Scripture Verse

Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

— Isaiah vi:3, Opening Sentence for Evening Prayer [Trinity]

Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross logo
Only 1 day until the next Red Cross Blood Drive. There are sign-up sheets at the church, or you can call the Parish Office at (410) 560-6776, or you can drop an email to Happy Riley, the Director of Pastoral Care, at dpc@ststeve.com.

Info on donating blood.

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Isaac on Epiphany

Isaac on Epiphany

Almighty and everlasting God, who dost govern all things in heaven and earth: Mercifully hear the supplications of thy people, and grant us thy peace all the days of our life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Saint Kentigern (Mungo)

Y Ddraig Goch

O God, who by the preaching of thy blessed servant Saint Kentigern didst cause the light of the Gospel to shine in these islands: Lead us by its brightness to become sons of a new birth, growing into thine image from glory to glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

. . . → Read More: Saint Kentigern (Mungo)

Saint Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers and Doctor

Hilary of Poitiers

The Ordination of Hilary of Poitiers, from a 14th century Lives of the Saints, by Richard de Montbaston and others. From Wikipedia.

O God, who hast enlightened thy Church by the teaching of thy servant Saint Hilary: Enrich it evermore, we beseech the, with thy heavenly grace, and raise up faithful witnesses, who . . . → Read More: Saint Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers and Doctor

Parish Life Committee Meeting Sunday at 10:30 AM

For January, the Parish Life Committee will be meeting between the 9:15 AM and 11:00 AM services on Sunday morning. Realizing that evening meetings can be difficult for many people—especially given the weather we’ve had recently—the Committee has decided to meet occasionally between the two later services on Sunday morning. So January’s meeting is this . . . → Read More: Parish Life Committee Meeting Sunday at 10:30 AM

The Sermon for Sunday January 7th – The Epiphany

Fr Hawtin

Here is the sermon for Sunday January 7th: Epiphany, 2018

The Epiphany, or the Manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles

The Star of Bethlehem

¶ This Collect is to be said daily throughout the Octave.

O God, who by the leading of a star didst manifest thy only–begotten Son to the Gentiles: Mercifully grant that we, who know thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of thy glorious Godhead; through the same thy . . . → Read More: The Epiphany, or the Manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles

Christmas Lessons & Carols for 2017

Christmas Lesson & Carols 2017

Check out the photos from the 2017 Christmas Lessons & Carols service.

The Circumcision of Christ, or The Holy Name

Albrecht Dürer Circumcision

The Circumcision, from the middle panel of The Seven Sorrows of Mary, by Albrecht Dürer (1471–1518. From Wikipedia.

Almighty God, who madest thy blessed Son to be circumcised, and obedient to the law for man: Grant us the true circumcision of the Spirit; that, our hearts, and all our members, being mortified from . . . → Read More: The Circumcision of Christ, or The Holy Name

Fr Belt’s sermon for the Patronal Festival (transferred), 31 December 2017

Fr Michael Belt

Stephen, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, and said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.

✠ In The Name of The Father and . . . → Read More: Fr Belt’s sermon for the Patronal Festival (transferred), 31 December 2017

The Sermon for Sunday December 31st – Christmas I

Fr Michael Belt

Here is the sermon for Sunday December 31st: Christmas I, 2017