About 1872, the Rev. Brook G. White, an inspired catalyst, and the Rt. Rev. John Freeman Young, Bishop of the Diocese of Florida, organized and established a mission to serve the Black population. This mission became St. Philip's Episcopal Church. With donations from the community, property was purchased at the corner of Union and Cedar (now Pearl) Streets, and a small frame church was erected. A rectory was also constructed with funds given by the wife of Fr. White. Initially, St. John's Church supported the mission providing priests and lay readers for the services.
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Mission Statement St. Philip's mission is to build a community of Christians dedicated to the growth of God's Kingdom through worship, Christian education, stewardship and community involvement.
Our Vision To be a Christian-centered parish that brings its parishioners into love and harmony with God through worship, education, discipleship, spiritual empowerment, service and evangelism.
Sunday Prayer - 9:00am
Sunday School - 9:30am
Morning Worship - 10:00am
2nd - 5th Sundays - 6pm
Tuesday Bible Sunday - 7pm
Fr. Hugh Chapman, Rector
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321 West Union Street :: Jacksonville, FL 32202 :: For More information call :: (904) 354-1053