HURRICANE DISASTER RELIEF FUND: If you would like to help out victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma you can click on the following link (https://support.episcopalrelief.org/hurricane-relief) to donate directly to the Episcopal Relief and Development Fund. If you would prefer to donate by check please make your check payable to St. Stephen’s with “Hurricane Relief” in the memo. We will send a combined amount to the Episcopal Relief and Development Fund.
SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE: We are currently on our usual Summer Worship Schedule (a single service of the Holy Eucharist at 9am on Sundays). The two service schedule (Holy Eucharist at 8am and 10am) will resume on Sunday, September 17.
SUNDAY SCHOOL: You can now sign your children up for Sunday School, which will start September 17. (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.
MINISTRY FAIR:On Homecoming Sunday, September 17, we will have a Ministry Fair in the parish hall. Ministry leaders will set up displays about their various ministries within the church and outside the church to the wider community. Come and learn about the great work that goes on St. Stephen’s and discover opportunities to put your own gifts to use to help others.
MEN’S GROUP: The parish’s Men’s Group will begin meeting September 9 and will meet the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 8am in the Parish Hall. See Simon Fricker for more information.
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
YARD SALE: We are asking for items to raise funds to reduce the budget deficit at St. Stephen’s. The yard sale will be held on October 14 so start sorting your attics and basements now for saleable items. Contact Peggy Yankee and Jane Symes for more details or to volunteer to help.
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 (email@example.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 $60) 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.