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St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church is an inclusive, nurturing, and healing community that seeks and invites all to practice the transformational and empowering work of Jesus Christ among us and in the world.

 

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Our Community

We are a progressive Christian community that welcomes the challenge of faith. We don’t offer easy answers and we don’t agree with each other on many things. But we do share a common challenge to care, to grow, in the way of Jesus. Gathering in Jesus’ name is difficult for some of us because of the way it has been misused in our culture and by us. However, the challenge of Jesus to love God first and our neighbors draws us together to worship and serve. Through our church, day school, and community center we strive to invite diverse people into greater wholeness; we are a community of wonder and of action.

In the Midst of Life We are in Death

In the Midst of Life We are in Death

One of the old wives' tales is that death always comes in threes. I am not a big believer in superstitions or folk wisdom, necessarily, but there are times when it seems true. This winter has seen the deaths of many saints at St. Stephen's: Carvel...

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The World Is Too Much With Us

The World Is Too Much With Us

BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers;— Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!... Recently I was attending chapel at our School with the...

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The Blessing and Curse of Perspective

The Blessing and Curse of Perspective

Well, we know where we're going But we don't know where we've been And we know what we're knowing But we can't say what we've seen David Byrne, “Road to Nowhere,” 1985 As a people, we leave the Baptism of our Lord feast and move into the season after the...

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