Services & Sermons

January 17, 2021 – 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany

Welcome!

Today’s readings:
1 Samuel 3: 1-20
Psalm 139: 1-5, 12-17
1 Corinthians 6: 12-20
Gospel: John 1: 43-51

View, download, or print the Bulletin for this service here.

January 10, 2021 – 1st Sunday after the Epiphany

Welcome! Today we celebrate the baptism of our Lord!

Today’s readings:
Genesis 1: 1-5
Psalm 29
Acts 19: 1-7
Gospel: Mark 1: 4-11

Today’s service bulletin includes the order of service, this week’s prayer list, and parish notices.
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January 3, 2021 – The Feast of the Epiphany

Welcome! Today we celebrate The Feast of the Epiphany!

Today’s readings:
Isaiah 60: 1-6
Psalm 72: 1-7,10-14
Ephesians 3: 1-12
Gospel: Matthew 2: 1-12

Today’s service bulletin includes the order of service, this week’s prayer list, and parish notices.
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St. Stephen’s Christmas Service

Welcome! We are delighted that you are celebrating Christmas with us. Don’t forget to have a candle ready to light as we sing “Silent Night.”

Christmas readings:
Isaiah 9: 2-7
Psalm 96: 1-4, 11 & 12
Titus 2: 11-14
Gospel: Luke 2: 1-20

Today’s service bulletin – including this week’s prayer list (to view, download, or print)

December 20, 2020 – 4th Sunday of Advent

Thank you for joining us this 4th Sunday of Advent for the scripture reading, reflection, prayers, and hymns. Today’s Hymns: 438, 56

Today’s readings:
2 Samuel 7: 1-11,16
Canticle 15 / Luke 1: 46-55
Romans 16: 25-27
Luke 1: 26-38

Today’s service bulletin – including this week’s prayer list (to view, download, or print)

December 13, 2020 – 3rd Sunday of Advent

Thank you for joining us this 3rd Sunday of Advent for the scripture reading, reflection, prayers, and hymns.

Today’s Hymns: 75, 73

Today’s readings:
Isaiah 61: 1-4,8-11
Psalm 126
1 Thessalonians 5: 16-24
John 1: 6-8,19-28

Today’s service bulletin – including this week’s prayer list (to view, download, or print)

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Look for an exciting announcement from our wardens at the end of this service! (Announcement starts at about the 43:20 mark.)

Permission to use the music in this service obtained through ONE LICENSE, License number A-711743. All rights reserved.

December 6, 2020 – 2nd Sunday of Advent

Thank you for joining us this 2nd Sunday of Advent for the scripture reading, reflection, prayers, and some singing (special thanks to Joy, our musical director and organist, and choir members Jeff and Wavelyn Hine!)

Today’s Hymns: 67, 76

Today’s readings:

  • Isaiah 40: 1-11
  • Psalm 85: 1-2, 8-13
  • 2 Peter 3: 8-15a
  • Mark 1: 1-8

Today’s service bulletin – including this week’s prayer list (to view, download, or print)

With the COVID-19 infection rate still surging in our area, we have suspended in-person worship until further notice.

November 29, 2020 – First Sunday of Advent

Sleepers awake! Thank you for joining us this 1st Sunday of Advent for the scripture reading, reflection, prayers, and for the first time in TOO long, some singing! Today’s Hymns: 59, 66

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Readings for the First Sunday of Advent:
Isaiah 64:1-9
Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18
1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Gospel: Mark 3:24-37

With the COVID-19 infection rate still surging in our area, we have suspended in-person worship until further notice.

November 22, 2020 – Last Sunday after Pentecost

Thank you for joining us this last Sunday after Pentecost for the scripture reading, reflection, and prayers. View, download, or print the Bulletin for this service (including this week’s prayer list) here.

Today’s readings:
Ezekiel 34: 11-16, 20-24
Psalm 100
Matthew 25: 31-46
A Litany of Thanksgiving, BCP pg.837

This week’s prayer list can also be found here.

With the infection rate rising sharply in our area, we have suspended in-person worship immediately. We will continue our online worship for as long as we are able.

November 15, 2020 – 24th Sunday after Pentecost

Thank you for joining us this 24th Sunday after Pentecost for the scripture reading, reflection, and prayers.

Today’s readings:
Judges 4: 1-7
Psalm 123
Matthew 25: 14-30

This week’s prayers can be found here.

With the infection rate sharply rising in our area, we have suspended in-person worship immediately. We will continue our online worship for as long as we are able to do so.

November 8, 2020 – 23rd Sunday after Pentecost

Thank you for joining us this 23rd Sunday after Pentecost for the scripture reading, reflection, and prayers.

Today’s readings:
Joshua 24: 1-3a, 14-25
Psalm 78: 1-7
Matthew 25: 1-13

While we will continue our online worship, in-person worship including communion has resumed at St. Stephen’s. We take all the necessary precautions. If you’re comfortable, please join us on Saturdays at 5 p.m. or Sundays at 10 a.m. Preregistration and masks required. Call the office or visit this page to preregister (413) 448-8277.

November 1, 2020 – All Saints’ Day

Thank you for joining us this All Saints’ Day for the scripture reading, reflection, and prayers. Today we renew our baptismal vows!

Today’s readings:
Revelations 7: 9-17
Psalm 34: 1-10, 22
Matthew 5: 1-12

While we will continue our online worship, in-person worship including communion has resumed at St. Stephen’s. We take all the necessary precautions. If you’re comfortable, please join us on Saturdays at 5 p.m. or Sundays at 10 a.m. Preregistration and masks required. Call the office or visit this page to preregister (413) 448-8277.

2020 Service Archive