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Sunday Readings & Comments

DECEMBER 13, 2020 THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, The Collect for this Sunday in 1928 Book of Common Prayer fell on the Sunday before Advent. It was called “Stir Up” Sunday as some may recall. … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday,  Saint Stephen’s Family! Three items below: (1) St. Stephen’s Annual Report.  We will not be able to have an annual meeting this year because of COVID-19, but we will prepare a 2020 Annual Report for our records and history.  … Continue reading

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DECEMBER  6, 2020 SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT Dear Sisters and Brothers who wait in Advent, On Sunday the Second Sunday of Advent we light first, the Candle of Hope, and then the Second Candle – Love. In the readings, note … Continue reading

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Daily Gospel

DECEMBER 3, 2020 THURSDAY Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! - Psalm 24:14 Dear Church Family, This past Sunday I asked — “What are you waiting for this Advent?” Of course, we await – … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 2, 2020 WEDNESDAY I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.  Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!  — Psalm 27: 13-14     Dear … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 1, 2020 TUESDAY Dear Church Family, Marc Gellman, a rabbi and Msgr. Tom Hartman, a Catholic priest – teamed up for years to talk about faith, religions — making faith relevant and accessible to many, including youth and children. … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 30, 2020 MONDAY Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Today, I share a meditation written by an old friend. Ken lives in Southside Virginia. He was the editor of a local newspaper. Now he is retired, and devotes his … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 29, 2020 SUNDAY Happy Sunday,  Saint Stephen’s Family! Three items below. (1) St. Stephen’s Annual Report.  We will not be able to have an annual meeting this year because of COVID-19, but we will prepare a 2020 Annual Report for … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 29, 2020 SUNDAY Dear Brothers and Sisters of St. Stephen’s, In just two days — Happy New Year! It’s Year B, already and again. It’s Advent – the season of slowing down and waiting. We wait differently this year … Continue reading

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November 24, 2020 TUESDAY “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” — John 16:33 Dear Church Family, As Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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