Announcements

Advent Workshop continues  ~ Meet the Archangels!  Learn more about the Lord’s most famous archangels: Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, & Uriel through Scripture, history, literature, art, music & popular culture.  Two more classes remain on Tuesday, December 11th & December 18th from 5:30pm-6:30pm.

Funds for a Fellow Church Member ~  St. Philip’s Church is asking for donations to help recover some of the things that the one of our church families will need immediately as well as things they may need in the future. Any help is appreciated; we thank you all in advance.    You can write a check to St. Philip’s Church and write on the memo: Support for member or you can also donate on the Go Fund Me account on our Facebook page or the link below:

https://www.gofundme.com/supporting-st-philip039s-member

Please get in contact with us at saintphilips@verizon.net if you would like to donate clothes, or other items in good condition.

Christmas Eve Worship at 10:30pm, Monday, December 24th!

Celebrate Kwanzaa with us!  Wednesday, December 26th from Noon to 3:00pm in our Great Hall.  ~ Come & join us for a celebration of family and community that salutes & recognizes the culture of people of African descent.  There will be items for sale as well.  Registration is encouraged but not required.  Contact Murnie Wenn at 410-212-1199 or murniec@yahoo.com for further details.

Sacrament Preparation ~ For those members interested in receiving the sacrament of Baptism, please contact Fr. Callender promptly to start the process!  Baptisms will be held on Sunday, January 13th, 2019.

New Year’s Eve Services:  Sunday, December 30th at 8:00am and 10:30am.

One Month Closer to Winter Relief 2019  ~  Mark your calendars for January 2nd through January 7th, 2019.  This is the period we shall host and shelter those in need.    Sign-Up Genius is ready & waiting for your commitments!  A link to Sign-Up Genius was sent out to all members with e-mail on December 3rd.  There is also a binder on the Information Table where you may sign up in lieu of going online.

 ALSO…we are looking for a group of people to be part of theWinter Relief Committee. Your response must be received by our Annual Meeting date of January 20, 2019.  If we receive no commitments,there will be no more Winter Relief here at St. Philip’s.

Food Pantry Needs - Thank you for your past donations! We are again in need of filling our shelves…we are looking for canned vegetables, meat and fruit, cereal, pasta and sauce, and peanut butter and jelly.  Please bring your donations to the church office during the hours of 10am-3pm Monday through Thursday.  Alternatively, you can help by writing a check to St. Philip’s and note “Food Pantry” on the memo line.  We always appreciate your generosity!

Diocese of Maryland Legacy Society  ~  The Legacy Society is an opportunity for churches to recognize persons who have remembered their church in their will and estate plans. We encourage all parishes to establish a Legacy Society as a part of their development planning. We also have an All Saints Diocesan-wide Legacy Society which honors persons who have remembered either their parish or the Diocese at large in their will and estate plans. Your name is published in the Diocese of Maryland’s convention booklet and you will be invited to a service and reception honoring each member this fall, where both Bishops will present you with a Diocesan Legacy Society Pin. If you are interested or want more information please see John Parham or Pat McGrath.

St. Philip’s Mission Statement & Vision:
Vision Statement:
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church is an energetic, ever growing and increasingly mission focused Christian community that is highly visible in the Greater Annapolis area and Maryland Diocese.

Mission Statement: Our mission is to restore people to unity with God and each other in Christ by promoting Stewardship, Community Outreach, Diverse Worship Services, Church Growth and the Involvement of Youth and Young Adults in the development of a cross-generational church family.

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