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Help St. Stephen Provide Masks

Our Mask-Making Mission Through the efforts of the Knitting Guild and Presbyterian Women, St. Stephen has delivered 100+ cloth face masks to DRC (Solutions to End

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In Which Hand

Dr. Rev. Fritz Ritsch May 17, 2020 Click Here to View This Service Psalm 91 – John 14: 15-21 “On his right hand Billy’d tattooed

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Unashamed

Dr. Rev. Fritz Ritsch May 10, 2020 Click Here to View This Service Psalm 31 – John 14: 1-14 “Shame is the irrepressible memory of

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A Second Chance

Dr. Rev. Fritz Ritsch April 26, 2020 Click Here to View This Service John 21:15-25 “A second chance doesn’t mean you’re in the clear. In

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Isolation, Fear, and the Future

By Rev. Dr. Warner BaileyA Lenten Meditation03•17•20 John 20:19-23 We are all pretty much in lock-down.  With movement severely discouraged and the chance for interaction

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Who Only Stand and Wait

By Rev. Dr. Fritz Ritsch 03•22•20 John 9: 1-41 “They also serve who only stand and wait.” John Milton, 1608-1674, English Poet and Civil Servant,

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March 16 Update

March 16, 2020 My prayers and thoughts are with you all in this challenging time. I know it is frustrating to be cooped up at

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March 13 Update

March 13, 2020 Dear Friends in Christ at St. Stephen: “Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it. “ I Cor. 12:

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COVID-19

All church activities are virtual, online or conducted in a carefully moderated social distancing manner. The church office is open on Mondays through Fridays, 10am

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Passion Day One

By Rev. Dr. Fritz Ritsch 03•01•20 21 When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying

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Child of God

“Child of God”By Rev. Dr. Fritz Ritsch 02•23•20 Matthew 17: 1-9 When I graduated from Union Seminary in Richmond VA in the late spring of

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