Bid on our Silent Auction

cecilia shawl

The knitters have been at it again. There is a splendid selection of hand-knitted items lining the walls of the hallway outside Quimby Hall – and spilling into the vestibule. With so many beautifully crafted items there must be something for that special someone on your Christmas list, or as a special treat for . . . → Read More: Bid on our Silent Auction

Cookie Walk: Help wanted, no experience necessary

cookie table

A brazen appeal from the Eagle

Our volunteer sheets are filling up, but there’s still room for your name. Our Cookie Walk has a faithful following from years past, and we hope to attract many more of our local neighbors to kick off the Christmas season at St Stephen’s.

sooo many cookies …

We . . . → Read More: Cookie Walk: Help wanted, no experience necessary

Cookie Walk ’17: ‘Tis the Season to be Baking

Cookie Walk helpers

A Brazen Appeal from the Eagle

By the time many of you receive this, the temperature will have dropped, and so it’s time to get down to the serious business of Cookie Walk, the central ingredient of which is, of course, cookies.

Being firmly anchored here in the front of the sanctuary, I don’t . . . → Read More: Cookie Walk ’17: ‘Tis the Season to be Baking

It’s time to start thinking about Cookie Walk 2017

Cookie Walk 2016 / Baltimore Sun

Cookie Walk 2016 /(Steve Ruark / Baltimore Sun Media Group)

Here I am again. They won’t let me air my views on politics or religion or, in fact, anything controversial. All they do is press–gang me into writing commercials for Cookie Walk 2017. The Cookie Walk will be early this year. It takes place . . . → Read More: It’s time to start thinking about Cookie Walk 2017

Silent Auction 2017

silent auction 2017

The Knitting Circle has created another batch of knitted goods for the Silent Auction at this year’s Cookie Walk. They are on display in the hall. Stop by any time the church is open, and add your bids to the clip boards. As in years past, the auction closes after the 11:00 AM Sunday Service . . . → Read More: Silent Auction 2017

Buy a memorial poppy

The armistice that brought an end to “War to End All Wars” was concluded at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. To honor the dead, handmade poppies—simulating the flower that covered so many of the battle fields—were sold to the public. Since then, the poppy has been worn . . . → Read More: Buy a memorial poppy

Remembrance Day Poppies

Remembrance Day Poppies made by members of the Knitting Circle

The Ladies of the Knitting Circle have made Remembrance Day Poppies, which are generally worn from All Saints Day (November 1st) through Remembrance Day (November 11th; originally called Armistice Day, and known as Veterans Day on this side of the Atlantic). They are available for $5 apiece.

Remembrance Day Poppies made by members . . . → Read More: Remembrance Day Poppies

Church mowing opportunity

St Stephen’s brand spanking new Model 140 John Deere tractor/mower needs some friends to help it keep the lawn pretty. The machine has been tested and found to be easy to run. The current operator now needs 2 or 3 helpers so that each team member need only mow once a month (more often . . . → Read More: Church mowing opportunity

Join us for the Fall Picnic on Sunday, September 3rd

St Stephen’s oldest tradition—the Annual Fall Picnic—will again take place at the home of Ellen Reather on Dulaney Valley Road in Glen Arm, on Sunday, September 3rd at 1:00 PM.

If great food and good company in a bucolic country setting appeal to you, please plan to join us. For those who tried walking on . . . → Read More: Join us for the Fall Picnic on Sunday, September 3rd

Our Hymn Raffle raised an amazing one thousand dollars

St. Stephen’s Transfiguration Sunday Hymn Raffle on August 6th raised a breathtaking $1,066 for the Choir’s adopted charity: The Christ Child Society of Baltimore. The fundraising effort was all the more remarkable because only some 20 diehards attended the event—a reflection of summer vacation season.

Despite the relatively small numbers—far fewer attendees than we . . . → Read More: Our Hymn Raffle raised an amazing one thousand dollars