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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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Missions and Outreach

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A memorial service for Charlene Whitley, who passed away February 14, will be held at St. Stephen's on Friday, March 13, at 10:30 am. Visitation with the family will be held before the service at 9:30 am.

2015 Cruisin' for Christ

Car Show
Sat, March 21
11 am to 2 pm
Click here to download the vehicle registration form.

Senior Activities Day
Wed, March 4
9:30 am

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This Week at St. Stephen's
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Friday, February 27:

Youth Group at Mid Winter (Forest Glen Camp)

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

Saturday, February 28:

Youth Group at Mid Winter (Forest Glen Camp)

11:30 am—Solitaires Luncheon (Fellowship Hall)

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

Sunday, March 1

Second Sunday in Lent


Youth Group Returns from Mid Winter

8:30 am—Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary)

9:40 am—Sunday School for Children, Youth and Adults

(Education Building)

11:00 am—Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)

1:00 pm—Baby Shower for Kim Capers (Fellowship Hall)

4:30 pm—Disciple I Bible Study (Room 101)

4:30 pm—Disciple III Bible Study (Church Library)

Monday, March 2:

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

12:00 pm—Deadline to turn in articles for March 6 Evangel (Send to

maryellen@stsumc.org or call the church office.)

7:00 pm—Trustees Meeting (Church Library)

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

Tuesday, March 3:

9:00 am—Johnson Memorial School Classes (Educational Building)

1:00 pm—Johnson School Dance Class (Room 101)

1:00 pm—Johnson School Teacher Meeting (Church Library)

7:00 pm—Church Council Meeting (Room 101)

7:30 pm—Sea Scouts Meeting (Scout House/Rodger Brown, Skipper)

Wednesday, March 4:

Johnson School Class Portraits

6:30 am—Men’s Bible Study (Fellowship Hall/Led by James Sackett)

9:00 am—Johnson School Classes (Education Building)

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

1:00 pm—Johnson School Stay-N-Play (Church Library & Fellowship Hall)

6:30 pm—Sonrise Choir (Contemporary Worship) Practice (Sanctuary)

Thursday, March 5:

9:00 am—Johnson School Classes (Education Building)

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

11:00 am—Johnson School Chuckwagon Lunch (Fellowship Hall)

1:00 pm—Johnson School Gymnastics (Fellowship Hall)

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

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