St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Arbutus, Maryland 21227
Updated: Sept 18, 2016

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Luther on Scripture Study
...If we have once read or heard it [the Scriptures], that we know it all, and have no further need to read and learn, but can finish learning in one hour what God Himself cannot finish teaching. [in His existance]

The Jesus Prayer
Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on us - sinners all.

Our victory! a classic image of Saint stephen
St. Stephen Lutheran Church
A congregation of the ELCA

Inviting our neighbor to experience a relationship with God.

New Bishiop
Bishop-elect William Gohl will be installed on Sunday, October 9, at 4 PM at Evanagelical Lutheran Church, 31 E Church Street, Frederick, MD. Presiding Bishop, Elzabeth Eaton will conduct the installation.
New Members
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 Sunday, October 2nd.
Bible Study
Third week of Bible Study - see Worship Opportunities.
Profile Committee
The Profile Committee of, Jennifer Bertsch, Ginny Kelly, Dick Moser, Nancy Showacre, Carole Timanus, have reported their recommendations to the Congregation in the form of a report, which is available to all.
Click here to view the Small Catechism by Martin Luther.

Sunday Worship Schedule

10:00 a.m. - Worship Service
11:15 a.m. - Free Brunch
Sunday Church School

Pastor: the Reverend
John Sabatelli

Weekly Readings (RCL)
Worship Opportunities
Volunteer Service Calendar
Altar Flowers
Family Funship
Monthly Calendar

Contact St Stephen
Telephone 410.242.0422
901 Courtney Road,
Arbutus, Maryland 21227

Habakkuk 2:4
The Righteous will live by his faith.
Hebrews 11:1
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
Hebrews 10
12 But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins, He sat down at the right hand of God. 14 . . . by one sacrifice He has made perfect forever those who are being made holy.
Romans 8:3
For what the law was powerless to do ... God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful man to be a sin offering. And so He condemned sin in sinful man.
Leviticus 6:24-27
The LORD said to Moses: These are the regulations for the sin offering: The sin offering is to be slaughtered before the LORD in the place the burnt offering is slaughtered; it is most holy.
The priest who offers it shall eat it; it is to be eaten in a holy place. Whatever touches any of the flesh will become holy.