Remember our Veterans at Beverly National Veterans Cemetery on Sunday November 11, 10:45am. Activities are located at the podium near the end of West Franklin Street off Cooper Street. The original cemetery was established to provide a burial site for the 147 Civil War veterans who died in nearby hospitals. It now contains the graves of many soldiers who died in battle or veterans who served since then. Beverly National Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997 and is administered by Washington Crossing National Cemetery
Soup Off Saturday November. 10, 5-6:30pm A Soup Contest Sponsored by the ECW of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Memorial Church. Taste All the Soups and then vote for your favorite! There will be soups entered from both of our churches. $8 donation Children under 6yrs old are free! Salad, bread and desert included. Phone the church office for more information 856 461-1037. Come to 324 Bridgeboro St. (entrance around the corner on Webster Street.) This popular annual fundraiser is loads of fun and extra tasty!!
Episcopal Men’s Fellowship Breakfast the first Sunday of each month 9:30 am. All men of our St. Stephen’s Parishes and also from Christ Church Riverton are invited to join Deacon Fred Pray and The Rev. Richard Wrede for our Episcopal Men’s Fellowship Breakfast . Fellowship and food are the only things on the agenda ! We will meet at the Nook, 1808 Bannard St, Riverton, NJ 08077 (856) 303-1800 (1/2 block from the Cinnaminson train Sta-tion. Bannard Street runs parallel with River Road, County Route 543 ) Please sign up on the sheet at the back of the church or phone or email your church office to RSVP.
Usual Church Office Hours will be Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons. Please phone the office before you come to be sure that someone will be there. We will pick up phone messages on a regular basis. If you have an urgent need or request please phone the church office or your Church Wardens. Our parish secretary will usually be in the offices on the following schedule: Monday afternoons and Wednesdays mornings in Beverly and on Tuesdays mornings and Thursday afternoons in Riverside.
Our prayer list is updated every Sunday morning. Please write your concerns in the book by the church doors or phone the church office to add a special prayer concern. Please remember those gave their all for our country, our veterans and those serving in our military and in our community police, security, ambulance, hospital and first responder services.
Thanksgiving Worship Service Our traditional Community Thanksgiving Service of choirs will be at 7pm on Sunday November 18 at Beverly United Methodist Church in Beverly across the street from St. Stephen’s. We will join in the service along with choirs from other churches during a service of lively music, lessons and prayers of thanksgiving as we celebrate this national holiday early. Food donations for our local pantries will be received.
On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22 everyone from both our St. Stephen’s churches is invited to worship with our traditional Holy Eucharist Rite One in the Chapel at Beverly 10am
Episcopal Church Women The Riverside ECW meets on the first Tuesday of each month in the Parish all at 10:30am. The next meetings will be November 6th and December 4th.
Thank You From Our Riverside Episcopal Church Women Many thanks to all who helped make the Riverside E.C.W. Inside Yard and Bakes Sale on October 13th a success. Thank you to those who contributed items, those who stopped by for a hot dog, and to the many hands who helped set up and clean up. Thank you to all who purchased a treasure to take home. The E.C.W. treasury has funded many different outreach projects including the N.J. Treatment Incentive Program, Scholarships, and our Local House of Good Counsel for mothers and children. Your generosity will help make someone else happy.
Vestry Meetings are 6:30pm every third Thursday of the month in the Library.
The flowers at our altar on Sundays are reminders that the beauty of God’s creation continues to nurture and bless all of life. Contact the Church office if you would like to give a flower doanation for Sunday Worship. 856 461-1037.
St Stephen's Episcopal Memorial Church Sunday Worship is 10:30am Christmas Eve 7pm
324 Bridgeboro St. Riverside NJ 08075 Our entrance is aroiund the corner on Webster St.