X Close Menu

News

News

Subscribe to the RSS Feed
  • Featured Posts
  • All Posts

Thank You to the 2019 Tea Room Volunteers!

Tea Room Gregorie McGreevy Robinson

On behalf of my co-chair, Amanda Steinhardt, and the entire Tea Room Committee, I would like to thank you so very much for all of the hard work and effort that each and every one of you put into last week! The weather was beautiful, the food was delicious, and the crowds were steady and strong. I personally enjoyed meeting so many new people and getting to know fellow chur...

Keep Reading

"198" Update from the Wardens

198 To Be Great

Dear St. Philippians, On behalf of the clergy, staff, and Vestry of St. Philip’s, we wanted to provide a quick snapshot of our debt retirement campaign launched on April 1. To briefly review, our goal is to raise $113,000 in additional giving above and beyond normal giving before the end of May so that we may fully retire the approximately $197,000 in debt currently on ...

Keep Reading

His Eye is on the Sparrow

Fraterine March 2019

This past February, I returned to Rwanda for three weeks. For almost six years, I lived in Rwanda’s Northern Province, an area nestled in a chain of eight imposing volcanoes. Their towering spires appear to direct the earth’s timid gaze to heaven’s sublime and regal dominion. When they quake, fire and brimstone slide from their lips, demonstrating God’s almighty, o...

Keep Reading

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....

Keep Reading

A Great Debt! Who Can Pay?

FullSizeRender

In his Easter sermon, the Rev. Jeff Miller illustrated Jesus’ gift to us with a story he’d read by Harry Allen Ironside, former pastor of Moody Church in Chicago. In the story, a young man, the son of a friend of Czar Nicholas of Russia, had been given a post as paymaster in a border fortress. A gambling problem, though, soon led him to begin taking a few rubles here a...

Keep Reading

Upcoming Schedule Changes

schedule-changes

Changes in regular weekly scheduling...

Keep Reading

Haitian Art: Reminders of Our Mission

Haitian Art 1.JPG

Haitian art is a representation of its culture and people. ...

Keep Reading

Final Exam Care Packages Have Arrived!

DSC_9340.JPG

As early as Saturday, April 13, college students feeling the weight of upcoming final exams received some goodies in the mail to help them cope with stress and remind them that their St. Philip’s family is here at home rooting for them!...

Keep Reading

Rain Stays Away for 2019 Easter Egg Hunt

fullsizeoutput_28fa

As Saturday, April 13, was approaching, experts in Augusta, GA, and Charleston, SC, anxiously consulted weather reports to figure out how their events might be impacted if the rain followed through on its threat to pour down. ...

Keep Reading

God's Divine Wisdom

Streett Gudzan Varner Baptism

In July of 2018, a summons ordered me to report to Charleston Municipal Court for jury duty in early August. After reading the very limited exemptions from duty, I realized that resistance was futile and reported on the required Monday morning to fulfill my civic duty....

Keep Reading
Subscribe