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If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. — Colossians iii:1, Opening Sentence for Evening Prayer [Easter]

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7:00 AM Fellowship Breakfast @ Nautilus Diner
Fellowship Breakfast @ Nautilus Diner
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9:00 AM Joseph Richey Hospice – Visits @ N. Eutaw St.
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This Week’s Newsletter

new church tower with weathercock-bw

Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephens News XXVII No 36

The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

Trinity (celtic knot)

Lord, we beseech thee, grant thy people grace to withstand the temptations of the world, the flesh, and the devil; and with pure hearts and minds to follow thee, the only God; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Sermon for Sunday September 18th – Trinity XVII

Fr Michael Belt

Here is the sermon for Sunday September 18th: Trinity 17, 2016

Saint Matthew

The Calling of Saint Matthew by Caravaggo

O Almighty God, who by thy blessed Son didst call Matthew from the receipt of custom to be an Apostle and Evangelist: Grant us grace to forsake all covetous desires, and inordinate love of riches, and to follow the same thy Son Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, one . . . → Read More: Saint Matthew

Sermon for 21 August 2016: Trinity XIII

Parable of the Good Samaritan

“Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves? And he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise.”

✠ In The Name of The Father and of The Son And of The Holy Ghost. Amen.

A dear friend . . . → Read More: Sermon for 21 August 2016: Trinity XIII

Saint Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury

Celtic Cross

Almighty God, who didst call thy servant Theodore of Tarsus from Rome to the see of Canterbury, and didst give him gifts of grace and wisdom to establish unity where there had been division, and order where there had been chaos: Create in thy Church, we pray thee, by the operation of the Holy . . . → Read More: Saint Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury

Talk Like A Pirate Day

Burning of the USS Philadelphia

For the Navy

Burning of the USS Philadelphia, by Edward Moran (1829–1901). According to Wikipedia, the USS Philadelphia, which had been previously captured by the Tripolitans, was set ablaze after she was boarded by then Lt Stephen Decatur (USN) and 60 men, who then made their escape in the ketch Intrepid, depicted . . . → Read More: Talk Like A Pirate Day

This Week’s Newsletter

new church tower with weathercock-bw

Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephens News XXVII No 35

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

Trinity (celtic knot)

Lord, we pray thee that thy grace may always prevent and follow us, and make us continually to be given to all good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Constitution Day

Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States

September 17 is Constitution Day, marking the day of the signing of the document at the Constitutional Convention in 1787. (It took a little over 9 months, until 21 June 1788, for the Constitution to be ratified.) You may notice a familiar phrase towards the end, which is cribbed from the oath of office . . . → Read More: Constitution Day