Updated: Feb 12, 2017
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Church will not be canceled unless the roads are impassable and
Pastor Sabatelli cannot make it.
If you have any doubt about church services, listen to WBAL radio or
call Pastor Sabatelli.
Your safety is of the utmost importance. Please do not take unnecessary risks.
We want no broken hips nor any fender benders.
The Jesus Prayer
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on us - sinners all.
St. Stephen Lutheran Church
A congregation of the ELCA
Inviting our neighbor to experience a relationship with God.
500th Reformation Commemoration|
October 31, 2016 ushers in the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
of the Church, which began on that date in 1517. See Worship Opportunities for more.
Pastor Vicki Hamel
We are thankful and appreciative for her leadership
this last Sunday!
Would you like to become a member of St. Stephen?
If so, speak to Pastor Sabatelli. New members will be received into the St. Stephan family on
Palm Sunday, April 8.
Shrove Tuesday - February 28
Ash Wednesday - March 1st
- We will again hold a pancake supper from 4pm - 7pm.
It is the final preparation for the Lenten Season.
Invite your neighbors and friends to come and join us in the festivity!
Lenten Bible Study
, a day of fasting, is the first day of Lent in Western Christianity.
St. Stephen will hold a service at 7:30PM, which will include the imposition of ashes and Holy Communion.
Pastor Sabatelli will be conducting a Bible study during the four
Saturdays in Lent. See Worship Opportunities.
Palm Sunday - April 9th
Good Friday - April 14
is a Christian feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter.
This feast commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in all four Gospels.
Easter Sunday - April 16
is a religious holiday, observed primarily by Christians, commemorating the crucifixion of
Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. The holiday is observed during Holy Week,
and may coincide with the Jewish observance of Passover.
Sunday, May 14
or Resurrection Sunday,
is a festival and holiday celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
to view the Small Catechism by Martin Luther.
A Message From Pastor Sabatelli,
St. Stephen is a small but friendly congregation that invites you to share in its
ministry and fellowship. We'd be delighted to welcome you to our 10:00 AM Service, with Holy
Communion, where all are invited to the Lord's table. We hope you will stay for our weekly
free brunch at 11:15 AM. All are welcome.