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“and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father”  

[Philippians 2:11 (NRSV)]

Welcome to the website of St. Philip's Evangelical Lutheran Church, a vibrant and dynamic member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) located in the historic Ville St. Louis Neighborhood. Our church has been serving this community for over 95 years and we are proud to continue our legacy of faith, service, and community.


As a member of the ELCA, we are committed to sharing the love of God with all people, and to working towards a world where all are treated with dignity, respect, and compassion. Our church is a welcoming and inclusive community where people of all backgrounds and experiences are embraced and valued.


At St. Philip's, we are proud to have a diverse and welcoming congregation, with a largely African-American membership. But we want to make it clear that all are welcome here, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic. Our doors are open to all who seek to grow in faith and find a deeper sense of purpose and meaning in life.


At St. Philip's, we offer a worship service, Christian education, and community events to help people grow in their faith and connect with one another. Our programs are designed for people of all ages, and we are always looking for new ways to engage and support our community.


We are proud to be a part of the Ville St. Louis Neighborhood, and we are committed to working with our neighbors to build a stronger and more vibrant community. Whether you are a lifelong Lutheran or just beginning to explore your faith, we invite you to come and join us as we work together to make a difference in the world,



Help Those In Need

“Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.” 

[Proverbs 19:17]

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