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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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We extend our prayers and sympathy to Danny Niederhofer and his family upon the death of his brother, David Niederhofer, on November 18.  Arrangements for a memorial service at his church in Oklahoma are pending at this time.

The church office will close at noon on Wednesday, November 26, and will be closed Thursday & Friday, November 27 & 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. 

This Sunday, November 30, is the first Sunday of Advent.  Please join us for worship at 8:30 & 11 am as we begin the celebration of this joyous season!

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

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

11:00 am—Johnson School Chapel (Sanctuary)

11:30 am—Johnson School Thanksgiving Feast (Fellowship Hall)

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

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

7:00 pm—Finance Committee Meeting (Room 101)

7:30 pm—Sea Scouts Meeting (Scout House/Rodger Brown, Skipper)

Wednesday, November 26:

HISD/Johnson Memorial School Thanksgiving Holiday

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

9:30 am - Noon—Senior Games (Fellowship Hall)

Noon—Church Office Closes

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

Thursday, November 27:

Church Office Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Day

No Events or Meetings Scheduled at St. Stephen’s

Friday, November 28:

Church Office Closed

No Events or Meetings Scheduled at St. Stephen’s

Saturday, November 29:

11:30 am—Solitaires Luncheon (Fellowship Hall)

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

Sunday, November 30:

First Sunday of Advent

8:30 am—Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary)

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

11:00 am—Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)

4:00 pm—Children’s Christmas Play Practice (Sanctuary)

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

5:00 pm—Disciple I Bible Study (Room 101)

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