• 200 N. James Street  • PO Box 984  • Goldsboro, NC   • 27530

This Week at St. Stephen's, 
Aug. 11–Aug. 18, 2016

Join us in the Garth following the 10:30 a.m. service for fellowship and refreshments. Many thanks to Sunday's host, Martie Saylors.

Altar Flowers
Flowers on the altar are given to the glory of God and in memory of Ralph McDonald by his family.

Sunday, Aug. 14: Adrienne Northington

Dillard Staff Meeting and Luncheon
We will host the Dillard Faculty and Staff on Tuesday, Aug. 23. Side dishes are needed to complement our fried chicken, potato salad and tossed green salad lunch. St. Andrews will once again be providing desserts. St. Francis parish will bring breakfast foods for the teachers prior to their meeting that morning. Please sign up on the Outreach Opportunity Bulletin Board.
Jan Cagle – – 919.778.0346 – 919.922.1904

Wednesday Holy Communion and Thursday Noon Bible Study
The 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Holy Communion and Healing Service and the Thursday noon bible study are on hiatus. The Communion service resumes on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Thursday Bible Study resumes on Thursday, Sept. 1.

Godly Play
Help St. Stephen’s kick off our exciting new Sunday School Program. Sign up sheets are posted for you to provide materials, financial donations, volunteer for training, or join the Godly Play Committee.

Dillard Middle School
Our outreach project with Dillard Middle School will continue again this year with our first offering of basic supplies which we will deliver at Open House on Wednesday, Aug. 24. We attended Orientation last year, handing out pencils, paper, sharpeners, erasers, pencil cases and spiral notebooks (along with smiles and encouragement!) and want to duplicate that effort again this year. Your gifts of these basic supplies are needed to accomplish this project. Shop the sales and fill the tub outside the office! Jan Cagle

Red Cross Blood Drive 
Mark your calendar for Thursday, Sept. 8, for St. Stephen’s fall blood drive. Signup sheets are on the bulletin board, so reserve your time. The hours are from 2–6:30 p.m. Contact Sally Pope with questions. Call 919-222-8743.

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Calendar for Aug. 15–Aug. 21

Monday, Aug. 15
  • 6 p.m. Vestry Meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 16
  • 7 a.m.  Men's Bible Study
Wednesday, Aug. 17
  • 5:30 p.m. No Holy Communion and Healing Service
Thursday, Aug. 18
  • No Noon Bible Study
Sunday, Aug. 21
  • 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
  • 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II
Prayer Requests

Parish Prayer List: David Baddour (friend of Ann Hine), Don Barnes (father of Donnie), John Bell (friend of Carol Smithwick), Helen Beth, (friend of Jan Cagle), Caroline Bounds (daughter of Marianne Jones), Sarah Boyd (daughter of Erika & Bobby), Rose Cooper (mother of Caroline Hinson), Vann Daniel (mother of Robert), Bill & Alice Davis (uncle & aunt of Jan Cagle), Anna Edmundson (mother of Amy Brantley), Mary Lindsey Edwards, Will Fickling (son of Marjorie & Tye), Ann Harris (wife of Ray, mother of Davis), Duane Huard (son of David & Linda), Sally Klepcyk (friend of Ann Hine), Matthew Odom (friend of Ann Hine), Alex Peacock (grandson of Jack), Harvey Reinhardt, Charles Snyder, Don Stuber (father of Brian), Allison Thomas (friend of Marjorie Fickling), Parrish Thorne (son of Suzanne), Ross Wilson.
In the Armed Forces: Bill Lulay, Eric Hickey, Taylor McDevitt, Wes Morrison, Jay Womble, Adlai Wood.
Birthdays this week: August 8: Kemp Woodard, August 9: Lilly Stanley.
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Anglican Church of Southern Africa.
Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: Interdiocesan Institutions- Saint Augustine’s College, Raleigh, NC; St. Mary’s School, Raleigh NC; The University of the South, Sewanee, TN; Kanuga Conference, Child & Family Focus, Charlotte, NC.
Partner in Education: Dillard Middle School, its students, faculty, and staff.
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