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The mission of the Dickerson Center for Children is to provide comprehensive assessment and treatment services to physically and sexually abused children ages 0-18 years through out South Carolina. Please bring the following items to help with this project and place them in the box in the narthex: office supplies, postage stamps, white copier paper, highlighters, tape, post it notes, staples, boxes of manila envelopes and colored file folders, DVD R paper sleeves, batteries (9 volt, AAA, AA), construction paper (large and regular size), glitter and pain pens, gift cards to Walmart and Target.
Applications are available for the 2014 graduates for the WP Hendrix Memorial Scholarship. Check the office bulletin board or contact Ronny Bannister or Dean Lominick. Applications must be turned in by May 18th.
We would like to honor all Moms and Dads in the congregation by collecting donations for Mother's Day on May 11th and Father's Day on June 15th for Lutheran Services of the Carolinas. This is an opportunity for us as Christians to celebrate the love that has been shown to us through the blessing of our own children by helping other families. If you would like to donate, please mark your envelope for Lutheran Services of the Carolina on May 11th and June 15th!
We will again be making an Easter Flower Cross for our Sunrise Service. Please bring greenery and flowers to the church on Saturday, April 19th before noon in the Fellowship Hall.
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 would like to try offering 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. Nancy will have the Nursery availble for these new parents on March 16th. Please take advantage of this service as we grow in our faith together.
Lutheridge Day Camp will be held at St. Philip's Lutheran Church the week of July 20th.
If you have a child that is interested in attending or another friend in the community, please contact Libby Bedenbaugh.
The 20th Newberry County relay for Life will be held on May 2 at Newberry High School. If you would like to be a part of our St. Philip's Relay for Life team, or if you are a cancer survivor, please sign up online at www.relayforlife.org/newberrysc or contact Lorie Amick.
This year we will be collecting money for luminaries ($10), personal signs ($30), business signs ($100), $5 tickets for an autographed Lady Antebellum guitar and an autographed Willie Nelson guitar along with several different t-shirts. Please help support St. Philip's Relay for Life team and fight against cancer.
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