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Let’s Stop Giving the Poor Our Junk!

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Let’s Stop Giving the Poor Our Junk! We are located in a poor community.  People often ring our doorbell and ask us for help: Some food or a little cash assistance.  We try to do what we can.  It’s hard to sort out who to help and who not to help.  We can’t do everything.  [...]

Here we go again…

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It’s Tuesday morning and I am going through my file of sermons to review what I have preached in response to previous mass shootings.  I have found eight sermons that were written in the aftermath of a mass killing: Virginia Tech, Pulse Night Club, the killing of the Amish Children, Sandy Hook, and San Bernardino, [...]

What’s that helmet doing on a cross?

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Anyone who has driven past Philippus United Church of Christ has noticed an old army helmet hanging on the cross in front of a stained glass window.  A few Sunday’s ago, I was picking up cigarette butts and trash from in front of the church. Our church has become a safe zone for the neighborhood [...]

Shirley Brumfield Funeral

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It is with great sadness we announce the funeral of Shirley Brumfield. Visitation will be held Friday, September 29th, 2017 at 10 am with the funeral to follow at 11 am.

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 Coming Saturday September 16th, Church Growth Expert Michael Piazza will be joining Philippus UCC for a seminar on ways we can help our church thrive! Please consider joining us for this special event!

Open & Affirming

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How exciting look what came in the mail, we will be proudly hanging this in the Fellowship Hall, look for it this Sunday.

Cincinnatus met at Philippus, and had a conversation on poverty.

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Ross Meyer, United Way’s Vice President for Community Impact, talked about the crushing impacts on all of us of this self-perpetuating epidemic, and about the Collaborative’s focus, strategy and progress in this monumental effort. We also had a chance to see and hear first-hand from Rev. Sam Wyatt, Minister here at Philippus UCC, about the [...]

Update from our 2015 Annual Report Meeting

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Dear Philippus Members and Friends, The 2015 Annual report meeting was held January 24th after church. I would like to take this opportunity, to express my deepest appreciation to our members and friends who worship, support, and give their time and talent to Philippus. For those that were unable to attend here are the highlights [...]