Choral Evensong for Candlemas

Hans Holbein the Elder-Darstellung Christi im Tempel

Choral Evensong Candlemas Day Sunday, February 2rd, 2020 N.B.: 4:00 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 4:00 PM and . . . → Read More: Choral Evensong for Candlemas

Altar Flowers — Epiphany II, Lee-Jackson Day, 19 January 2020

Altar Flowers — Epiphany II, Lee-Jackson Day

The flowers on the altar are given to the glory of God by Lt Col John Zebelean in memory of General Robert E. Lee.

Altar Flowers — Epiphany II, Lee-Jackson Day, 19 January 2020. The flowers on the altar are given to the glory of God by Lt Col JOhn Zebelean in memory . . . → Read More: Altar Flowers — Epiphany II, Lee-Jackson Day, 19 January 2020

On the Kalendar: Aelred of Rievaulx

January from Les Petites Heures d'Anne de Bretagne

“January”, kalendar page from Les Petites Heures d’Anne de Bretagne (The Little Hours of Queen Anne of Bretagne), by the Maître des Triomphes de Pétrarque. From Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris (France).

Aelred was the sone of Eilaf, priest of Saint Andrew’s at Hexham, and so, according to the 1095 Council of Claremont, . . . → Read More: On the Kalendar: Aelred of Rievaulx

A Festival of Lessons & Carols for Epiphany (redacted)

Pieter Aertsen The Adoration of the Magi

A Festival of Lessons & Carols For the Eve of the Epiphany Sunday, 5 January *2020* 6:00 PM 11856 Mays Chapel Rd, Timonium, MD 21093

Note that the original version of this post had the wrong year.

The Choir of Men and Boys presents a traditional Festival of Lessons and Carols for Epiphany, a charity . . . → Read More: A Festival of Lessons & Carols for Epiphany (redacted)

A Festival of Lessons & Carols for Epiphany

Pieter Aertsen The Adoration of the Magi

The Eve of the Epiphany Sunday, 5 January 2019 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

Winter Blood Drive

Don’t let this happen to you or your loved ones! An hour of your time and a pint of your blood can make a difference for three people. Plan on giving the gift of life at Saint Stephen’s Summer Blood Drive on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020, from 1:30 PM to 6:30 PM. You can . . . → Read More: Winter Blood Drive

Cookie Walk surplus

Cookie Walk 2019 (Parish Hall, south side)

Cookie Walk 2019 (Parish Hall, south side)

Cookie Walk (Parish Hall north side)

Maybe it’s because the weather today was dreary, but we didn’t actually sell out of cookies (as we have in some past years). There are still plenty of cookies left, and our cookie elves have packaged them into boxes and . . . → Read More: Cookie Walk surplus

Christmas Schedule 2019

Isaac on Christmas Eve

Isaac on Christmas Eve

CHRISTMAS EVE Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

4:00 PM Children’s Christmas Service & Blessing of the Crèche 7:00 PM Family Candlelight Eucharist 10:30 PM Choir sings carols followed by Solemn High Christmas Eucharist

CHRISTMAS DAY Wednesday, December 25th, 2019

10:00 AM Sung Holy Communion

FIRST SUNDAY AFTER CHRISTMAS Commemoration of . . . → Read More: Christmas Schedule 2019

Sermon for Funeral of Charlotte Hawtin

Fr Kerouac

Here is Fr Kerouac’s sermon for the funeral of Charlotte Hawtin: http://www.ststeve.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Charlotte’s-Funeral.mp3

Cookies at the 2019 Cookie Walk

cookies

We have an incredible assortment of cookies this year at the Cookie Walk! Hurry by, because the Cookie Walk ends at noon!

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