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May 2019

Spring Kirkin of the Tartan (May 5, 2019)

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:01 pm
Frederick Presbyterian Church, 115 W Second St
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
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The Kirkin’ of the tartan is coming. All society members and friends are encouraged to come. The Kirkin’ comes from the stories of the Act of Proscription, when the wearing of the kilt was banned inn the Scottish Highlands. Highlanders hid pieces of tartan and brought them to the church to be secretly blessed a particular point of the service. The St Andrew’s Society of Mid-Maryland spring Kirkin' will be Sunday, May 5, at 10:30 at Frederick Presbyterian Church. Come…

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Spring Kirkin’

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The St. Andrew’s Society of Mid-Maryland spring Kirkin' will be Sunday, May 5, at 10:30 at Frederick Presbyterian Church at 115 West Second Street, Frederick, MD 21701 A History of the Kirkin' o' the Tartan A Kirk is a Scottish word for church. Tartan is the traditional garb of a Highland Scot. The Kirkin' of the Tartan is thus a traditional blessing of the tartan by the clergy. The earliest image of Scottish soldiers wearing tartan, from a woodcut c.…

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Summer Cookout 2019

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join us from 2pm to 5 pm on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Woodsboro Park in Woodboro, Maryland (intersection of Route 194 and Woodsboro Road).  This is a free event and all members are welcome to attend.  This event is a welcome to new members from 2018 and 2019.  All we ask is that you bring a side dish or dessert to share.  As this is a public park please do not bring alcohol.  Check out the events page…

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June 2019

Ellicott City Kirkin’ of the Tartan

June 9 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am
St. Peter’s Church, 3695 Rogers Avenue
Ellicott City, MD 21043 United States
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On Sunday, June 9, 2019 Cindy Wolfe has organized a Kirkin' of the Tartan in Ellicott City at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Please arrive bewteen 8:30 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. to get prepared.  Services begin at 9:15 a.m. The address of the church is 3695 Rogers Avenue, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043.  The church's driveway is just off of Rogers Avenue and there is parking behind the church.  The handicapped parking is as you come up the driveway on the right.…

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SASMM Afternoon Tea

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

St. Andrew’s Society of Mid-Maryland invites you to experience a traditional Afternoon Tea in the home of Karen Roberton on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Members: $35.00 / Non-Members: $40.00 Tickets can be purchased under the "Events" tab. There is limited seating for this event.   This is a sample of some of the treats you will enjoy: Pimms Cup, Champagne Cocktail or Sherry Assorted Sandwiches Scones, Devonshire Cream & Jam Assorted Cakes & Pastries Teas from Scotland, England…

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