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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...

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Family Fun at Italian Bingo Night!


“Bingo!” someone shouted through the packed Italian restaurant. Wait, what? Bingo in an Italian restaurant? “Restaurant” may be a bit of an exaggeration, but the Parish Hall was transformed into a beautiful space for our youth group fundraiser on March 19. We had the Edison bulbs hanging from the rafters, red-and-white checked table cloths, wine bottles filled w...

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Got Hope?


“How was your weekend?” My beautiful wife asked me. “It was ...” was all I could say as my 80-lb. beast of a dog almost knocked me to the ground upon my return from Regenerate. Regenerate is a youth retreat designed for high school students to grow closer to the Lord Jesus. For 20 years, this event has been held at Camp St. Christopher. This year’s theme wa...

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St. Philip’s High School and College Seniors Look to the Future

News--Graduation O'Dell

Whether they’ve got their diplomas in hand or they haven’t yet walked across that stage, St. Philip’s high school and college seniors are busy planning their next steps. Jackson Ayers, who graduated from Porter-Gaud on Saturday, is excited to see what God has planned for him during the next four years at Clemson. He’s thankful for the entire St. Philip’s commu...

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Ministry in the Time of COVID-19

News--Ministry in the time of COVID-19

That title sounds like it belongs to a science fiction novel, one that would open, “It all started while the world was still spinning but suddenly came to a halt. It seemed that all social mores were lost as the gravity of the pandemic gripped the once bustling planet. A silent planet it became, for the noise of machine and man came to a rest. Birds once forgotten could ...

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Marching for Life

News--March for Life

I had an amazing time at the March for Life even though I was a little nervous going into because I didn’t know everyone going with St. Philip’s (or the other 800,000 people who were there). Just as I arrived at the airport, I received a text saying that our flight was delayed but that we should still head on over, which was an interesting start to my experience. At t...

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St. Philip's Youth "ReGenerate" at Camp St. Christopher

Youth Regenerate Silhouette

Last weekend, high school students from across the Anglican Diocese of South Carolina came together for “ReGenerate,” a weekend retreat at Camp St. Christopher on Seabrook Island. The main verse for the weekend was Philippians 2:8-11, and our speaker, Nate Morgan Locke, a youth evangelist with Christianity Explored Ministries, talked about how sometimes we put on diffe...

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Bible Studies and Fellowship for Youths in Middle and High School

Youth Group McAdams in water

Against the Tide: Young Ladies' Bible Study A 4-week study on how to stand firm in your faith and be salt and light in your school. When: Four Tuesdays, July 9-July 30, at 5:00 p.m. Where: The Youth Room, St. Philip's Parish House Leader: Sarah Silcox Full description:Middle school and high school are tough enough. When you add your faith to this increasingly secular ...

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Spreading the Word About the Tea Room: Youth Group Service Project

Tea Room Andrews Dotterer Ford

This Saturday was my second time handing out the St. Philip’s Tea Room flyers. Like last year, I had a lot of fun. We started off by getting some doughnuts at Glazed, our youth minister David Gilbert’s special treat....

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