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Sunday Service Video Stream

Happy Sunday,  Saint Stephen’s Family! Three items below for your consideration: (1) Vestry members needed.  Three of the nine vestry members’ terms expire in December.  Based on information from the Diocese and the lingering pandemic, it is likely that we will not … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings & Comments

NOVEMBER 1, 2020 SUNDAY Dear Church Family, Another church year quickly draws to a close – one that has been very difficult, and yet with God holding us a bit closer. One of the ways faith gives us hope, there’s … Continue reading

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Novena for the Upcoming Elections – From the Episcopal Church & Forward Movement

  A SEASON OF PRAYER: FOR AN ELECTION We come together, asking God for courage and wisdom, thanking God for love and joy. As we move toward the election of leaders for the United States, may we all join in … Continue reading

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Meditation

OCTOBER 27, 2020 At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ He called a child, whom he put among them, and said, ‘Truly I tell you, unless you change … Continue reading

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Sunday Service Video Stream

OCTOBER 25, 2020 SUNDAY Happy Sunday,  Saint Stephen’s Family! Three items below: (1) Vestry members needed.  Three of the nine vestry members’ terms expire in December.  Based on information from the Diocese and the lingering pandemic, it is likely that we will … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings & Comments

OCTOBER 25, 2020 SUNDAY Dear Beloved in Christ, Once again, from Proper 28’s Collect — “hear (read each aloud) them, read, mark, learn and inwardly digest them.” Reflections and readings for this Sunday, 21st after Pentecost. From the Collect — … Continue reading

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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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