We are …

We are …

We are celebrating, serving, and learning together. Celebrating God and God’s love in and through us, in and through our community, and in and through our world. Serving one another, all God’s creation, and God by being people of compassion and justice. Learning together what compassion and justice mean in our world today.

Read more about the history and community of St. Philip the Deacon, our leadership, and The Episcopal Church of which we are a part.

Mission, Vision and Values

Building on our rich African-American heritage, St. Philip the Deacon provides a Christian home for social justice, community leadership, healing, evangelism and feeding God’s flock.

Clergy, Staff & Vestry

St. Philip the Deacon is led by its clergy, staff, Vestry and lay leaders. The Vestry is the governing body of St. Philip and is comprised of the Rector and up to nine elected lay members, a clerk and treasurer. The Vestry is led by a Senior Warden, commonly known as “The Rector’s Warden,” and a Junior Warden, who is the direct liaison to our building and facilities ministry. The Vestry meets monthly, typically on the first Wednesday, to conduct…

Baptismal Promises

We will seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving our neighbor as ourself, with God’s help. We will strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being, with God’s help.