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2003 W. 43rd Street, Houston, Texas 77018  |  713.686.8241
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Worship Schedule
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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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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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We extend our prayers and sympathy to the families of Ray Sager, Jr., who died Fri., May 20, and Polly Floyd, who died Tues., May 24. Funeral services for Polly will be held Sat., May 28, at 2 pm at St. Stephen's. A private service was held for Ray's family. 

Funeral services for Wilbert (Bill) White, who passed away May 23, will be held Sat., May 28, at 10:30 am at Katy 1st UMC, 5601 5th St, Katy, TX. 

The Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church will be held Sunday, May 29, through Wed., June 1, at the Hilton Americas-Houston.

The church office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

Adults age 50+ are invited to enjoy games & lunch at Senior Activities Day, Wed., June 1, at 9:30 am. Love offerings are encouraged to help cover the cost of lunch.

Register for Vacation Bible School! "The Surf Shack"' where kids can catch the wave of God's amazing love, will be open June 27-July1.
Click here for a registration form. 

The Johnson Memorial School is currently accepting registration for 3 & 4 yr olds for the 2016-2017 school year. Contact Amy Mingle for more information at 713-686-8241 or jms@stsumc.org. Click here for a registration form. 

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This Week at St. Stephen's
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Thursday, May 26:

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

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

Friday,  May 27:

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

11:30 am—Solitaires Luncheon (Fellowship Hall) 

Saturday, May 28:

8:00 am—Garden Angels Dirt Diggers Workday

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

Sunday, May 29:

Second Sunday after Pentecost

8:30 am—Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary)

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

11:00 am—Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)

12:15 pm—Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group Meeting (Youth Room 205)

Monday, May 30:

Church Office Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Texas Annual Conference

Boy Scout Troop 604 Memorial Day Classic

Tuesday, May 31:

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9:15 am—Line Dancing Class (Fellowship Hall)

6:30 pm—GriefShare Grief Support Group Meeting (Room 201)

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

Wednesday, June 1:

Texas Annual Conference

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

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

6:00 pm—Sonrise (Contemporary Worship) Choir Practice (Sanctuary)