St Stephens Episcopal Church


St. Stephen's Episcopal Church




St. Stephen's Episcopal Church


Looking ahead to November, 2018



Church Services:

  • The 10:00 service for November will be Rite II.
  • 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, except 3rd Thursday, followed by ECW meeting.
  • Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament – Friday, November 2, 11 a.m. – Please join us for this opportunity   to spend some special quiet time.
  • Requiem Mass for departed loved ones – Friday, November 30, 11 a.m. Loved ones who departed this life during the month of Novembr are especially remembered and we have an opportunity to spend an hour honoring them.   A copy of the list for November will be posted.


Men’s Club

All men of the church are invited to join us for a breakfast meeting at 8:30 on Saturday, November 3.   We enjoy a great breakfast, and discuss plans for helping the church.  


Thrift Shop

Half-price sale – Monday, November 5, through Saturday, November 10.

We now have gift certificates for the Thrift Shop.


Tai Chi

Each Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.   Hope you can join us.


Angels Left Behind

Saturday, November 10 – 4:30 p.m. at the Country Pizza Inn, on U.S.19 just south of Main Street.   This is a group of widows and widowers of St. Stephen’s who get together once a month for dinner and conversation.   We hope you can join us. Please sign up in Telman Hall.



Sunday, November 11, 6 p.m. at Lane Glo South on Old S.R. 54.   Call Marty Giles, 727-842-6530, if you have any questions.


Card Party/Salad Luncheon

Monday, November 12.   Doors open at 10:30. Please bring your usual donation for the salad luncheon – call Doris, 937-0039, if you have any changes and if you will not be able to help with the luncheon.  


Vestry Meeting

Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 p.m.   (Note change in date.)


Cookie Walk and Bazaar

Saturday, November 17 – 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Please donate 3 batches of your favorite cookie for the sale. Call Carol Morrow, or Norma Keay for information.

Food, Fun & Fellowship Club

Monday, November 19. Social time 5:30, dinner served at 6:00.   Please bring a snack for social hour and/or a dish to share. Dessert will be provided by hosts for the day, Steve and Jackie Barnett. Please sign up in Telman Hall.


Episcopal Church Women Meeting

Meeting Thursday, November 15, following the Healing Service.  


Italian Night

The Italian Night was a great success.   Thanks to Steve Garret for the great pasta, and to Margarite Darragh for the delicious anti-pasto.   Thanks to Steve and Jackie Barnett, Betty Turner, Sheila Wetzork, Delma Joseph, and to all who stepped forward to help prepare, serve and clean up.   It was a team effort from the Fun Club.   We are happy we were able to donate $600 to St. Stephen’s.  


Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday, November 22 - Thanksgiving Dinner prepared by the members of the Fun Club following the 10:00 service.



New Year’s Eve Casino Night

Plans are moving along for this very special event.   Our thanks to those who are working so hard.   Tickets are now on sale – please note posters now on the bulletin boards.    


Mark your calendars for these events in 2018:

December 8 – Parish Dinner Dance – Fun Club

December 31 – New Year’s Eve Casino Night – organized by Art and Mercedes Marshall.


Events scheduled for 2019

January 19 – Outreach Tea

February 2 – Ham Dinner – Men’s Club

February 16 – ECW Rummage Sale

March 2 – ECW Fashion Show

March 16 – Corned Beef Dinner – Men’s Club

May 18 – Parish Picnic – Fun Club

August 17 – Hawaiian Night Dance – Fun Club

October 19 – Italian Night or Oktoberfest – Fun Club

December 7 – Parish Dinner Dance


A reminder, please submit all information for December Looking Ahead no later than Wednesday, November 21 for insertion in the bulletin for Sunday, November 25.  Thanks.