Welcome to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

 

 

“As parishioners of St. Stephen’s, we seek to grow in our awareness of God’s presence and love in our Christian journey.”

 

Easter Schedule

Palm Sunday- Liturgy of the Palms with participative dramatic readings at both parishes.

Tuesday-  Reaffirmation of Baptismal and Ordination Vows & Blessing of Chrism.

This is a special service open to all that want to participate in a unique, once per year liturgy offered at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul. Service time starts at 10:30 am. Our Bishop, Wendell Gibb s will preside at the service along with the Dean of the Cathedral and others as participating ministers.

Wednesday- A service of Tenebrae will be at Grace starting at 7 pm.

       This is a service of shadows and light, accompanied by dramatic readings, candles, and special prayers.

Maundy Thursday- Begins with a Christian Observance of a Jewish Seder Meal, followed by Ritual washing, Holy Eucharist, and ending with a Vigil at the Altar of Repose. This all begins at 6 pm at Grace. A sign-up sheet will be posted at both parishes for the various foods necessary for this reenactment. Good Friday. Noon service of Overheard Conversations at the Cross will be at St. Stephen’s. Holy Saturday. Easter Vigil begins at 8 pm at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul. Included in this service is Confirmation for those prepared and eligible.