The weekend of April 28-29, 2018 proved to be an eventful one at St. Paul’s Church, Crownsville, Maryland. The Most Rev. Walter Grundorf, DD, Ordinary of the Diocese of the Eastern United States, ordained Mr. Thomas Houghton to the Sacred Order of Deacons on Saturday, April 28. The following day, April 29, Bp. Grundorf confirmed Angela Connors and Kacie Welch. He also received seven new members: George, Laura, Annalise, and Victoria Hilton, John Johnson, Kathleen Simmons, and Helena Walpole.  Deacon Houghton will serve as Curate at St. Paul’s Church. Special guests for the weekend were the Right Rev. Robert and Emily Robert Loiselle. Bp. Loiselle is the Rector Emeritus of St. Paul’s Church.