Limited resumption of Sunday services

Sunday video services have been a valuable spiritual resource in these difficult times. But, however earnestly one might try, they are not a truly satisfactory substitute for traditional corporate worship.

As the state gradually relaxes the “stay-at-home” restrictions,” we thought it time to begin celebrating Sunday Eucharists for 10 congregants at a . . . → Read More: Limited resumption of Sunday services

A P.O. Box for the treasurer and plans for a “reopening”—redux

Fr Hawtin

In an effort to prevent the theft of checks mailed to the church, we have opened a Post Office Box for the exclusive use of the treasurer. In future, please mail your offerings to: The Treasurer, St Stephen’s Anglican Church, P.O. Box 6161, Timonium, MD 21094. All other mail should be sent to the parish . . . → Read More: A P.O. Box for the treasurer and plans for a “reopening”—redux

Got the Stay at Home Blues? Try to view us on the Internet

Fr Hawtin

For many of us old enough to remember it, there are certain similarities between today’s Corina Virus epidemic and the Second World War—empty shelves in the stores, shortages of basic commodities like toilet paper, attempts at profiteering and, for many, an ever present level of anxiety.

But there is one very big difference. Government-imposed self-quarantining . . . → Read More: Got the Stay at Home Blues? Try to view us on the Internet

A P.O. Box for the treasurer and plans for a “reopening”

Fr Hawtin

In an effort to prevent the theft of checks mailed to the church, we have opened a Post Office Box for the exclusive use of the treasurer. In future, please mail your offerings to: The Treasurer, St Stephen’s Anglican Church, P.O. Box 6161, Timonium, MD 21094. All other mail should be sent to the parish . . . → Read More: A P.O. Box for the treasurer and plans for a “reopening”

Got the Stay at Home Blues? Try to view us on the Internet

For many of us old enough to remember it, there are certain similarities between today’s Corina Virus epidemic and the Second World War—empty shelves in the stores, shortages of basic commodities like toilet paper, attempts at profiteering and, for many, an ever present level of anxiety.

But there is one very big difference. Government-imposed . . . → Read More: Got the Stay at Home Blues? Try to view us on the Internet

Latest COVID-19 Update: 19 March 2020

church with cross and weathercock

The latest update from Fr Novicki:

This morning, Governor Hogan issued a directive that all mass meetings greater than 10 are forbidden. Accordingly, Sunday Services are cancelled pending the lifting of this restriction. Clergy will remain available during the week from 10:00 AM–3:00 PM.

The Latest COVID-19 Update

Fr Hawtin

The latest notice from Fr Novicki on the parish’s response to COVID-19:

The Vestry meeting for March is cancelled. I have received word the Garden Party has been cancelled. This was done at this juncture to give vendors adequate notice. Unless the Governor decrees otherwise, there will be services on Sunday. Parishoners self isolated at . . . → Read More: The Latest COVID-19 Update

The Difficult Gift

St Stephen’s is a truly special place. As Carolyn and I have transitioned here over the last 9 months, the unique character of the parish forced us to make an unexpected change in our lives. Like many of you, we were always the “givers” in our parish community, but once we got here, we were . . . → Read More: The Difficult Gift