Wednesday, December 13, 2017


The single-digit countdown begins to Christmas!  The Parish Book Store has nativity scenes, Toffee to Go, cards, and books for the season.  Advent resources are on sale including CHOCOLATE Advent calendars.  Come in and come quickly!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


In the rush to decorate & purchase Christmas gifts, have you neglected spiritual preparations?  It is not too late! Come to the Parish Book Store for  Advent devotions for adults, children & families as well as Advent calendars & wreaths.  Among our titles are The Advent Craft & Activity Book, The Season of the Nativity by Sybil MacBeth and Come, Lord Jesus! (Dailly Readings for Advent, Christmas & Epiphany. While you are here, take a gingerbread ornament from our tree & purchase an age-appropriate book for a girl or boy from the Mission of the Holy Spirit. 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


For those who have all they want or need, consider giving a “Gift of Grace” to a charity in their honor. We have Gift of Grace cards for ministries supported by Eastern Shore Chapel: Chapel Pantry, Kairos, the Winter Shelter program, Holy Cross Anglican School in Belize, Mission of the Holy Spirit, Judeo-Christian Outreach Center, The Parish Book Store, and Dos Santos. While you are here, take a gingerbread boy or girl from our tree and purchase an age-appropriate book for a child at Mission of the Holy Spirit. We can also be your one-stop shop when you order your books from us! Come see what we have.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Give the gift of reading to a child at Mission of the Holy Spirit.  Our tree is full of gingerbread boys and girls; select one, then purchase an age-appropriate book for that child.  We will deliver the books mid-December, so don't delay!

Wednesday, November 8, 2017


Christmas decorations may be up in stores, but we at the Parish Book Store are celebrating THANKSGIVING!  Choose a book for a special young person to celebrate the season, a piece of Sarah Rubin pottery for your table or ESC peanuts.   Among our children’s titles are Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving; P Is for Pilgrim: A Thanksgiving Alphabet and We Gather Together: Celebrating the Harvest Season.  Come see what other treasures we have.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017


Father Steele Austin is back in Dennis Maynard’s ninth book The Messy Magnolia. Share in his ministry at Historic First Church (Episcopal) & the antics of the various members of the congregation who both support & oppose him in his attempt to bring the church into a more inclusive ministry. If you are new to the series, the Parish Book Store has the first 8 titles as well so you can start at the beginning.  Come in, browse & find just what you are looking for, be it book, card, or gift.

Thursday, October 26, 2017


Celebrate All Saints Day by learning about the saints.  The Parish Book Store has resources to help:  Can You Find the Saints?, My Golden Book of Saints, Saints for Children and Stories of the Saints are just some of our titles.  Come peruse our other resources!