Summer Sunday Worship
9:00 a.m. Traditional; 10:30 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.

Women’s Bible Study
Every 3rd Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.

Men's Faith Conversations
Every 2nd Thursday, East Side Great Dane, 8:00pm

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Save These Dates for Summer!
Monona Munchies—Every Tuesday, June 17-August 26,
     at Schaefer Park in Monona
St. Stephen’s Golf Outing—July 20, 3:00pm,
     Monona Golf Course

Concerts on the Square—
July 23
Men’s Weekend in Minocqua—July 25-27
Mallard’s Game—St. Stephen’s night at the park, July 28th
Paint-a-thon—August 2
SpiriTed Concert—August 2 & 3
The Road Home—hosting August 7 at Lake Edge UCC
Men at the Dane—August 14
Family Retreat, Lutherdale—
August 22-23. Click for details.
Fall Family Camping
September 19-21 at Yellowstone
     State Park. Click for details.

Concerts on the Square: July 23

What better way to spend a lovely summer evening than listening to beautiful music with the fellowship of friends? Mark your calendar for Wednesday, July 23 to join us for St. Stephen’s trip to Concerts on the Square. The program will feature favorite selections by Gershwin, Copland and Dvorak. We’ll reserve an area of pavement on the Square for St. Stephen’s folks to gather. You just need to bring your lawn chair. You can bring your own food and beverages or you can purchase them from any of the many concert vendors. We’ll also help coordinate transportation for those who need it. The Worship and Music Ministry Team is coordinating this musical fellowship experience. The actual concert starts at 7:00pm but we will be gathering beforehand for a picnic (time is TBD). Listen for announcements during services. There will be a sign-up sheet a couple of weeks before the event so we can make sure we have rides arranged and enough space reserved. In case of rain, the St. Stephen’s night at Concerts on the Square will move to Wednesday, July 30th. We look forward to spending a wonderful evening with you on July 23.

Golf Outing: July 20

Sunday, July 20th is our next golf outing. We will golf at Monona golf course at 3 pm with a scramble format. If you are interested, you can sign up on the sheet in the narthex and we will secure the appropriate tee times.

Men: July 25-27
The men's weekend is Friday 7/25 -Sunday 7/27 at Jeff Kunz’s cabin on Diamond Lake. We’ll leave after work on Friday and stop along the way for fish in Stevens Point. We have beds for 8 to 17 guys. Saturday night we can have a burger/brat fry at our place, and the last time the guys were great cooking up eggs, coffee, cereal and pastries. There are 3 canoes, a kayak, small sunfish sail boat, and a 14' aluminum fishing boat. The lake is sand bottom and good for water activities, and we have several bikes and many trails from our land, plus a tennis court, basketball, and other outside/inside games including pool, ping pong, darts, etc. Sunday morning, we’ll go to church together, then head home. Talk to a pastor to RSVP.

Monona Munchies!
Our volunteers are doing an awesome job and lots of hungry kids are being fed!  Volunteers meet at the Community Center at 11:15 for set-up! We’re done by 1 p.m.  Sign up online at Sign-up Genius or talk to Paige.

32% of families at Winnequah Elementary School receive free and/or reduced lunches.  Once school ends, some of these children may find themselves hungry.  St. Stephen’s, IHM, and Monona United Methodist are teaming up to help feed hungry kids in our community over the summer.  “Monona Munchies” will provide a brown bag lunch to hungry kids at Schaefer Park (north of the Monona Pool), Monday-Friday, from noon to 1:00 p.m. beginning June 16th and running through August 29th.  Volunteers are needed to grocery shop, prepare the lunches, and serve the lunches.  Please talk to Paige if you can help!!

Yoga: Monday and Wednesday!
Join us for Yoga Mondays at 7:00 pm and Wednesdays at 10:30 am.  Suggested donation is $10.  You may also like to read an article by a Luther Seminary New Testament professor reflecting on Christian faith and yoga; copies are on the table under the events TV.

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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St. Stephen's Newsletter

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

Food Pantry Needs Your Help!
The Food Pantry is in need of brown paper bags! If you can help, please drop them off either at the Food Pantry or the office. Thanks!

Women in Prayer
Second Monday Every Month
The group of women practicing prayer continues during the summer, meeting the 2nd Monday of the month  at 4:00 p.m. in the Library.

Window Washing
Choose your own day, time and area to help wash all windows (inside & out) in the church! A supply of paper towels & window cleaner will be available by the office. If you have another cleaning product you’d like to use, that’d be fine also! Sign up today in the narthex!

Garden Clean-up and Weeding Day
July 19
As a Building & Grounds project, join us Saturday, July 19, 1:00-3:00, in cleaning up the church grounds. We will be trimming & weeding. Even if you don’t know a flower from a weed, you’re welcome with Jean Boehnen and John Esser’s guidance.

Seasoned Saints
Join us at Monona Gardens on Saturday, July 19, at 9:00am for breakfast and some great conversation! it’s in there! Thanks!

Summer Choir: July 20
Summer choir meets at 8:00 to rehearse, and sings at the 9:00 service. All are welcome; no experience necessary. We especially invite school aged children and their parent(s) to join us in leading worship through song this day!

Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Sunday, July 27
St Stephen’s night out at the Mallard’s game is Sunday, July 27th. Tickets will be available starting next week at the church. Cost for the ticket is $18.00 which includes a great seat and a tailgate inside Mallard’s park. Mark your calendars today and get your tickets beginning next Sunday, because these tickets will go fast!

SpiriTed Concert
August 2 & 3
Experience the music and storytelling of SpiriTed. The duo includes a storyteller and musician and an oboist. Saturday August 2,  at 6:00 pm, they will perform a concert called 567: Go Tell it from the Mount, and then they will join us for worship the following morning. A freewill offering will be collected at both events. More information about SpiriTed can be found at and

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
     Family Retreat, Lutherdale: August 22-23.
     Fall Family Camping: September 19-21
           Yellowstone State Park.

Family Survey
Our Children and Families Ministry Team has worked hard to create a survey that will help guide our planning during the coming year. If you have children ages 0-10, please click this link and take our survey!

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