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Volunteering at Star Gospel Mission

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As a member of the Home Missions Team, I was looking forward to learning more about Star Gospel Mission and having an opportunity to personally reach out to those in need at Christmas. ...

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The Angel Trees Will Be Lighting Up the Narthex Soon!

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While we are humbly mindful of our many blessings during the Thanksgiving season, it is fitting to immediately transition into the season of Advent, a time of preparation for the celebration of the birth of the greatest gift and blessing of all, our Savior, Jesus Christ. This time of year, we find our hearts in the spirit of giving joyfully and compassionately....

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St. Philippians and Neighbors Make Big Impact at Summer Blood Drive

News--Blood drive 2022

The rain was falling steadily on Tuesday, June 28, but we still managed to collect 42 units at our summer Red Cross blood drive. Each unit can save up to three lives––that’s up to 126 lives saved at a time when blood supply is at a 10-year low! ...

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Through the Narrow Gate

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During the week of the 2022 Tea Room, the Open Door Ministry at St. Philip’s kept the sanctuary open for prayer and visits from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. On Wednesday, I served as a greeter with Penn Hagood from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. If you had asked me before we began how many visitors I anticipated might come in that three-hour window, I probably would have said...

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St. Philippians Attend Lowcountry Pregnancy Center’s Annual Fundraising Banquet

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Last Thursday evening, over thirty St. Philippians joined close to 1,000 others for Lowcountry Pregnancy Center’s Annual Fundraising Banquet at the Charleston Area Convention Center. The keynote speaker was Ryan Bomberger, pro-life and adoption advocate, author, international public speaker, and Emmy Award-winning creative professional who co-founded the Radiance Foundat...

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Record-Setting Walk for Water

News--Walk for Water 2022

It was a beautiful morning for this year’s Walk for Water at Riverfront Park in North Charleston! The walk began at 9:00, but the St. Philip’s youth group and leaders had been chosen to supervise the children’s area, so they started out the morning at 7:45, doing crafts, playing games, making huge bubbles, and applying Walk for Water tattoos to anyone who requested t...

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Restoring Glory: Fall Clean-Up Day at St. Christopher

News--Fall Cleanup St. Christopher

Saturday, the 20th of November, dawned windy and chilly with temperatures in the high 40s, but that did not stop 10 Saint Philippians from driving to Saint Christopher Camp and Conference Center on Seabrook Island for the fall cleanup day. Saint Christopher has been a sacred place where our triune God has met and blessed so many people in this Diocese. ...

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The Angel Trees Are on Their Way!

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Home Missions Team Gift Card “Angel Trees,” generously provided by the St. Philip’s Flower Guild, arrive soon! Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and then before you know it, it will be the season of Advent, a time for preparation for the celebration of the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Unfortunately, this can be a stressful season for many families that...

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Working Hard to View God’s Glory: St. Philip's Workday at Camp St. Christopher


This past Saturday, nearly 30 St. Philippians met for another workday at the St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center on Seabrook Island. Since the onset of COVID, Camp St. Christopher has been operating with limited staff, unable to keep up with the landscape needs of this beautiful barrier island. Individuals, parents with their teenagers, and even one family of three...

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Immediate Needs at Tricounty Family Ministries

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As the economic effects of the pandemic continue to plague so many of our neighbors, Tricounty Family Ministries (TFM) is partnering with Charleston County to help those who are behind on their bills for COVID-related reasons. TFM will be setting up a computer lab staffed by volunteers to assist clients with online applications for financial assistance, and for this to be ...

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