Events and updates

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Sunday, December 8

  • 8am Holy Eucharist Rite I, The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite presides and Seminarian Joshua Paget preaches.

  • 9:15am Forum: The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite will discuss “The tradition of Las Posadas Navideñas: the history and the contemporary message for this Advent season.”

  • 10:10am Sharing the Gospel with Loaves and Fishes.

  • 10:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II, The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite presides and Seminarian Joshua Paget preaches.

  • 5:30pm Misa Alegría (Spanish language liturgy). The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite   preaches and presides.

Tuesday, December 10

  • 7pm Finance Committee Meeting in the Godly Play Room.

Wednesday, December 11

  • 10am Spirituality of Aging Sightline Series.

Thursday, December 12

  • 7:30pm Choir Rehearsal in the Auditorium.

Sunday, December 15 – The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

  • 8am Holy Eucharist Rite I, The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite presides and preaches.

  • 9:15am Forum: Discussion on the theme of the third Sunday of Ad...

Tuesday, November 19

  • 7pm Finance Committee

  • 7pm Diocesan Gathering of Latino Leadership, Church House, Diocesan Office.

Wednesday, November 20

  • 10am Spirituality of Aging Sightline Series.

Thursday, November 21

  • 7:30pm Choir Rehearsal in the Auditorium

Sunday, November 24 - Feast of Christ the King

  • 8am Holy Eucharist Rite I, The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite presides and The Archdeacon Ven. Sue von Rautenkranz preaches.

  • 9:15am Forum: Being Formed for Ministry, Archdeacon Ven. Sue von Rautenkratz will speak about our formation as disciples for Jesus and how we are equipped to service the world.

  • 10:10am Sharing the Gospel with Loaves and Fishes.

  • 10:30am Holy Eucharistic Rite II, The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite presides and The Archdeacon Ven. Sue von Rautenkranz preaches.

  • 12noon Coffee Hour Lunch honoring Ellen Baynard.

  • 5:30pm Misa Alegría (Spanish language liturgy). The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite preaches and presides.

Upcoming 9:15am Forum

November 24,...

Wednesday, November 13

  • 10am Spirituality of Aging Sightline Series.

Thursday, November 14

  • 7:30pm Choir Rehearsal in the Auditorium

Sunday, November 17

  • 8am Holy Eucharist Rite I, The Rev. Martin Smith preaches and presides.

  • 9:15am Forum: Joe Casazza will facilitate a discussion of the morning’s gospel, Luke 21:5-19.

  • 10:10am Sharing the Gospel with Loaves and Fishes.

  • 10:30am Holy Eucharistic Rite II, The Rev. Martin Smith preaches and presides.

  • 5:30pm Misa Alegría (Spanish language liturgy). The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite preaches and presides.

Upcoming 9:15am Forums

November 17, Joe Casazza will facilitate a discussion of the morning’s gospel, Luke 21:5-19. November 24, being Formed for Ministry, Archdeacon Sue von Rautenkranz will speak about our formation as disciples for Jesus and how we are equipped for service in the world. Our commitment to follow Jesus begins with the Baptismal Covenant. Each of us is on a journey as we experience calls to min...

Thursday, October 24

  • 7pm Fall Welcome Class in the Godly Play Room.

  • 7:30pm Choir rehearsal in the Auditorium.

Saturday, October 26

  • 10am - 4pm Diocesan Multicultural Festival. Please see below for more details.

Sunday, October 27

  • 8am Holy Eucharist Rite I, Seminarian Matt Ponder preaches and The Rev. Sam Dessordi presides.

  • 9:15am Forum: Elizabeth Finley and Colette Chabot will share updates on Urban Village’s plan for expansion.

  • 10:10am Sharing the Gospel with Loaves and Fishes.

  • 10:30am Holy Eucharistic Rite II, Seminarian Matt Ponder preaches and The Rev. Sam Dessordi presides.

  • 3pm Confirmation class in English.

  • 4pm Confirmation class in Spanish.

  • 5:30pm Misa Alegría (Spanish language liturgy). The Rev. Sam Dessordi preaches and presides.

Benefit Concert: Federal Saxophone Quartet, November 2

Loaves and Fishes is pleased to announce that the Federal Saxophone Quartet has graciously agreed to perform a benefit concert for the Loaves...

Tuesday, October 15

  • 7pm Finance Committee Meeting in the Godly Play Room.

Thursday, October 17

  • 7pm Fall Welcome Class in the Godly Play Room.

  • 7pm Fall International Action: Please see below for more details.

  • 7:30pm Choir rehearsal in the Auditorium.

Sunday, October 20

  • 8am Holy Eucharist Rite I, Seminarian Joshua Paget preaches and The Rev. Sam Dessordi presides.

  • 9:15am Forum. Join Joe Casazza who will lead a study of the Gospel, Luke 18:1-8.

  • 10:10am Sharing the Gospel with Loaves and Fishes.

  • 10:30am Holy Eucharistic Rite II, Seminarian Josh Paget preaches and The Rev. Sam Dessordi presides.

  • Noon Pastoral care team meeting in the Mission Conference Room.

  • 3pm Confirmation class in English.

  • 4pm Confirmation class in Spanish.

  • 5:30pm Misa Alegría (Spanish language liturgy). The Rev. Sam Dessordi preaches and presides.

The 2020 Stewardship Campaign is Under Way

Thank you for the many gifts of time and treasure you offer to St. S...

Wednesday, October 9

  • 6pm Building and Grounds Meeting in the Missionary Conference Room.

Thursday, October 10

  • 7pm – 8:30pm Fall Welcome Class in the Godly Play Room.

  • 7:30pm Choir rehearsal in the Auditorium.

Sunday, October 13

  • 8:00am Holy Eucharist Rite I, the Rev. Martin Smith preaches and presides.

  • 9:15am Forum. Join the Rev. Martin Smith for: Discovering Ann Griffiths - a Poet and Mystic of Wales.

  • 10:10am Sharing the Gospel with Loaves and Fishes.

  • 10:30am Holy Eucharistic Rite II, the Rev. Martin Smith preaches and presides. Please see below for more details.

  • 3:00pm Confirmation class in English

  • 4:00pm Confirmation class in Spanish

  • 5:30pm Misa Alegría (Spanish language liturgy). The Rev. Sam Dessordi preaches and presides

The 2020 Stewardship Campaign is Under Way

Thank you for the many gifts of time and treasure you offer to St. Stephen and the Incarnation. In 2019, we've grown in the faith and as a community, through beautiful music...

Wednesday, October 2

  • 7:30pm Taizé Service (bilingual).

Thursday, October 3

  • 7:00pm – 8:30pm Fall Welcome Class in the Godly Play Room. Please see below for more details.

  • 7:30pm Choir rehearsal (Choir Room).

Saturday, October 5

  • 2:00pm – 4:00 pm The Day of the Dead workshop: join the Rev. Sam Leite and Misa Alegria members for a bilingual workshop. Please see below for details.

  • 6:00pm Dinner for late 30s / 40s / 50s. Please see below for more details.

  • 7:00pm Women's Blues and Women's Stories. Please see below for more details.

Sunday, October 6

  • 8:00am Holy Eucharist Rite I, the Rev. Susan Walker preaches and the Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite presides.

  • 8:00am Blessing of the pets and doors. Please see below for more details.

  • 9:15am Forum. The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite will share about Celtic pilgrimages in the UK.

  • 10:10am Sharing the Gospel with Loaves and Fishes.

  • 10:30am Holy Eucharistic Rite II, the Rev. Susan Walker preaches and the Rev. Sam...

Tuesday, September 17

  • 7:00pm Finance Committee Meeting at the Godly Play Room.

Wednesday, Sept 18

  • 6:00pm Building and Grounds at the Godly Play Room.

Thursday, September 19

  • 7:30pm Choir rehearsal (Choir Room)

Sunday, September 22

  • 8am Holy Eucharist Rite I, The Rev. Martin Smith preaches and presides.

  • 9:15am Forum: "Poems to Awaken": Join Martin Smith for another session reading and exploring several poems of faith that provoke and arouse our own spiritual quest.

  • 10:10am Sharing the Gospel with Loaves and Fishes.

  • 10:30am Holy Eucharistic Rite II, The Rev. Martin Smith preaches and presides.

  • 11:30am Vestry Executive Meeting

  • 5:30pm Misa Alegría (Spanish language liturgy). The Rev. Peter Schell preaches and presides.

The Passing of George Frederick Thomas' Aunt, Beryl Jordan

George Frederick Thomas' Aunt, Beryl Jordan, died September 12th, 2019. She was 100 years old. Please keep George Frederick and the family in your prayers.

O God, whose mercie...

Wednesday, September 4

  • 7:30pm Taizé Service.  

Thursday, September 5

  • 7:30pm Choir rehearsal (Choir room).

Sunday September 8

  • 8am Holy Eucharist Rite I, the Rev. Frank Dunn preaches and presides.

  • 9:15 Forum: Discussion about Luke 14:25-33, by Joe Casazza. 

  • 10:10am Sharing the Gospel with Loaves and Fishes.

  • 10:30am Holy Eucharistic Rite II, the Rev. Frank Dunn preaches and presides.

  • 5:30pm Misa Alegría (Spanish language liturgy). The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite preaches and presides

Summary of August Vestry meeting

The diocese has approved Sally Ethelston to become a postulant for the vocational diaconate and Savannah Ponder has been approved for ordination to the transitional diaconate. The vestry signed a letter to the diocese endorsing Savannah for ordination. Loaves & Fishes’ Ed Grandi reported on the L&F “Fund for the Future,” which has already raised approximately $50,000 to secure the program. The Finance Committee reported that the parish finances ar...

Tuesday, August 20

  • 6:30pm Family Movie night: The Lorax – Dr. Seuss (2012-PG) (Auditorium).  

  • 7pm Finance Committee Meeting (Godly Play Room).

Sunday August 25

  • 8am Holy Eucharist Rite I, the Rev. Linda Kaufman preaches and presides.

  • 9:15 Coffee in the Auditorium

  • 10:10am Sharing the Gospel with Loaves and Fishes.

  • 10:30am Holy Eucharistic Rite II, the Rev. Linda Kaufman preaches and presides.

  • 5:30pm Misa Alegría (Spanish language liturgy). The Rev. Sam Dessórdi Leite preaches and presides.

Family Movie Night!       

Through the summer everyone is invited to the Family Movie Night program. Every Tuesday during the month on August, starting at 6:30pm (movie starts at 7pm) we will meet in the church with popcorn and soft drinks. Feel free to bring snacks to share with the group. The movies will be shown in English with Spanish subtitles. We will be screening this week: “The Lorax – Dr. Seuss” (2012) (PG).

Dinner for late 30s / 4...

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