Dutch Treat: Speculaas

We had quite the crowd at the 2017 Cookie Walk!

Note: This year, the Cookie Walk has been moved to the second Saturday in December—December 14th!

Dutch Treat: Speculaas 2 cups unsalted butter 2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 1½ teaspoons grated lemon rind 4½ cups sifted all purpose flour ¾ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground cloves ½ teaspoon ground cardamon

Cream . . . → Read More: Dutch Treat: Speculaas

Fall Parish Picnic

new church tower with weathercock

The Fall Parish Picnic will be held at the church on Sunday, September 8th, 2019, at 1:00 PM. (This will give everyone time to assemble and set things up after the 11:00 AM service.) The Parish Life Committee will provide meat for grilling; attendees are asked to bring a side, salad, or dessert. Seating . . . → Read More: Fall Parish Picnic

Bon Voyage, Fr Kerouac!


After Synod, Fr Kerouac will be leaving Saint Stephen’s to take up his position as Dean of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Port St John (Cocoa), Florida (on the coast, due east of Orlando). The coffee hour on August 11th was a celebration of his ministry at Saint Stephen’s, and to thank him and Carolyn for . . . → Read More: Bon Voyage, Fr Kerouac!

Summer Cookout June 30th

Join us for the 4th of July in June!

WHAT: Cookout on the Grill – July 4th celebration WHEN: Sunday, June 30th 6:30 pm WHERE: St Stephen’s Church

$10.00 per person – Grilled hamburgers/hot dogs/summer sides/Ice cream (church is providing food)

Come for dinner, and stay for the the Baltimore Country Club’s annual fireworks . . . → Read More: Summer Cookout June 30th

The Ladies Who Lunch

The Ladies Who Lunch

The Ladies Who Lunch met again today. Watch the Newsletter for the announcement of next month’s location.

The Ladies Who Lunch, June 19th, 2019. Photo courtesy Carolyn Kerouac.

2019 Garden Party Photos

Opening ceremony

Opening ceremony of the 2019 British Garden Party and Fete. Photo courtesy Carolyn Kerouac.

We have a wealth of photos from the 2019 British Garden Party and Fête. Check them out in our gallery.

Stand to! The British Garden Party is here!

Garden Party maypole

Well, our British Garden Party has almost arrived. In a few short days our outdoor extravaganza (this Saturday) will be upon us, and everyone connected with this enterprise is quite excited and rarin’ to go. Needless to say, there are a lot of things that still need to be done during this “run up” week . . . → Read More: Stand to! The British Garden Party is here!

Maypole at the Garden Party

Maypole in Progress

Don’t be a Puritan Roundhead—come to the Cavalier side and join in the Maypole Dance. It’s fun for the whole family. (You don’t have to tell your kids what it’s all about.) The Dance Magnet Students of Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts will perform a Maypole Dance at 1:30 PM. . . . → Read More: Maypole at the Garden Party

Jumble at the Garden Party

White Elephant booth

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 reasonably . . . → Read More: Jumble at the Garden Party

Children’s Activities at the Garden Party

There are all sorts of activities for children at St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête. To begin, there are all sorts of interesting crafts to entertain the children. For $1, kids can paint a sun catcher, and for $3, they can paint a flowerpot. Or, for $1, they can have their face painted. . . . → Read More: Children’s Activities at the Garden Party