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HeartInteresting Facts About St. Philip’s Church

  1. Led Episcopal worship in Sulphur Springs for 130+ years!
  2. Provided more than 1,500 pounds of fresh produce from its Community Garden for senior citizens and the needy in 2010. It will be less this year because of the heat and drought.
  3. Welcomes the local community every year for a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper.
  4. Built its first building in 1895, which is now the chapel in Heritage Park. The stained glass windows and woodwork were incorporated into the church opened in 1991. Read more in Our History.
  5. Coordinates a day for paper shredding and recycling of electronics computers and electronics. more than 2,100 pounds of sensitive documents were shredded in 2011.
  6. A memorial garden surrounded by the church and parish hall provides a peaceful oasis.
  7. Donates school supplies in the fall and gifts at Christmas for the Boys and Girls Club in Sulphur Springs.
  8. Has an organization of women, Daughters of the King, who pray constantly for the concerns and needs of people. Read the prayer for St. Philip’s we pray every Sunday.
  9. Blesses pets in the tradition of St. Francis of Assisi.
  10. Provided rodeo royalty at the Mt. Vernon and Sulphur Springs shows in 2010 and 2011.