We hope to encounter God when we worship, pray, and study wisdom texts; that’s essentially the purpose of these endeavors. But surely God is present in our lives at other times as well. How can we meet God outside of … Read More
Compline is a simple office including a confession of sins, one or more psalms, a short reading from scripture, versicles and responses, the Lord’s Prayer, and collects which ask for God’s protection during the night to come. It is descended … Read More
Your Vestry has decided that given all the changes and tumult of the past two+ years, it makes sense to leave our worship time as it is through the summer months. We look forward to seeing you at 10 AM … Read More
Thursday, August 11 – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Appalachian Trail Angels – Sheffield Mass.
‘Trail Angel’ is a term of endearment given to people who have provided direct kindness and generosity to hikers. Last year, the YPF provided a … Read More
You can fill these vases (or ones very similar) on the Sunday of your choice:
Donate and dedicate flowers for a loved one or special occasion, $45,
provide the floral arrangement honoring the dedication.
Some folks even do both!
Please … Read More
Members of the parish admitted to the hospital who would like a visit from a member of the Pastoral Care team please have a family member or friend contact the office (413-448-8276) or a member of the team.
Your Pastoral … Read More
It’s never too late to make a commitment of time, talent, and treasure. Pledge cards are available from the Parish Office and outside the chapel.
Don’t miss St. Stephen’s first-ever word cloud (above) or this year’s Stewardship video (below)!… Read More
Opportunities abound to get involved in something new at St. Stephen’s. For more information on:
- Altar Flowers
- Altar Guild
- Coffee Hour
- Habitat for Humanity
- Living Green
- Pastoral Care
- St. Stephen’s Table
- Young People’s
Welcome to St. Stephen’s! Thank you for your understanding and patience as we observe the following protocols:
Revised June 15, 2022
Please wear a mask when in common areas of the building. Common areas include building entrances, aisles … Read More
Your mind is a Garden
Your thoughts are the Seeds.
You can grow flowers
or you can grow weeds.
Do you like fresh herbs? Perennial flowers? Containers with succulents? Zucchini, Kale, tomatoes? House plants? Native flora for pollinators? John and … Read More
According to Thomas Hawkins, the author of Every Step a Prayer,
“Walking is how we move through space. Language is how we describe this experience. This relationship between physical movement and the mind explains why we have rich and nuanced … Read More
Is photography a spiritual practice for you? Could it be? Join the photography Community Connection Group at St. Stephen’s and spend the spring and summer exploring the world, yourself, and God through the lens of a camera.
Group members … Read More
Hello! I am Angie Moon, and this is my sixth year in the Vestry. I began coming to this church in 1992 when I married my husband Dan, so that will be 30 years this year. Dan and I have