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2003 W. 43rd Street, Houston, Texas 77018  |  713.686.8241
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Senior Pastor,
Rev. Kevin Otto

Sunday Morning
Contemporary Worship
8:30 am

Traditional Worship
11:00 am

Sunday School
9:40-10:40 am

Johnson Memorial Preschool

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A safe and secure environment, led by loving Christian teachers.

Welcome to St. Stephen's UMC

Warm, loving and family friendly we welcome you and invite you to utilize our online ministry. If you have any questions, comments or are in need, please don't hesitate to Contact Us.

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Our sympathy and prayers are with Rev. Lindsay Smith, our Music Minister, and her family, upon the death of her grandmother, Betty Hicks, who passed away Wed., July 27. Funeral services will be held Sat., July 30, at 10 am at 1st Baptist Church, 225 1st Ave SW, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401.

Visitation with the family of Edith Armstrong will be held Saturday, August 6, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's with a memorial service for Edith following visitation at 2:00 p.m. A reception will be held after the service in Room 101.

The GriefShare Grief Support Group meets Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in Room 201. If you are grieving the death of someone close, you are welcome to join us. Click here to learn more about Griefshare.

The Johnson Memorial School is currently accepting registration for 3 & 4 yr olds for the 2016-2017 school year. Contact Candice Croker for more information at 713-686-8241 or jms@stsumc.org. Click here for a registration form. 

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This Week at St. Stephen's
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Saturday, July 30:

8:00 pm—Narcotics Anonymous Support Group (Scout House)

Sunday, July 31:

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

7:30 am—Sonrise (Contemporary Worship) Choir Practice (Sanctuary)

8:30 am—Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary)

9:40 am—Sunday School for Children, Youth & Adults (Education Bldg)

11:00 am—Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)

12:15 pm—Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group Meeting (Youth Group 205)

Monday, August 1:

10:00 am—Senior Adult Council Meeting (Room 201)

11:40 am—Staff Prayer (Sanctuary)

7:00 pm—Boy Scouts Troop 604 Meeting (Scout House)

Tuesday, August 2:

National Night Out

9:15 am—Line Dancing Class (Fellowship Hall)

6:30 pm—GriefShare Grief Support Group Meeting (Room 201)

7:30 pm—Sea Scouts Ship 24 Meeting (Scout House) 

Wednesday, August 3:

6:00 am—Men’s Bible Study (Fellowship Hall/)

9:30 am—Senior Activities Day Games & Lunch (Fellowship Hall)

6:30 pm—Pokemon Hunt

7:00 pm—Staff Parish Relations Ministry Team Meeting (Church Library)

Thursday, August 4:

10:00 am—Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting (Room 112)

10:30 am—Star Wars & Faith Day (Fellowship Hall)

6:15 pm—Handbell Choir Practice (Room 101)

7:30 pm—Chancel Choir Practice (Choir Room) 

Friday, August 5:

6:00 am—Men’s Prayer Breakfast (Denny’s @ 34th & 290)