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Church Office Closed Feb. 5 and (maybe) 6

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From Dennis Dieken, Parish Secretary: “St. Stephens Parish office will be closed tomorrow, February 5, and may be closed Thursday, February 6 [due to the predicted winter storm]. As you know, our Interim Rector is away for Continuing Education this week, but can be contacted by cell phone in the event of a pastoral emergency. […]

Coming Soon: Spring Cleaning Tag Sale 2014 Edition

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This year’s Spring Cleaning Tag Sale is scheduled for April 4-5. That’s earlier than the past few years—so it’s time to get started. Here’s how you can help: Start collecting items for the sale—furniture, clothing, houseware, electronics, toys. It’s best to bring them the week prior to the sale, but we can probably store them […]

Get Involved with St. Stephen’s Quilt Project

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  A piece of wall art for the Cloister Room (picture gives an example of what it will look like) Represents the people and families of St. Stephen’s Uses the “stash” from the SewNSews An icon of this interim time together Project began February 2 and continues with ongoing work days A variety of ways […]

Winter Weather Closings—Our Policy

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We rarely close on account of weather. When Winter Storm Ion hit a few weeks ago, however, heavy snow, poor visibility, and frigid temperatures prompted us to cancel services. Our policy in such matters is safety first. Wardens and Rev. Mary will make such decisions together and then use a variety of means—e-mail, website, Facebook, […]

A Special Opportunity to Help the Homeless

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Every January, communities across the nation participate in a “point-in-time” count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night. The Department of Housing and Urban Development requires this annual count, which helps determine what funds are available to help the homeless in our community. Sunday, January 26, we have an opportunity to help […]

“The Baptism of Christ” Premiere—View the Video!

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Sunday, January 12, marked a special celebration for St. Stephen’s—the world premiere of Dan Powers’ choral anthem, “The Baptism of Christ.” This work was commissioned by St. Stephen’s in response to an anonymous donation given in memory of parishioner Rosemary England and sung by the St. Stephen’s choir, directed and accompanied by choirmaster Dennis Dieken. […]