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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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Happy 4th of July! The church office will be open regular hours on Friday, July 3, and will be closed on Monday, July 6, in observance of American Independence. 

Please be in prayer for those affected by storms and flooding in the Houston area. Visit www.txcumc.org for information on how you can help TACCOR with response efforts.

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VIPs Luncheon
Thurs, July 9

Young Energetic Adults
Bingo Night
Thurs, July 9

Vacation Bible School
July 27-31

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This Week at St. Stephen's
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Friday, July 3:

Troop 604 at Summer Camp

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

Saturday, July 4:

Independence Day/4th of July

Troop 604 at Summer Camp

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

Sunday, July 5:

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Communion Sunday

Troop 604 at Summer Camp

8:30 am—Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary)

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

11:00 am—Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)

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

Monday, July 6:

Church Office Closed in Observance of American


Troop 604 Returns from Summer Camp

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

Tuesday, July 7:

Noon—Deadline to Submit Articles for July 10 Evangel (Send to Maryellen@stsumc.org or call church office.)

6:00 pm—Finance Committee Meeting (Room 101)

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

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

Wednesday, July 8:

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

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

10:15 am—Homebound Visitation (Room 101)

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

7:00 pm—Missions Committee Meeting (Church Library)            

Thursday, July 9:

11:00 am—VIPs Meeting/Luncheon (Fellowship Hall)

6:00 pm—Young Energetic Adults Bingo Night (Heights SPJST Lodge, 1435 Beall St.)