Sermon for Sunday March 31st – Easter Day

Here is the sermon for Sunday March 31st: Easter Day, 2013

This Week’s Newsletter

Here is this week’s newsletter: St. Stephen’s News XXIV No 12

Happy Easter!

The Baptismal Font decorated for Easter 2013

Last night’s Great Easter Vigil was a wonderful service. If you don’t have plans for this morning, there’s still time to get to one of our services: said Holy Communion at 8:00 AM, and then Choral Eucharist at both the 9:15 AM and 11:15 AM services.

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Sermon for Maundy Thursday – March 28th 2013

Here is the sermon for March 28th 2013: Maundy Thursday 2013

Easter Day

O God, who for our redemption didst give thine only–begotten Son to the death of the Cross, and by his glorious resurrection hast delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die daily from sin, that we may evermore live with him in the joy of his resurrection; through the same . . . → Read More: Easter Day

Holy Saturday

Grant, O Lord, that as we are baptized into the death of thy blessed Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ, so by continual mortifying our corrupt affections we may be buried with him; and that through the grave, and gate of death, we may pass to our joyful resurrection; for his merits, who died, and was . . . → Read More: Holy Saturday

St Woolos

Almighty God, who dost choose thine elect out of every nation, and dost shew forth thy glory in their lives: Grant, we pray thee, that following the good example of thy servant Saint Woolos, we may be fruitful in good works to the praise of thy holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Good Friday

¶ All three collects are to be read.

Almighty God, we beseech thee graciously to behold this thy family, for which our Lord Jesus Christ was contented to be betrayed, and given up into the hands of wicked men, and to suffer death upon the cross; who now liveth and reigneth with thee and the . . . → Read More: Good Friday

Maundy Thursday

Almighty Father, whose dear Son, on the night before he suffered, did institute the Sacrament of his Body and Blood: Mercifully grant that we may thankfully receive the same in remembrance of him, who in these holy mysteries giveth us a pledge of life eternal; the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who now . . . → Read More: Maundy Thursday

Wednesday in Holy Week

Assist us mercifully with thy help, O Lord God of our salvation; that we may enter with joy upon the meditation of those mighty acts, whereby thou hast given unto us life and immortality; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.