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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”

What is Poverty?

Outreach Ministry of St. Stephen’s OxfordArea Congregations in Ministry (Granville County Food Bank) Who comes to ACIM?On two days recently, a volunteer jotted down a few facts about the clients he was talking to—when they were born, female or male, how many in their household.  The sample (26) is way too small, but it isContinue reading “What is Poverty?”

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!”

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