Scripture Verse

The hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.

— John iv:23, Opening Sentence for Morning Prayer

Epiphany Lessons & Carols

Only 27 days until Epiphany Lessons and Carols, sung by the Choir of Men & Boys. People of all faiths are welcome, and there is no charge for admission; however, the proceeds of a freewill offering will go to the Christ Child Society of Baltimore. A reception will follow the service, which will last approximately 45 minutes. If you would like to receive email reminders of upcoming Evensongs and other Choral Services, send an email to the Choirmaster at choirmaster@ststeve.com.

Cookie Walk Silent Auction 2011

The 2011 Cookie Walk will feature a silent auction of a variety of hand-knitted goods. The Parish Knitting Circle has been knitting goods for the Joseph Richey Hospice for some time now, but they prepared a number of items especially to be sold at the Cookie Walk. The proceeds from the auction will benefit both the Joseph Richey Hospice and its new adjunct facility, Dr Bob’s Place, a hospice for children (which, by the way, is the special charity of the Choir).

2011 Cookie Walk Silent Auction

The Knitting Circle has prepared a variety of knitted goods (hats, scarves, mittens, shawls, and so forth) for the 2011 Cookie Walk Silent Auction. Proceeds benefit the Joseph Richey Hospice and Dr Bob's Place.

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Each item is packaged for Christmas gift giving; prices range from $3 to $50 as starting bids. The following items will be available (but others may be added by the time Cookie Walk rolls around):

  • Scarves
  • Lace shawl
  • Capelet
  • Fingerless Mittens
  • Dog sweaters
  • Toys
  • Purse

Not familiar with a silent auction? Here’s how Wikipedia describes it:

A silent auction is a variant of the English auction in which bids are written on a sheet of paper. At the predetermined end of the auction, the highest listed bidder wins the item. This auction is often used in charity events, with many items auctioned simultaneously and “closed” at a common finish time. The auction is “silent” in that there is no auctioneer selling individual items, the bidders writing their bids on a bidding sheet often left on a table near the item. … The highest bidder pays the price he or she submitted.

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