St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Arbutus, Maryland 21227
Updated: Mar 22, 2015

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St. Stephen Lutheran Church
A congregation of the ELCA

Inviting our neighbor to experience a relationship with God.

March 28
The Property Ministry will host a Spring Cleanup at St. Stephen on the morning of March 28. We will focus on the grounds oiutside, but could use some help on the inside as well.
Palm Sunday - March 29
Palm Sunday 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.
Maundy Thursday - April 2
Maundy Thursday is the Christian holy day, falling on the Thursday before Easter. It commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles as described in the Gospels. St. Stephen will hold a Maundy Thursday service.
Good Friday - April 3
Good Friday 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.
Easter Egg Hunt - April 4
Come join the fun! Saturday, April 4 at 11 AM, (rain or shine), St. Stephen families, friends & guests will have an egg hunt, crafts, games, cupcake decorating and light refreshments.
Easter Sunday - April 5
Easter, or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
April 18
The St. Stephen yard sale will be held from 8AM to 2PM. Tables are $15.00; call the office 410-242-0422 to reserve a table. Contact Teresa Sparhawk for information.
Mar-Lu-Ridge Summer Camp
Mar-Lu-Ridge is the Synod's summer camp. Interested families can attend one of the open house events from 2PM - 4:30PM on Sundays, April 26, & May 30. For more information, use the navigation link on the left side of this page.
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.

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]

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