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Each Friday during Lent at 11:15 a.m. a special devotion is offered known as “The Stations of the Cross” or “Way of the Cross.” We hope you will join is in this devotion. From the earliest times Christians flocked to the Holy Land to visit the places sanctified by the events in our Lord’s earthly life. Especially popular was the pilgrimage along the path our Lord took on the first Good Friday. In procession, the pilgrims would stop at each “station” for prayer and meditation at the various traditional points where special events took place. Replicas of “The Stati...

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The Season of Lent

Posted on April 10, 2020

Beginning on Ash Wednesday, the Church enters the season of Lent. This 40 day period of prayer and fasting, commemorates Our Lord’s own Fasting and Temptation in the Wilderness and prepares us for Easter through special devotions and discipline. Christians and non-Christians alike are familiar with this season mainly through the tradition of “giving something up” during the 40 day period. Luxuries such as sweets, tobacco, and alcohol are favorite items to abstain from. But Lent is much more than merely depriving ourselves of a few treats. In its truest sense, this is a time of serious prayer, contempla...

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Join Us in Worship!

Posted on April 06, 2020

Looking for a Church home? Join us, all are welcome!         

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The Blessing of the Animals

Posted on March 29, 2020

Calling all animal lovers! Our Annual Blessing of the Animals will take place at St. Stephen’s on Saturday, October 3, at 10:00 a.m. in the Founder’s Garden. This is a great opportunity for evangelism and outreach. Please tell your non-parishioner family, friends, and co-workers. St. Francis pet medals for dogs and cats will be available!

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Wednesday Morning Prayer

Posted on February 18, 2020

Beginning next Wednesday, March 4th and continuing each Wednesday thereafter, Morning Prayer will be recited at 8 am in the church (lay reader lead).  Please use the side door (via wheelchair ramp) to enter the church.  

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Men's Prayer Breakfast

Posted on August 22, 2019

A men’s prayer breakfast is held at 7:00 a.m. each Tuesday at Mama Jewel’s Restaurant on Baxter Street.

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Special Lenten Study

Posted on February 02, 2016

Beginning February 14 at 10:00 a.m. and continuing each Sunday during Lent, please join us for a special Lenten study. Each week will focus on various Lenten practices as paths to holiness. February 14 - The Glory of These Forty Days  -  a history of Lent, customs, expectations and goalsetting February 21 - Prayer  -  the importance of prayer during our Lenten journey, including "how" to pray February 28 - Fasting  -  our Lord's command and the teaching of the Church March 6 - Penance  -  true contrition and a firm purpose of amendment March 13 -...

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