CHURCH: 727-846-4330

Thrift Store: 727-846-1378

5326 Charles Street
New Port Richey, FL

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Welcomes You

We are a Healing Church 

in Jesus' Holy Name


St. Stephen's Episcopal Church




St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Looking Ahead - October 2019


Church Services:

The 10:00 service will begin Rite II on Sept. 1st.

Morning Prayer: Tuesday through Friday at 9 a.m. in the Lady Chapel.

Holy Eucharist & Healing Service 10 a.m. each Thursday, 

followed by Bible Study.

Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, 

First Friday of the month at 11 a.m.

Requiem Mass for departed loved ones Friday, Oct.  4th 11 a.m.                                                                              .

Memorial Service

Memorial Service for our deceased long-term and beloved Office Administrator, Doris Jenkins, will be held on Saturday, Oct 5th at 11 a.m. 

A Ham, Potatoes, Salads & Desserts luncheon will be served in Telman Hall after the service. 

Thrift Shop

Half price sale first full week of each month

Annual Diocesan Convention

October 11th and 12th in Punta Gorda. Rev. Father Hunter, Rev. Deacon Mercedes and Vestry Officers & Delegates attend.

Stewardship Sunday

October 13th

Angels Left Behind

Saturday, Oct 12th  at 2 p.m. Widows and widowers are invited to join us at Sioux City Steakhouse, 8515 Little Rd 


Food, Fun & Fellowship Club

Monday, Oct 21st. – 5:30 p.m. for social time, dinner at 6:00 p.m. Bring a dish to share and/or a snack. Dessert will be furnished by the hosts for the day.


Vestry Meeting

Wednesday, Oct 16th, 5:00 p.m.


Sunday Oct 13th 6 p.m. at Lane Glo South on Old S.R. 54. Three games and shoe rental at a deal for $5 for three games. Everyone is invited to play or to watch.

ECW Card Party

Monday, October 12th at 2 p.m. with Salad Luncheon at Noon. Doors Open at 10:30. Cost is $7 per person and includes lunch. Get a group together and reserve a table for whatever card game you want to play. 

Genuine Thank You to those individuals donating Salad Lunch this month!

Men's Group 

Octoberfest Saturday Oct 19th at 5:30. German Food, Beer and Wine will be available. $12 Tickets on sale after services and by calling 727-846-1378.

Rummage Sale

November 16th 

Donation Collection dates are:

October 20th after 10 a.m. Mass

October 24th after 10 a.m. Healing Mass

OR Call Norma Keay 727-264-7786 to make arrangements for your donations

Mark Your Calendars for future 2019 events

Nov 28 - Free Thanksgiving Dinner sponsored by the Fun Club.

Nov 30th - Cookie Walk. Please Bring the Recipe for your cookies as soon as possible to the church office or give them to any church woman as this is an ECW event. Don't forget to bring your donated cookies for the event. It is with all of you that this will be successful!

Dec 7th - Christmas Gala Dinner Dance sponsored by the Fun Club

New Members

We are pleased to welcome the following new members to St. Stephen’s – please add to your phone directory:

Carol Brown

Clark Brown




We are happy to welcome our new volunteers:

Sandy Blair, Office

Sandy will be working with Esther on Mondays

Margarite Darragh & Jackie Barnett, Altar Guild   

                       Breakdown of office assignments by day:


Esther Lomax – prepares miscellaneous income deposit; processes bills for payment; enters burial information, baptisms, etc.; process requests for Garden of Remembrance plots, orders calendars when needed, order office supplies as needed.   Sandy Blair will be working with Esther 


Suzi Phelan: Types the weekly bulletin for Sunday service; maintain list and labels for homebound.



Cindy Winston: Works up the readings for the Sunday bulletin; send readings to lectors each week; prepare readings for the Sunday Bulletin insert; send information to CPA each week for contributions, and financial sheets. Runs copies of Bulletin.



Barb Gauss – prepares bulletins for home bound, and send; collate bulletins for Sunday service; process any bills that have come in since Monday.   

Thanks to Larry Trecartin and Steve Barnett who have been helping Barbara Wallace with the grounds work.

Mark these upcoming events on your calendar:

October 19 – Oktoberfest, sponsored by the Men’s Club

November 28– Thanksgiving Dinner will be prepared by the Fun Club following the 10 a.m. service


November 30 – Cookie Walk and Bazaar – ECW

December 7 – Parish Dinner Dance