St. Stephen's Evangelical Lutheran Church, as an instrument of God's Holy Spirit, is a familiy of faithful believers that exists to bring people to a saving and nurturing relationship with Jesus Christ.
We trust, that as you explore the information on this page about our congregational life, you will understand the joy of our shared ministry. Striving to be a people with a committed faith in Jesus Christ as our Lord and Saviour and in the firm foundation of this congregation, we share a sincere love and sense of fellowship that brings us closer together as we worship, learn, and serve our Lord. Everyone is welcome to our services, programs, and events.
If I, or any member of St. Stephen's, can be of assistance to you, please feel free to call upon us.
May God bless you as you grow in your relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church.
Music: "Winter Escape" by Tillman Sillescu
Sunday School Program - Based on the "Faithville" Workshop Rotation Model in which children study and experience the same Bible story or concept for 4 weeks, rotating in various areas such as storytelling & games, arts & crafts, drama, music, and cooking.
Vacation Bible School - Children from preschool through fifth grade (ages 4-12) enjoy our popular free VBS program, held weekday mornings for two weeks in July.
Bible Study - Held most Wednesday nights at 6:00pm, October through May. If you're interested in attending, please call or email the church office for the current schedule.
For more information on the following
please contact the church office.
To have Pastor Koch preside over a Baptism, Wedding or Funeral, to be held at the church
Information on First Communion and Confirmation Classes
To have Pastor Koch visit a sick or home-bound friend or family member.
August 7 - 9:15 a.m.
August 21 - 9:15 a.m.
|Sunday, August 28, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
WORSHIP IN THE PARK
|Joint worship service with St. Matthew's and Messiah Lutheran at the Bethlehem Township Municipal Park on Farmersville Rd, Pavilion #1. Please join us for a morning of worship and fellowship.|
Sunday, September 18, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
|For St. Stephen's, Rally Day means the start of Sunday School and Confirmation classes and our annual church picnic, held after the 10:45 a.m. worship service.
This year, Rally Day has a CARNIVAL THEME!
During the Sunday School hour, you can play carnival-type games and win prizes ... create a spin-art picture ... and snack on a soft pretzel!
|Sunday School classes are open to children and adults. To pre-register for Sunday School, please complete the Sunday School Registration Form.
|If you would like to attend the Church Picnic, please complete the Church Picnic Sign Up Form.|
|Saturday, September 24, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
|$20 for 20 games! Game prizes are themed gift baskets, including similarly-themed gift cards. Each basket is worth a minimum of $20. Special games. Food available for purchase. Doors open at 12:00 p.m.; games begin at 1:00 p.m. Benefits our new organ fund. Contact the church office to order advance tickets.|
The Voice of St. Stephen's
Want to know more about St. Stephen's? Read our monthly newsletter! It contains articles from our members and Pastor, information about upcoming services and events, photos from church and preschool activities, Bible trivia, quotations, member birthdays & anniversaries, church activities calendar and worship volunteer schedule.
Previous Issues: July 2016, June 2016
Hymnal Sponsor Form
Would you like to sponsor a hymnal in honor of or in memory of a loved one? Just complete this online fillable form, print it, then bring it to church with you or mail it to the church office with your payment.
Flower Sponsor Form
Would you like to sponsor flowers to adorn our church? Just complete and submit this online form! No payment is required with the submission of the form.
St. Stephen's Dart Baseball Team Schedule
If you enjoy playing darts, or want to learn, join our team! Games are played at area churches on a rotating basis, September through April, Monday nights at 7:30pm.
Dart Team Schedule 2015-2016
St. Stephen's Preschool Registration & Schedule
A non-demoninational school for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.
St. Stephen's Preschool Registration 2016-2017
St. Stephen's Preschool Schedule 2016-2017
St. Stephen's History
St. Stephen's Timeline
Church history timeline and chronological list of Pastors serving St. Stephen's.
Delving Into Our Church History with Nevin Yeakel
A series of articles about the history of the church written by our archivist.
The Luther Rose
The Meaning of the Luther Rose explains, in his own words, the meaning behind each piece of the rose Martin Luther used as his seal to symbolize his personal theological beliefs.