St. Stephen's Lutheran
Call to Worship - 10:45 a.m. every Sunday
Pastor Werner M. Koch
Thank you for your interest in St. Stephen's!

   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.pastor koch
    May God bless you as you grow in your relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church.
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Music: "Winter Escape" by Tillman Sillescu
Welcome to St. Stephen's!

       Christian Education

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 VBS, 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.

 Pastoral Acts

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or more information on the following
please contact the church office.


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To have Pastor Koch preside over a Baptism, Wedding or Funeral, to be held at the church
or elsewhere
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Information on First Communion and Confirmation Classes
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To have Pastor Koch visit a sick or home-bound friend or family member.
Communion Services

May 1, 2016 * 8:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
May 15, 2016 * 10:45 a.m.


Special Services and Events

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Sunday, May 15, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
PENTECOST Worship Service
Celebrate Pentecost and witness the public profession of faith by our confirmands.
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Sunday, May 22, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
TRINITY SUNDAY Worship Service
 
The Annual Congregational Meeting will be held during the worship service. Two weeks prior, the 2015 Annual Report will be available in the narthex or by contacting the church office.
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SPECIAL INDEPENDENCE DAY Worship Service
  Join us for a special service celebrating our country's Independence Day!
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July 11-21, 2016; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - FREE!
  Children aged 4-12 are invited to participate in our free two-week VBS program, Deep Sea Discovery, where kids dive into God's Word to see how He has been with His people every step of the way. Hands-on service projects and sea science will help your kids experience a VBS adventure like no other!
  VBS Child Registration Form - fillable online
VBS Helper Registration Form - fillable online

      Church Publications

The Voice of St. Stephen's

May 2016

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: April 2016, March 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 Luther Roseexplains, in his own words, the meaning behind each piece of the rose Martin Luther used as his seal to symbolize his personal theological beliefs.