EVENTS

"We Will Continue - And How!"

A Diocesan Festival of Fellowship & Revival

September 16, 2022 through September 17, 2022
 

Registration is open for "We Will Continue - And How!," a diocesan festival of fellowship and revival taking place September 16 and 17 at the San Marcos Convention Center. Join together with friends from all corners of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas for two days of Good News, worship, music, workshops, exhibits, and celebration, featuring the Rev. Becca Stevens of Thistle Farms as keynote speaker and guest preacher.

** Also!!  Volunteers are still needed from St. Stephen's to serve as hosts on Saturday morning **

Visit the Diocesan webpage for more details and registration information.  Don't miss this great event!

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Great Generations

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
11:30 am

Great Generations will meet Wednesday, August 17, 11:30 am in McArthur Hall for lunch and fellowship.

All are welcome to attend. For more information, call or email Carroll Dolezal

Blessing of the Backpacks!

Lunchboxes, too!

Sunday, August 21 ~ 10:30 am Eucharist Service

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church will celebrate a special blessing of the backpacks during ​regular 10:30 am worship on Sunday, August 21.

Bring your family, your backpack (or lunchbox!), and join in the special blessing during liturgy that day. 

 

St. Stephen's Episcopal School students have some additional activities after worship on that same afternoon!  Check the school website for more details!

St. Stephen's Episcopal School

First Day of School:  August 22!!

Join in on all the events leading up to our first day of school on August 22, and mark your calendars for some fun events already planned for this fall!

Check the school website for more details!

Commitment Sunday!

Sunday, August 28

Read about the many ministries of St. Stephen’s, and prayerfully reflect on how God is calling you to participate in the life of the parish over the coming year.

 

On Sunday, August 28, bring your completed Commitment to Ministry Form 2022 to present at the altar as your offering of your time and talent over the coming year.

 

Forms will be available soon!

ECW Women's Retreat

September 9-11, 2022

Make plans and save the date(s) to attend this year's Women's Retreat sponsored by Episcopal Church Women. 

Location: Wellspring Retreat Center (Fischer, Texas)

Cost:  $30.00

 

ALL women are invited!  Your neighbor, friend, sister -- there is no church membership requirement to attend.

  • Friday, September 9: Retreat begins at Noon

  • Saturday, September 10: Retreat Continues (all day), including an evening service

  • Sunday, September 11: Retreat will have a church service with communion, and continues until Noon

 

Activities will include games, video, line dancing, quiet time for reflection, and worship as a group.  Save the date!

Roadside Cleanup!

September 10, 2022

Wear the vest!

 

Would you like to make a difference to our beautiful Wimberley Valley Community? Discover the before and after of Roadside Cleanup!  

 

We clean two sections of highway (about five miles) four times a year as part of the Texas Department of Transportation's "Adopt a Highway" Program. Serve God, our wonderful church and community, and get gentle exercise and fresh air all at the same time.

 

Save the date! September 10 is our next cleanup date!

Safeguarding God's Children

Contact Elisa Webster to Sign-up
Required for all Volunteers involved in children's ministries;
recommended for all Members to raise awareness of Health and Safety.

Safeguarding God's Children (SGC) is an in-depth educational and training program for preventing and responding to child sexual abuse in everyday life and in ministry. In order to increase awareness of this abuse and how perpetrators of sexual abuse can gain access to and groom children and youth, this training is required for all church and school personnel or volunteers who work with or around minors, to protect our children and youth from sexual abuse.