Jul
27
8:00 AM08:00

Church Yard Sale

We will have our second annual yard sale on Saturday, July 27th from 8 am - 2 pm. Proceeds will benefit the Chancel Renovation Fund. Table rentals are $15, and the event is open to the community. If you prefer not to have a table, we will accept donations for the church table. Contact Jacque Gutman at 410-206-8436, and please spread the word.


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Apr
14
to Apr 21

Holy Week at Messiah

  • April 14: Palm Sunday. Single service at 9:30 a.m. followed by a prayer walk.

  • April 18: Maundy Thursday. Holy Eucharist at 7:00 p.m.

  • April 19: Good Friday. Services at 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

  • April 21: EASTER. Single service at 9:30 a.m. followed by an Easter egg hunt and a reception.

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Mar
6
12:00 PM12:00

Ash Wednesday

Lent begins with services at noon and 7:00 p.m. at the back of the church. Lenten program will be held Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. beginning March 13 and ending April 10, prior to Holy Week. See Fr. Tim to obtain the reading material for the program.

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Dec
1
9:00 AM09:00

Advent Parish Breakfast & Wrapping Christmas Boxes for Seafarers

Take a break from the hustle and bustle to sit and share a hot meal and good conversation with others.

Christmas Boxes for Seafarers
In support of the Baltimore International Seafarers' Center, each year we prepare gift boxes for the crews in the port of Baltimore who are far away from their homes at Christmas. Anyone interested in purchasing items to go in the boxes can sign up using the sheet in the Tower Room. Wrapping the Christmas boxes will take place during the Advent parish breakfast on December 1 and following the 10.15 a.m. service on December 2.    

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Nov
28
to Dec 20

Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is a contemplative practice that will help you move beyond thoughts and emotions into quiet communion with God. We will meet at 6:30 pm at the rear of the sanctuary during Advent (November 28 and December 6th, 13th, and 20th).

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First Sunday Organ Brevis Concert: "Sound the Trumpet"
Aug
5
11:45 AM11:45

First Sunday Organ Brevis Concert: "Sound the Trumpet"

These approximately 30-minute long informal concerts, showcasing Messiah's magnificent Casavant organ, will be presented on the first Sunday of the month over the summer following the late service. Each program will open with the singing of a hymn giving the theme on which the concert is based.

Hymn: L226 Mine eyes have seen the glory (Battle Hymn of the Republic)

Prelude on The Battle Hymn of the Republic.................. Amy Potter

Fanfare........................................................ .John Cook (1918-1984)

Benedictus.............................. Karl William Pamp Jenkins (b. 1944)

Trumpet Voluntary in D Major........ Jeremiah Clarke (c. 1674-1707)

The Queen's Procession............................Soorjo Alexander William

Langobard .................................Oliphant Chuckerbutty (1884-1960)

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First Sunday Organ Brevis Concert: "What's a tizathee? or José can you see?"
Jul
1
11:45 AM11:45

First Sunday Organ Brevis Concert: "What's a tizathee? or José can you see?"

These approximately 30-minute long informal concerts, showcasing Messiah's magnificent Casavant organ, will be presented on the first Sunday of the month over the summer following the late service. Each program will open with the singing of a hymn giving the theme on which the concert is based.

Hymn: 717: My country, 'tis of thee (America)

Variations on America................. Charles Edward Ives (1874-1954)

Variations on The Start Spangled Banner, John Knowles Paine (1839-1906)

Nocturne............................................ Daniel E. Gawthrop (b. 1949)

The Liberty Bell................................John Philip Sousa (1854-1932)

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First Sunday Organ Brevis Concert: "Shall We Dance?"
Jun
3
11:45 AM11:45

First Sunday Organ Brevis Concert: "Shall We Dance?"

These approximately 30-minute long informal concerts, showcasing Messiah's magnificent Casavant organ, will be presented on the first Sunday of the month over the summer following the late service. Each program will open with the singing of a hymn giving the theme on which the concert is based.

Hymn: See insert - Come join the dance of the Trinity (Kingsfold)

The Kingsfold Trumpet........................... Alfred V. Fedak (b. 1953)

Sortie in E Flat...... Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wely (1817-1869)

Fugue in C Major (The Jig)......... Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

The Cubanola Glide........................... Harry Von Tilzer (1872-1946)

Sun Dance..................................................... Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)

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First Sunday Organ Brevis Concert: Tip Tope Through the Tulips
May
6
11:45 AM11:45

First Sunday Organ Brevis Concert: Tip Tope Through the Tulips

These approximately 30-minute long informal concerts, showcasing Messiah's magnificent Casavant organ, will be presented on the first Sunday of the month over the summer following the late service. Each program will open with the singing of a hymn giving the theme on which the concert is based.

Hymn: 405 All things bright and beautiful (Royal Oak)

Fantasy on All things bright and beautiful.................  Bill Cumming

Zehenspitzen Durch die Tulpen.........  Daniel E. Gawthrop (b. 1949)

The Squirrel.......................................... Powell Weaver (1890-1951)

In a Monastery Garden.......... Albert William Ketèlbey (1875-1959)

The Organist's Country Garden...............   Andrew Wright (b. 1955)

with apologies to Mendelssohn,Wagner, Handel, J.S. Bach, Clarke and Vierne

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NoRoFoHamilton 45th District Senatorial Debate
Apr
28
2:00 PM14:00

NoRoFoHamilton 45th District Senatorial Debate

NoRoFoHamilton has finalized the date of Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm for the 45th Legislative District Senate and House Debate. The Debate will be moderated by Fern Shen of the Baltimore Brew, Luke Broadwater of the Baltimore Sun, Jaisal Noor of the Real News Network and Melody Simmons of the Baltimore Business Journal. 

Please mark your calendars and inform your friends and neighbors. 

All 2018 candidates in the 45th district has been invited and we invite again through this posting.

http://usa-eventer.com/event/norofohamiltons-45th-district-senate-house-debate

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Food for the Poor Sunday
Apr
22
8:00 AM08:00

Food for the Poor Sunday

Some of you may remember the Reverend Holly Ostlund, a priest representative of the organization Food for the Poor, who visited us in September, 2016. Holly will be back to worship with us on Sunday, April 22. She will preach at both services and also lead a forum downstairs at 9.15 a.m. An Episcopal priest, she speaks for the destitute men, women and children served by Food For The Poor, an interdenominational ministry providing food, clothing, medical care, housing, school supplies and economic development programs in the Caribbean and Latin America. Rev. Holly travels most weekends for Food For The Poor, introducing people of The First World to the people of The Third World. Holly lives in Palm Beach Gardens, FL (near West Palm Beach) with her canine 'rescues,' Dakota and Sahara, and her adult son, Grant. During the week, Holly serves as a Palm Beach County hospice chaplain.

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St. Ambrose Host Home Training
Apr
21
8:00 AM08:00

St. Ambrose Host Home Training

On April 21st 2018, the St. Ambrose Host Home program will be hosting another Host training at the Episcopal Church of the Messiah located at 5801 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214. Potential Hosts receive a full and well-rounded training that includes lessons on cultural competency, learning our own bias, LGBTQ 101, as well as trauma and resiliency. Hosts also get an opportunity to engage with youth that will potentially participate in the Host Home program.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/st-ambrose-april-host-home-training-tickets-44645226073

 

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