The End of Daylight Saving Time

Fall Back

Well, no, not permanently, just for the year. It ends this Sunday, November 5th (which also happens to be Guy Fawkes’ Day). Remember to set your clocks back an hour, to reclaim the time you lost back in the spring. Otherwise you’ll be early to everything all day, which is arguably better than being . . . → Read More: The End of Daylight Saving Time

Sermon for Trinity XX by Fr Kerouac

Fr Kerouac

Here is Fr Kerouac’s sermon for Trinity XX. Remember that many podcasts of on our podcast library page.

http://www.ststeve.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Sermon-by-Fr-Kerouac-20171029.mp3

The Sermon for Sunday October 29th – Trinity XX

Fr Kerouac

Here is the sermon for Sunday October 29th: Trinity 20, 2017

This Week’s Newsletter

new church tower with weathercock-bw

Here is this week’s newsletter: St Stephen’s News XXVIII No 42

Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences

Given that this year is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing of his (in)famous “Ninety-Five Theses” to the door of the Castle Church of Wittenberg, we thought it would be appropriate to repost them here. (We originally posted them in 2011, along with the original Latin. (Luther actually posted them on . . . → Read More: Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences

Reformation Sunday

Martin Luther: 95 Reasons Why (Netflix Original)

Gracious Father, we pray for thy holy Catholic Church. Fill it with all truth, in all truth with all peace. Where it is corrupt, purify it; where it is in error, direct it; where in any thing it is amiss, reform it. Where it is right, strengthen it; where it is in want, provide for . . . → Read More: Reformation Sunday

The Feast of Christ the King

Christ the King by Jan Van Eyck

Christ the King, a detail from the Ghent Altarpied by Jan Van Eyck (c. 1390–1441). From Wikipedia.

Almighty and everlasting God, who didst will to restore all things in thy well–beloved Son, the King of kings and Lord of lords: Mercifully grant that all the kindreds of the earth, set free from the . . . → Read More: The Feast of Christ the King

The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

Trinity (celtic knot)

O Almighty and most merciful God, of thy bountiful goodness keep us, we beseech thee, from all things that may hurt us; that we, being ready both in body and soul, may cheerfully accomplish those things which thou commandest; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Saint Simon and Saint Jude

Saint Simon and Saint Jude

O Almighty God, who hast built thy Church upon the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the head corner–stone: Grant us so to be joined together in unity of spirit by their doctrine, that we may be made an holy temple acceptable unto thee; through the same Jesus Christ our . . . → Read More: Saint Simon and Saint Jude

We add a unique new community mission

State of the Parish 2016/2017—Part II

Our Parish Meeting takes place between the 9:15 AM and 11:00 AM services on Sunday, October 29th. This is yhe second part of the Rector’s State of the Parish Report that will be offered at the meeting. The first part will was published in last week’s newsletter.

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