The First Sunday of Advent

November 27, 2022

Matthew 24:36-44


• John, Scott, Tom, Julie, Barrett, Stephen, Barbara, David, Jonathan, Nate, Paul, Cora, Jeanmarie, Terry, Gene, Pete, Angela, Frances, Raymond, Charlie


• Mon., Nov. 28, Kamehameha and Emma of Hawaii
• Wed., Nov. 30, Andrew, Apostle
• Thu., Dec. 1, Charles de Foucauld, hermit and martry
• Fri., Dec. 2, Channing Williams, bishop
• Sat., Dec. 3, Francis Xavier, missionary

Coming Up

Sun., Nov. 27, 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. – First Sunday of Advent
Sun., Nov. 27 – Sat., Dec. 24St. Philip’s Sock Drive
Tue., Nov. 29 – Giving Tuesday
Thu., Dec. 1 – Sat., Dec. 24 – Read one chapter per day of the Gospel of Luke
Sun., Dec. 4, 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. – St. Nicholas Sunday
Sun., Dec. 4, 9:15 a.m. – Amnesty Int’l Write for Rights
Sun., Dec. 4, 3:30 p.m. – New Hope Holiday Parade. Gather at the high-school parking lot.
Sun., Dec. 11, 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. – Third Sunday of Advent
Sun., Dec. 18, 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. – Fourth Sunday of Advent
Sun., Dec. 18, 11:15 a.m. – Vestry
Wed., Dec. 21, 7 p.m. – Winter Solstice Healing Eucharist
Sat., Dec. 24, 4 and 10 p.m. – Christmas Eve Eucharist
Sun., Dec. 25, 10:15 a.m. – Christmas Day Eucharist

Ongoing Activities and Reminders

Adult Forum – Sundays at 9:15 a.m.: “Christmas vs christmas: The Spirituality of the Incarnation”
Church housekeeping – We need help cleaning the church each week.
Liturgy – We need readers for Sunday Eucharist.
Coffee Hour – Consider helping with Coffee Hour by bringing some light snacks or making coffee.
Altar flowers – Donations of altar flowers are welcome.
Church support – Thank you for your continual prayer and financial support. You can send donations by mail or online on our Facebook page at or our website at Your continual generosity is amazing and humbling.
Blessing Box – Our Blessing Box micro-larder is always open to take donations and help those in need. Suggested food items: Dried rice, dried black beans, canned tuna, jarred tomato sauce, mac-n-cheese, granola bars, small condiment jars
Amazon Smile – When you buy from Amazon, log in to and benefit “St Philip’s Episcopal Church.”
McCaffrey’s receipts – Bring in receipts from any McCaffrey’s market in Pennsylvania or New Jersey. St. Philip’s will receive a donation of 1% of the receipt amount.
Online – Visit St. Philip’s on our website, Facebook and Instagram

Worship Schedule

Holy Eucharist
• Sunday at 8:15 a.m. (quiet service) and 10:15 a.m. (with music)
• Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Morning Prayer
• Daily at 8:30 a.m. except Sunday

Evening Prayer
• Daily at 7 p.m. except Wednesday

We live stream all services on our Facebook page. You can view the videos on Facebook even if you aren’t a Facebook member. Learn how on our Sermons page.