Scripture Verse

Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase: so shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.

— Proverbs iii:9,10, Opening Sentence for Morning Prayer [Thanksgiving Day]

Garden Party

Only 16 days until the British Garden Party and Fête! Come experience a bit of Jolly Olde England right here in Timonium. Have High Tea in the Parish Hall Tea Room, or have Cornish and Welsh Pasties, Ploughman's Lunches, wine, and beer on tap at the Pheasant and Firkin Pub on the parish grounds. Hear a Pipe Band and join in for some English country dancing.

Saint Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury and Martyr

St. Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury, is asked for advice

St. Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury, is asked for advice, from a medieval illumination attributed to the Master of the Cité des Dames. From Wikipedia.

O God, who didst adorn thy blessed Bishop Alphege with the dignity of the priesthood and with the palm of martyrdom: Mercifully grant that we may be so assisted . . . → Read More: Saint Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury and Martyr

Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party

You don’t have to travel to England to have a genuine Afternoon Tea. You can find one right here in the Baltimore suburbs—at St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête, Saturday, 5 May 2017, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Tea is served in Quimby Hall (the Parish Hall), with continuous service for the . . . → Read More: Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party

Celebrate Spring with Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party!

You don’t have to travel to England to have a genuine Afternoon Tea. You can find one right here in the Baltimore suburbs—at St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête, Saturday, 5 May 2017, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Tea is served in Quimby Hall (the Parish Hall), with continuous service for the . . . → Read More: Celebrate Spring with Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party!

Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party

You don’t have to travel to England to have a genuine Afternoon Tea. You can find one right here in the Baltimore suburbs—at St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête, Saturday, 5 May 2017, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Tea is served in Quimby Hall (the Parish Hall), with continuous service for the . . . → Read More: Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party

The Sermon for Sunday April 15th – Easter II

Fr Hawtin

Here is the sermon for Sunday April 15th: Easter 2, 2018

The Week’s Newsletter

new church tower with weathercock-bw

Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXIX No 14

The Second Sunday after Easter

St Stephen's Font Easter 2018

Almighty God, who hast given thine only Son to be unto us both a sacrifice for sin, and also an ensample of godly life: Give us grace that we may always most thankfully receive that his inestimable benefit, and also daily endeavour ourselves to follow the blessed steps of his most holy life; through . . . → Read More: The Second Sunday after Easter

Yom HaShoah (יום השואה)

Theresienstadt concentration camp archway

For the Victims of Genocide

Almighty God, gracious Father: we remember before thee this day all those who have perished in genocides, especially those who died in the Shoah. Vouchsafe, we beseech thee, to sear into our memories the story of their peril, lest we forget their anguish and tribulations. Embolden us with thy Holy . . . → Read More: Yom HaShoah (יום השואה)

Saint Leo the Great, Bishop of Rome and Doctor

St Leo the Great/Pope Leo I

San León magno (St Leo the Great/Pope Leo I), by Francisco de Herrera el Mozo (1622-1685). From Wikipedia.

Almighty god, who madest Saint Leo to be both the refuge of the State, and also the bulwark of the Catholic Faith: Grant that the courage wherewith thou didst enable him to be stedfast in . . . → Read More: Saint Leo the Great, Bishop of Rome and Doctor

William Law

Celtic Cross

O God, by whose grace thy servant William Law, enkindled with the fire of thy love, became a burning and shining light in thy Church: Grant that we also may be aflame with the spirit of love and discipline, and may ever walk before thee as children of light; through Jesus Christ our Lord, . . . → Read More: William Law