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Summer Session of Room in the Inn begins July 3

On July 3, we’ll begin the summer session of Room in the Inn (RITI). This marks a full 11 years that St. Stephen has been hosting homeless guests since RITI was initiated in Fort Worth by St. Stephen and Broadway Baptist in November 2007. During the months of July and August, traditionally our hottest months of the year, up to 15 men who are currently homeless will join us each Tuesday night/Wednesday morning for an overnight stay, two warm meals, a sack lunch for the next day—and most important—our hospitality. To properly execute RITI each week requires approximately 30 volunteers. Volunteer opportunities…

Youth Garage Sale, June 29-30

We will accept Garage Sale Stuff the week of June 24, 10:00 am – 5:00pm on Monday-Thursday. Thanks for your patience. Otherwise, we pay movers to bring it from Sanctu- ary to Parish Hall. We need un-packers, movers, organizers, pricers. Come on over when you are available! The actual sale is June 29 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and June 30 from 9 pm – 12:00 pm.

Buy a Bed for our Room in the Inn Guests!

by Dan Fergus Remember when we were college-age kids?  It was fun and cool to have your mattress on the floor.  Well, most of us aren’t in college anymore and sleeping on the floor really isn’t any fun at all.  So, after 10 years of Room in the Inn (RITI), we decided it was time to get ‘real’ beds. Some of the RITI churches have spaces where they can keep beds up all of the time, but we don’t.  So the first challenge was to have something that was easy to setup and easy to take down.  They also need…

Members generously give to Lenten Mission Opportunities

The Mission Committee can’t begin to thank you enough!  Our congregation has responded with such generosity to both the Lent clothes collection and the One Great Hour of Sharing, we are overwhelmed with joy.  To date, we have collected over $1,500 for the Disaster Relief Fund, the recipient of the One Great Hour funds, and we have delivered close to 40 bags of clothes to South Side Alliance of Churches (SCAC) for their clients. But wait, we’re not through yet!!  May is our month to deliver toiletries to SCAC and they have expressed a specific need for personal paper hygiene…

Holy Week Events

March 25, Palm Sunday 8:30 am – Worship and Communion 10:45 am – Donkey Procession on Front Lawn 11:00 pm – Worship March 26, 27, & 28 12:00 pm – Holy Week Devotional and Lunch March 28 5:15 pm – Holy Week Service for Children and Family March 29, Maundy Thursday 12:00 pm – Maundy Thursday Communion Service in Chapel  (Lunch follows) 7:00 pm – Maundy Thursday Worship with Communion in Sanctuary March 30, Good Friday 12:15 pm – Worship in Sanctuary (Lunch follows) 6:00 pm – Paschal Vigil starts in Chapel.  Each service lasts 20–30 minutes. 6:00 pm –…

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