Samaritan House Third Friday Supper Club Our next Samaritan House 3rd Friday Dinner will be Friday, August 17. St. Stephen has been a part of… Read More »Samaritan House Third Friday Supper Club
Who is This Really About?
Acts 8: 26-40
Rev. Dr. Fritz Ritsch, Preacher
May 7, 2012
When Margaret and I were visiting in Israel several years ago, our guide was Lee, a brilliant, vibrant lady in her seventies who was originally from Chicago and seemed to have boundless energy. Lee’s day job was as a social worker helping assimilate Jews migrating to Israel under the aliyah, Israel’s “law of return.” The law of return means that Israel will accept anyone into their country as a citizen who can make any legitimate claim to be Jewish, whether racial, religious, or cultural.Read More »Who is This Really About?
The responsiveness and generosity that characterize our community of believers is fully evident in the current capital campaign “To the Glory of God.” Financial gifts… Read More »FULFILLING OUR PLEDGES… TO THE GLORY OF GOD
Isaiah 25: 6-10
Mark 16: 1-8
By Rev. Dr. Fritz Ritsch, Pastor
April 8, 2012
St. Stephen Presbyterian Church
Fort Worth, TX
“And the disciples all deserted him,” Mark tells us. First, Jesus told them to watch and pray with him, but they didn’t know how, so they fell asleep. Then the soldiers came and Jesus told them they couldn’t defend him with swords, and they didn’t know what to do, so they ran. The other gospels bear out that the disciples were so frightened that they were hidden away in a locked room. They left their Lord to die on a cross, alone.Read More »Easter Sunday: Go and Tell