What Do We Do?

Outreach consists of all St. Philip's activities directed toward serving people in the congregation, the community and our wider world. It takes forms such as

  • Monday Lunch - offered Free of Charge to anyone who would like it. Every Monday in the Parish Hall from 11:30 - 1:00. Volunteers to help support this program are always welcome.     
  • Pastoral Care
  •  Interchurch Fellowship : Food Pantry - located at 249 W. Boiling Spring Lakes Road : Is suppported by St. Philip's in conjunction with a community of churches in the area.  It provides a food pantry for our neighbors in a mini grocery store setting where clients may chose what they like.
  • Bundles of Joy Diaper Ministry - collects and distributes diapers to many local organizations
  • Donations to organizations serving those needing basic life services
  • Worldwide disaster relief
  • Support for programs of the Diocese of East Carolina and the National Church that provide for church expansion
  • Haiti Fund, Inc.
  • Episcopal Relief & Development

Neighborhood groups look to the welfare of their neighbors, providing transportation and visits to those in need. Our young people and their adult advisors travel to Haiti to dig water wells and construct fishponds to serve the water and food needs of desperate people. We also provide meeting space to AA and various counseling groups.

Other Opportunities

Southport Oak Island Interchurch Fellowship
The SOIICF  is composed of area churches, representing various denominations that seek to offer a united witness to Jesus Christ in this community by working collectively in its attempt to be obedient to the Gospel.

Episcopal Relief and Development
What we do? Healing a hurting world. Episcopal Relief and Development works with Church partners and other local organizations to save lives and transform communities worldwide.  We rebuild after disasters and empower people to create lasting solutions that fight poverty, hunger and disease.  Working in close to 40 countries, our programs impact the lives of approximately 3 million people around the world.

New Hope Clinic
Providing free healthcare to uninsured, low-income residents of Brunswick County since 1998.

St. Philip's Church Partners for 3rd Year with Virginia Williamson Elementary School Summer Reading Program
For a third consecutive year, St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Southport teamed with Virginia Williamson Elementary School in Bolivia to provide books for the summer reading program. Just as students are ending their school year, the school, with the help of church members, distributed tote bags to the students on May 24th at the school. Read More
Outreach FAQ

What’s Our Mission?
Outreach at St. Philip’s is our response to the call of our Savior to heed the cries of those in need. Outreach is being the Body of Christ.

How Often and Where Do We Get Together?
Meeting times and places vary according to the specific outreach initiative.

How Can You Get Involved?
Contact the Parish Office at 910-457-5643.

Some members of our congregation have been trained to provide confidential, one-on-one Christian care to individuals in our congregation and community who are experiencing difficulties in their lives. These are times when you could benefit from the support of a caring Christian friend. Read More