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...Keep Reading
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The Haiti spirit of endurance and persistence through trust and faith in the Lord is well known: it is how they have survived so much with so little and still have the joy of the Lord. St. Philip’s sister church in Haiti, St. Jean-Baptiste (St. John the Baptist), is a good example of this faith that produces joy and hope in the midst of suffering!...
When a family member passes away, the days immediately following can be extremely overwhelming. On top of the grief of losing someone, there is a funeral to plan, hard decisions to make, phone calls to answer, and friends and family to entertain. ...
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....
Worship with us on the Feast of the Presentation of Christ at the Temple! The Rev. Brian K. McGreevy is preaching; read on for in-person and online worship details. ...
Our church was blessed by hosting the Mere Anglicanism in so many ways. One of those ways was that some of the amazing people who came to Charleston to attend the conference January 18–20 then came to worship with us on Sunday the 21st. We were so very blessed to have two special people who are surely some of the most “in the know’’ folks for Anglican mission in the world, Chris Royer and Jenny Noyes, join us for a meet-and-greet after church. ...
For quite a while now, this small, humble poster (“laminated” with clear boxing tape) has been strategically positioned on a counter in our kitchen where we prepare tea and coffee. It’s been there long enough that I’ve forgotten the details of why I originally made it and placed it there. Time and again, it has caught my eye at just the moment when I am tempted to ...Keep Reading
What does it mean for God to put his name upon us? This Monday morning, the Rev. Marc Boutan talks to us about God's desire to bless his people. "May the Lord, Mighty God, bless and keep you for ever."...Keep Reading
The Christian life is a life of giving; do not underestimate the spiritual food that YOU can provide! On this Friday in Easter week, the Rev. Andrew O'Dell will guide you as you look to the interest of others in the name of the Resurrected Jesus Christ....Keep Reading
This coming Sunday, April 19, was scheduled to be Confirmation Sunday, and although confirmation has been postponed, we are pleased and honored that our bishop, the Rt. Rev. Mark J. Lawrence, will still be with us as preacher. You may stream the service at the link below beginning a few minutes before 10:30 with the prelude, or you may choose to watch on our Vimeo or Yo...Keep Reading
On Thursday of Easter Week, explore with the Rev. Brian McGreevy how "Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain," a glorious hymn written by St. John of Damascus in the 700s, encourages us to live in the light and joy of the Resurrection....Keep Reading
Jesus' story does not end with his death on the cross. On Wednesday in Easter week, explore with the Rev. Jeff Miller John chapter 20, a chapter that includes some of the last words that Jesus spoke, words of comfort and encouragement....Keep Reading
If we are honest, I think it would be safe to say that most of us are focused on our own needs at this incredibly unpredictable and challenging time. Some are out of work, parents are having to homeschool for the first time, some are sick with the virus, and all of us are experiencing a level of uncertainty like none before. Yet while we here in America are facing this dif...Keep Reading
We are accustomed as a society to focusing on the future; what do we do in times like these when the future is so uncertain? Join the Rev. Ryan Streett on this Tuesday in Easter week as he helps us find guidance in Psalm 13....Keep Reading
From Christian Grandparenting Network: Have you ever noticed how myopic our vision of who God is and what He is doing can become in life? Our regular routines, including those routines related to our faith journey can make us so nearsighted that we fail to see the divine appointments God places right along our life path. That's why we need those times in life when we can r...Keep Reading