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 . . . → Read More: Saint Andrew

2012 Cookie Walk Silent Auction

The items for St Stephen’s 2012 Cookie Walk Silent Auction stretch the length of the hallway and around into the lobby.

Who can resist the comfort of hand-knitted gloves or scarves? The Knitting Circle has been meeting weekly all year long, making blankets, prayer shawls, and so forth, for guests at Joseph Richey . . . → Read More: 2012 Cookie Walk Silent Auction

A Final Cookie Recipe

It’s been rumored that there exists in this world only one Christmas Fruit Cake and it’s gifted from house to house every year but never eaten. This recipe would never share the same fate. Make these delicious cookies and we guarantee they will be eaten.

Fruit Cake Cookies Ingredients

1 Cup Butter 2 Cups Sugar . . . → Read More: A Final Cookie Recipe

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.

The Sunday next before Advent

Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people; that they, plenteously bringing forth the fruit of good works, may by thee be plenteously rewarded; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Help Wanted. No Experience Necessary.

Over 5,000 homes in the area surrounding St Stephen’s are receiving invitations to our 22nd Annual Cookie Walk in their mailboxes this week. Added to our faithful following from years past, we hope to attract many more of our local neighbors to kick off the Christmas season at St Stephen’s.

The St . . . → Read More: Help Wanted. No Experience Necessary.

Sermon for Sunday November 18th – Trinity XXIV

Here is the sermon for Sunday November 18th: Trinity 24, 2012

Sermon for Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd

Here is the Sermon for Thanksgiving Day: Thanksgiving Day, 2012

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

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