Announcements

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.

Family & Friends Day Celebration! You remember this day from years past…another day of loving memories can be made at this year’s Family & Friends Day Celebration on Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at 10:00am (there is only ONE service this day).  Our guest speaker for this day is The Reverend Michele Hagans, Canon for Ministry Indicatives in the Diocese of Washington, D.C.   In keeping with our financial goals this day, we ask each adult member to contribute at least $100.00 and each young adult to contribute $10.00.  And of course, if you can give more that will help us exceed our goal of $6,500.00.    Following our worship service we will celebrate with a pre-Thanksgiving Dinner in the Great Hall.  Hope you all are able to share this special day with us, so invite your family and friends to come along!

Thanksgiving Eve Services ~ November 21st, 2018 at 11am and 6pm.

Sacrament Preparation ~ For those members interested in receiving the sacrament of Baptism, please contact Fr. Callender promptly to start the process!

Pictures with Santa & Holiday Party!  Sunday, December 2nd from 2pm-5pm  ~ Cost: $10 per child.

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 October 29th.  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.

 

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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