Scripture Verse

Jesus said unto them, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he send forth labourers into his harvest.

— St. Luke x:2, Offertory Sentence for Holy Communion

Cookie Walk

Only 1 month and 16 days until the Cookie Walk! Choose from a wide assortment of home-baked cookies, homemade jams and jellies, peanut brittle wreaths, and other delights. Doors open at 9:00 AM, and many items sell out, so be sure to arrive early!

Saint Philip the Deacon

St Philip [the Deacon] baptizing the eunuch, by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606–1669).

O God, who didst inspire Saint Philip the Deacon to preach Christ unto the people, and leddest them thereby to thy Holy Sacraments: Grant that the ministers and stewards of thy mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready thy way, . . . → Read More: Saint Philip the Deacon

Praise ye the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Fr Hawtin

The Daily Offices of Morning and Evening Prayer are among the great glories of Anglicanism. A measure of the regard in which they have been held is that some of Christianity’s greatest choral music has been specifically composed for Mattins and Evensong.

Until the middle of the last century, Morning and Evening Prayer services were . . . → Read More: Praise ye the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Saint Denys, Bishop and Martyr

The Martyrdom of St Denys

The Martyrdom of St Denys, mural at the Palace du Pantheon.

We beseech thee, O Lord, to grant us, after the example of blessed Denys, thy Bishop and Martyr, constancy in thy faith and truth, that we may be grounded in divine love and moved from its perfection by no temptations; through Jesus Christ . . . → Read More: Saint Denys, Bishop and Martyr

Saint Faith of Aquitaine, Martyr

Martyrdom of St Faith

Martyrdom of Saint Faith. From Wikipedia.

O God, by whose strength Saint Faith laid down her life to simple trust and marvellous constancy: Mercifully grant that, as she was true to her name, so we may ever be constant in our Christian profession; through the might of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

. . . → Read More: Saint Faith of Aquitaine, Martyr

William Tyndale

William Tyndale

William Tyndale, from Foxe’s Book of Martyrs

Almighty God, who didst plant in the heart of thy servant William Tyndale a desire to bring the Scriptures to thy people in their native tongue, and didst endow him with felicity of speech and the strength to persevere: Reveal to us thy Word which he set . . . → Read More: William Tyndale

Choral Evensong

St Michael and the Dragon

Sunday, October 7th, 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 6pm and ordinarily lasts about 40 minutes.

. . . → Read More: Choral Evensong

Saint Francis of Assisi

Cigoli St Francis

St Francis of Assissi by Cigoli (1559–1613)

O God, who by the life of blessed Francis didst move thy people to the love of simple things: Grant that after his example, we may hold lightly to the things of this world and lay up for ourselves treasures in heaven; through Jesus Christ our Lord. . . . → Read More: Saint Francis of Assisi

Recent Newsletters

Here are the most recent newsletters:

St Stephen’s News XXIX No 37 St Stephen’s News XXIX No 38

Vestry Meeting Minutes for September 18th, 2018

Here are the Vestry Meeting Minutes for September 18th, 2018.

The Sermon for Sunday September 23rd – Trinity XVII

Portrait of Fr Mike Kerouac

Here is the sermon for Sunday September 23rd: Trinity 17, 2018