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Groups and Learning

We value curiosity and thoughtfulness. There are a variety of groups, series, and events that study areas of faith, scripture, and the world around us.



St. Stephens offers many learning and spiritual growth opportunities each week in-person and online. Below are some of the options that we offer, some groups meet all year long and other have specific periods for their meetings. Sign-up for our Newsletter, the E-Star, to receive the latest schedule.

Rosary Group

(Saturdays at 8:00 AM on Zoom)
Gathers to pray the rosary and fellowship together weekly. Open to youth as well as adults.

Currently praying the Peace Mysteries.These will be prayed from 6/1 through 6/29.

Sunday Forum

Sunday Adult Forum will be on hiatus for the summer beginning this Sunday. This time instead can serve as extended sabbath or time to fellowship and linger over coffee and good company.


Lectionary Bible Study

(Mondays at Noon via Zoom)
Every Monday at noon, meet with the Rector and other parishioners to discuss the readings for the upcoming week. No preparation is required. 

20’s & 30’s Group

Sundays @ Time TBD, Various Locations.

Gather monthly with peers to ask big questions and go beyond “Sunday School answers.” Contact Rachel for more information.


In-Person Bible Study on Tuesdays

Come join our new Bible study on the 2nd epistle of Peter on Tuesday nights in the Library at 6:30 pm. 

2 Peter discusses “How Should We Then Live as Participants in the Divine Nature?”  All are welcome! 

Faith & Justice Group

(Wednesdays at 6:30 PM via Zoom)

Faith and Justice Group continues its “Watch and Discuss” film series for the summer. Our next film is “Disclosure.” It can be seen on the streaming service Netflix. We will meet on June 19th, Wednesday, at 6:30 PM via Zoom to discuss our experience with this film. 


First Sunday Lunch Meet-Up

1st Sunday of the month after 10:30 AM service.

We meet in the portico and go to Jason’s Deli (located on 2611 S Shepherd Dr). This is a great opportunity to meet and connect with other St. Stephen’s parishioners.


Intergenerational Service Project

(1st Sunday of the month at 9:30 AM)

Join us at 9:30 AM in Pecore Hall for our Intergenerational Service Project where we will re-bag rice and beans for our ministry partners. This is a great activity for all ages.

Women's Spirituality Group

Monthly activities, events, and retreats that center spirituality, reflection, silence, prayer, and personal experiences.

Contact Carla to learn more.

Men's Spirituality Group

Meet monthly over a meal with friends, pray together, and grow in faith.

The group meets on the 2nd Thursday evening of each month at the Havens Center, at 6:30 PM.

Education for Ministry (EFM)

(Monday evenings in the Gathering Area)

The EFM program is preparation for the ministry to which we are called. The nucleus of the EFM program – the seminar group – consists of 6 to 12 participants and a trained mentor meeting weekly over a nine month academic year. To register, please contact Laura Thewalt.

The Presence Group

(Thursdays from 7:00 to 8;30 PM, in-person or Zoom)

Book Study on The Universal Christ, by Richard Rohr. Our meetings are on Zoom and in person. 

Email Fred Bellido to get the Zoom link.

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