Be careful:  If you come here, you will grow!

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church

Easthampton, MA
A note from the Rev. Michael A. Bullock

Dear Folks:

August 6th is an important day both in the calendars of Jesus’ followers and in the calendars of the world.  In the Christian calendar, August 6th is the “Transfiguration of our Lord”.  In the world’s calendar, August 6th commemorates the dropping of the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan in 1945.  Among many connections that might be made between these two occasions, to me the central one is light and what light reveals. Read More

SAYING “GOODBYE” TWICE THIS WEEK
We have often remarked that the word “goodbye” is a simplified term that comes from an older form of an English sentiment, saying: “God be with you, since I cannot be.”  This week, we in the St. Philip’s community say “goodbye” to two very visible members of our parish church.  Read More
TO JOIN ZOOM SERVICE AND COFFEE HOUR ON SUNDAY
at 10 am

CLICK HERE FOR SUNDAY BULLETIN
Nightly Compline
One of the purposes of Compline is to close down the day and prepare ourselves for rest, but it is also a part of the larger purpose of having a book of common prayer. Read More
THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK LAURA!  WE WILL MISS YOU!  
Watch for dates in the Fall!
THANK YOU for Maintaining Our Financial Health
During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Please continue to honor and maintain your financial pledge, while we are not able to be in church together.  You can mail your weekly pledge directly to St. Philip’s at 128 Main Street, Easthampton, MA 01027, attention Joe Bianca, OR you can now pay your pledge or other donations securely online here: https://tithe.ly/give?c=1332157.
Thank you again and God bless you all,
The Finance Committee
During the Covid-19 Pandemic
SUPPORT OF THE EASTHAMPTON COMMUNITY CENTER
The need for food aid continues to grow in our region, as more families become victims of the economic fallout associated with the pandemic.  The center continues to provide food aid to several hundred families and senior citizens as well as distributing a “Kids Bag” to every child every week.  Read More
If you have articles for the NOW, Bonnie Katusich will be the editor and mailperson during the interim. Please email or contact Bonnie for any articles or announcements before 5 p.m. on Tuesday evenings.  bkatusich@wrsdeaf.org