19 Jan

Newsletter, January 17

Prayer for Guidance in finding a new Rector (BCP)
Almighty God, giver of every good gift:  Look graciously on your Church, and so guide the minds of those who shall choose a new Rector for this parish, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people and equip us for our ministries;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.
Events
Date
Time
Event
Feb 4, Sunday 10am St. Stephen’s Annual Meeting
Feb 13, Tuesday 7:30pm-10pm Finance Committee Meeting
Feb 18, Sunday 4pm Beckerath Winter Organ Recital
Feb 25, Sunday 11:30am-1pm Vestry Meeting
 
Serving at the Altar  1/21 & 1/28
January 21, 2018
8am Reader:  A. Walker
January 28, 2018
8am Reader:  TBD
10am Readers: F. Dorn, K. Conway & K. Hanson
10am Readers: T. Scharff, L. Owolabi & F. Young
Chalicist: E. Maurer
Chalicist:  J. Scharff
Ushers: M. Chech & S. Moran
Ushers:  J. & K. Wade
Altar Guild:  M. Nazareth & A. Cole
Altar Guild:  A. Walker & T. & J. Scharff
Coffee Hour: T. & J. Scharff
Coffee Hour: B. Majtyka

Altar Flowers: Anonymous

Altar Flowers: Open
 
NOTICES
Martin Luther King Day celebration
St. Stephen’s collection of drums featured prominently in the Wyoming Presbyterian’s MLK Day Open House on Jan. 15.  Ya’haya was there to work his rhythmic magic with attendees of all ages.  Thanks to the many St. Stephen’s parishioners who came out for this event.  Donations were made to the St. Stephen’s Drumming Camp during his workshops.
Annual Shrove Pancake Supper
Please note that the annual Shrove Pancake Supper will not be held this year.  It is a tradition we intend to continue, however we are going to take a break for this transition year.

Dates & Events

Please don’t forget to send upcoming dates and events for the St. Stephen’s calendar to church@ststephensmillburn.org. Articles and correspondence for the newsletter must be received by Tuesday at noon.
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Church School 
Sunday, January 21
Church School will continue this week Sunday, January 21 during the 10am service in the classroom off the Parish Hall. The curriculum is lectionary-based including special projects.  Also, learning to appreciate the presence of God around us and learning why we do the things we do when we gather in God’s name.  Any questions please email Carol Francis: bearhousecf@aol.com
 
Parish Annual Meeting
Our Parish Annual Meeting will be the 4th of February, beginning with the Eucharist at 10am  This is when we elect our Vestry, Wardens and Leadership of the Church.  We also present our proposed budgets for 2018, and our annual reports of 2017.


 
Save The Date!
Sunday, February 18, 4pm
The Winter Beckerath Organ recital will be held at St. Stephen’s Church on Sunday February 18, at 4pm.  More details regarding this event will be posted soon!
 
Parish Office Hours:
Monday & Wednesday Closed
Tuesday & Thursday 9am-4:30pm
Friday 9am-1pm
10 Jan

Newsletter, January 10

Prayer for Guidance in finding a new Rector (BCP)
Almighty God, giver of every good gift:  Look graciously on your Church, and so guide the minds of those who shall choose a new Rector for this parish, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people and equip us for our ministries; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.
Events
Date
Time
Event
Jan 10, Wednesday 7:30pm-10pm Finance Committee Meeting
Jan 14, Sunday 10am Church School
Jan 14, Sunday 11:30am-1pm Vestry Meeting
Jan 15, Monday 10am-1pm Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Wyoming Presbyterian Church, Millburn
(Donation to benefit St. Stephen’s Annual Drumming Camp)
Serving at the Altar  1/14 & 1/21
January 14, 2018
No 8am Service
January 21, 2018
8am Reader:  A. Walker
10am Readers: P. Wick, O. Owolabi & B. Riedel
10am Readers: F. Dorn, K. Conway & K. Hanson
Chalicist:  R. Riedel
Chalicist:  E. Maurer
Ushers:  S. & L. Landers
Ushers:  M. Chech & S. Moran
Altar Guild:  N. Sieffert & J. Dorn
Altar Guild:  M. Nazareth & A. Cole
Coffee Hour:  K. Hanson & B. Riedel
Coffee Hour: T. & J. Scharff

Altar Flowers: Open

Altar Flowers: Anonymous
NOTICES
 
St. Stephen’s Family News
Long time parishioner of St. Stephen’s, William Eldridge, passed away last week and will be buried in Long Island with a grave side service.
May light perpetual shine upon him. +
Dates & Deadlines
Please don’t forget to send upcoming dates and events for the St. Stephen’s calendar to church@ststephensmillburn.org .  Articles and correspondence for the newsletter must be received by Tuesday at noon.
Coffee Hour & Altar Flowers
A new coffee hour and altar flower sign up sheet will be going up on the bulletin board soon, courtesy of Heloisa Rooney.  Please feel free to sign up for either one.  Flowers can be purchased for $40, $50, or $60.  You can donate in memory of a loved one, or maybe an anniversary or birthday.  You can mail in cash or check  to the office, or put it in the Sunday collection plate.  Please make sure to put “altar flowers” in the memo, or write it on the envelope if you are paying by cash, along with your dedication.  You may also write your dedication on the sign up sheet.
 

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03 Jan

Newsletter, January 3

Happy New Year!
 
Prayer for Guidance in finding a new Rector (BCP)
Almighty God, giver of every good gift:  Look graciously on your Church, and so guide the minds of those who shall choose a new Rector for this parish, that we may receive a faithful pastor, who will care for your people and equip us for our ministries;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.
 
Events
Date
Time
Event
Jan 6, Saturday 10:30am-1pm Christine’s Kitchen
Jan 10, Wednesday 7:30pm-10pm Finance Committee Meeting
Jan 14, Sunday 10am Church School
Jan 14, Sunday 11:30am-1pm Vestry Meeting
 
 
Serving at the Altar  1/7 & 1/14
January 7, 2018
No 8am Service
January 14, 2018
8am Reader:  M. Ellingham
10am Readers: J. James, B. Churchill & F. Taber
10am Readers: B. Riedel, O. Owolabi & P. Wick
Chalicist:  J. Soughan
Chalicist:  R. Riedel
Ushers:  P. Boegershausen & S. Moran
Ushers:  S. & L. Landers
Altar Guild:  J. James
Altar Guild:  M. Nazareth & J. Dorn
Coffee Hour:  M. Nazareth
Coffee Hour: Open

Altar Flowers: Open

Altar Flowers: Open
NOTICES
 
St. Stephen’s Prayer List
Each week a new prayer list is added to the eagle stand by the main entrance for you to add or change a name if you wish.  Every few weeks the names will be taken off, however you can always add them back on if needed.
Thank you.
Coffee Hour & Altar Flowers
A new coffee hour and altar flower sign up sheet will be going up on the bulletin board soon, courtesy of Heloisa Rooney.  Please feel free to sign up for either one.  Flowers can be purchased for $40, $50, or $60.  You can donate in memory of a loved one, or maybe an anniversary or birthday.  You can mail in cash or check  to the office, or put it in the Sunday collection plate.  Please make sure to put “altar flowers” in the memo, or write it on the envelope if you are paying by cash, along with your dedication.  You may also write your dedication on the sign up sheet.
UPCOMING EVENTS

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