Welcome!  We're Glad you've joined us!

ASt. Stephen, we believe that everyone is someone in the family of God, 

and we are delighted to have you with us!

We Worship Sundays at 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.

Sunday School  at 9 am (During school year)


Upcoming events and activities
 
Church Directory Portrait Signup
Sign up for our family album portrait session
Lifetouch will be at Church on October 5th, 6th, and 7th to take individual or family portraits for our Church directory.  Please click on the photo above to be directed to the signup pages for our directory.


Generations Group

Our Generations group will be going to Schoepfle Gardens in the Lorain County Metroparks on Wednesday, September 27th.

They will leave church at 11 am and have lunch at Martino's International Cafe in Vermilion around 11:30 am.

All are welcome to attend. Contact the office if you would like to join us on this trip.


Family Night - September 30th 6:30 pm

Family Night will be held Saturday, September 30th.  A complimentary dinner will be held at 6:30 pm and we will view the movie Moana at 7 pm.  All are welcome to attend.


SCAASP - Sandusky Churches Adopt A School Partnership
We are looking for helpers to work with SCAASP.  Opportunities are available for:

Blue Streak Prayer Angel
Morning Greeters
Goals and Actions Character Building Team
Classroom Volunteers

There will be an orientation on August 25th at 6 pm at Father's Heart Church, 1814 Milan Road, or Contact Roslyn Shepherd at scaaspworks@gmail.com

Communion
We celebrate communion on the 4th Sunday of every  month and on other special days.

Garden
We are getting ready to start up our garden again now that the weather is warming up.  Do you have an interest in gardening?  We are always looking for additional help to make our garden grow.  We make donations of our garden produce to local charitable organizations.

Cards Group
This group meets most Sundays at 5:15 for fun food and fellowship.  Come give us a try. We play most card games and usually enjoy pizza for dinner.

Middle School Youth Group
Our middle school youth group meets  from 5 pm - 6:30 pm in the youth room.  This group is open for children in grades 4th through 8th. Check The Messenger for dates.

Bible Study--
Bible Study group meets the  third Tuesday of each month.  They are currently looking at the Book of Revelation. 

Just for Men--
Discussion Group for men meets the second Wednesday of each month. Come join us at 8:30 for coffee donuts and discussion on topics of interest to men.

Generations Group--
Programs for October and November are in the works.  Watch the Sunday bulletin for details.  Or....call the church office. 

Quilters-Crafters
This group meets on Thursdays at 10:00.  We quilt, sew and craft. Our current project is a Dresden Plate design quilt. We also make crafts for the new goods table at our dinners.

Scrip Cards- Gift Cards
Scrip Cards are a great fundraiser for the Church!  Head on over to the Scrip Card table after Sunday Service and pick up some for you or that special person in your life. They make great gifts. Do you shop at Meijers or WalMart? Use our cards and the church will receive a percentage.

Crossroads Dinner - Every 4th Monday
We will provide a meal at Crossroads every 4th Monday.  Please check the sign-up sheets in Fellowship Hall for what items are needed.  Volunteers needed to cook or to serve.  Thanks for helping us with this important Mission of St. Stephen!

Food Pantry
We continue to reach out for donations for our food pantry.  Please bring non-perishable food and grocery items and place them in the grocery cart located in Fellowship Hall.  Thank you for your continued generosity with this mission of St. Stephen.

Sandusky Churches Adopt-A-School Partnership (SCAASP)
We continue our participation with SCAASP after summer vacation.  Please consider helping our schools by helping with children in the classroom or assisting a teacher with copying or other work.  We also need volunteers to pray for the teachers and students at Hancock school.   Contact Pastor Fenske for additional information.

First Presbyterian Community Breakfasts
First Presbyterian Community Breakfast events are held the second and fourth Saturday each month. They are looking for volunteers to help out in the kitchen and serve meals.  The doors open at 9 am for servings and prep begins around 8 am.  Meals are served until 11 am. 
Please contact First Presbyterian at (419) 625-6261 for additional information.


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