One of the highlights of St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête is the Portobello Road White Elephant Booth. This booth features some of the most elegant jumble in the state of Maryland. Glassware, china, kitchen appliances, knick-knacks, bric-a-brac, curios, you name it. The objects range from the mundane to the eccentric. And everything is . . . → Read More: Jumble at the Garden Party
You don’t have to travel to England to have a genuine Afternoon Tea. You can find one right here in the Baltimore suburbs—at St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête, 6 May 2017, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Tea is served in Quimby Hall (the Parish Hall), with continuous service for the duration . . . → Read More: Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party
Have you ever seen a Punch & Judy show? We mean, a real Punch & Judy show? If you haven’t, now’s your chance. And if you’ve seen Professor Horn’s Punch & Judy Show at previous Garden Parties, you’ll know how riotously funny it is. There are jokes for all ages, and all the slapstick you’d . . . → Read More: Punch and Judy at the Garden Party
O God, who for our redemption didst give thine only–begotten Son to the death of the Cross, and by his glorious resurrection hast delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die daily from sin, that we may evermore live with him in the joy of his resurrection; through the same . . . → Read More: Easter Day
St Ambrose converting Theodosius
Replenish the Church, O Lord God, with the spirit of boldness, to judge righteous judgement; with the spirit of sound learning, to interpret thy truth; with the spirit of worship to magnify thy mercy in the beauty of holiness: and appoint unto her fathers and teachers like Saint Ambrose to . . . → Read More: Saint Ambrose, Bishop of Milan and Doctor
Don’t forget! Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday You don’t have to get up in the wee hours (2:00 AM, specifically) to change your clocks. You can change them when you get up; or maybe better, you should change them before you go to bed. If you’re late for the 8:00 AM service, you . . . → Read More: “The night is far spent, the day is at hand …”
Mark your calendars! The first Parish Youth Play Group will be on Saturday, February 18th, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Weather permitting, there will be lots of outdoor activities, such as free play with soccer balls, basketball, and four square. We’ll have indoor activities planned if there’s rain or snow. There will also be a . . . → Read More: Parish Youth Play Group Kickoff
St Stephen’s Winter Blood Drive is Monday, January 23rd, from 1:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Blood supplies are critically low this winter, so every pint donated is especially appreciated. The Red Cross will be offering coupons for a bag of Dunkin Donuts coffee to every donor.
To sign up for a donation slot, you . . . → Read More: Winter Red Cross Blood Drive
Isaac on Epiphany
O Lord, we beseech thee mercifully to receive the prayers of thy people who call upon thee; and grant that they may both perceive and know what things they ought to do, and also may have grace and power faithfully to fulfil the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
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