November Ingathering for At Jacob’s Well

November 4th is the first Sunday of the month, and so we are having our monthly ingathering for At Jacob’s Well, a charity which ministers to Baltimore’s homeless mentally ill. We generally collect household goods and non-perishable food items. At this season, At Jacob’s Well is especially looking for the latter:

Spaghetti and other pastas . . . → Read More: November Ingathering for At Jacob’s Well

It’s time to start baking for Cookie Walk 2011

It was bound to happen, of course: No sooner do I open my beak and accept a part time job writing for the parish newsletter than I get press–ganged into writing commercials about the Cookie Walk.

Please don’t think I’m boasting, but I’m well aware of the fact I write pretty good advertising copy—my “come-ons” . . . → Read More: It’s time to start baking for Cookie Walk 2011

Sermon for Sunday 23rd October Trinity XVIII

Here is the sermon for Sunday 23rd: Trinity 18, 2011

This Week’s Newsletter

Here is this week’s newsletter: St. Stephen’s News XXII 42

Saint James of Jerusalem

Grant, we beseech thee, O God, that after the example of thy servant James the Just, brother of our Lord, thy Church may give itself continually to prayer and to the reconciliation of all who are at variance and enmity; through the same our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

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.