Choral Eucharist for Whitsunday

Choir Christmas Eve 2018

Choir Christmas Eve 2018

When was the last time you attended a full-blown Choral Eucharist? You have an opportunity to do so this Sunday, June 9th. Because Pentecost is a Major Feast Day, the Choir of Men & Boys will be singing Choral Eucharist instead of Choral Mattins at the 11:00 AM service. And . . . → Read More: Choral Eucharist for Whitsunday

Choral Evensong for Ascension Sunday

the ascension giotto

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at 6:00 PM

Saint Stephen’s Choir of Men and Boys cordially invites to you to attend their final Choral Evensong of the academic year.

Evensong, a fusion of the monastic prayer offices Vespers and Compline, is one of the greatest treasures of the Anglican tradition. Presented by Saint Stephen’s Choir of . . . → Read More: Choral Evensong for Ascension Sunday

Holy Week Schedule 2019

The schedule for Holy Week 2019 has been posted.

This seems like a good time to remind people that gluten-free hosts are available. If you have a gluten-related issue, please just mention this to an usher or to a member of the clergy before the service. (For people with extreme gluten sensitivities, we also . . . → Read More: Holy Week Schedule 2019

A Service of Lessons & Anthems for Passiontide

Christ in the Wilderness by Ivan Kramskoy

Passion Sunday April 7th, 2019, at 6:00 PM

Christ in the Wilderness, by Ivan Kramskoy (1837–1887). From Wikipedia.

This month, in lieu of Choral Evensong, we offer the Lenten equivalent of a ‘Carol Service’ on Passion Sunday, 7 April. The service will begin at the usual time of 6.00 pm and conclude within . . . → Read More: A Service of Lessons & Anthems for Passiontide

Choral Mattins for the Feast of Saint Patrick

Sunday, 17 March 2018, at 11.00 AM

Mattins is an Anglican morning prayer service which draws from the monastic offices Matins, Lauds and Prime. Historically, Mattins was the main Sunday morning service on most Sundays in all Anglican parishes, with Holy Communion being celebrated after Mattins or Evensong, typically on the first Sunday . . . → Read More: Choral Mattins for the Feast of Saint Patrick

Choral Evensong for Candlemas Sunday

Hans Holbein the Elder-Darstellung Christi im Tempel

Sunday, February 3rd, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Evensong, a fusion of the monastic prayer offices Vespers and Compline, is one of the greatest treasures of the Anglican tradition. Presented by Saint Stephen’s Choir of Men & Boys on the First Sunday of the month, the service begins at 6:00 PM and ordinarily lasts about 40 . . . → Read More: Choral Evensong for Candlemas Sunday

A Festival of Lessons & Carols for Epiphany

Pieter Aertsen The Adoration of the Magi

The Feast of the Epiphany Sunday, 6 January 2018 6:00 PM

The Choir of Men and Boys presents a traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols for Epiphany, a charity event in aid of the Christ Child Society of Baltimore. Through scripture readings, carols and hymns, the service celebrates the joy of Christmastide and the revelation . . . → Read More: A Festival of Lessons & Carols for Epiphany

Christmastide Schedule 2018

Hans Baldung Nativity

Take a look at our schedule for Christmastide 2018. Of note are the services on Christmas Eve, and the Festival of Lessons & Carols for Epiphany, sung by the Choir of Men and Boys, on Epiphany, January 6th, 2019.

Nativity, by Hans Baldung (1485–1545). From Wikimedia.

. . . → Read More: Christmastide Schedule 2018

The Music Schedule for the Remainder of October

schola woodcut

Sunday, October 21st 9:15 AM — Choral Eucharist Sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir 11:00 AM Choral Mattins Sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir

Sunday, October 28th 11:00 AM — Choral Mattins

Choral Evensong

Plow Boy

Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 6:00 PM Rogation Sunday (Easter V)

Evensong, a fusion of the monastic prayer offices Vespers and Compline, is one of the greatest treasures of the Anglican tradition. Presented by Saint Stephen’s Choir of Men & Boys on the First Sunday of the Month, the service begins at 6:00 PM . . . → Read More: Choral Evensong