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!
May Lunch & Chat: Worshiping with our Children! For our May 5th Lunch & Chat, we are going to talk about children, worship, and helping teach our children to be kind and loving little humans. The discussion will be facilitated by Mother Maria and Ashley Rollins, our Children’s Ministry Coordinator. We will start with a community story time where we share our favorite stories of being a child in church, or of a child you love participating in church. After hearing our stories, we…
During our Good Friday Liturgy, Elizabeth Schroder chanted Psalm 22 as a part of the Liturgy of the Word. During the Veneration of the Cross, Elizabeth chanted “He Who Hung the Earth Upon the Waters,” a traditional Crucifixion hymn in the Eastern Orthodox churches.
On the 1st Sunday of March, we gathered as a community over a pot of soup, salad, and bread for our first Lunch & Chat. It was a wonderful time of listening to one another and delving into how we experience music, our topic of the day, as a part of our life together in God. The goal was, in part, to learn to trust one another in conversation, something we sometimes struggle with as a community. It was also an opportunity for me get a sense of how we feel about music in our community, and where we want to go. In this letter, I want to reflect back to you what I learned, giving you a sense of what we are going to do with this information.