St. Stephen's Episcopal Church-Forest, VA

Coming weeks…

Sunday, January 22nd

Bishop's Visit

Adult Forum - A Conversation With the Bishop

Only 1 service at 10:30!

Reception to follow the Eucharist

Annual Convention January 27-29, 2017

One In Mission: Joining The Jesus Movement:  Our Presiding Bishop Michael Curry regularly describes our baptized call to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ as a "movement." This emphasis reminds us that following Jesus is not a spectator sport. Christians are to be on the move for sake of the Gospel and for the sake of others. Each year at our annual gathering in convention, I have focused on our becoming the missional church. Joining the Holy Spirit's ever-expanding mission into the world is our work.
 
As a diocesan family, we must continue to build networks of relationship with each other so that we widen our circles of engagement with new neighbors. Our guests this year will be the Rev. Noé Bernier and the Rev. Dwight Zscheile. Noé is the Archdeacon of the Central Plateau in the Diocese of Haiti. He will be our preacher on Friday evening and a workshop leader on Saturday. The Rev. Dwight Zscheile,our 2016 keynote speaker, will be with us again this year as a coach and workshop leader in our new initiative of Living Local: Joining God. 
 

A service will be held at St. Stephens at 10:30 on Sunday, January 29th.

Wednesday evening healing prayer
   The Daughters of the King invites us to evening prayer Wednesdays at 5:30pm in the sanctuary.