X Close Menu


Archives for May 2023

Subscribe to the RSS Feed
  • Featured Posts
  • All Posts

Worship With Us on the Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday!

Jeff Miller 2021 500x333

Worship with us on the Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday! The Rev. Jeffrey S. Miller is preaching; read on for in-person and online worship details. ...

Keep Reading

Summer Outreach Opportunities

Home Missions Volunteer Button1

With most of our regular church activities in summer recess, now is the perfect time to think about other ways to fill your time! Add the following events to your calendar, and then think about other ways you can serve the community and our home missions ministry partners by yourself or with your family and friends! ...

Keep Reading

Senior Send-Off at Church and Youth Group


Sunday, May 21, was a big day for our high school seniors! During the 10:30 service, they came forward for a gift, Rebecca McLaughlin’s Confronting Christianity, and a blessing from youth minister David Gilbert, who asked that the Lord fan into flames the spiritual gifts that He has anointed them with, so that over the next four years of college, they may live in holines...

Keep Reading

Worship With Us on the Seventh Sunday of Easter


Worship with us on the Seventh Sunday of Easter, the Sunday After the Ascension! The Rev. Andrew R. O'Dell is preaching; read on for in-person and online worship details. ...

Keep Reading

Congratulations, Graduates!

Events--Senior Recognition Graduate

O Eternal God, bless all schools, colleges, and universities, that they may be lively centers for sound learning, new discovery, and the pursuit of wisdom; and grant that those who teach and those who learn may find you to be the source of all truth; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen....

Keep Reading

The Holy Spirit Opens Doors

Penn Hagood 2023

Do you find joy in sharing the love of Jesus Christ? Do you appreciate our beautiful church, her three centuries of faithful ministry and her symbolically meaningful architecture? Would you enjoy sharing our sanctuary with others? Then please come and join St. Philip’s Open Door Ministry, a ministry of Hospitality and Evangelism!...

Keep Reading

Excursion to Millford Plantation


Seniors of St. Philip’s were invited on a special excursion and private tour of Millford Plantation in Sumter County on Friday, May 12. Accompanied by Jeff Miller, Bill Christian, and Brian McGreevy, about 40 of us set off from St. Philip’s in our very comfortable motor coach on a beautiful spring morning. The outing turned into an opportunity to visit two magnificent ...

Keep Reading

A Letter to the Congregation from Tea Room Co-Chairs Amanda Ayers and Hope Gamble

Tea Room Quicklinks 2024

Dear St. Philip’s Family, After a year of planning, it is difficult to believe that the 2023 Tea Room has come and gone! Thank you, thank you, thank you for the gift of another year of service. It was a tremendous week, and St. Philip’s ministries are going to be incredibly blessed by your hard work and commitment to this enormous undertaking. The word “enormous...

Keep Reading

Worship With Us on the Sixth Sunday of Easter!

Justin Hare 2021 500x333

Worship with us on the Sixth Sunday of Easter! The Rev. Justin C. Hare is preaching; read on for in-person and online worship details. ...

Keep Reading

The St. Philip's inSPIRE

inSPIRE heading

Click the link below to read the St. Philip's eSPIRE, the email version of our weekly inSPIRE newsletter, which is packed with information about all that's going on in the life of our parish....

Keep Reading

Is Haiti for Real?

News--Haiti 2022

In the absence of information or when simply listening to the headline news, people can assume the worst and give up hope for the people in Haiti, a textbook case of a country that has suffered from years of corruption from within and outside its borders. Since Haiti’s bloody beginning, the ruling class and politicians have oppressed the common people––it is no wonde...

Keep Reading

An Evening with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

News--FCA Banquet

My wife, Tricia, and I were invited by Jill and John Settle to join them at the Lowcountry Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) fundraising dinner held at Trident Technical College on Monday, May 1....

Keep Reading

House of Prayer: May Prayer Points

News––Frenchie Richards Prayer Points

Answered Prayers (Give thanks with a grateful heart): 1. For Justin’s safe return from the GAFCON Conference. 2. For the $10 million already committed for the Shine the Light capital campaign. 3. For the great kickoff meeting for the Generations Ministry. 4. For the confirmation of 40 young people and 80 adults. Thank you, Al Phillips and Andrew O’Dell....

Keep Reading

Worship with us on the Fifth Sunday of Easter!

Brian McGreevy 2019-500x333

Worship with us on the Fifth Sunday of Easter! The Rev. Brian K. McGreevy is preaching; read on for in-person and online worship details. ...

Keep Reading

Spreading the Gospel in Rwanda

News––Rwanda Hare

Something I didn’t know (but probably should have) when I arrived in Rwanda was that it is known as the land of a thousand hills and a thousand smiles. The loveliness of both the topography and the people struck me immediately....

Keep Reading