INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:  In the event of bad weather, check Boston’s Channel 5 (WCVB-TV) and Worcester’s WSRS 96.1 radio station for notification about church delays and cancellations.

BIBLE STUDY:  We meet on Wednesdays at 10am in the Lawton Library.  Beginning next Wednesday, April 18 we will be studying Paul’s letter to the Romans.  If you have any questions please contact David Small.

YARD/RUMMAGE SALE:  Please donate items to our Parish fundraiser to be held on April 21 between 9am-1pm. This is your only opportunity for this year to clear your closets, attics and basements! Please bring gently used items including clothing, household goods, books, furniture, costume jewelry, and toys.  Small items can be donated from April 9, but please donate bulky or outdoor items on the week of 16-19 April (no later than noon on Friday). Volunteers are also needed to sort, price and arrange the sale items throughout the week and to help sell items on the day. Please contact Peggy Yankee on 508-280-2059 or email pyphantom3@nullaol.com to sign up or for further information.

PARISH CAMPING TRIP:  Please join us Friday, Sept. 28 – Sunday, Sept. 30 at Pine Acres family campground in Oakham, MA.  Saturday night there will be a brief prayer service followed by a potluck dinner.  We will be serving homemade Italian sausage, peppers & onions with potluck sides and deserts.  Any questions please see Larry Gavini or email him at lgavini508@nullgmail.com.

SUNDAY SCHOOL: You can now sign your children up for Sunday School.  (Sunday School takes place downstairs during the first part of the 10am service.) Our online form is available at Sunday School 2017-2018 registration, or contact the parish office for a hard copy of the form.

MEN’S GROUP:  The parish’s Men’s Group meets the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 8am in the Parish Hall.  See Simon Fricker for more information. 

YARN CLUB:  You are invited to join us on the fourth Thursday of each month from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Lawton Library on the lower level. Please enter thru pond-side doors.  The group knits and crochets items for charity and parish needs.  In the past, we have made prayer shawls, pocket prayer shawls, infant blankets, hats for cancer patients, blankets/scarves for homeless.  All skill levels are welcome!  Contact Ann Bartee with any questions.

PARISH EMAIL LIST:  If you would like to sign up for our parish email list you can sign up online at http://eepurl.com/cajgf5 

NEW TO THE PARISH? If you are new to St. Stephen’s and you would like to join, please see Fr. Jesse to learn more about how to do so. He can be reached by email (rector@nullststeph.com) or at the parish office.

HELP OUR LITTLE RED WAGON: The Westboro Food Pantry thanks all of you who have been supporting them by donating to our “Little Red Wagon”. They are in need of personal feminine hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, toilet paper, shaving cream, and razors for both men and women.

ALTAR FLOWERS: You can dedicate flowers in memory of or in thanksgiving for a loved one by signing up on the flower chart in the narthex. Put the envelope with date you have chosen, the dedication and your check (suggested contribution is $75) for the flowers in the Treasurer’s mailbox. Please make sure that the parish office has the information as well for the Sunday bulletin.

SANCTUARY LAMP MEMORIALS: You can dedicate the Sanctuary Lamp in memory of a loved one or in thanksgiving by signing up in the narthex. Put the envelope with date you have chosen, the dedication and your check (suggested donation is $20) in the mail box for the Treasurer, just outside the church office. Please make sure that the parish office has the information as well for the Sunday bulletin.