Lenten Bible Study

This year’s Lenten Bible Study series takes place on Wednesdays in Lent (not including Ash Wednesday or Spy Wednesday): February 25th. and March 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th. This year’s topic is “Exploring The Torah”, led by Fr Guy Hawtin and Fr Mike Kerouac. Each session will be self-contained, so if you miss one . . . → Read More: Lenten Bible Study

Explore the foundations of the Christian Faith

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The first five books of the Old Testament are known to the Jewish people as The Torah. The Church refers to them as the “Books of Moses. Surprisingly, perhaps, few Christians today study them in the depth they deserve. This is a pity, for they are the very foundation of our Faith.

It is . . . → Read More: Explore the foundations of the Christian Faith

Noah’s Ark Vacation Bible School

St Stephen’s will be having Vacation Bible School beginning on Monday, June 23rd, and continuing through Friday, June 27th, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.

There will be a modest $20 fee to cover snacks, crafts, and supplies. For additional siblings the fee is $15 each.

Please call the church office, 410-560-6776, with your name . . . → Read More: Noah’s Ark Vacation Bible School

Adult Education Study Material

Brock Johnson, director of Adult Education, has provided some new study materials on the Gospel of John, which are available on the Christian Education page. If you have any questions about the materials, feel free to stop in on one of the Adult Education sessions. Newcomers are always welcome.

It’s not too late to join us in our study of the Shroud of Turin

The Shroud of Turin—a relic many Christians believe to be the cloth in which Jesus was wrapped after being taken down from the cross—has long fascinated both believers and disbelievers alike.

It has been embroiled in controversy ever since late 1970s when, for the first time, it was subject to scientific scrutiny. Images discovered . . . → Read More: It’s not too late to join us in our study of the Shroud of Turin

Sunday morning discussion group

Join us on Sunday mornings between the 9:15 AM and 11:15 AM services for a lively discussion of the collects and lessons appointed for that day.

We meet upstairs in the Rector’s office immediately following the 9:15 AM service. The discussions are led by Dan Bursi.

Holy Trinity Seminary Closes Its Doors

Have you been watching our blog for news of the next classes at Holy Trinity Theological College and Seminary, and wondering why there haven’t been any announcements? Or perhaps you’ve noticed that the link to their website has disappeared from the links on the left? The explanation is that some—but not all—of the staff of . . . → Read More: Holy Trinity Seminary Closes Its Doors

Adult Education Study Material

Brock Johnson, director of Adult Education, has provided some study materials which are available on the Christian Education page. If you have any questions about the materials, feel free to stop in on one of the Adult Education sessions. Newcomers are always welcome.

Questions about the BCP you never had the courage to ask

Folks familiar with Church history usually claim the first English Prayer Book is the First Prayer Book of King Edward VI, which was authorized for use in 1549. True, this wonderful book is the ancestor of all the Books of Common Prayer in use in the world of Anglicanism today—albeit a very distant one in . . . → Read More: Questions about the BCP you never had the courage to ask

Whoops!

As the resident eagle, one of my jobs is to keep an “eagle’s eye” on the mere humans of St Stephen’s. True to form, they goofed in last week’s newsletter by stating that the Lenten Studies would begin on February 20th when, in fact, they will begin on February 27th. If you’ve already marked your . . . → Read More: Whoops!