Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles

St. Philip Episcopal Church Observes 112 Years

With praise and thanksgiving, St. Philip the Evangelist Episcopal Church, located at 2800 Stanford Ave. in Los Angeles, will mark its 112th anniversary with a celebratory day of worship, song, music and dancing. Members, friends and family of St. Philip’s are invited to gather for a special morning worship service in English and Spanish on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, from 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by a coffee hour in the Chapel. The celebratory anniversary luncheon will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Canon LaRue E. Shepard Hall of the Parish House.   A jazz band, Mexican guitar music and inspirational speakers will

St. Phillip Plans Homecoming Day

St. Philip the Evangelist Episcopal Church will celebrate their 110th anniversary with Homecoming Day on Sunday, November 19, at 9:45 a.m., in the sanctuary at 2800 Stanford Ave., in Los Angeles. The Rev. Dr. Glenn M. Libby, priest-in-charge said, “St. Philip’s can trace its earliest worship services to 1907. It became the first African American congregation in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, and today at 110-years-old, is the oldest, historically African American parish still standing west of the Mississippi River. The church building has stood at this corner since its dedication on June 23, 1929. Many who worship here