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Worship Schedule
Rev. Kevin Otto

Contemporary Worship
8:30 am

Traditional Worship
11:00 am

Sunday School
9:40-10:40 am

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Welcome to St. Stephen's UMC

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We extend our prayers and sympathy to the family of Dr. Bruce Krause, former pastor at St. Stephen's, who passed away August 19.  A memorial service will be held for Dr. Krause Saturday, September 6, at 2 pm at Lakeview Conference Center.

Sympathy and prayers are also extended to Betty Lane and her family upon the death of her great-grandson, Keegan Rochester, on August 21.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 30, at 1 pm at First Baptist Church, Garland, TX.

Our prayers are also with the family of Ann Edwards, who passed away Thursday, August 28.  A memorial service will be held at St. Stephen's Wednesday, September 3, at 2 pm.

Solitaires Luncheon

(A Support & Fellowship Group for Widows & Widowers)
Sat, Aug 30
11:30 am
Fellowship Hall
Please call the office to RSVP for lunch.

Wear your work uniform to church this Sunday (Aug 31) in honor of Labor Day.
Don't have a uniform?  Wear your St. Stephen's shirt!

(Please note:  the office will be closed Mon, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day.)

This Week at St. Stephen's
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Saturday, August 30:

11:30 am—Solitaires Luncheon (Fellowship Hall)

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

Sunday, August 31:

Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost

8:30 am—Contemporary Worship (Sanctuary)

9:40 am—Sunday School for Children, Youth & Adults

11:00 am—Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)

(No Youth Group Meeting)

Monday, September 1:

Labor Day

(Church office closed/No events or meetings scheduled at church campus.)

Tuesday, September 2:

9:00 am—Johnson Memorial School Teacher Workday 

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

7:00 pm—Johnson School Parents Meeting (Fellowship Hall)

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

Wednesday, September 3:

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

9:00 am—Johnson School Student Conferences (Education Building)

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

2:00 pm--Memorial Service for Ann Edwards (Sanctuary)

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

Thursday, September 4:

9:00 am—Johnson School 1st Day of Classes (Education Building)

10:00 am—Prayer Shawl Ministry (Room 112)

6:30 pm—GriefShare Grief Support Group (Room 101)

7:00 pm—Chancel Choir Practice (Choir Room)