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lilac2.jpgWelcome to Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. 

No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, we welcome you to the Grace and St. Stephen’s community. We invite you to experience God’s grace among us, and join us in offering this grace to others.

We experience this rich spirituality in many ways:

•    shared worship
•    in community and fellowship
•    working to make our world a better place

Programs for children, youth and adults  provide opportunities for all to find a home and a calling in our parish and the greater world.  

We look forward to learning more about you and welcoming you here.

 

mouse2.jpgSunday Services:

8 am            Holy Eucharist with music
10:30 am     Holy Eucharist with choir
10:30 am     Wee Worship (2nd Sunday of the month, Children’s Chapel) 
8 pm            Contemplative Choral Compline (last Sunday of the month)

Weekday services:

Monday, 11:30 am:  Mid-Day Prayer & Anglican Rosary

Tuesday, 9 am: Morning Prayer

Wednesday, 5 pm: Holy Eucharist

Thursday, 12 pm: Public Service of Healing & Holy Eucharist

Friday, 12 pm: Chanted Monastic Prayer

 

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The church and office are located at 601-631 North Tejon Street, between Monument and Willamette Streets.

Street parking abounds around the church. On Sundays, there is no fee for metered spaces. Handicap parking spots are located near the corner of N. Tejon St. and Monument St., with wheelchair access located at the northeast corner of the church building.

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On Sundays centuries-old rituals and God’s message of hope and love combine to inspire and challenge us to face a noisy, complicated world with grace and love.

We welcome you to participate in and experience a transformative order of worship, beautiful choral music, vibrant congregational singing, and inspiring sounds from the organ. The order for the service--prayers, hymns and lessons—are provided in a bulletin so that all may participate as they wish.

At the 10:30 am service, children join the a member of the clergy for the children’s sermon after Sunday School, and then join their families for the remainder of the service.

Following either service, hospitality hour in the parish hall gives everyone a chance to connect with old friends, make new ones and weave more threads into the fabric of our parish life.

Ushers at the back of the church are available at anytime to answer any questions. We hope you will help us welcome you personally by completing the Contact Us form.

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At Grace and St. Stephen’s children are welcomed! Yes, children are invited to every worship service.  Our family-oriented programs include:

•    Breakfast Club, each Sunday morning from 9:15 am to 10:15 in Taft Hall
•    Children's Sunday School, for ages 3-12 begins at 10:15 every Sunday morning.
•    Wee Worship, a service designed for families with children 0-6 years old

Children from 3 months to 3 years of age may join the nursery, which is located in the education wing south of the main worship sanctuary. Please follow signs located in the hallways to find our nursery. Upon arrival you will need to sign-in and receive a pager to be in communication with Nursery staff.

We look forward to meeting you. Please let us know who you are, how to reach you and what more we can share about Grace and St. Stephen's with you by completing the Contact Us form.

 

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Learn

No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, what your experiences with faith and church have been or where you believe you wish to be in your faith, we welcome you to join us as we explore what it means to live in faith. Sharing with one another, we learn together and together we are formed into the Body of Christ. This formation is central to our community life and learning is a key part of that journey. 

Here at Grace and St. Stephen’s a multitude of learning experiences and opportunities for all ages provides a rich, engaging and nurturing framework for traveling the path of formation with one another and as a community:

  • Iconography Workshop: We're very excited to offer this special event here at Grace and St. Stephen’s November 17-20, 2016 exploring the connection between spirituality and art, manifested in the glorious colors and images of icons.
  • The Sunday morning Rector's Forum, led by Fr. Jeremiah; Wednesday evening programs created by our Adult Christian Education (A.C.E.) committee; home fellowship, Brown Bag programs and more provide weekly opportunities for exploration, discussion and community building. 
  • For those who wish to drink more deeply from the wells of faith and tradition, the Education for Ministry program and The Faith-Seeking Journey offer more in-depth spiritual formation.  
  • Sunday School focuses on highly interactive and engaging programs to serve children with all varieties of learning styles.
  • For young people in middle and high school, our Youth Group cultivates healthy curiosity and questions while exploring how to follow Jesus more deeply in a world full of distraction.
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