St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
There's a place for you here.


God's Generosity. Our Response.



Recent videos about the ministries of St. Stephen's Church
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NEW! Compline at St. Stephen's

Gratitude and Generosity

Youth trip to Dominican Republic

Brazil: A new calling 
St. Stephen's missionaries Heidi Schmidt and Monica Vega talk about their new calling to serve in Brazil. St. Stephen's is exploring ways to be involved in their work there.
Food for the body, food for the soul: St. Stephen's food ministry 
Dominican Republic trip, July 2013
Youth from St. Stephen's went to Azua in the Dominican Republic last summer and conducted Vacation Bible School for the children of two area churches and the surrounding area. This video was presented at the Rector's Forum on October 6 as a summary of their time there. Slides and video of the trip are interspersed with video of their impressions several months later.
Feed and Be Fed 
See some of the ways that St. Stephen's ministries feed people in our parish, the community and the world--and how you participate. This is the video Gary Jones showed during the Rector's Forum on September 15.
This service is open, inclusive, and peaceful. Its roots are in the ancient church, but it offers a new path for many who had given up on Christianity. Learn what makes this service unique, and why churches from across the world are incorporating similar practices into their worship life. If the embedded video does not show on your iPhone, iPad or other device, please follow this link.
Why volunteer?
A mentor--and his mentees--demonstrate why people who volunteer with our East End partners keep coming back.
Medical Mission to the DR
Slide show on our 2013 Medical Mission, produced by Michael Sweeney
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Volunteer knitters craft prayer shawls that are blessed in church, then distributed by the clergy and lay pastoral visitors. January 2013. Producer: Briget Ganske
Feast of Lights
A video about the Epiphany circle held January 6, 2013. Producer: Briget Ganske
After the Storm
The story of a group of young adults from St. Stephen's traveling to New York and New Jersey to help those affected by Superstorm Sandy in October 2013. Producer: Briget Ganske
Giving Thanks for St. Stephen's
An overview of the many ways that St. Stephen's church affects our lives, and the the lives of those beyond our campus. Producer: Jason Faulkner
The Michael and Colin Series
Several short, light-hearted videos for the youth of St. Stephen's, featuring their fearless leaders: Director of Youth Ministries Michael Sweeney, and UR student and youth ministry intern Colin Billings. Producer: Michael Sweeney 
Michael and Colin, "Ultimate Frisbee Practice"