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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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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 family of Ruth Hornick who passed away Thursday, March 26. Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.

Our prayers and sympathy are also extended to Steve & Jana Green upon the death of Steve's mother, Maxine Green, on Wednesday, March 25.  A funeral service will be held Sunday, March 29, at 2 pm at Stewart Funeral Home in Tyler, Texax.

Boy Scout Troop 604 Spirit Night

Thurs, March 26
5-8 pm
Chick Fil A @ 610 & N Shepherd

Johnson Memorial School
Open House
Thurs, March 26
6:00 pm

2015 Cruisin' for Christ

Car Show
Sat, March 28
11 am to 2 pm
Click here to download registration form.

Easter Egg Hunt
Sat, March 28
10:00 am 
Candlelight Park

Palm Sunday Worship
8:30 & 11 am
Palm Procession at both services.

Holy Week at St. Stephen's-Click here to see our schedule of worship services for Holy Week.

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

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

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

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

11:00 am—Johnson School Chapel Service (Sanctuary)

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

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

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

Thursday, March 26:

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

9:00 am—Johnson School Silent Auction “Early Bird” Shopping (Fellowship Hall)

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

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

5-8 pm--Troop 604 Spirit Night (Chick Fil A-610 @ N Shepherd)

6:00 pm—Johnson School Silent Auction (Fellowship Hall)

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

6:30 pm--Johnson School Students Sing (Fellowship Hall)

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

7:00 pm—Johnson School Open House (Education Building)

7:00 pm—Cub Scouts Pack 604 Meeting (Scout House)

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

Friday,  March 27:

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

Saturday, March 28:

10:00 am—Easter Egg Hunt (Candlelight Park, 1520 Candlelight Ln)

11:00 am—Cruisin’ for Christ Car Show (Education Building Parking Lot)

11:30 am—Solitaires Luncheon (Offsite)

*2:30 pm—Chancel Choir Practice (Choir Room)

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

*Special practice time due to Holy Week 

Sunday, March 29

Palm Sunday

8:30 am—Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary)

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

11:00 am—Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)

4:30 pm—Disciple I Bible Study (Room 101)

4:30 pm—Disciple III Bible Study (Church Library)

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