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House of Prayer: April Prayer Points

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“My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.” ––Isaiah 56:7 Give thanks with a grateful heart for our risen Lord! Answered Prayers: 1. For all the glorious Holy Week and Easter services. 2. For the increase in Shine the Light pledges and donations. 3. For Alan Runyan’s excellent Rector’s Forum teaching series. 4. For the confirmation cl...

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House of Prayer: March Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. For our new Vestry members. 2. For the increase in Shine the Light donations. 3. For the many newcomers joining St. Philip’s. 4. For the wonderful children’s and adult choirs and for our music team: Zippy, Chris, and Paul. 5. For the many visitors coming through the Open Door Ministry. 6. For the great attendance at the Foundat...

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House of Prayer: February Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. For the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., and other events surrounding it. For the Finlays’ ministry during that week. 2. For Wednesday night services and the growth we are experiencing. 3. For the diocesan clergy wives retreat at Litchfield. 4. For the many new members joining St. Philip’s....

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House of Prayer: January Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers: 1. For the wonderful Christmas services, messages, and worship. 2. For Chris, Paul, and Zippy’s leadership in the music selections, choir instructions, and instrumental additions to the services. 3. For our clergy and their families. 4. For the wonderful open house at the Rectory and for Jeff and Kristin’s hospitality. 5. For a sold-out Mere Anglic...

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House of Prayer: December Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers: 1. For the wonderful attendance and message Dr. Amy Orr-Ewing gave at the ECW fall social. 2. For Connie and her team: for the beautiful and tasty food presented at the fall social. 3. For all the new members of our church. 4. For the Foundations Class and those attending....

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House of Prayer: November Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers and Thanksgivings: 1. For the large number of children who turned out for acolyte training on October 29. 2. For the $12 million already committed for the Shine the Light capital campaign. 3. For those who attended the Spiritual Warfare teaching. 4. For the water purification system sponsored by St. Philip’s and installed in Rwanda. ...

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October Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. For the increase in the financial gifts for the Shine the Light campaign. 2. For blessing the new season of Wednesdays Alive! service, supper, and class. 3. For blessing the new seasons of the Rector’s Thursday Bible Study and the Rector’s Forum on Sundays. 4. For the Home Mission Team’s Hope to Home outreach. Thanks...

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House of Prayer: September Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. For a glorious Rally Sunday. 2. For back to school blessings for the students and teachers. 3. For the safe return from Andrew’s sabbatical and Brian and Bill’s vacations. 4. For the ongoing success of the outreach at Henry’s: Theology on Tap and Mark Finlay’s men’s group. Bless the owner of Henry’s abundantly. 5. For t...

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House of Prayer: August Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. For the successful La Gonâve Haiti Partners conference held at St. Philip’s. 2. For the successful gathering of grandparents and grandchildren at the beach. Pray for continued guidance for Sandra Anderson and her team. 3. For Guv Gottshalk and Steve Graudin’s adult forum summer series on Israel. 4. For the ongoing success of t...

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House of Prayer: July Prayer Points

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Celebrate the Fourth of July and our freedom! Answered Prayers (Thank you, Lord): 1. For the safe return of Jeff, Justin, and the 40 participants who went to Israel. 2. For the safe return and successful mission of the young people who went to Honduras. 3. For Martha Vetter's safe return and successful mission to Rwanda. 4. For the children's successful week...

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House of Prayer: June Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers (give thanks with a grateful heart): 1. For the successful outing to Millford Plantation. 2. For the $10 million dollars already committed for the Shine the Light capital campaign. 3. For the high school graduates’ successful completion and placements in the many colleges they will attend. 4. For the great kick-off meeting for the Generations...

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House of Prayer: May Prayer Points

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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....

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House of Prayer: April Prayer Points

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“My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.” ––Isaiah 56:7 “The Lord is risen, the Lord is risen indeed.” Happy Easter, everyone! Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord. We give you all the glory): 1. Team St. Philip’s 140+ walkers represented 2% of the Walk for Water participants and raised over $10,000 of the $500,000.00 total raised fo...

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House of Prayer: March Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. That the Parish Annual Meeting was well attended. 2. For the abundant financial blessings in 2022. 3. For the new Vestry members. 4. For the continuing successful attendance of young people at the Theology on Tap ministry. 5. For the children’s choirs (100 children are involved!). ...

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House of Prayer: February Prayer Points

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1. The Mere Anglican Conference was a HUGE success. The speakers arrived safely and gave excellent messages. The organization, volunteers, and every detail were perfect. The event was sold out and the facilities both at the Music Hall and Hotel worked well....

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House of Prayer: January Prayer Points

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“Behold, I will do a new thing. Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it?" ––Isaiah 43:19a As we begin our new year, let’s ask the Lord to reveal the new things that He is doing so that we can partner with Him. ...

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House of Prayer: December Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. For the increase in visitors coming to our Sunday and Wednesday services and for prayer. 2. For Mims Weldon, the new member of our staff. 3. For the fun and successful evening at Brookgreen Gardens, and especially for Bill Christian and Kitty Mullins’s leadership....

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House of Prayer: October/November Prayer Points

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“My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.”––Isaiah 56:7 “The effective fervent prayers of a righteous man avails much.”––James 5:16a Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. For the new volunteers for the Open Door Ministry––they had over 700 people come through the doors last week. 2. For protection from Hurricane Ian, that...

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House of Prayer: September Prayer Points

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“My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.” ––Isaiah 56:7 “The effective fervent prayers of a righteous man avails much.” ––James 5:16a Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. For the successful return of our choir members and the folks who supported them by joining them. (Prayer: May their pilgrimage produce tons of fruit for the ...

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House of Prayer: August Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. For the State Supreme Court’s August 17 ruling, which granted property rights to six of the seven parishes that petitioned for a rehearing. 2. For a wonderful and successful pilgrimage to England for our choir....

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House of Prayer: July Prayer Points

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“My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.” ––Isaiah 56:7 “The effective fervent prayers of a righteous man avails much.” ––James 5:16a Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. Good response for the blood drive. 2. Good response continuing for the Theology on Tap outreach. 3. Great attendance at Vacation Bible School....

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House of Prayer: June Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers (Thank You, Lord): 1. Good response for the Spiritual Gifts class (12 attended). 2. Good response for the diaper drive for Lowcountry Pregnancy Center. 3. Good response continuing for the Theology on Tap outreach. 4. Good response for increased volunteers for the Open Door ministry....

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House of Prayer: May Prayer Points

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Answered Prayers: 1. For wonderful participation in all of the Holy Week and Easter services. 2. For the State Supreme Court decision that found in favor of St. Philip’s and 13 other churches to keep their properties. 3. For the wonderful success of the Tea Room outreach. 4. For the successful completion of the Foundations class. 5. For the 40-plus adults confirmed ...

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House of Prayer: April Prayer Points

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“My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.” –Isaiah 56:7 “The effective fervent prayers of a righteous man avails much.” James 5:16a Answered Prayers: 1. For our new assistant sexton, Loretta Williams. 2. For Archbishop Foley Beach’s visit and excellent message. 3. For good news from all of our mission and outreach, both at home...

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House of Prayer March Prayer Points

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My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.”––Isaiah 56:7 “The effective fervent prayers of a righteous man avails much.”––James 5:16a Answered Prayers 1. For the increase in all of our services. 2. For the new members of the vestry. 4. For the well-attended annual meeting. 5. Thanksgiving that COVID-19 seems to be getting un...

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House of Prayer: February Prayer Points

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“My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.”––Isaiah 56:7 “The effective fervent prayers of a righteous man avails much.”––James 5:16a Answered Prayers 1. Over 50 young people are coming to Theology on Tap every other Tuesday. 20 of them are new to the ministry....

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House of Prayer: January Prayer Points

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“My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.” ––Isaiah 56:7 “The effective fervent prayers of a righteous man avails much.” ––James 5:16a Answered Prayers: 1. For the wonderful Christmas services, worship, live nativity scene and full church at all services. A special thanks for the Lessons and Carols service where we had standing roo...

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House of Prayer: December Prayer Points

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Prayer Points for Local Needs 1. For good health and protection for our clergy and their families and for extra energy for the Advent and Christmas season. 2. For the Dec. 8th hearing by the State Supreme Court. That they would rule in our Diocese’s favor and make the decision quickly. For wisdom and excellent presentation by our lawyers, Alan Runyan and Mitchell Brown...

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House of Prayer: November Prayer Points

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Prayer Points for Local Needs 1. For good health and protection for our clergy and their families. 2. For the Dec. 8th hearing by the State Supreme Court to rule in our diocese’s favor. For wisdom and excellent presentation by our lawyers, Alan Runyan and Mitchell Brown. For protection for them and their families. 3. For the many new people joining our church to...

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House of Prayer: October Prayer Points

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“My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.” ––Isaiah 56:7 “The effective fervent prayers of a righteous man avails much.” ––James 5:16a Prayer Points for Local Needs 1. For good health and protection for our clergy and their families. 2. For God’s choice for our next bishop. 3. For the State Supreme Court to rule in our di...

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"House of Prayer" Prayer Points

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In Isaiah 56:7, the Word of God says, “My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations.” We have never needed to remember these words more than right now. My hope is that our church will begin to consider the prayer points offered up below for us to pray. James says in 5:16, “The effective fervent prayers of a righteous man avails much.” ...

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The Holy Spirit: Your Prayer Partner

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John 14:26: "The Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you." What does Scripture say about the Holy Spirit? John 14-16 tells you a lot. I suggest you study and meditate on these chapters. Here are a few more job descriptions to ponder: He is equal with the Fathe...

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It's a Time To Be Faithful in Prayer

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If there was ever a time to pray, it's NOW. There are so many things that need prayer coverage that it's hard to know where to start. First of all, it's vital that you start by enriching your own prayer life. During this time when we are quarantined at home, perhaps you can increase your dedicated time with Him in prayer....

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Unity in the Community: An Afternoon at St. John’s Chapel

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On November 2, St. John’s Chapel, a mission church of our diocese and one of St. Philip’s home mission partners, had its first community fundraising event. It was well attended and a huge success!unity...

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