The family is the first and vital cell of all societies, social and ecclesial. The very core of the church is linked to the well-being of the family and the future of the Church passes through te family. FAMILIARIS CONSORTIO. The Parish and Family Life ministries work to provide avenues for all members of the parish to have the opportunity to become involved in the life of the parish. They support families in many different situations. Through their interaction with and support of the other ministries of the parish they provide opportunities for families to develop their calling as the "domestic church" and strengthen the parish commuity as a means of suppport for all the people of God.
All Pro Dad
Ministry Lead: Mike Murphy . 615-790-7335
St. Philip All Pro Dad is a ministry to help men of our parish become better fathers. We are committed to positive father involvement through our monthly meetings where fathers and their children meet with others to discuss a wide range of topics to strengthen faith and family while having fun and spending time together. Each year, our members also take part in the All Pro Dad’s Father & Kids Experience. Held in conjunction with the NFL and Tennessee Titans, this all-day event provides a fun and unique experience while passing along practical fatherhood advice. The primary focus of this ministry is for men who are fathers. We warmly welcome Catholic men of all ages, callings and stages of life.
Ministry Lead: Betty Jo Allen . 615-370-3033 and Marge Ellis . 615-794-0508
The bereavement ministry members assist families in coping with the death of a loved one. They also provide food for funeral receptions as needed. Services may include planning of the funeral liturgy, and practical help such as baby-sitting, providing transportation, etc. Also, several ministry members are available to keep in contact with the bereaved for a period of one year.
Ministry Lead: Paul Zorich . 615-440-8800
Members of our parish family are frequently looking for a product or service they need at their home or place of business. A large number of small business owners/associates are St. Philip parishioners. This ministry helps parishioners locate other parish members with whom they might like to do business.
DivorceCare is a thirteen week Christian support group for individuals who are experiencing the heartbreak of separation or divorce. Find help, discover hope, experience healing and realize that you don’t have to go through the experience alone.
Foster Care and Adoption Ministry
Ministry Lead: Tara Roof . 615-595-4255
A support group for those who are in the process of adopting, those who have an adopted child/children, or those who are foster parents. Our purpose is to provide information and support to one another.
Grief Share Ministry
Ministry Lead: Dave Bilger . 615-794-3818
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.
Ministry Lead: Mel Prevost . 615-794-4954
This ministry is for amateur or professional photographers who want to use their time and talent to support the many activities of the church in both still photography and videography (editing, lighting, sound or whatever capacity you offer) to capture the many events at the church in an organized way. Individuals on the committee will be assigned to take pictures at a specific event. These photos and video will be used for the St. Philip website, various print items, displays, presentations and our scrap book.
Seniors Plus Friends Ministry
Ministry Lead: Paul Saint-Jacques . 615-305-6633
The Seniors PLUS Friends Ministry is dedicated to providing events of interest to our senior members AND their friends. Events can be either spiritual, social or civic in nature and are held at various locations in middle Tennessee, mostly in Franklin. On the 4th Tuesday of the month Seniors PLUS Friends gathers for Dutch Treat meals at local eating establishments. On the 2nd Tuesday of the month we meet at St. Philip after 9am Holy Mass for a speaker event. Check the weekly parish bulletin for event details. Special events are held throughout the year providing additional opportunities for enrichment and enjoyment. Seniors PLUS Friends provides a great opportunity for our active seniors to get together, make new friends and experience faithful fellowship.
Contact us at email@example.com or call 305-6633 for more information. Become our friend on facebook we are listed as stphilipseniorgroup.