Services & Sermons

February 21, 2021 – 1st Sunday of Lent

Thank you for joining us! Today we welcome The Rev. Dr. Nina Pooley! Nina is our new rector and today she preaches while our bridge pastor, Rev. David DeSmith officiates.

Today’s readings:

Genesis 9:8-17
Psalm 25:1-9
1 Peter 3: 18-22
Gospel: Mark 1:9-15

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February 17, 2021 – Mask (Ash) Wednesday

Welcome! There will be a blessing of the masks today, so please have all your masks with you.

Today’s readings:
Joel 2:1-2,12-17
Psalm 103:8-14
2 Corinthians 5: 20b – 6: 10
Gospel: Matthew 6: 1-6,16-21

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February 14, 2021 – Last Sunday after the Epiphany

Welcome!

Today’s readings:
2 Kings 2: 1-12
Psalm 50: 1-6
2 Corinthians 4: 3-6
Gospel: Mark 9: 2-9

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February 7, 2021 – 5th Sunday after the Epiphany

Welcome!

Today’s readings:
Isaiah 40: 21-31
Psalm 147: 1-12, 21c
1 Corinthians 9: 16-23
Gospel: Mark 1: 29-39

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January 31, 2021 – 4th Sunday after the Epiphany

Welcome!

Today’s readings:
Deuteronomy 18: 15-20
Psalm 111
1 Corinthians 8: 1-13
Gospel: Mark 1: 21-28

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January 24, 2021 – 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany

Welcome!

Today’s readings:
Jonah 3: 1-5,10
Psalm 62: 6-14
1 Corinthians 7: 29-31
Gospel: Mark 1: 14-20

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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

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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.

2020 Service Archive