictures of the event. Please pay close attention to...
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15
Jan

Bishop & Rector’s Journal 1/14/22

Friday, January 14, 2022 Dear Family and Friends of St. Philip’s, It has been a very busy week since I last wrote you on January 5. The Vestry approved all the recommendations offered by the Covid Committee. We are back to phase 1 with no in-person services for the time being. I hope in February...
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15
Jan

Technology Committee Request

Technology Committee Request We are looking for volunteers to help operate our livestream cameras and soundboard on Sunday Mornings (when we reopen). Training will be provided. Interested parties please contact Arelia Donaldson or Arlene Jones.
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