Parish News

Community Outreach

St. Anne's is committed to serving our community. Our outreach includes, but is not limited to the following:

  •        Tabitha's Table - donated food, paper products, etc.  for this local area "faith based" community food bank. (Coordinated by Joe and Judith McFarland)

  • Prayer Shawl/Chemo Caps - handmade shawls and caps for local needs and various community organizations. (Coordinated by Sandy Peck)

  • Other Group Meetings Held at St. Anne's -

>Maple Avenue group meets in the Parish House two evenings a week.

> Cub Scout Pack #14 meets alternate Tuesday/Thursday evenings Sept - Jun). Jen Miller - Leader.  Check Facebook page - Smithsburg Cub Scouts Pack 14 for more details.

​>Girl Scout Troop # 15004 - ​Meets Friday evenings Sept - Jun.

​(Leader - Amanda Drake; Asst. Leader - Mindy Morgan)

Basket for Habitat for Humanity -

​The basket to be donated to HFH has been completed.  The theme for this year's event is "Homes For The Holidays".  Thanks to all those who contributed items and/or monetary donations which enabled us to put together a beautiful basket for the auction.

​Our appreciation to Cheryl, Judith & Rick for coordinating this year's project on behalf of St. Anne's.

Preemie "OctoProject" - St. Anne's donated 10 crocheted Octopus "babies" to Jacqui's Preemie Pride in Smithsburg.  These little critters are going to the Frederick Memorial Hospital NICU to comfort premature babies.  (these octopi were handmade by parishioner, Cheryl) 

Prayer Shawls Available -  Hand crocheted prayer shawls have been blessed  any are available for anyone who may need to be enfolded in the love, safety, and strength of God.  They are available (at no charge) to be given to anyone who may benefit.  Often shawls are used for those with illness, loneliness, grief, sadness, and times of confusion or indecision.  If you know someone who could use this meaniful gift please contact Sandy Peck or select one from the current shawls placed under the altar. (The shawls are made by Sandy P. through the St. Anne's Prayer Shawl Ministry Outreach)

Upcoming Events


October 30, 2017 -​ Adult Study Discussion - 7pm Parish House *date change

November 5, 2017 - Clocks Go Back One Hour

November 7, 2017 - Adult Study Discussion - 7pm Parish House

November 14, 2017 - Adult Study Discussion - 7pm Parish House

November 27, 2017​ - Advisory Board Meeting

November 21, 2017 - Adult Study Discussion - 7pm Parish House

December 3rd, 2017 - The Annual Canterbury Faire.

The annual Christmas Faire is scheduled for Saturday Dec. 3rd in the Parish Hall.  Always a fun event with various vendors, great homemade food to take out and a raffle.  Mark your calendars!

December 17, 2017 - Advisory Board Meeting - after worship service - Parish House

December 23, 2017 - Decorating Church - 10am

December 24, 2017 - Morning service 10am - Advent 4- standard liturgy

Decembr 24th, 2017 - Christmas Eve Family Service   Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ - 7pm.