This Week at St. Stephen’s–March 29, 2015

This week we enter the myth of Holy Week, the great story about death and resurrection that unites us to all mythic traditions, yet also separates us out. It may sound strange, calling the central Christian events a “myth”. Are we not talking about historical events?There is no good reason to doubt that we are. […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–March 22, 2015

A GREAT GIFT We could never say enough about the great gift our children are to us! It used to be said that children are the church of tomorrow. But the truth is, they’re the church of today. Their active presence in our midst enriches us all. Throughout this Lenten season we have been exploring […]

This Week at St Stephen’s -March 15th 2015

Looking for a Sign Back in the day, churches displayed the times of their Sunday services on their outdoor sign … and called it advertising. In an age when most people went to church, and when most of them already had their denominational affiliation, there was nothing else to say. Now, in an age when almost no one goes […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–March 08, 2015

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE How would you feel if you could look your assailant in the eye? What would you say? Would it be an opportunity for vengeance? Or would it be a time for compassion, perhaps even forgiveness? We’re about to find out. Our church was broken into five times over the Christmas holidays—all, apparently, by […]