Click here for our
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
Wednesday Morning Bible
Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.
2nd Monday of the month
at 4:00 p.m.
Great Dane Guys
Every 2nd Thursday, East Side Great Dane, 8:00pm
Sunday Worship Schedule
Sundays Until Labor Day
Until Labor Day
weekend, we will switch to two worship services: 9:00 in the
sanctuary with organ and hymns; 10:30 in Agape Place with
Steadfast and Christian rock.
Farewell to Pastor Tim & Lisa
One Combined Worship Service & Potluck
Sunday, July 12
Combined Worship at 10:00 a.m.
Potluck Following Worship
As Pastor Tim prepares for a new call, let's celebrate all
he & Lisa have accomplished at St. Stephen's and show them
our appreciation. Join us after worship Sunday, July 12
for a potluck in Agape Place. We are asking those with last
names beginning with A-G bring a salad, H-Q a main dish, &
R-Z a dessert. We are also collecting money for a gift for
Pastor Tim. Donations can be given to Julie Buss, Patti
Ethridge, Becky McConnell, or Jenni in the office. Thank
Family Fun Worship
Wednesdays at 5:30pm
Each week at 5:30, we’ll have a worship
service especially focused on kids and their families. (All
are still welcome, of course!) It will be a communion
service with a lighter mood, with connections to the rest of
the week, with fun activities, with different songs, and
more! For busy weekends, or just for some extra good time
together, join us Wednesdays at 5:30!
for kids’ sermon pull-out activities in June, and see the
information about Wednesday Family Fun Worship in the
"Summer Worship" article above.
Boundary Waters, Here We Come
July 23-July 28
Boundary Waters Planning Meeting
In preparation for our canoe
trip, all participants will gather to
cover packing list, choosing menus from the outfitter, and
other details. We will meet after 9:00 worship on June 21.
We still have room for two more youth or adults on the trip
July 23-28, costing about $400.
Ministry for Children and Families
Our Ministry for Children and Families is vibrant!
Click here for details on our Family
Weekly Email &
Parenting Book Club
Frozen Meals Exchange
a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00-5:00
FOR MORE DETAILS
you have questions or would like
more information, please
our office at 608-222-1241.
Click here to email for more information.
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St. Stephen's Newsletter
These Days, is a weekly publication inserted
in the Sunday worship bulletin. Click here to
The office will be closed on Friday, July 3! Normal hours resume
Monday, July 6.
July 12: One Combined Worship Service
at 10:00 a.m.
ELCA National Youth Gathering
On Tuesday, July 14th, the group from St. Stephen’s leaves for Detroit, MI,
to attend the ELCA National Youth Gathering. We will be returning on Sunday,
July 19th. The event features a variety of learning and service
opportunities. Besides a day of service, we will be gathering with youth
from our synod participants (over 500) for a day of learning and worship. We
will also spend time with lots of different activities in Cobo Hall. Our
“in-kind” offering is disposable diapers; could you drop a box off at the
church office for us to bring to the gathering? Please keep us in your
Music! Music! Music!
We are still need of musicians weekly! Whether you're interested in summer
choir (June 28, July 26, August 9 with rehearsals at 8:00), serving as
cantor, playing your instrument, or ringing a handchime on occasion, please
let Rebecca know when you're available! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer
Elroy-Sparta Bike Adventure
Thursday, July 11
Join youth and adults for a 21 mile ride. The trail features three former
railroad tunnels that require walking with a flashlight! Steve Halverson
will cover the $4 trail pass and lunch for youth, but all are welcome! See
the sign up!
Yoga: Monday and
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.