September 9, 2020
Dear People of St. Stephen’s,
I hope you are well this day. Please know that you as individuals and our community as a whole are in my prayers.
It has been just about six months since we last celebrated Eucharist together. This fact feels truly staggering. In the interim, I have had untold conversations about how we might celebrate communion during this time of social distancing. I have been concerned both with the health and safety of our community and with preserving the meaning (the theology) of communion. And I am excited to announce that we have found a way forward that feels right at this time.
On Sunday, September 20th, our 10am live-streamed service will be a service on Holy Eucharist. During the week before, members of your altar guild will gather outdoors, socially distanced, masked and gloved, to bag hosts for each individual or household who responds to the below survey. We will then hold a very small service of Holy Communion (which I plan to live stream as well) and together bless the bagged wafers.
On Friday and Saturday, September 18th and 19th, we will… Continue reading
The Rev. Christy Laborda Harris’ Sermon from the Day of Pentecost (5-31-20)
Live streamed: watch here!
Live stream: Watch here!
Live stream: watch here!
Live streamed: Watch here!