St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites you to participate in a Holy Lent in 2016
Join us in our Sunday Eucharist 9 or 10:30 A.M.
+ 9:00 AM Eucharist +
A condensed liturgy specifically designed for our youngest participants, their families, and all who gather at the Table in the Parish Hall
+ 10:30 AM Eucharist +
A longer liturgy for all ages who gather at the Table in our Nave
9:30 to 10:30 A.M. Fellowship Activities in Community with Refreshment
The fellowship activities consist of simple Lent themed art and crafts for all ages offering opportunities to create while in fellowship and refreshment with each other.
Join us in Holy Week March 20 - 26
March 20, 10:00 AM + Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday +
On this day we gather in procession of the Palms, a dramatic reading of the Passion from Luke’s Gospel, and Eucharist
Thursday March 24, 6:00 PM + Maundy Thursday with foot washing +
On this day we gather offering a condensed liturgy for all ages to fully participate in the ceremony of washing feet, the institution of Holy Communion, and setting of the Altar of Repose with Reserved Sacrament
Friday March 25, 6:00 PM + Good Friday +
On this day we gather offering a condensed liturgy designed for all ages to fully participate on this Solemn occasion with opportunity to pray at the Cross and receive from the Reserved Sacrament
Saturday March 26, 7:30 PM + Easter Vigil +
On this day we gather to hear stories of God’s salvation, proclaim the joyful Resurrection with ‘Alleluias,’ and participate in the first Eucharist
Join us for Easter Day
Sunday March 27, 10:00 AM + Easter Day +
On this day we gather for Eucharist and extend our table fellowship with refreshment and Easter Egg hunt
At St. Stephens we are called to know Christ, make Christ known, and to love our neighbors as ourselves.
We will join with the wider Christian community, reaching out to the people of Española in hospitality and service and welcoming everyone as if each one were Christ.