The Vision, Purpose and Values of

Our Vision

With God's help, St. Philip's will be:
  • Bursting at the seams
  • Fulfilling our potential
  • A connected community
  • Transforming people's lives

Our Purpose as a Church is to

  • Worship God in all we do
  • Grow together as disciples of Christ
  • Serve the local community
  • Enable others to encounter Jesus

The values that we think are important

  • Being Biblical, Prayerful and Open to the Spirit
  • Being Inclusive and Welcoming
  • Being Child-Friendly
  • Being Participative and Informal
  • Being Innovative and Relevant
  • Being Serving and Faithful
  • Being Caring for Others and Enjoying Ourselves

St Philip’s belongs to the Ely Diocese, a family of over 200 parishes in East Anglia; the Church of England, with its 43 Dioceses throughout the UK; and the Anglican Communion which is our family worldwide.

We see ourselves as part of the fellowship of churches and Christians who seek to worship and serve God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit that encompasses a third of the world’s population.

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