Wednesday, October 18, 2017


Nashville singer-songwriter Radney Foster will be at Eastern Shore Chapel Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. for a free concert featuring readings from his recently published book, For You to See the Stars, & his songs which correspond to those stories. The book & CD will be available at the Parish Book Store that evening. Foster, one of the most respected & successful artists in the country/Americana genres, has recorded 11 albums & written eight #1 hit singles. His songs have been recorded by a wide range of singers, from Keith Urban, Luke Bryan & the Dixie Chicks to Kenny Loggins & Hootie and the Blowfish. A cradle Episcopalian from Del Rio, Texas & a graduate of The University of the South at Sewanee, Foster appears on behalf of the Arts & Reconciliation ministry at Eastern Shore Chapel & The Parish Book Store.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017


The Parish Book Store has resources to guide you in your spiritual journey.  The Series “Little Books of Guidance” by noted authors (C.K. Robertson, William Countryman & Rowan Williams, among others) offers answers to questions:  How Can Anyone Read the Bible?, Who Was Jesus?, What is Christianity?, Why Go to Church?, What Happens When We Die? and What About Sex?  The format is brief and accessible, good for personal discernment or as a springboard for discussion.  Come browse our other resources.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017


Join the Parish Book Store Book Group.  Our next book is Hillbilly Elegy which you can order from the Book Store.  Our discussion will be Dec. 3 at 11:30 in the Parlor, so you have plenty of time to order and read this interesting autobiographical window into the culture of Appalachia.  While you are in the Book Store, check out the items on the 50% off table.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Autumn is pumpkin time, and the Parish Book Store has books to celebrate this special time of year.  Among our titles are Little Blue Truck’s Halloween, A Teeny Tiny Halloween, A Halloween Scare in Virginia, and The Best Halloween Ever.  Come see all of our books and decorations that celebrate fall. 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017


Fall, the beginning of the church supper season!  Find new, tasty recipes from the cookbooks at the Parish Book Store.  Besides our own Holy Chow Cookbook, we have Church Potluck:  Slower Cooker; Taste of Home Holidays and Celebrations; and the beautifully illustrated Share the Bounty: Food, Fellowship, and a Celebration of God’s Bounty.  We have other titles as well, so no cook should be stuck in the chicken spaghetti rut!

Wednesday, September 6, 2017


Ease that transition into school with resources from the Parish Book Store. Among our titles are The Berenstain Bears Go Back to School, Curious George’s First Day of School, One Smart Cookie: Bite-Size Lessons for the School Year & Beyond and Mouse’s First Day of School. We have other titles as well and resources for parents. While you are here, check out our sales table –50% off selected items!

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Send your student back to school with an angel pin or pocket cross tucked into his or her back pack—both are available at the Parish Book Store.  And while you are here, check out our sale items: CDs, baby presents, and assorted books.