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Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.
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The WELCA Heartland Conference Project is Women on a Mission. It is a non-profit organization in Newberry that provides a safe and secure living environment for people who have no place to go. Here is a list of basic needs for the facility: paper towels, napkins, paper plates, tissues, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, ziplock bags, laundry detergent, liquid dish soap, trash bags, disinfectant wipes, all purpose cleaner, and window cleaner. A box is in the narthex for your gifts.
Children's church lesson plans are now available for use. Theere are 3 books of lesson plans that are in a labeled folder box in the ladies' choir room. There will also be a notebook in the box for leaders to write down their name, which activity they chose to do and what date it was used (so we don't use the same activities in consecutive months). Please take advantage of these materials!
The St. Philip's Member Directory is now available online through LifeTouch over a secure site. There is a link from the St. Philip's website (www.stphilipslutheranchurch.com) titled Member Directory under the Info Center Tab on our page. If you are interested in getting access to the online member directory, you will need your unique username and password assigned to you by LifeTouch. If you would like to acquire your username and password, you may contact Lorianne Riggin via phone or email her at email@example.com.
The Educational Ministry Committee is continuing to offer the Nursery for those kids ages two and under during the Sunday School hour the 1st and 3rd Sundays to allow some of our new parents the opportunity to attend Sunday School each month.
If you would like to choose a Sunday to participate keeping the nursery during the Sunday School hour only, please contact Nancy Alford or Lorianne Riggin. Please take advantage of this service as we grow in our faith together.
WELCA special project for the month is Heritage at Lowman Ingathering. Here is a list of our basic needs for Bingo Prizes: combs, hair nets, shower caps, pens, notecards, note pads, magazines, puzzle books, tissues, body wash and jewelry. Donations can be dropped off in the narthex.
The funds raised from the growing in God's Mission Appeal of the SC Synod will go towards Deepening Discipleship, Planting & Sustaining Mission Congregations, Equipping congregations to Engage in their Communities, Provide Discipleship Training for Rostered LEaders and Increasing Opportunities for the Lutheran Church in Tanzania.
This campaign will run for 3 years with St. Philip's goal of collecting $5000. Members are asked to contribute $11 a year for three years or a total of $33. You may place your money in the offering plate during worship marked God's Mission. Make checks payable to the church.
Click here to learn more! http://scsynod.com/index.php?page=GGM-Appeal