News & Events

Seeking Volunteers for Parish Profile and Search Committees

Are you called? The Vestry is seeking volunteers for the both the Parish Profile and Priest Search Committees. Profile Committee – Six to eight persons who will work with The Rev. Dr. Richard Simpson, Canon to the Ordinary, to interpret the Congregational Assessment Tool and offer a variety of parish

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Laundry Love Summer Fundraising Campaign

Pastor Tim at Zion Lutheran is raising $5,000 to fund another year of Laundry Love, the St. Stephens initiated ministry that has become an ecumenical undertaking. Through August 18, $2,073 has been raised. Give through the Zion website or make out a check to Zion Lutheran with Laundry Love in

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Youth Sunday on September 29

All St. Stephen’s Youth are invited to participate in Youth Sunday: a day when all lay roles will be performed by youth. Greeters, readers, collection basket helpers, and more will be needed so there are opportunities for many age levels. For more information, contact Sara Garinther or Matt Behnke.

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Stronger Together: Harvest Dinner on October 5

Please mark your calendars for our October 5, 2019 Harvest Dinner for the Parish hosted by the Vestry and Stewardship Committee. The dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m. Our wonderful chef and loyal member Dan Moon will be catering the event – a sit-down dinner featuring pork loin, with a

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Zion Lutheran Announcements

office@zionlutheranpittsfield.org | 413.442.3525 Evening Eucharist every 2nd and 4th 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, September 5

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Interim Rector Called

The Wardens and Vestry of St. Stephen’s Parish are happy to announce the appointment of an Interim Rector. The Rt. Rev. John Tarrant, Bishop of South Dakota, will be retiring from his position in July and will be joining St. Stephen’s as the Interim Rector effective September 1, 2019. Bishop

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Children & Church in the Summer

While there are no plans at this time for summer Sunday school, children are always welcome at St. Stephen’s. Please make use of our Coloring & Contemplation Corners, children’s bulletins, and wonderful collection of books at the read of the church. Summer is also a GREAT time to start acolyting.

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Transition/Rector Search Resources

Commentary and an overview of the process from The Rev. Dr. Richard M. Simpson, Canon to the Ordinary, The Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts A Guide for Congregations Facing Clergy Transitions, The Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts

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