Our extravaganza needs you! No experience required

Baskets and Wreaths

While our volunteer sheets continue to be filling up, there’s still room for you. Our annual Cookie Walk has many faithful patrons from years past, and we hope to attract many more of our local friends and neighbors to help kick off the Christmas season at Saint Stephen’s.

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Silent Auction at Cookie Walk 2018

Once again, the Knitting Circle has produced a spectacular array of knitted items for the Cookie Walk Silent Auction—from shawls to hats and scarves, and even a plush penguin!

To bid, just add your name to the sheet with the amount you wish to bid. (Note that there are some specified bid increment sizes.) Check . . . → Read More: Silent Auction at Cookie Walk 2018

The End of Daylight Saving Time

Well, no, not permanently, just for the year. It ends this Sunday, November 4th. 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 late.

Daylight Savings Time

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For an End to Anti-Semitism

Jews burned alive

In memory of those killed in the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Almighty God, Maker of all things, and Judge of all men: We are all sinners before thee, and equally desirous of thy grace. Embolden our hearts to confront them that would lay scorn and trouble upon thy Chosen People. . . . → Read More: For an End to Anti-Semitism

For the Victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

The Massacre of the Innocents

For the Victims of an act of Terrorism

Merciful God in heaven: Grant, we beseech thee, peace and rest to those whose lives were taken in the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, and comfort those who mourn them. Give strength and courage to those who were injured, and bless those who . . . → Read More: For the Victims of the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

Choral Evensong

St Michael and the Dragon

Sunday, October 7th, 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 6pm and ordinarily lasts about 40 minutes.

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Altar Flowers — Trinity XVIII, 30 September 2018

Altar Flowers — Trinity XVIII, 30 September 2018. Given to the glory of God in celebration of the marriage of Randall Brooke & Marilyn Marguard.

Altar Flowers — Trinity XVIII, 30 September 2018. Given to the glory of God in celebration of the marriage of Randall Brooke & Marilyn Marguard.

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2018 Fall Picnic Redux

Bill, Annie, and Annie's niece Sarah

Bill, Annie, and Annie’s niece Sarah. Photo courtesy Carolyn Kerouac.

Carolyn Kerouac has provided some more pictures from the Fall Picnic. You can find them in the gallery.

Fall Picnic

2018 Fall Parish Picnic and send-off for Annie and Bill Hawkins. Photo courtesy Carolyn Kerouac.

We said bon voyage to Annie and Bill Hawkins at the Fall Parish Picnic, which was held indoors, due to the weather. But that didn’t stop people from coming to have fun and say their farewells.

2018 Fall Parish Picnic and send-off for Annie and Bill Hawkins. Photo courtesy Carolyn Kerouac.

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Au revoir, but not farewell to a much loved couple

There’s no easy way to break sad news: The time had come for us to bid adieu to Anne and Bill Hawkins. The pair will be leaving Timonium on September 10th to be closer to their family and to make a new home in Llanelli, the small town in south Wales where Annie was born.

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