Miracles illustrate our place in God’s scheme

Many folks who consider themselves Christians profess to see little value in studying the Old Testament. “It’s just a collection of bloodthirsty, primitive legends,” a “progressive” friend once explained to me.

The same chap dismissed the miracles described in the scriptures for much the same reason. “I don’t need miracles to persuade me to believe . . . → Read More: Miracles illustrate our place in God’s scheme

Altar Flowers — Pentecost 2017

Pentecost 2017 Altar Flowers

Pentecost 2017 Altar Flowers

This Week’s Newsletter

new church tower with weathercock-bw

Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXVIII No 21

For Stewardship of God’s Creation

Albert Bierstadt Lake Tahoe

Almighty God, Creator of heaven and earth, who hast given unto man dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth: Make us to be diligent stewards of thy creation, for . . . → Read More: For Stewardship of God’s Creation

Pentecost, commonly called Whitsunday


Pentecost, by Duccio di Buoninsegna (1250–1318). From Wikipedia.

¶ This Collect is to be said daily throughout Whitsun Week.

O God, who as at this time didst teach the hearts of thy faithful people, by sending to them the light of thy Holy Spirit: Grant us by the same Spirit to . . . → Read More: Pentecost, commonly called Whitsunday