February marks the beginning of Lent, traditionally a time of retreat, reflection, and repentance, a time to clear away the distractions of the world and to focus on our relationship with God and with one another. Make some time to join us for these Lenten observations.
Tuesday, February 13 — Shrove Tuesday is another name for Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras. On this day before the beginning of Lent come join St. Stephens for a traditional Pancake Supper. It’s free. Bring the family for dinner anytime between 5:00 and 8:00 PM
Tuesday, February 13 – Get a Bead on!! Even if you’re not eating pancakes you can enjoy the Costume Jewelry Sale that Benefits our Altar Guild. 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Click for more info.
Wednesday, February 14 — The Ash Wednesday service is at 5:30 PM. Click here for more information.
Sunday, February 18 – Special Lenten Service Music begins with a guest soloist. Come listen to Morgan Gardner sing Jesus Walked this Lonesome Valley. Also bring your “cookie dough” to purchase Girl Scout Cookies. Our church sponsors two fourth grade Junior Girl Scout Troops who will set up a special cookie booth for us during coffee hour after our service.
Monday, February 19 — Lenten Study Program Begins. Meet each Monday evening from 5 – 7 PM at Panera Bread Community Room, 1804 Precinct Line Road, Hurst 76054. We’re following the Good Book Club reading list. With Episcopalians around the world we will study the life of Jesus as written by St. Luke. More info here.
Thursday, March 1 – Save the Date for Deacon Annette’s Ordination at St. Martin in the Fields, Southlake. More information to follow
Take a look at the Event Schedule below for ongoing ministries and activities at St. Stephen’s.