News & Notes

We are currently in the longest season of the Church year, the Trinity season, often referred to as Trinitytide. Trinity Sunday began the season as the last of the three “Big” Feasts following Easter, the other two being Ascension Sunday and Pentecost (Whitsunday). Most notable during Trinity is the color Green. Whereas Oth...

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The Annual Blessing of the Animals will be held on October 6 at 10:00 a.m. in the Founder’s Garden. This has become one of our most popular events over the years for parishioners and non-parishioners as well. Please spread the word amongst you family and friends.

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There will be a Men’s Retreat on Saturday, October 27 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Alto, Georgia. The retreat is open to members of the ACC, APA, ACA, and DHC, also known as the “G-4.” The day will begin at 9:00 a.m. with Morning Prayer and Mass followed by talks throughout the day on the Theological Virtues. A picn...

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Our youth Sunday School resumed on September 9th.  Please encourage your children/grandchildren to participate. 
The women of St. Stephen's gather regularly to make infant burial gowns, which are donated to the hospital and provided to the families of infants who are stillborn or who die soon after birth. Gowns are made in pairs, so one can be used and one can be kept by the family as a memorial. Please contact Kathleen LePain ...

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The next Women's Meet & Greet is Saturday, October 13th at 10:00 am. Connie Herringdine is hosting and her address is 1401 Bent Creek Road. (Laurel Shoals Subdivision in Watkinsville).  For more information call Connie at 770-289-1340.

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The Women’s Guild supports the Adopt-A-Soldier project and asks that you consider donating much needed items.  Our military personnel need us to remember them and help in sending items that they want and need through the chaplains.  A collection basket will be in the narthex for item drop off.  Lists of desired items ...

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 Get your planting beds ready. Connie Herringdine will be giving away plants from the St. Fiacre garden (by the ramp) on Saturday, October 6th. They include Stokesia, bee balm (purple), and Black-eyed Susans; all deer resistant easily grown perennial plants needing part or full sun. If you can’t come that day, let Connie know w...

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