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A Place for You at St. Stephens: Vestry, Child Care, Database Reports

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Looking for a place to serve at St. Stephens? We’re looking for volunteers to fill three current needs for our congregation: Vestry Member: On February 2, three members of our vestry—Gene England, Linda Airhart, and Bill Denton will complete their three-year run. They now comprise the nominating committee to find their replacements—three parishioners to serve […]

Vestry Elections Coming Up—Are You Being Called to Serve?

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At our annual parish meeting on February 2, we’ll be electing three new vestry members to Gene England, Linda Airhart, and Bill Denton, who have finished their three-year term. These three are currently seeking nominations for those who would replace them for a term beginning in 2014 and ending in 2017. If you are discerning […]

Christmas Flowers & Music Thanksgivings and Memorials

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Would you like to give a donation for Christmas flowers and/or music in memory or thanksgiving of someone you love? Please use the prenumbered envelopes included in your box of offering envelopes. (If you do not have a box of envelopes, additional envelopes are available at both entrances to the church.) Print or type your […]

December 15—Gathering in the Angels (and Gifts)

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Sunday, December 15, is wrap-and-deliver day for our adopted families. All the gifts from the Angel Tree need to be brought in, and it’s important that your Angel Tree ornament accompany your gift. After the 10 am service, the gifts will be wrapped and taken to the Salvation Army for delivery. (Paper, tape, and scissors […]

Do You Have Ears to Hear—But CAN’T Hear?

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Let’s just agree that our sound system is a frustration for many of us! Some can’t hear the sermon or other parts of the service. On my side, it’s disheartening to hear that someone didn’t hear the entire service and then find out that it was something simple that could’ve been fixed with little interruption […]

Some Thoughts about Giving…and Thanksgiving

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This coming Sunday (November 24) has been designated as the Sunday for the ingathering of pledges. This is simply a deadline (because so many of us need one) to turn in our financial commitments to the church. I also like to gather those pledges in on a particular Sunday to include them in the offering […]

The Adopt-a-Family Tree Is Up! Please Be Generous.

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Episcopalians don’t usually set up Christmas trees until later in December, but the one in the Cloister Room is special! Each paper angel decorating the tree represents a desired gift for one of the twelve children in the four families we have adopted for Christmas. On the angels you’ll find the name of the child, […]