Updated: Nov 27, 2016
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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.
We are thankful and appreciative for his leadership
this last Sunday!
As has become the tradition at St. Stephen, we will again be collecting Turkey Money, starting November 13,
to support the ministry of SWES, the Southwest Emergency Services, in their efforts to provide baskets of
holiday meal fixings to those who could not otherwise gather around the traditional feast.
Put donations in an envelope marked Turkey Money and place in the offering plate.
The deadline to make this gift is December 11 in order that we might
purchase the gift cards to cover the cost of turkeys before we deliver all our
holiday meal donations the following Sunday.
2017 Offering Envelopes
Offering envelopes for 2017 will be available in the fellowship hall at the end of November.
The envelopes are arranged in alphbetical order. If you can not find your box of envelopes,
please, let the church office know or speak to Teresa Sparhawk or Pastor Sabatelli.
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.