We will gather on Sunday, December 25th at 10:00 am for worship celebrating The Nativity of our Lord. You can also participate through the livestream and recording at www.ststephenslutheran.org.
The Gospel Of John reminds us of the broad cosmological reach of the light of God from the beginning of creation, to the birth of the Holy One of God, right into our lives and world today. We need this light. We’ve always needed this light. And it is here now! Gloria! Hallelujah!
The bulletin and Celebrate scripture readings and prayers are attached, so that you can participate in worship even if you are not able to attend church in-person. Holy Communion will be celebrated, so please have some bread and fruit of the vine ready if you are at home.
Let’s continue to be gracious and merciful with one another as we continue to struggle with a lingering pandemic.
- Masks are still highly encouraged due to our singing in church.
- Physical distancing is still highly encouraged.
- Holy Communion will be offered from Pastor Jim (sanitized hands & masked) at the front of the church. You can remain at your seat and Pastor Jim will bring the elements to you.
There is no Children’s Church / Sunday School program planned for Dec. 25th, January 1st, and January 6th. The Family Room is always available adjacent to the sanctuary for little one’s activities if you need it. We love having children in church and all that brings as part of worship! Thanks to Leslie Lapp for leading this ministry.