St. Stephen the First Martyr Orthodox Church

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The Witness 5/9-5/17

St. Stephen the First Martyr Orthodox Church

The Witness


*All services are currently limited to 5 people, must be signed up for ahead of time at the following link:

Saturday and Sunday Services are live streamed at:

Saturday, May 9, 6:30pm Vespers

Sunday, May 10, 10am Divine Liturgy (Chrismation of Rob Saler at 9:40am).

Saturday, May 16, 6:30pm Vespers

Sunday, May 17, 10am Divine Liturgy (Hours Begin at 9:40am)

Additional Liturgies offered on Monday 10am, Tuesday 7am, Wednesday 10am, Thursday 6:30pm. Please check the sign up sheet above for availability of spaces.


St. Stephens Website is updated regularly and includes the latest Witness, past editions, videos of services, and many more resources.

Prayers for Healing and Protection in the Time of Coronavirus Fr. Joel is offering morning prayers (Moleben in Time of Epidemic) a Scripture reading and Reflection Monday through Friday at 9am (note new time) at the Facebook Live Stream.

Pams Promise Appeal Below is a list of items needed by Pam’s Promise. Fr. Joel will do a pick up on Sunday afternoon shortly following Liturgy. Please just let him know if you have items to donate, place items on your porch or somewhere else easy to pick up and he will get them and take them to Pam's Promise.

Many Years! To all the Mothers, Grandmothers and Godmothers!

Names Days: Brent Jones (5/16 St. Brendan the Navigator)

The items needed for Pam’s Promise are:

- groceries (some are currently unable to work)

- spray bottles

- bleach

- first aid kits

- hand lotion

- gloves

- toilet paper

- paper towels

- any cleaning supplies

- grocery/gift cards