News & Events

CAT Survey Results

1-page summaries of the CAT results are available near both entrances of the church as well as in the office. The entire report is available in the office as well and can be viewed upon request but should not leave the building (it’s an enormous amount of paper!). Questions about

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Adult Education for Advent

The four-week Advent program using a study booklet based on Raymond E. Brown’s larger work “The Birth of the Messiah” began this week.  In order to make this study more accessible Louise Penney will be offering it on Sunday mornings at 9:00 am, December 8, 15 and 22 in the

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Jesse Tree Donations

St. Stephen’s is partnering with the Berkshire Immigrant Center again this year for our Jessee Tree donations. Unwrapped toys for any age and gift cards (Visa, grocery store, Walmart, Target) in denominations of $10 – $25 have been requested.  All donations must be received by December 16. Place toys in

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Christmas Services 2019

Please, celebrate with us at “the manger,” God’s altar, at St. Stephen’s this Christmas. Christmas Eve: 5:00 pM and 10:00 pM Twenty minutes of music and carols will precede both services. Bishop Doug Fisher will be joining us for the 5:00 p.m. service. Christmas Day: 10:00 aM

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Stewardship 2020

There is still time to offer your time, talent, and treasure to support the work of St. Stephen’s into 2020. Pledge cards are available at church. Please find digital versions of the material here: Stewardship 2020 Brochure 2020 Pledge Card (Front) 2020 Pledge Card (Back) Online giving page

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Code Blue: Winter Wear Needed

In cold weather, this phrase refers to the need to provide help and shelter for our homeless neighbors.   A blue collection bin located near the bulletin board outside the Guild Room is waiting for your donations. Please help with socks, hats, boots, gloves, hand warmers, lip balm, backpacks, and

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Profile Committee Members

Your profile committee members are Maribeth Barney, chair, Chris Plankey, Vestry Liasion, Connie Bullard, Joan Kurber, Diana Macfarlane, Craig Reynolds, Liz Trapani, and Susan Wojtasik.

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Search Committee Members

Your search committee members are Gwen Davis, Josie Ellis, John Garinther, Alec Gilman, Cathy Carchedi, Francie Hills, Susan LeBourdais, David Nevin, Chris Perry, and Craig Smith. The Rev. Francie Hills will serve as the committee chaplain. Wendy Webster Coakley is Vestry liaison.

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Zion Lutheran Announcements

office@zionlutheranpittsfield.org | 413.442.3525 Evening Eucharist every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. This brief, 20-minute worship service is the perfect way to end and afternoon and reorient ourselves toward the holy. Jazz Vespers on the first Thursday of the month. The next Jazz Vespers will be Thursday, December 5 at 6:00 PM,

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Young People’s Fellowship (YPF) Update

At the YPF’s October 20th, second grant-funded trip to the outdoor education center, Ramblewildthrew another very different set of challenges our way! Our first visit last spring provided opportunities for groups to face the challenges of the high ropes course-definitely outside of many participants’ comfort zone. Sunday’s group-building exercises in

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Help Wanted: St. Stephen’s Table

St. Stephen’s Table is a parish outreach ministry that has offered hot, nutritious meals to guests for more than two decades. Volunteers prepare and serve these meals each week on Thursday and Friday evenings. Our Thursday teams need more team members. Can you spare an hour once a month or

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Snow/Inclement Weather Policy

Services at St. Stephen’s will be held as long the interim rector can get to the church and the City of Pittsfield has not issued a parking ban. The office will be closed when Pittsfield schools are closed. 

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