Are we here to simply survive?

Sermon for Aug. 28, 2016, by the Rev. J. David Else:

I believe St. Stephen’s is at a critical time in its life. I believe McKeesport is at a critical time in its life. I believe our church, our nation, our world is at a critical time in its life.

Let’s get back to St. Stephen’s. By all rights, we should be closing up shop. Our resources, both financial and our membership, are not sustaining. We’re damned good survivors, don’t get me wrong, but are we here to simply “survive”? Continue reading

Flea market this Saturday

Flea-Market-GraphicSt. Stephen’s will host a flea market this Saturday (Aug. 20) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in our fellowship hall. Proceeds benefit a local animal shelter as well as St. Stephen’s.

The kitchen will be open and refreshments will be available. Tables and spaces also will be available for folks wishing to sell their own items.

For more information, call the church office at 412-664-9379.