Vivaldi's Gloria and more
Oct
29
4:00pm 4:00pm

Vivaldi's Gloria and more

Join us for an afternoon performance of Vivaldi's 'Gloria' and other beloved choral and instrumental music  in celebration of the 175th Anniversary of St. Stephen's Church. The concert will also feature a brand-new piece commissioned by St. Stephen's from acclaimed British composer Paul Mealor, 'How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place'. Mealor is best known for his piece 'Ubi Caritas', written for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Mealor was voted 'Britain's Favorite Composer' in 2016 and has worked with choirs and orchestras all over the world.

Also featured in the concert will be festive music from previous centuries, including Parry's 'I was Glad' (written for the coronation of Edward VII and also sung at the coronation of George V) and Handel's 'Zadok the Priest', written for the coronation of George II.

A reception follows this concert and is included in the ticket price.

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Stories in the Stones
Nov
4
4:00pm 4:00pm

Stories in the Stones

Join us for our second annual dramatized cemetery tour, with local actors telling the stories of twelve of the individuals interred in historic St. Stephen's Cemetery in beautiful downtown Armonk.

Featuring a new set of stories for this year, you can hear about the extraordinary lives of ordinary people, from Civil War veterans right through to the last few years.

Among the stories this year is that of Nehemiah Searles, a pillar of mid-Victorian Armonk. An insurance salesman, he used his community connections and his kindness to help out many destitute local families. We'll also hear the story of David Grove, who died in 2016. A leading figure in 20th century commerce, he was Chief Economist of Bank of America, and then of IBM. He was also a world authority on orchids.

Choose from three performances, starting at 4.00 pm, 4.30 pm and 5.00 pm. Each performance will last around 50 minutes. Tickets include cookies and hot apple cider. Bring all the family for this fun, educational and poignant window into the fascinating lives of our local forebears!

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This production is directed by Dakota Martin. Dakota holds a BFA (musical theatre) from Manhattanville College and actively performs throughout Westchester, most recently as Emily in Our Town for the Armonk Players and Urleen in ACT's production of Footloose.

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An Early Fall Organ Concert
Sep
22
7:00pm 7:00pm

An Early Fall Organ Concert

A great way to start Armonk's Art Show weekend is at our free organ concert here at St. Stephen's, performed by Christopher Jacobson, Organist at Duke University Chapel, Durham, North Carolina.

Christopher Jacobson, who has been organist at Duke Chapel since 2013, was recently elected to a Fellowship of the Royal College of Organists in London - the global gold-standard of organ performance qualifications.

He will be playing the new Peragallo organ at St. Stephen's, which was inaugurated earlier this year. A hybrid pipe-digital instrument, utilizing much of the former Casavant pipe organ at the church, it is a triumph of depth and breadth on which almost any piece of the organ repertoire can successfully be played. See the specification here.

Admission to this concert is free of charge, and a reception follows. All are welcome!

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A Community Square Dance
May
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

A Community Square Dance

Join St. Stephen's and the North Castle Historical Society for a Square Dance and BBQ at the 1798 Quaker Meeting House at the Historical Society's landmark site at 440 Bedford Road in Armonk, with a historical exhibit at the adjacent Smith's Tavern.

Starting at 6pm, there will be drinks and an historical exhibit in the adjacent Smith's Tavern, and the food and dancing follows. For an all-inclusive ticket price you will get fantastic traditional BBQ meats and sides catered by our friends at Nick's Corner Market, and a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Your ticket also includes the services of a professional dance caller. It promises to be a fantastic, fun evening in a stunning location.

No experience of square dancing is necessary, and there's no need to bring a partner.

Ticket sales online have now closed, but you can buy tickets at the door from 6pm on Saturday, May 20th. Prices: $45(adult)/$30(teenager)/kids 12&under: free.

 

 

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Organ Recital with Anthony Newman
May
7
4:00pm 4:00pm

Organ Recital with Anthony Newman

Acclaimed organist Anthony Newman performs a varied program of works to showcase the full capabilities of the new Peragallo organ at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. This inaugural concert will demonstrate the huge breadth of the organ which is a pipe/digital hybrid comprised of St. Stephen's 1969 Casavant pipe organ and digital additions from Walker Digital, all brought together by the Peragallo Pipe Organ Co. of Paterson, NJ.

Anthony Newman is one of the greatest exponents in America of the Baroque keyboard repertoire. Described by Wynton Marsalis as "The High Priest of Bach", and by Time Magazine as "The High Priest of the Harpsichord", Newman continues his 50-year career as America's leading organist, harpsichordist and Bach specialist. Newman has recorded more than 170 CDs and has appeared at the Lincoln Center more than sixty times, collaborating with many of the greats of music, including Leonard Bernstein, James Levine, Itzhak Perlman, Lorin Mazel & Mstislav Rostropovich.

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An Evening with Dave Barry
Apr
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

An Evening with Dave Barry

  • Whippoorwill Hall, North Castle Public Library (map)
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Enjoy the incomparable wit and wisdom of Armonk’s very own Dave Barry.

Ticket sales will help us improve community facilities at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

The show starts at 7:30 PM. Ticket holders who have also purchased entry to the pre-show reception will need to arrive from 6:00 PM.

Book sales (from 6.45 pm) and signings (after the event) available.

TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT, but if you would like to add your name to a wait list, please email us and we will contact you if any seats become available.

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Janine Knox de Nigris & Richard Rood
Apr
2
3:00pm 3:00pm

Janine Knox de Nigris & Richard Rood

We are delighted to present an afternoon concert of Brahms, Beethoven and Chopin performed by acclaimed musicians Janine Knox de Nigris (piano) and Richard Rood (violin). Janine Knox de Nigris is a graduate of the SUNY-Purchase Conservatory of Music and has performed across the world, with solo recitals at New York's Carnegie Hall and Steinway Hall. Her solo album of piano favorites, "Inspired Journey", is complimentary for ticket holders to this concert.

Richard Rood is a 1st violinist with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and with New York City Opera, a Principal with the American Symphony Orchestra and a member of the America Ballet Theater Orchestra. His recordings have been critically acclaimed, with his Dvorak Discoveries CD recognized by The New York Times as one of their "Five Favorite CDs" for the 2004 Dvorak Centennial.

A reception, which is included in the ticket price, will follow this concert.

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Mar
5
to Apr 9

Lenten Food Drive

Our Lenten Food Drive to benefit the Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry runs from March 5 to April 9. This year we are collecting bags of dried beans, black beans being the favorite. Please help us in our goal of collecting 270 bags of dried beans. We have a collection box in the parish lobby.

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Stories of the Stones Cemetery Tour
Nov
5
4:00pm 4:00pm

Stories of the Stones Cemetery Tour

St. Stephen's is hosting its first ever dramatized cemetery tour on Saturday, November 5th! Actors will tell the stories of some of those interred here, including Civil War veterans, founders of St. Stephen's - and Armonk - and people from living memory. Book online at www.ststephensarmonk.org and bring your friends! Refreshments are included in the ticket price and there will be a video presentation and exhibit about the history of St. Stephen's in the Parish Hall.

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Faure's Requiem for All Souls' Day
Nov
2
8:00pm 8:00pm

Faure's Requiem for All Souls' Day

We invite you into our stunning sanctuary to be uplifted and calmed by glorious music and to light a candle in memory of your departed loved ones. 

An excellent choir made up of St. Stephen's members and friends will perform Faure's masterpiece of choral music, conducted by James Turner, Director of Music at St. Stephen's.

To include the names of any you wish to memorialize in the concert program, please email us or call us on 914-273-3812.

 

 

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Early Summer Concert at St. Matthew's
Jun
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Early Summer Concert at St. Matthew's

The upcoming concert on June 13th is part of this final fundraising effort please come along if you can. I promise that it will be a very enjoyable concert, and a convivial reception afterwards. We are very grateful that St. Matthew's, Bedford, is letting us use their beautiful sanctuary and Fellowship Room for this.

Not only is George Chittenden an in-demand international organ recitalist, but he is also my brother and I'm very happy that he will be here to support St. Stephen's.

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Lenten Ecumenical Services and Lunches
Mar
12
to Apr 9

Lenten Ecumenical Services and Lunches

Join in worship and fellowship with our brothers and sisters in Christ during this Lenten season at our annual Community Lenten Ecumenical Services and Lunches. As usual, they will take place every Wednesday at noon during Lent at The Church of St. Patrick (29 Cox Avenue, Armonk, NY 10504).  St. Stephen’s will provide dessert on March 12, March 26 & April 9.

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Lenten Prayer Partners
Mar
5
to Mar 16

Lenten Prayer Partners

It’s time to sign up for our Lenten Prayer Partners Program. Each participant will be assigned a fellow Prayer Partner from our St.  Stephen’s Church community. Each week you will pray for that individual and mail them a card to let them know you are holding them up in prayer. The key is to keep your identity secret. On the Sunday before Easter, Prayer Partners will reveal their identities to each other after the service by giving a small gift (cross, book, plant).

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Christmas Pageant
Dec
23
10:00am10:00am

Christmas Pageant

Come see the story of Jesus coming into the world through the eyes of St. Stephen’s creative and faithful children. In addition to our classic pageant, our children will sing carols and play in the annual Sunday School Christmas Ensemble.  You can see “Mary” play a trumpet! Join us for this service of light and love.

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