St. Philip's Episcopal/Anglican Church
(The Diocese of Long Island)
The Venerable Carver W. Israel, Rector
The Right Reverend Lawrence C. Provenzano, Diocesan Bishop


© Copyright 2014: St. Philips Episcopal /Anglican Church
334 MacDonough Street
Brooklyn, NY 11233

Church Telephone: 718.778.8700
Rectory Telephone:  718.467.5250
All guests and visitors worshiping with us are warmly welcome. If you are not currently a member of a Church family, and/or are seeking a Church home, please consider making St. Philip’s your home. Contact the church office or see one of our Ushers after service, and will be happy to provide you with the necessary information to make this possible.

Welcome to St. Philip's!

Passing of Ms. Adele Trapp 
Ms. Trapp (pictured above) was the longest serving Cub Scout den mother and an inspiration to so many!

  We are saddened to announce the passing of Mrs. Adel Trapp a life-long member of St. Philips and former cub-scout leader of pack 263. The wake will take place on Sunday, January 18th from 2-3:45PM; followed by a Vigil for The Dead from 4-5PM and a repast at 5PM in Martin Hall.

  Funeral Services will be held at St. Philips Episcopal Church on Monday, January 19th at 9:30AM followed by a repast in Martin Hall. Her internment will take place Tuesday at Evergreen Cemetery.  May she have eternal rest and peace.​

New Ministries: Interested in becoming a Praise Dancer, learning how to Crochet/Knit, or Bookkeeping? Then join one of our new Ministries. Contact the Church Office if you are interested signing up!

Young adults are invited to GAME NIGHT, Friday, January 30, 6-10PM hosted by S.T.A.N.D. 

Archdeaconry Episcopal Youth and Young Adults Retreat, hosted by Mrs. Jocelyn Taylor, Director of the Archdeaconry of Brooklyn Youth Ministry, Saturday, January 31, from 9:30AM-4:00PM at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.


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Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Our Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Sunday January 25th. There will only be one service on that day at 10:30AM. A light lunch will be provided. All are welcome to attend!!

Regular Worship Schedule 
Bible Study, 9:15 AM
Mass, 8:00AM & 10:30AM

First Sunday of the Month
Youth Sunday, 10:30AM

A Stewardship Minute: January 2015

Inspiring a deeper understanding of true giving

“In looking to the coming year, remember that rooted deeply and firmly within scripture and our Christian tradition is the vision that we are expected to be faithful stewards of all we are and all we have.”

Those last few words are from the January issue of Stewardship: We are expected to be faithful stewards of all we are and all we have. Now that is a challenge, isn’t it? The newsletter reminds us that since we are starting a New Year, some Christians will be making resolutions. And since it quotes one Christian who is making some vows to strengthen his spiritual life, it surely will help us all to know those vows.

One vow is to spend time with the Lord daily. It is spiritually helpful to spend time in prayer, vowing to keep in touch with our Creator. Many Christians read portions of the Bible daily. That holy Word offers great wisdom for living a fruitful and meaningful life. Another resolution is to serve God by using one’s talent and time. Let God lead you to the needy people in your community. Did you know that the Salvation Army, Goodwill Industries, St. Vincent DePaul’s charity work, and Habitat for Humanity were all started by Christian groups? The point is that Christians are intended to work in the hurting places of the world. God uses people to be Christ’s servants; people like us who will dare to be good stewards of our time, our talents, and our resources wherever there is a need. Let get to work!

PRAYER: Dear Lord, our blessings are many and our challenges are often many, as well. Guide us and enable us to have the wisdom and strength to serve you in this wonderful world you have given us. In Christ's name. Amen