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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Mar
28
to Apr 1

Holy Week 2018

March 28th: Regular Wednesday 12 p.m. Eucharist in the chapel

March 29th: Maundy Thursday. Foot Washing and Holy Eucharist at 7:00 p.m.

March 30th: Good Friday. Stations of the Cross at 12 p.m. and Good Friday Liturgy with Communion from the reserved sacrament at 7:00 p.m.

April 1st: Easter! Single service at 9:30 a.m. followed by light refreshments and Easter Egg hunt, weather permitting.

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March for Our Lives
Mar
24
9:00 AM09:00

March for Our Lives

Meeting Place/Time Update: The Diocese of Washington and Bishops United Against Gun Violence ask that Episcopalians gather between 9:00-10:00 AM at the Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G Street, NW, and march together. The Diocese of Washington has details here. Congregations and groups, please complete this form to let them know you're joining the march. We are no longer planning to meet at the Taft Memorial.

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Bishop Sutton is one of the three co-conveners of Bishops United Against Gun Violence (BUAGV) and has frequently spoken against gun violence.

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March updates are also posted to our March for Our Lives web page and our Facebook event post. You may also subscribe to DioMaryland eNews and follow our Facebook page for updates.

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Nov
22
7:00 PM19:00

Thanksgiving Eve

Join us as we give thanks for our many blessings and celebrate the gifts of gratitude and abundance. The Rev. Charles Cloughen will preach and send every family in attendance home with a loaf of freshly baked bread from the Batch Bake Shop on Harford Road.  

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Night of Opera
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

Night of Opera

Reception at 7 o'clock, Concert at 8 o'clock

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The concert will feature James Harp, the Modell Lyric’s Artistic Director, along with two talented singers from the Lyric performing a selection of favorite opera arias, Broadway show tunes, and Spirituals. This event has become a very popular annual night out in our neighborhood, and we are proud to host it once again.

Concert & Reception: $35 (in advance only)

Concert Only: $15 in advance, $20 at the door 

Proceeds from this evening will be shared between Messiah’s outreach ministries, which serve families in need in Northeast Baltimore, the Sutton Scholars Summer Enrichment Program in cooperation with Morgan State University, and the Episcopal Refugee and Immigrant Center Alliance (ERICA).

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