Parish Life

Even in this time of physical distancing, our parish life is more vibrant than ever.
25
Oct

Family Evening Worship – October (Watch Now)

Each Sunday at 10:00 a.m. worship comes to our homes, but “Family Evening Worship”, is where members of our congregation open their homes once a month for worship. Join us for our October edition. This service will be posted here on our website and on our Facebook page. If you are interested in participating in...
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18
Oct

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What you should know

The ECW just recently held their Annual Cancer Forum. This year, the guest speaker was our own Tamara Gayle-Blackwood, MD, Med Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University, Director of Diversity and Advocacy, Hospital Medicine, and Children’s National Hospital. View Event Program: Breast Cancer 2020 Final (1)Download Here’s what you should know about Breast CancerCancer...
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18
Oct

Bits and Pieces… From the Senior Warden

This year, it is particularly important that we vote. I am asking everyone to vote, it doesn’t matter what method you use. Please get to know the issues that would enhance your community. Early voting for Duval County is October 19, 2020, and ends on October 31, 2020. Election Day is November 3, 2020.To get...
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17
Oct

Prayers

Prayers… For an Election Almighty God, to whom we must account for all our powers and privileges: Guide the people of the United States (or of this community) in the election of officials and representatives; that, by faithful administration and wise laws, the rights of all may be protected and our nation be enabled to...
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27
Sep

Janet Owens will be honored at the 2020 Eve Awards

Dear St. Philip’s Family,Janet Owens will be honored at the 2020 Eve Awards program presented by The Florida Times-Union on Wednesday, Sept 30th at 12:00 p.m. All are invited to attend this recognition as it will be hosted On-Demand and Live on Facebook. You may use the links below to join the program. A special...
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26
Sep

Invitation to participate in the “Sacred Ground in The Beloved Community Initiative”

Invitation to participate in the “Sacred Ground in The Beloved Community Initiative” I recently responded to an invitation from St. John’s Cathedral to participate in a meeting to talk about joining the Cathedral to begin exploring the Scared Ground in The Beloved Community” initiative from the Presiding Bishop’s Office. We have five participants from St....
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26
Sep

St. Philip’s Family Evening Worship (Watch Now)

Each Sunday at 10:00 a.m. worship comes to our homes. This Sunday 9/27/20 at 4:00 p.m. we will add an additional service, “Family Evening Worship”, where members of our congregation open their homes for worship. This is the first attempt in this format. If you see a way to improve the service say a prayer...
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PANDEMONIUM: Inspirational video series by Lay Worship Leader Kris Munroe

PANDEMONIUM: PART 1 – PHILIPPIANS 4, 12-13 What moves you or elevates you? With so many things in life that drain us physically and spiritually sometimes we need a little boost to inspire us. Are you looking for a little pick-me-up to get you through the week or maybe you’re looking for some food for...
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06
Sep

UBE Sunday: Honoring our Saint, The Reverend Alexander Crummell

On September 10, the Episcopal Church celebrates the life and legacy of a notable saint: The Rev. Alexander Crummell was born March 3, 1819, in New York City to Charity Hicks, a free woman of color, and Boston Crummell, a former slave. Both parents were active abolitionists. The first African-American newspaper, Freedom’s Journal, was published...
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06
Sep

A Message from Former Southeast UBE Regional Director, Alma Flowers

My Father Sidney B. Parker Union of Black Episcopalians, and Episcopal Church families. As we approach September 13th, which has been designated as UBE Sunday, I would like to ask for your support. This Sunday we will collect donations that will go to our National Chapter to support our HBCU, Vorhees College in Denmark, South...
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06
Sep

Yard Signs and Photos

The Prayer Group was blessed with receiving yard signs for use in your yard or having a photo to be placed in our SPEC Connect, or on our website and Facebook. Check out our Facebook page to see our church family.If you would like a sign or photo with a sign please contact Pam Pierce...
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06
Sep

Prayer for Hurricane Season

Almighty and everlasting God, Lord of Heaven and Earth: Grant unto us thy suppliant people, protection against hurricanes, earthquakes, and other calamities; that in tranquility of weather we may rejoice in the comfort we desire and may always make right use of thy bountiful goodness: through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
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06
Sep

A Back to School Prayer

Dear Lord, we pray for all students and teachers going back to schools this school year. We pray for their health and safety as classrooms and schools have been modified to allow for proper social distancing and hygiene. We pray for the janitorial staff and cafeteria workers, as well as the office staff who are...
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06
Sep

Looking for Weekly Service Readers

The Communications and Technology Committee is looking for members to read the First Lesson and the Psalm during videotaping of the church services on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. If you are interested in reading, please understand that you must come to the church and you have the option to leave immediately after you have...
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06
Sep

Bits and Pieces… From the Senior Warden

Invitation to participate in the “Scared Ground in The Beloved Community Initiative” I recently responded to an invitation from St. John’s Cathedral to participate in a meeting to talk about joining the Cathedral to begin exploring the Scared Ground in The Beloved Community” initiative from the Presiding Bishop’s Office. St. Philip’s has been invited to...
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12
Jul

Communications and Technology Committee Report – July 2020

The situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to unfold in our city of Jacksonville. However, through technology, we have managed to stay focused on God, our church, and each other. The Communications and Technology Committee has worked to bring church services to your homes through our websites, and the pandemic has forced St. Philip’s members to also...
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