The Rev’d Robert Ludwig, R. I. P.

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Fr Robert Ludwig.

Remember thy servant Robert+, O Lord, according to the favor which thou bearest unto thy people; and grant that, increasing in knowledge and love of thee, he may go from strength to strength, in the life of perfect service, . . . → Read More: The Rev’d Robert Ludwig, R. I. P.

For the Victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique

Jesus Stilling the Tempest, by Gustave Doré

Jesus Stilling the Tempest (Mark iv:39) by Gustave Doré

O Lord of Hosts, who lookest on the earth, and it trembleth; who touchest the hills, and they smoke: In thy great mercy, soothe the suffering of thy servants devastated by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. Grant peace to them that perished, and comfort to . . . → Read More: For the Victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique

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

“The night is far spent, the day is at hand …”

DST

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 …”

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

Sunday School Luncheon: NEW TIME!

Updated! New time: 10:25 AM Sunday, February 10th, at 12:30 PM in the Parish Hall

Fr Guy Hawtin and the Sunday School teachers cordially invite you to an informational and planning meeting for the future of Saint Stephen’s Sunday School. As our numbers continue to grow we see the need for safety and adequate space . . . → Read More: Sunday School Luncheon: NEW TIME!

Snow Day!

Feathery Snow Crystals

Due to the snow, services are cancelled. Stay safe!

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

Annual Parish Meeting: ICYMI

Screen cap of Fr Hawtin speaking at the Annual Parish Meeting, from Isaac's Facebook Live stream

The Annual Parish Meeting, held after the 9:15 AM service on Sunday, December 30th, 2018, was short and to the point. You can watch an archived Facebook Live stream on my Facebook page.

Highlights of the meeting include the Rector’s report on the state of the parish (including a review of the parish’s finances), . . . → Read More: Annual Parish Meeting: ICYMI

Annual Parish Meeting

The Ladies at Weigh Station No 1, Cookie Walk 2018

The Ladies at Weigh Station No 1, Cookie Walk 2018

Merry Christmas to All!

St Stephen’s Annual Parish Meeting will be held this Sunday, December 30th, following the 9:15 AM service.

Attached is the Parish Life Treasurers Report, which will be available at the meeting. Since the report was compiled, additional Cookie . . . → Read More: Annual Parish Meeting