Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne

Inspire by thy blessed Spirit, O Lord God, all Bishops and Pastors, that they may tend their flocks after the pattern of thy servant Saint Aidan, with gentleness and strength; that thy people may be shepherded with the holy love of our Redeemer Jesus Christ, who with thee and the Holy Ghost liveth and reigneth, . . . → Read More: Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne

The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

Almighty God, by whose providence thy servant John the Baptist was sent to prepare the way of thy Son our Saviour, by preaching of repentance: Make us so to follow his doctrine and holy life, that we may truly repent according to his preaching; and after his example constantly speak the truth, boldly rebuke vice, . . . → Read More: The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

Saint Augustine of Hippo

O God, who from among the people of Africa didst raise up thy servant Augustine to be a Bishop and Doctor of the Church: Grant us so to follow him in paths of penitence and discipline that we may attain to the vision of thy glorious Godhead; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and . . . → Read More: Saint Augustine of Hippo

Ladies’ Fellowship Afternoon Tea

Attention, Ladies of the parish!

We would like to invite you to a Ladies’ Fellowship Afternoon Tea which will be served in Quimby Hall at church on Tuesday, September 3rd, at 3:00P M.

Please RSVP to Anne Hawkins either by calling her cell phone, 410-913-7405, or by leaving a message with Happy Riley at . . . → Read More: Ladies’ Fellowship Afternoon Tea

Great Uncle Tom: the most embarrassing of them all

The prize for the most embarrassing character I have ever met goes to my Great Uncle Tom. It didn’t matter where we were—a cocktail party, a restaurant, the theater, or a sports stadium—Great Uncle Tom could be relied upon to do something that would make us cringe, wishing that the ground would open and swallow . . . → Read More: Great Uncle Tom: the most embarrassing of them all

At Jacob’s Well: Needed this month

Note: Judy Elliot has volunteered to be our liaison with At Jacob’s Well and will keep us informed of their immediate needs each month.

Happily the food cupboards of AJW are well stocked this month due in large measure to the ongoing generosity of St. Stephen’s. Presently they have need of personal items and . . . → Read More: At Jacob’s Well: Needed this month

The Sermon for Sunday August 25th – Trinity XIII

Here is the sermon for Sunday August 25th – Trinity 13, 2013

This Week’s Newsletter

Here is this week’s newsletter: St. Stephen’s News XXIV No 33

The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

Almighty and merciful God, of whose only gift it cometh that thy faithful people do unto thee true and laudable service: Grant, we beseech thee, that we may so faithfully serve thee in this life, that we fail not finally to attain thy heavenly promises; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Saint Bartholomew

O Almighty and everlasting God, who didst give to thine Apostle Bartholomew grace truly to believe and to preach thy Word: Grant, we beseech thee, unto thy Church, to love that Word which he believed, and both to preach and receive the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.