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Holiday Outreach Opportunity #1: Salvation Army Intake (October 20-30)

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Each year in October St. Stephen’s provides intake workers to help people who are in need sign up to receive Christmas food and toys for children. Volunteers will be updating client applications. The work is not difficult and does not involve making decisions about eligibility. Volunteers work two-hour shift on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday–with […]

Holypalooza Outreach–3, 3, 3 Ways to Help

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I like the blanket term – it works for me!!! Glad you liked the announcement. In case you haven’t heard, the second annual Holypalooza is right around the corner, and this year we’re adding an outreach component to our joint worship with our “church row” neighbors—Centenary United Methodist, Central Presbyterian, and United Campus Ministries. Outreach […]

Welcome to Our New Rector!

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The wardens and vestry of St. Stephens joyfully announce the election and appointment of The Rev. Andrew Downs of St. Clair, Michigan, as the parish’s new rector. Rev. Downs assumed his duties October 1, 2014, and led his first Sunday services at St. Stephen’s on October 5. (Click here for a more detailed official announcement.) […]

Save the Date! Holypalooza is Coming in September

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Because of its popularity last year, the second annual Holypalooza will be held again this year—on September 20th and 21st. On Sunday, September 21st, the Holypalooza parade will start at 9:30 a.m. in Centenary United Methodist Church’s parking lot. The final destination will be Central Presbyterian Church, which will host the joint worship starting at […]

Get to Know Father Bill and Lucy

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The Rev. Bill Wieland will be St. Stephen’s long-term supply priest from July 23-September 24, 2014. He and his wife Lucy will be with us on Sundays, and Bill will also be in the office on Wednesdays from 10 am-4 pm. Otherwise, he will be on-call for pastoral emergencies that require a priest. Here is […]

Come See the New Quilt in the Cloister Room!

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This quilt is now brightening a previously dark corner in our cloister room—a visible representation of our parish life and a reminder of the interim ministry of Mary Slenski, who is an avid quilter.   Work on the quilt began at parish meeting in February with pans of fabric strips on the tables. Parishioners picked […]