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Rev. Kevin Otto

Contemporary Worship
8:30 am

Traditional Worship
11:00 am

Sunday School
9:40-10:40 am

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Our prayers and sympathy are extended to the family of Fauncine Martin, who passed away September 2.  A memorial service will be held at St. Stephen's on Monday, September 22, at 11:00 am, with a reception following the service in the Fellowship Hall.

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This Week at St. Stephen's
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Friday, September 19:

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

9:00 am—”One Body Worshipping Together” Worship Workshop

(Westbury UMC, Houston, TX)

Saturday, September 20:

7:00 am—Garden Angels Dirt Diggers Workday (Work on

church flowerbeds.)

8:30 am—Worship Workshop (Westbury UMC)

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

Sunday, September 21:

Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost

8:30 am—Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary)

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

11:00 am—Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)

12:30 pm—Bus leaves church for Adult Bible Class Luncheon

(Pappas Seafood Restaurant/See Ed Abrahams for details.)

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

Monday, September 22:

11:00 am—Memorial Service for Fauncine Martin (Sanctuary)

12:00 pm—Martin Family Reception (Fellowship Hall)

12:00pm—Deadline to turn in articles for September 26 Evangel

(Send to maryellen@stsumc.org or call church office.)

7:00 pm—Boy Scout Troop 604 Meeting (Youth Room 205) 

Tuesday, September 23:

First Day of Fall

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

11:00 am—Johnson School Chapel (Sanctuary)

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

6:15 pm—Jr. Girl Scouts (Rooms 112 & 113)

7:30 pm—Sea Scouts Meeting (MytiBurger)

Wednesday, September 24:

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

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

9:00 am—Johnson School Vision & Hearing Screenings (Church Library)

9:30 am—Hope Mission Group Meeting (Room 112)

9:30 am—Senior Games (Fellowship Hall)

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

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

6:30 pm—Radical Hospitality Committee Meeting (Church Library) 

Thursday, September 25:

8:30 am—Defensive Driving Class (Fellowship Hall)

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

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

6:30 pm—Girl Scout Daisies/Brownies Meeting  (Room 113)

6:30 pm—SEAL Security Meeting (Room 209)

7:00 pm—Cub Scout Pack 604 Meeting (Youth Room)

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