Harvest Thanksgiving

Harvest Thanksgiving

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Grace and peace be yours in abundance through the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord (2 Peter 1:2), Happy Thanksgiving, dear church. While it is always a good thing to give thanks, this weekend provides us with another opportunity...
Harvest Thanksgiving

The Last Week in July: Pentecost 9

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Love and blessings in Christ. “I pray that out of his glorious riches, God may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts, through faith.” -Ephesians 3:16-17 You are...
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The Sixth Sunday in Easter

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Although I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink; instead I hope to come to you and talk with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete. -2 John 12 This very relevant bible verse was used in a...
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Fifth Sunday in Lent

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Tomorrow Bishop Chris will be leading a service at the cathedral, marking one year of ministry in the pandemic. The service will be available on the Diocesan facebook and youtube pages. You are invited, as we gather together in prayer...
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Transfiguration Sunday

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Greetings in Christ! Happy Valentine’s Day (Sunday!) God’s Valentine to us says, “Will you be mine?”  The readings for Transfiguration Sunday, this week, are: 2 Kings 2:1-12, Psalm 50:1-6, 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 and Mark 9:2-9  Our...
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The first Sunday in Advent

Dear St. Stephen’s church family,  What I say to you, I say to all: Keep awake! (Mark 13:37).  We have arrived at the first day of the Christian year. Happy New Year! Happy Advent. May we wake from our spiritual slumber and perceive the many ways that Christ comes to...