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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.

If you are looking for a church home or seeking a church to visit, then we invite you to attend one of our inspiring Sunday Worship Services.

If you would like to know more about St. Stephen's United Methodist Church or if this is your First Visit we have put together some helpful information.

God bless you, we promise to make you feel welcome and right at home.

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St. Stephen's supports ministries that benefit people throughout world.

Missions and Outreach

Missions is at the heart of the Gospel and St. Stephen's UMC.

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Congratulations to Lindsay & Justin upon the arrival today of their precious baby girl, Adelynn! Mom and Baby are both doing fine!

We extend our prayers and sympathy to Carol Luce and her family upon the death of her son, Roland Luce, Thursday, November 19, in Colorado. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

Our prayers and sympathy are also extended to Ed Mills and his family upon the death of his son-in-law, David Raschke, on November 19. Funeral arrangements are pending.

The church office will be open this Wed, Nov 25, until noon. The office will be closed Thurs & Fri, Nov 26 & 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. 

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This Week at St. Stephen's
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Wednesday, November 25:

HISD and Johnson Memorial School Thanksgiving Holiday

Church Office Open Until Noon

No Senior Games this Wednesday!

Thursday, November 26:

Church Office Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Day

No Events or Meetings Scheduled at St. Stephen’s

Friday,  November 27:

HISD Thanksgiving Holiday

Church Office Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

No Events or Meetings Scheduled at St. Stephen’s

Saturday, November 28:

8:00 am—Garden Angels Dirt Diggers Workday

11:30 am—Solitaires Luncheon (Fellowship Hall)

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

Sunday, November 29:

First Sunday of Advent

8:30 am—Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary)

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

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

11:00 am—Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)

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

No Youth Group Meeting Today 

Monday, November 30:

11:40 am—Staff Worship & Prayer (Sanctuary)

Noon—December 4 Evangel News Deadline (Send articles to maryellen@stsumc.org or call the church office.)

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

Tuesday, December 1:

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

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

6:15 pm—Girl Scout Cadettes (6th-8th Grade) Meeting (Rooms 112 & 113)

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

Wednesday, December 2:

6:00 am—Men’s Bible Study (Fellowship Hall)Led by James Sackett)

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

9:30 am—Senior Games (Fellowship Hall & Holy Grounds Café/Bring a sack lunch.)

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

6:00 pm—United Methodist Women Banquet (Fellowship Hall)

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

Thursday, December 3:

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

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

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

1:15 pm—Office/Program Staff Meeting (Room 101)

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

6:30 pm—Girl Scout Brownies/2nd-3rd Grade (Room 108)

6:30 pm—Girl Scout Brownies/Jr.’s (Room 113)

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