Keep Families Warm with a Knitters’ Basket

Heifer International

Every year the Knitting Circle produces a wealth of knitted good which are auctioned off in a Silent Auction, with the proceeds going to worthy charities. One of the goals of this year’s Silent Auction is to donate a “Knitters’ Basket” to Heifer International, which provides live animals to families.

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The Sermon for Sunday November 30th – Advent I

Fr Hawtin

Here is the sermon for Sunday November 30th: Advent I, 2014

This Week’s Newsletter

Here is this week’s newsletter: St. Stephens News XXV No 47

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

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 . . . → Read More: The First Sunday in Advent 

Fourth Annual Knitters ‘Silent Auction’ open for bids

Silent Auction items

The Knitters have been at it again! Now in its fourth year, the knitter’s Silent Auction is open for bids with another phenomenal array of hand-knitted items to be auctioned off in conjunction with the Cookie Walk.

Their impressive display is located in the hallway outside Quimby Hall. Come and check it out. You . . . → Read More: Fourth Annual Knitters ‘Silent Auction’ open for bids

Let’s all sing: ‘Sit down, O persons of God’

Hymnal 1940

Tragedy, they say, usually repeats itself as farce—an observation that might well be made about the political correctness that permeates our mainline churches.

After all, the vision of well-fed, pompous prelates doing the sort of things required by cutting edge liturgists—liturgical dance immediately springs to mind—is really quite shriekingly funny.

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Progress? Ah, yes! I remember it well!

Sunbeam T-20

iPhones clearly exercise the most extraordinary fascination upon the American mind. It’s impossible to go anywhere today—restaurants, airports, hospital waiting rooms, ballgames—without encountering hordes of people staring, seemingly witlessly, at tiny rectangular screens.

It’s not so different, I suppose, from the New York daily commute s of 30 years ago when like numbers of . . . → Read More: Progress? Ah, yes! I remember it well!

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 Sermon for Sunday November 23rd – Sunday Next Before Advent

Fr Kerouac

Here is the Sermon for Sunday November 23rd: Sunday Next Before Advent