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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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COMMITTED TO CHRIST: Six Steps to a Generous Life
Our stewardship emphasis continues for the next 6 Sundays. Click here for daily Scripture selections for the week of Oct. 4-10.

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New Sunday School class for parents and young couples

Sundays at 9:40 am

COVENANT-New Bible Study for Women
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.

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This Week at St. Stephen's
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 Monday, October 5:

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

11:40 am—Staff Prayer (Sanctuary)

6:00 pm—Delta Kappa Gamma Meeting (Holy Grounds Café)

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

Tuesday, October 6:

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

9:30 am—COVENANT Women’s  Bible Study (Room 201)

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

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

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

Wednesday, October 7:

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

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

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

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

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

7:00 pm—Staff Parish Relations Committee Meeting (Room 101)

Thursday, October 8:

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

9:30 am—VIPs Luncheon (Fellowship Hall)

1:00 pm—Johnson School Gymnastics (Room 101)

1:15 pm—Office/Program Staff Meeting (Church Library)

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

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

Friday, October 9:

Troop 604 Campout at Lake Jacksonville

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

Saturday, October 10:

Troop 604 Campout

10:00 am—Blessing of the Animals (Candlelight Park)

11:30 am—Red Hats Luncheon (Hibachi Grill, 5601 West 34th St)

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

Sunday, October 11:

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Food Pantry Sunday

Outstanding Mature & Young Adult Awards

Troop 604 Campout

8:30 am—Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary)

9:40 am—Sunday School for Children, Youth and Adults (Education Building)

9:40 am—Christian Faith 101 (Room 203)

11:00 am—Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)

Noon—Fellowship Lunch (Fellowship Hall)

4:00 pm--Christian Believer Study (Church Library)

4:00 pm—Discovering God’s Vision for Your Life Class (Rm 101)

5:00 pm—Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group Meeting (Youth Room 205)