This Week at St. Stephen’s–December 18, 2011

THE EVERYDAY GIFT This is the time of year many of us find ourselves rushing around picking up last minute gifts for those we love. We had such high hopes. But selection is diminishing, delivery deadlines are looming or have passed, and we are quickly running out of time. Is there not a better way? […]

Jeff and some choir members warmed up this morning for this evening’s Lessons and Carols service . . .

Anne and Bob sang a duet by Don Besig: [audio:|titles=The Wondrous Story] Then, a rousing final hymn and postlude accompanied choir and congregation loading 65 backpacks into a car for delivery to the Home in a Bag program: [audio:|titles=Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending; Rhapsody on ‘Helmsley’ (Lloyd Webber)] Hope to see you this evening!

Lessons and Carols Service, December 18, 2011, 7:30 p.m.

Please join us tomorrow evening for our annual Lessons and Carols Service.  I think you’ll hear from the following postings – all from last Sunday’s service – that Jeff and the choir are in fine form and eager to share the beautiful music of the season with you. Come Thou Long-expected Jesus [audio:|titles=Come Thou Long-expected […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–December 11, 2011

THINK BIG.  ACT BOLD. As we wrap up our Open Doors capital campaign—closing in on our $1.1 million goal for the renewal of our church buildings—plans continue to develop for the renovations themselves. This past week we received approval from the Diocese to hire an architect to assist us with detailed drawings. These will be […]