Sunday Worship
8:00 & 10:00 a.m. Traditional; 11:00 a.m. Christian Rock

5700 Pheasant Hill Rd., Monona, WI 53716


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Adult Education Opportunities
Adult Forum: Sundays at 9:10 a.m.

God's Word Alive! Sundays at 10:30 a.m.
30 Minute Bible Study Focusing on the Scripture
of the Day September-May

Wednesday Morning Bible Study
Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.

Women’s Spiritual Formation
2nd Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m.

Great Dane Guys
Every 2nd Thursday, East Side Great Dane, 8:00pm

Financial Peace University
Concerned about finances, debt, and affording your lifestyle? Want to give more? Last spring, 9 households netted $42,000 in savings. Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. You are welcome!

Confirmation Banquet
Wednesday, October 29; 5:30 pm
The confirmation banquet for our 10th graders and their families will take place on Wednesday, October 29.  Pictures begin promptly at 5:30, so be there early.  Banquet will follow with our guest speaker, Pr. Pat Siegler.  9th graders and families are serving so please try to get to church by 5:00.  7th and 8th graders have the week off.

Book Group – Luther Biography
During this Reformation month is a good time to look at our history and remember what has been central for our faith.  Copies are arriving of Martin Luther: A Life, written by former Luther Seminary professor Jim Nestingen. We’ll gather at 9:10 Forum on Nov. 9 to discuss. Books are $15, and one is available in the library.

Cognitive Health
October 26 & November 2 at 9:10 a.m.
We are pleased to welcome Mary Kay Baum to our Sunday Forum. She is a rostered leader in our synod and is appreciated for her work raising awareness of cognitive health. She a early onset Alzheimer's Disease and works tirelessly on behalf of those dealing with dementia. This includes organizing a week of camp at Lutherdale for children who have a loved one with cognitive issues. Come for Sunday Forum both days and bring your questions. How can we as a community of faith better serve those with cognitive struggles?

Family Fellowship Time
Sundays at 9:35 a.m.
The Children and Families Ministry Team would like to invite you to join us for a Family Fellowship Time each Sunday from 9:35 to 9:55 a.m. Drop the kids off at Sunday School and then grab a quick cup of coffee, a snack, and a short conversation before heading into the 10:00 Worship Service. It’s a great way to get to know other St. Stephen’s parents and make some great connections at a time that you’re probably already here anyway. Call it Multitasking. Call it Networking. Or just call it Caffeine and Conversation. But whatever you call it, please join us!

Family Enrichment

Ministry for Children and Families
Our Ministry for Children and Families is vibrant! Click here for details on our Family Enrichment page.
     Weekly Email & Facebook Post
     Parenting Book Club
     Frozen Meals Exchange
     Family Movies

Church Office Hours
Monday-Thursday  8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.-12:00

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact our office at 608-222-1241.

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These Days, is a weekly publication inserted in the Sunday worship bulletin. Click here to download.

Daylight Saving Time Ends November 1
clockDon’t forget that next weekend daylight saving time ends!  Set your clocks back an hour before bed on Saturday night, November 1.

Children Receive Bibles on Reformation

Sunday, October 26
A day of remembering the church is "always reforming," we celebrate the heritage of Luther and look forward, too! Students will receive Bibles since "God's Word is our Great Heritage" (ELW Hymn #509). We give Bibles to kindergartners, 3rd graders, and 6th graders, for their faith development and as part of baptismal promises to “place in our children’s hands the holy scriptures.”  Additional copies are also available for purchase, from $10 to $20.

Trunk or Treat
2nd Annual Trunk or Treat
Sunday October 26 4:00-5:00 pm
It’s like Trick-or-Treating…except we all meet right here in the parking lot of St. Stephen’s! Here’s how it works: Families clean out the trunk of their vehicle and decorate it a using fun theme. Then, they grab some treats and cruise over to church. Kids go from vehicle to vehicle “trick or treating”, mingling with friends, looking at the decorations, and just generally having a fun time wearing their costumes. Click here for more details.

Save the Date! Family Advent CRAFTernoon
Sunday, December 7; 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join us in the Fireside Room for Christmas craftiness and fun for the whole family!  Watch for more details coming soon!

Those who placed orders in the 2nd round of “God’s work. Our hands.” St. Stephen’s t-shirts can now claim your new apparel!

Economic Inequality Conversation
Friday, October 24
God created a world of abundance, so why is there so much poverty and economic distress?  October 24 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Lake Edge UCC Dr. Edith Russell, PHD. Economics, will discuss the issues and strategize about ways to work faithfully for a more just society.

Yoga: Monday and Wednesday!
Join us for Yoga Mondays at 7:00 pm and Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Suggested donation is $10. Join in stretching, flexing, relaxing, and feeling good.

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