We are called by God through the Holy Spirit and the love of Christ
to worship and serve the Lord.
Welcome to the St. Philip’s Episcopal Church website. We hope this site will help you learn more about us and our witness for Christ. We strive to recognize and nurture the Christ in ourselves and each person that we encounter along the way. Our church is a thriving community of believers, and lovers of the word of God. St. Philip's has a long tradition of outreach and service to its members and the community. We hope you will join us for Holy Eucharist on Sunday to experience for yourself the fellowship of Christ. We also invite you to participate in any of of our many parish ministries. "Come as you are; leave a little different."
Daughters of the King Spring Assembly will be at St. Philip's on Saturday March 15. Due to the Spring Assembly the Sts. Martha and Mary chapter at St. Philip's will not meet in March. The regular chapter meeting will resume on Wednesday, April 9. The DoK chapter at St. Philip's meets on the second Wednesday of each month in the Parish Hall.
Wednesday Night at the Movies at St. Philip's! Join us on Wednesday, March 19, at 6:00 PM for a pot luck supper followed by a movie and discussion. The movie is I am Sam. This event is part of our Lent program.
B,B&B Men's Group will meet at 6:00 PM on March 19 in the Parish Hall. All men are invited -- parish membership is not required! Join us for food and fellowship.
St. Philip's will host a Fish Fry on three Fridays in Lent. The Fish Fries will be on March 21, March 28, and April 4 from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM in the Parish Hall. A fish basket (fish with sides) is $6.50.
Bible Study is on Wednesday, March 12, and Wednesday, March 19, in the Parish Hall. Please join us for this interactive Bible study led by Fr. Peter.
Enquirer’s Class meets after the worship service on the 2nd and 4th Sundays. The next meetings are March 9 and 23 in the CER Building. The class is for anyone who is interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church. The class will last about an hour; please bring a brown bag lunch. See the September newsletter for more information.
Choir practice continues in March. The choir will sing at the worship services on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month, and the practices are on the Wednesdays before the 1st and 3rd Sundays. Wednesday practices are on March 12 and 26 at 6:30 PM. Everyone is welcome!
The Firm Believers will be our special musical guests at the 10:00 AM service on March 23. The Firm Believers is a gospel music group comprised of Gerald Spears, Gary Rowe, Bobbie Clarkson, Dale Turpin, David Falconbury, and Gary Hatter. Please attend and enjoy some southern gospel music!
Community Meal is on Thursday, March 27, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM in St. Philip's Parish Hall. See the Community Meal page in the Ministries section for more information (click here).
On March 28 at 7:30 PM at the UK Singeltary Center for the Arts (Lexington), Roman Doddema will sing in a specially selected Danville and Lexington Children's Choir for the world premiere of Thomas Pasatieri's Symphony No. 2. The concert features UK School of Music Concerto Competition winners, Pasatieri’s Symphony No. 2, and Ravel’s Bolero. The concert is free and open to the public.
On April 10 at 7:30 PM, Joshua Bracken will perform his Senior Recital in McKenna Chapel at Asbury Seminary (Wilmore). The concert is free and open to the public; all are invited to attend.
Mark your calendar and save the date! The Spring Luncheon to benefit the Community Meal will be on Friday, May 2, from 11:30 AM until 2:00 PM. Further details will be announced later.
St. Philip's Parish Annual Report for 2013 is available to view online or download. Click here to go to the download page.
Sign-up sheets for altar flowers and coffee hour are in the church. Altar flowers are $25 per Sunday, and a dedication for the flowers appears in the bulletin (for example, "in honor of ..." or "in loving memory of ..."). We also need volunteers to provide snacks or finger food for coffee hour on the first Sunday of the month. Please sign up for these donations using the sign-up sheets.
Keith Stillwell is the Associate Pastor for Discipleship at Lexington Avenue Baptist Church (339 West Lexington Avenue, Danville, KY). He recently featured St. Philip's in his blog "Churches Along the Ride and Psalms". The post includes some nice photos of St. Philip's which Rev. Stillwell snapped. Click here to view the blog post.
The monthly St. Philip's newsletter is available by email. If you would like to receive the newsletter via email(instead of a paper copy through the Postal Service), please contact the church office by email or phone (859-734-3569). The newsletter will be sent as a pdf file. This will save postage, paper and toner cost plus you'll receive the emailed newsletter before the paper copies are delivered. Electronic copies (in pdf format) of current and past issues can be downloaded here.
DioLex Link is the weekly email letter from the Diocese of Lexington. It is the primary source for news and information in the Diocese of Kentucky. If you aren't receiving DioLex Link then you should sign up today -- use the form on the home page of the Diocese of Lexington web site . Please note that the Diocese has suspended publication of the Advocate newspaper.
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St. Philip's is enrolled in Kroger's Continuous Use "Gift" Card program that donates 4% of your Kroger purchases to St. Philip's. The program takes just three simple steps:
That's it! Kroger will record your purchases and donate 4% of the total to St. Philip's. To get a Kroger card, contact the church office or e-mail Anne Donnally, Parish Administrator.
Learn about St. Philip's Episcopal Church, it's clergy, and staff. We have a rich history, and a vibrant team of people who make a difference.
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See a slideshow of our wonderful community, and get a glimpse of some of the many activities that take place at St. Philip's on the Photo Galleries page.
St. Philip's Episcopal Church
St Philip's Episcopal Church
118 W Poplar St
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
Located on the corner of Short and Chiles Streets
Worship: Sundays at 10:00 AM
Nursery available every Sunday!
Children's Church on 2nd & 4th Sundays at 10:00 AM
Almighty God, assist us to see your vision of the growth and vitality of St. Philip's. Help us to reach those who do not know your saving grace. Deepen our commitment; increase our faith and trust, that we may live as witnesses to you. May the Holy Spirit lead us to the service you would have us do, as servants of Christ Jesus our Lord, in whose name we pray. Amen.