Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle […]
MAD CAMP is a day camp for those entering grades 3-8 who enjoy the arts. During the week, campers will experience a taste of music, art, and drama as they assemble the musical, The Emperor’s New Clothes. Hans Christian Andersen’s The Emperor’s New Clothes is a humorous fairy tale about a good-hearted but gullible king […]
St. James’ Day (The Feast of St. James the Elder) has been celebrated on July 25 since at least the ninth century, and there are many traditions associated with the celebration. The symbol of St. James is the cockleshell, and the eating of shellfish is associated with the feast in many places. The French dish Coquilles […]
Would you like to join our Bishops and Episcopalians from across the diocese for an O’s game on August 4th? Then sign up on the clip board in the narthex and once tickets become available we’ll follow up with details!
Many countries in the New World and elsewhere officially celebrate as a holiday the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas, which happened on October 12, 1492. The landing is celebrated asColumbus Day in the United States, as Discovery Day in the Bahamas, as Día de la Raza (“Day of the Race”) in many […]