An Awareness We Are in this Life Together: Pandemics Can Do That

We are well aware we are living, breathing creatures.  Sometimes wemay take for granted life and breath.  But, there is something about a world-wide crisis that brings us up short, gets our attention in ways of which we may be unaware on most ‘ordinary days.’ These are not ‘ordinary days.’  While we may be rushingContinue reading “An Awareness We Are in this Life Together: Pandemics Can Do That”

St. Stephen’s Calls Interim Rector

Please welcome the Rev. Dr. Lorraine Ljunggren (LUN gren) as our Interim Rector.  Her first Sunday at St. Stephen’s will be Advent 1, December 1st.  We’ll have lunch after the 10:30 service to greet & welcome Rev. Lorraine. Your Vestry was unanimous in issuing this call.  We are fortunate to have someone with Rev. Lorraine’sContinue reading “St. Stephen’s Calls Interim Rector”

The 3rd Annual Simons Lecture Series – A Big Success!

On the evening of May 2nd, St. Stephen’s presented the 3rd Annual Simons Lecture Series.  It was an elegant event with a ticketed dinner, catered by Strong Arm Baking Company.  Our guest was Luke Bretherton, Ph.D.  Dr. Bretherton is professor of theological ethics and senior fellow of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. BeforeContinue reading “The 3rd Annual Simons Lecture Series – A Big Success!”

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Partners with the Baptists!

Oxford, NC – St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church hosted a dinner and silent auction on Saturday, October 13, 2018 in the Parish Hall. The event was very successful, as we raised about $6,000 for the Hope House and Orange Street Project to reduce crime, help area residents find employment and provide transitional housing for men re-enteringContinue reading “St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Partners with the Baptists!”

The 2nd Annual Simons Lecture Series

On the evening of May 4th, St. Stephen’s will present the annual Simons Lecture Series. It will be an elegant event with a ticketed dinner. Our guest will be David Crabtree. David is the head Anchor at WRAL-TV. He has covered numerous stories and documentaries over many years, receiving 13 Emmys and the prestigious DuPontContinue reading “The 2nd Annual Simons Lecture Series”