Wednesday, July 11, 2012

July 15th, 2012

Job Postings
As we seek to strengthen the services offered by our parish, the following two 8 hour-per-week positions are being created.  Please spread the word to anyone who might be qualified.
· RCIA Coordinator.  This is an eight-hour per week position who will coordinate the program and the wonderful team of volunteers who have made it such a welcoming and enriching experience for those seeking full membership in the Catholic faith
· Facilities Coordinator.  This also is an eight hour per week position and will be responsible for coordinating outside contractors and our nearly self-managing custodial team
To pursue either or both of these salaried positions please contact me via email,  Within the week we hope to post job descriptions and applications on our website. There is also a posting for these at
South King County Young Adults (SKCYA) is an opportunity for you to network with other Catholic young adults in the area! Open to all 18-35 year olds (single or married). We meet monthly on 2nd Saturdays, alternating among different local parishes. Our next meeting will be here at St. Stephen's on Sat., July 14th.  Jim Battles, a parishioner from St. John the Baptist in Covington, will be speaking on the topic: "Keeping Your Faith Alive as a Young Adult".   We will be joining the parish for Sat. Vigil Mass at 5 PM and then meeting in the conference room in the office area afterwards.  Hope you can make it!  Invite a friend!

Sr High Bicycle Ride to Lake Meridian. 10am-2pm Tuesday, July 17th. Who can go? Students grades 9-12 in the fall. This year’s graduated Seniors. Last date for registration: July 15th at noon! (Cost: Free - bring a lunch!) Call Eric 206-423-9906. Permission waivers available on Faith Formation Office door.

Sweet Reminder:To sponsor a Coffee and Donut Sunday for your Parish  organization you must schedule with Betty Mencke at the, main office.  (253) 631-1940 - Thanks!

See Fr Ed on Video at - In this latest installment, Fr. Ed walks the grounds of Tahoma National Cemetery and discusses the power of Easter in our lives.

WANTED: A person to occasionally move furniture. A truck is a necessity. St. Stephen Housing Association (SSHA) pays $15 per hour, plus mileage. Please call our office at 253-638-9798.

Kitchen Helpers Needed! - Volunteers are needed to help clean and organize our parish kitchen each week. This important ministry is a great way to gain new skills, meet people, and build community! Volunteer days and times are flexible, however Kitchen Helpers are especially needed on Monday mornings. To learn more please contact Clare Ettensohn at or at 253.631.1940 x131

2013 Honduras Mission - If you are considering joining us on our February 2013 Mission trip to Honduras, or would like more information about our upcoming trip, please contact Patrick Flanigan at or Debbie Dullenty at We will let you know about our upcoming meeting to discuss our 2013 trip.

The Nursery will be closed during the months of July and August and will reopen September 9th, 2012. We are in need of adult volunteers (18 and older) to begin assisting in September. Experience with infants and toddlers a must. Candidate will assist with mass and special events. God's work begin's in the nursery. Come join us. Please contact Brigitte at 425-351-5518 or

50+ Summer Picnic will be on Friday July 20, 2012 at 6pm at Kathleen and Don Gardners's (20825-142nd Ave S.E., Kent). Choose to bring A - Side Dish, B-Beverage & Bag of chips, or C- $5.  Call Leah Rae Ball to RSVP 425-271-8182. 
The Girlfriends are meeting for Dinner and a Movie on Tuesday July 24th.  Meet at Red's Wine Bar, Kent Station at 5:30pm. We'll pick a movie as the date gets closer. Contact Mary Powers 253-797-0349 or to RSVP or questions.

Widows & Widowers Upcoming Events
July 29th--11:00 a.m.  Train to Mariners game vs. Kansas City Tickets are $17.00   Call JoAnn 253-639-3787
August 18th--(Saturday)  Annual picnic at Pat Hopsons.  More info later.

July 16         Monday
8:30a – 9:00a        Morning Prayer & Rosary
5:30p – 6:00p        Evening Prayer
6:30p – 7:00p        MASS
7:00p – 8:00p        Eucharistic Adoration
7:00p – 9:00p        Facilities & Grounds
7:00p – 8:30p        Boy Scout Troop 714

July 17          Tuesday
8:30a – 9:00a        Morning Prayer & Rosary
9:00a – 3:00p        Eucharistic Adoration
6:30p – 8:30p        Fil-Am Choir
7:30p – 9:00p        Knights of Columbus

July 18        Wednesday
8:30a – 9:00a        Morning Prayer & Rosary
9:00a – 3:00p        Eucharistic Adoration
5:30p – 6:00p        Evening Prayer
6:30p -- 7:00p        MASS
7:15p – 9:00p        Choir Practice
7:30p – 8:30p    Job Assistance

July 19          Thursday
8:30a – 9:00a        MASS
9:00a – 3:00p        Eucharistic Adoration
7:00p – 7:45p        Our Mother of Perpetual Help Novena
6:30p – 8:30p    Cub Scouts
7:00p – 8:30p        Boy Scout Committee
7:00p – 9:00p        RCIA

July 20          Friday
8:30a – 9:00a        MASS
9:00a–10:00a        Reconciliation
9:00a -- 3:00p        Eucharistic Adoration
10:00a-- noon    Rosary Making

July 21          Saturday
8:00a-10:00a        SSTM Men's Group
8:30a - 9:00a        Morning Prayer & Rosary
9:00a.– 3:00p        Eucharistic Adoration
9:00a – 2:00p    Couples for Christ
3:00p – 4:00p        Reconciliation
5:00p – 6:00p        Vigil MASS

July 22          Sunday
8:30a – 9:30a        MASS
11:00- 12:00p        MASS
6:30p – 9:00p        Charismatic Prayer Group
7:00p – 8:00p        MASS

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