Saint Andrew

Almighty God, who didst give such grace unto thy holy Apostle Saint Andrew, that he readily obeyed the calling of thy Son Jesus Christ, and followed him without delay: Grant unto us all, that we,being called by thy holy Word, may forthwith give up ourselves obediently to fulfil thy holy commandments; through the same Jesus . . . → Read More: Saint Andrew

The Cookie Walk Approaches!

Those of you who have never experienced a Cookie Walk may be wondering what all the fuss is about. So for your edification, we have put together some pictures from Cookie Walks Past. See you Saturday!

Cookie Walks Past

Here are some photos from Cookie Walks Past—some from as far back as 2002. The cookies have completely taken over the Parish Hall (which was enlarged a couple of years ago), so some displays have moved to the lobby and the hallway.

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Sermon for Sunday November 27th – The first Sunday in Advent

Here is the sermon for Sunday November 27th: The First Sunday in Advent, 2011

This Week’s Newsletter

Here is this week’s newsletter: St. Stephen’s News XXII 47

The First Sunday in Advent

¶ This Collect is to be repeated every day, after the other Collects in Advent, until Christmas Day.

Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which thy Son Jesus Christ came . . . → Read More: The First Sunday in Advent

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

O God, who didst endue blessed Catherine, thy Virgin, with grace to witness a good confession, and to suffer gladly for thy name: Grant us, we beseech thee, so to follow her stedfastness that we may attain to the glorious fellowship of thy Saints; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Thanksgiving Day

O most merciful Father, who hast blessed the labours of the husbandman in the returns of the fruits of the earth: We give thee humble and hearty thanks for this thy bounty; beseeching thee to continue thy loving–kindness to us, that our land may still yield her increase, to thy glory and our comfort; through . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving Day

Sermon for Thursday November 24th – Thanksgiving day

Here is the sermon for Thursday November 24th:Thanksgiving 2011

Saint Cecilia

O blessed Spirit of God, by whose aid and grace thy servants skilled in music and holy song have beautified the worship of thine house: Unite us, we pray thee, in the concert of thy praises with the heavenly choirs, that rest not day and night from thy perfect service; to whom with the Father . . . → Read More: Saint Cecilia

Greens, gifts & help, please!

We use fresh greens for our baskets and to sell in our bags of greens. Please survey your garden and and cut greens for us. They can be delivered to church from Tuesday, November 30th—just leave them outside or in the courtyard. If deliveries are difficult, call Donna Szper at (410) 252–1499 to arrange a . . . → Read More: Greens, gifts & help, please!