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3/22/20 Sunday Morning Sermon

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Dear Members of the St Stephen’s Community,

            Last night March 15, 2020 at our Church Council meeting, our
council decided unanimously to suspended all activities at St. Stephen’s
Lutheran Church through March 30.  No choir practice, no quilting, no
Lenten tea or worship, No scouting and public Sunday worship or Sunday

            We decided this in the hopes of protecting the most vulnerable
among us in this season of COVID 19.  This does not stop the ministry of
St. Stephen’s in the name of Jesus Christ.  In this time of social
distancing continue to pray, read scripture and love your neighbor.  St.
Stephen’s will also begin sharing worship on the internet.  Details will be
shared soon.  Look to email alerts, facebook and

            Please keep in touch with your neighbors via phone.  If you are
in need of someone getting food or other essentials, please contact Pastor
Chris Mathiason at 717-463-2490 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  We are
setting up a list of individuals able to support those in self isolation.
If you are willing to help, share your name with Pastor Chris.

            Pastor Chris will continue to be available.  If you have
Pastoral needs, please contact him.

            Please consider continuing to financially support St. Stephen’s
during this time as well.  Contact Jane Wagner 717-436-6989 to set up
electronic giving or physical Offerings can be mailed to

St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church

8489 Licking Creek Rd

Mifflintown, PA 17059

            In uncertain times, we put our trust in God alone.  We seek to
take steps to protect ourselves and our neighbor, but keep our hope in
Christ alone.

            The Lord bless you and keep you,

            The Lord make his face shine upon you

                 And be gracious to you.

            The Lord look upon you in favor

             And give you peace.     AMEN

Yours in Christ,

Pastor Chris Mathiason    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 



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