As a part of our 2019 Annual Budget, as a parish we approved a 10% tithe of our expected income as Outreach. Outreach means any resources used to support activity and ministry outside of our immediate Parish needs: the Deacon’s Dining Hall, food to elderly shut-ins, or gas to travelers in need, supporting social and political issues we are committed to as a parish, such as the “Lift Every Voice” campaign. We already actively support the Deacon’s Dining Hall and…
Join us for our June Lunch & Chat: The Practices We Love! Every place has a way of doing things, a way of being together, customs and practices that give us meaning, joy, identity, and hope. On June 2nd we will gather over a hearty salad to take a look together at the practices we love, ask what they mean to us, how they express our deeply held values, and how they help us welcome others into our beloved community.
We value having our children in church with us. We like seeing them play together, we like hearing them sing, we notice their presence among us, and we appreciate them. We see the way they respect and like one another, and how they respect and like their teachers. Seeing them changes us, it gives us joy. How beautiful is that?!? We appreciate our children!
On May 1st, Jeanne Elizabeth Kaliszewski was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests, to the joy and delight of all gathered. We at St. Philip are so glad to have her as a part of our community, and know she will be a wonderful priest in God’s church!