Parish News

Community Outreach

Upcoming Events


September 18, 2017 ​ - Advisory Board Meeting

October 17, 2017 -  Adult Christian Formation classes begin.  Six week series on The Varied Aspects of Prayer.​  Will be held in the Parish Hall on Tuesday evenings at 7pm.  All are invited to attend one or more of these sessions.

October 29, 2017 - 5th Sunday Pot Luck Luncheon

November 2nd - 5th, 2017 ​ -  Maryland Cursillo #113, Claggett Center, Buckeystown, Md.

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!

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)

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)

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) 

Cursillo  Nov 2 - 5th -  We invite any of our St. Anne's parishioners who have not yet attended a Cursillo weekend, to think about the upcoming fall weekend.  It is a beautiful experience, offering a time to renew, and an affirming perspective on your faith.  Applications are available... see Jen, Cheryl, Fran, Connie or Tyra if you have questions or wish to know how to apply.