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Daily Gospel

OCTOBER 22, 2020 THURSDAY Dear Church Family, I have not been writing a meditation in the past few days to send you, as I believe you know, already. My computer wouldn’t cooperate. It got mad and shut me out. With … Continue reading

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Daily Gospel

OCTOBER 19, 2020 MONDAY God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform; — William Cowper, 1773 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The above is the first line of a poem. Music was later added. A hymn we sing was created. … Continue reading

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Sunday Service Video Stream

OCTOBER 18, 2020 SUNDAY Happy Sunday,  Saint Stephen’s Family! (1) Stewardship.  Soon Stewardship Committee Chair, John Todd, will be mailing annual stewardship materials.  Please review and return your pledge card in a timely manner.  The vestry will be finalizing the … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings & Comments

OCTOBER 18, 2020 SUNDAY Dear Beloved Sisters and Brothers, A few comments about the Collect – please read it slowly and carefully. Pray it out loud. Listen closely to the words you say to God. In these days when this … Continue reading

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Daily Gospel

OCTOBER 17, 2020 SATURDAY The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. — Psalm 51:17 Dear Church Family, In this week I have directed our focus to prayer. I have a … Continue reading

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Daily Gospel

OCTOBER 15, 2020 THURSDAY Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him. — Psalm 37:7 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Over the past few days, we have looked at different stages of prayer that lead us through the Martha-state to the … Continue reading

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Daily Gospel

OCTOBER 14, 2020 WEDNESDAY But the Lord answered her, ‘Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her.’ — … Continue reading

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Daily Gospel

OCTOBER 13, 2020 TUESDAY ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.’ So, I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.      … Continue reading

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Daily Gospel

OCTOBER 12, 2020 MONDAY As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. — John 15:9 Dear Church Family, Today I offer the fourth and final stage for developing a deeper prayer practice — Being With … Continue reading

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Daily Gospel

OCTOBER 11, 2020 SUNDAY Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known. — Jeremiah 33:3 Dear Beloved in Christ, God wants conversation with you. God promises to answer … Continue reading

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