Our Hymn Raffle raised an amazing one thousand dollars

St. Stephen’s Transfiguration Sunday Hymn Raffle on August 6th raised a breathtaking $1,066 for the Choir’s adopted charity: The Christ Child Society of Baltimore. The fundraising effort was all the more remarkable because only some 20 diehards attended the event—a reflection of summer vacation season.

Despite the relatively small numbers—far fewer attendees than we . . . → Read More: Our Hymn Raffle raised an amazing one thousand dollars

Choral Evensong, June 4th, 2017

Pentecost woodcut

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 on the First Sunday of the month, the service begins at 6pm and ordinarily lasts about 40 minutes.

This month’s service music includes a setting of the Preces . . . → Read More: Choral Evensong, June 4th, 2017

The best kept musical
 secret in Baltimore

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People come from far and wide to hear St Stephen’s Choir of Men and Boys sing our monthly services of Evensong. Choral Evensong is the one of the great gifts the Anglican world has given the Church catholick, and it is cherished not only by Anglicans, but by music-lovers of many persuasions—including those with none . . . → Read More: The best kept musical
 secret in Baltimore

Parish Hymn Raffle

Hymn Raffle

This Sunday, 6 September at 6:00 PM, in lieu of our usual offering of Choral Evensong, St Stephen’s Anglican Church will present a Parish Hymn Raffle! What’s a ‘hymn raffle’, you ask? It’s essentially a hymnsing with a twist. Here’s how it works:

Raffle tickets will be sold for $1 each (or 6 for . . . → Read More: Parish Hymn Raffle

Epiphany Lessons & Carols

Sunday, 4 January 2015 — 6pm

Through scripture readings, carols and hymns, the Festival of Lessons & Carols for Epiphany celebrates the joy of Christmastide and the revelation of Jesus to humanity.

The Carol Service begins at 6.00 PM and ordinarily lasts about 60 minutes. Visitors of all faiths are heartily welcomed, and all are . . . → Read More: Epiphany Lessons & Carols

All Saints Evensong

This evening’s Evensong for All Saints was a rousing success. The Gentlemen of the Choir sang an arrangement by the Choirmaster of Bainton’s And I Saw A New Heaven, and Canticles by Sumsion, with Preces and Responses after Byrd’s Mass for Three Voices. Isaac was appropriately attired for the occasion. The post-Evensong was a rousing . . . → Read More: All Saints Evensong

A Service of Lessons & Anthems for Passiontide

Palm Sunday, 1 April 2012, at 6:00 PM

For April, in lieu of Choral Evensong, we present a ‘Lessons & Carols’-esque service for Palm Sunday. The service begins at the usual time of 6:00 PM and is expected to conclude within an hour.

Music will include:

Bartholomäus Gesius – Hosianna dem Sonne Davids William Griffith . . . → Read More: A Service of Lessons & Anthems for Passiontide

We shall sing Evensong Sunday, November 6th

To my horror, I recently learned that several of our evensong aficionadi ventured out to St Stephen’s last month expecting Choral Evensong, only to be greeted by an empty carpark and a locked door. This is the most efficient way to lose a loyal following, and I humbly apologize to those of you who were . . . → Read More: We shall sing Evensong Sunday, November 6th

Quasimodo Evensong

Join St Stephen’s Choir of Men & Boys on Sunday, May 1st (the first Sunday after Easter) at 6.00 PM for a Quasimodo Evensong*. The service will include joyful music in celebration of Christ’s Resurrection. More specific musical details will follow in the coming weeks.

Choral Evensong, a fusion of the . . . → Read More: Quasimodo Evensong