Sunday, February 5, 2023


In addition to our regular hours of 10 to 2 on Mondays & Wednesdays, the Parish Book Store will be open Wednesday, Feb. 8, & Thursday, Feb. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m.  Take advantage of this extended time to check out our discounted items of books, gifts & cards.  But don’t delay!  We are closing and selling our inventory.  Our virtual bookshelves at are still in operation with recently updated titles in time for Lent.  Call us at 757-425-0114 or email us at for questions about available inventory.


Friday, January 27, 2023


The Parish Book Store is closing.  BUT we will be open Monday and Wednesdays from 10 to 2 and Sunday after the 8 and 10:30 services until further notice.  ALL books, cards, boxed cards, and gifts (not including jewelry) are currently 30% off.  Christmas and Advent items are 50% off.  PLAN AHEAD!  Buy now for Easter, baptisms, graduation, Thanksgiving while items are discounted.  For PDS parents, we will be open Wednesday Feb. 8 from 4 to 6 p.m.  If you have a gift certificate, NOW is the time to use it!


Tuesday, January 3, 2023


If your New Year’s Resolution is to study the Bible, let the Parish Book Store help you with a book from one of our biblical study series, Conversations with the Scripture.  Each book focuses on exploring the historical & critical background as well as the ways the biblical texts written centuries ago speak to us today.  We have other resources as well.  We are currently closed, but you can order online 


Thursday, December 22, 2022


Start your new year off with a resolution to grow spiritually.  To aid you in your efforts, the Parish Book Store has resources such as Seeking Aliveness: Daily Reflections, a 52-week devotional to “inspire and activate your spiritual journey” with scripture and reflections.  We also have for families Common Prayer for Children and Families, a collection of prayers and liturgies written especially for children. The Parish Book Store is closed for inventory, but you can order these books, or any books, from  Happy New Year and Happy Reading!



Thursday, December 15, 2022


The Parish Book Store wishes all a Merry Christmas!  We will close Thursday, Dec. 22 at noon for the holiday.  While we are closed, order online at, especially all who would like to join our Book Group’s discussion of Small Is Beautiful in January (tentative date is January 29).


Sunday, December 11, 2022


What to get for someone who needs & wants nothing?  The Parish Book Store has “Gifts of Grace” cards to support our ministries:  Chapel Pantry, the Parish Day School, Kairos prison ministry; Dos Santos serving the Latino community on the Eastern Shore & Mission of the Holy Spirit.  Pick up a card, make a donation by cash or check & send the card to the person whom you are honoring.  While you are at the Parish Book Store, check out our gifts, cards & books.  Or order books from to have your books delivered to you, but hurry because time is running out!


Thursday, December 1, 2022


We have Advent resources—candles, wreaths, calendars & books—to prepare the way to Christmas.  Come visit us; you might even find a few stocking stuffers or Christmas gifts (like toffee!)  We are open Monday through Thursday from 10 to 2 & Sunday after the 8 & 10:30 services.  Or order online at—but don’t delay online ordering to ensure arrival by Christmas.