Who Was Absalom Jones?
St. Philip's Church is home to the only Absalom Jones stained glass window in Brooklyn, NY. It was given by Odessa Skeene in memory of her late husband Gilbert Montefiore Skeene.
Rev. Absalom Jones, was the first African-American priest and the first priest of color in the Episcopal Church. He was born into slavery in Sussex, DE in 1746 and taught himself to read in his early teens from books he purchased with pennies given to him by visitors to his master’s home. Read more...
Martin Hall is a 460 sq. foot room with tall windows on both sides, air conditioning, a stage, wood flooring, rest rooms and a kitchen for heating food. Tables and chairs are available.
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Capital Fund Campaign
St. Philip's Episcopal Church is a landmark structure. One of only two religious institutions located in the designated "Historic District of Stuyvesant Heights" in Brooklyn, New York. Read more....
Capital Fund Goal - $1,000,000
Five-Year Pledged Amount Achieved - $495,000
Campaign extended through 2015 with new goal of $500,000
In July of 1997, an agreement was made between St. Philip's Church and the Canadian firm of Guilbault-Thérien Inc., St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, for the installation of a new three-manual and pedal pipe organ. This forty-one rank organ, Opus 43, draws upon eclectic principles of contemporary North American trends in pipe organ building.
The Cyber Lab is open Mon. - Fri. from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and other times by appointment. It features 10 workstations. For more information (please click here).
The Mel Thompson Cyber Lab is made possible by a grant from the Mel Thompson Charitable Trust Fund.
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334 MacDonough Street
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Church Telephone: 718.778.8700
Rectory Telephone: 718.467.5250
St. Philip's Episcopal/Anglican Church
(The Diocese of Long Island)
Reverend Carver W. Israel, Rector
The Right Reverend Lawrence C. Provenzano, Diocesan Bishop