Monday, February 29, 2016

The week of February 29

Join us this week at St. Stephen’s

Wednesday March 2
6:00 p.m. – Holy Eucharist
Fr. Jamie, celebrant/John Anderson, preacher
James Mackay, music
Soup and sandwich supper following

Thursday, March 3
6:00 pm – Stations of the Cross

Sunday March 6  – 4 Lent (Laetare)
11:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist
Fr. Jamie, celebrant/preacher
Children’s Chapel
Coffee Hour following

Next week
The memorial service for Bob Hendricks (+February 26, 2016) will be Monday, March 7 at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo.


Please keep the repose of Bob’s soul in your prayers, and also continue your prayers for his wife, Nancy, and their family during this time. 

Friday, February 26, 2016

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Bob Hendricks



The prayers of St. Stephen’s are requested for the repose of the soul of Robert “Bob” Hendricks, who died last evening (February 26, 2016).

Please keep his wife, Nancy, and their entire family in your prayers.

The memorial service will be Monday, March 7th at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, with Fr. Jamie officiating. 

God of all, we pray to you for Bob, and for all those whom we love but see no longer. Grant to them eternal rest. Let light perpetual shine upon them. May his soul and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen


Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Annette Morrow at our Wednesday night Mass tonight

Join us this evening for our Wednesday night Lenten Mass at 6:00 pm. Our own Annette Kleinkauf Morrow will be preaching on St. Polycarp. Soup supper will follow in the Undercroft.

Monday, February 22, 2016

The week of February 22

Join us this week at St. Stephen’s

Wednesday February 24
6:00 p.m. – Holy Eucharist
Fr. Jamie, celebrant/Annette Morrow, preacher
James Mackay, music
Soup and sandwich supper following

Thursday, February 25
6:00 pm – Stations of the Cross

Sunday February 28  – 3 Lent
11:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist
Fr. Jamie, celebrant/preacher
Children’s Chapel
Coffee Hour following

Also this week
Our very own Darcy Corbitt-Hall will be inducted into NDSU’s Tapestry of Diversity on Wednesday, February 24 at noon. The ceremony will be held in the Century Theatre of the Memorial Union. A reception follows in Butte Lounge.


Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Lenten Mass tonight; William Weightman preaching

Join us this evening for our Wednesday night Lenten Mass. Our own William Weightman will be preaching. Soup supper will follow. 

Monday, February 15, 2016

The week of February 15

Join us this week at St. Stephen’s

Wednesday February 17
6:00 p.m. – Holy Eucharist
Fr. Jamie, celebrant/William Weightman, preacher
James Mackay, music
Supper afterward at a local restaurant

Thursday, February 18
6:00 pm – Stations of the Cross

Sunday February 21  – 2 Lent
11:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist
Fr. Jamie, celebrant/preacher
Children’s Chapel
Coffee Hour following

12:45 pm - Vestry





Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Shrove Tuesday/Burying the Alleluia

 Holly Eklund enjoying the pancakes

 A great turn-out for Shrove Tuesday pancakes




Ash Wednesday


Monday, February 8, 2016

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper/Burying of the Alleluia



Join us for our annual 
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper. 

All you can eat pancakes and sausage, 
with a Vegan option! 

No admission, but a Free Will Donation is highly encouraged.

Burial of the Alleluia follows at 7:00 p.m.


Sunday, February 7, 2016

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Levon Jackman

The prayers of St. Stephen’s are requested for the repose of the soul of Levon Jackman.

Prayers are also requested for her husband, Warren, and for her entire family.

A service at Grace Episcopal Church, Galena, Illinois, in the spring. More information will be shared


Into your hands, O merciful Savior, we commend your 
servant Levon. Acknowledge, we humbly beseech you, a sheep of 
your own fold, a lamb of your own flock, a sinner of your 
own redeeming. Receive her into the arms of your mercy, 
into the blessed rest of everlasting peace, and into the 
glorious company of the saints in light. Amen.

May her soul and the souls of all the departed, through the 
mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
 

Levon A. Jackman (Kitten O’Day)
Levon A Jackman, 91, of Fargo, ND and Galena, IL, died February 5th with her family and husband by her side.  Levon was born on September 8th, 1924 to Charles and Althea Merchant in Elgin, IL.  She spent her early childhood in Dubuque IA. Later moving to Springfield IL where she attended high school.  She graduated from Purdue University in 1946 with a BS in Home Economics.  She was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.  After graduation, Levon was a women’s ready to wear buyer for Herndon’s Department Store in Springfield, IL.  She married Dan J O’Day in 1947; she made her home in Fargo, ND where she spent the next 33 years raising her family.  An active member of the artist community, she was one of the four founding members of Gallery 4, which was then located in the old DeLendrecie’s building on Main Street in Fargo.  Levon was a member the Junior League and a former president of her PEO chapter.  Levon was a respected and a well-known artist who shared her love of art with her family and friends. She was known for her knitting, being an excellent seamstress and a spectacular cook.
In 1980 Levon moved to Galena, IL and subsequently married Warren A. Jackman where she purchased an historic landmark building on Main Street and opened Riverside Gallery, where she enjoyed showcasing her art as well as local artists. She loved exploring the Galena area, choir and fellowship of her beloved Grace Episcopal Church and her friends at the Galena Territory.
Levon is survived by her husband Warren A. Jackman, brother Dean Merchant, Daniel James O’Day (former husband), her children Susan O’Day, Peggy Heglie-Kilbane, Jim O’Day, Jean Gottenborg and Anne Paton, 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held in the spring at Grace Episcopal Church, Galena, IL.  Because of her lifetime love of cats, memorials can be sent to Cat’s Cradle Shelter Inc., 9 Ninth Street South, Fargo, ND 58103.  www.catscradleshelter.org

The week of February 8

Join us this week at St. Stephen’s

Tuesday February 9
5:30 -7:00 pm – Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

7:00 pm – Burial of the Alleluia

Wednesday February 10 – Ash Wednesday 
7:00 p.m. – Holy Eucharist/Imposition of ashes
Fr. Jamie, celebrant/preacher
James Mackay, music

Thursday, February 11
6:00 pm – Stations of the Cross

Sunday February 14  – 1 Lent
11:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist
Fr. Jamie, celebrant/preacher
Children’s Chapel

Coffee Hour following