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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 Evangelism & Social Ministry Committee is sponsoring a school supply drive for Pomaria-Garmany school durin gAugust. Please bring your donations fo notebooks, pencils, crayons, markers and more to the donation box in the narthex of the church.
The Middle School Sunday School class is in need of teachers to begin teaching after Rally Day, September 7th until confirmation. If you are willing to teach or teach with a team for this class, let Lorianne Riggin or Nancy Alford know so we can continue to nurture these youth in their faith. Thanks!
Middle Schoolers will need to join the High School Sunday School class until September 7th (Rally Day) for the summer! Thanks!
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.
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
On Sunday, August 24, we will join together in worship and praise to celebrate Homecoming Sunday. God has blessed St. Philip's with 133 years of active ministry. Revered James Shealy will be our guest preacher. Friends and former members are invited to come and rejoice with us on this special occasion and remain for the traditional covered dish meal following worship in the Family Life Center.
Golden Agers, those members 75 years of age or older, will be honored for their faithfullnes and service.
Memorials and honarariums may be contributed to any existing funds of the church. If you choose, you may provide yellow potted mums with green paper and yellow ribbons to honor or remember a loved one. In order to have your mum acknowledged, please put the information on a memorial/honor envelope and place it in the offering plate. Please use the envelops in the pew rack to designate your contribution no later than August 17th, 2014 so it can be acknowledged in our Homecoming bulletin. We look forward to having everyone come home!