Newsletter Contents

Click for Pastor’s article
Click for St. Stephen’s Calendar
Click for Serving Schedules

See below for Pastor Clark’s Last Sunday, Annual Meeting, Goodbye Luncheon, In Case of Emergency, Church Office Closed, Social Ministry Money, Christmas Flower & Gift List Form.


Pastor Clark’s Last Sunday:  Sun, Dec 12

Sunday, December 12 will be Pastor Clark’s last Sunday.


Annual Meeting: Sun, Dec 12

As per our constitution, St. Stephen will hold an annual meeting after worship on Sunday, December 12.  The agenda will include electing council members, approving the 2011 budget, and approving the allocation money we have in the bank for the Building Committee’s use in 2011.


Goodbye Luncheon for Pastor Clark

There will be a Goodbye Luncheon for Pastor Clark on Sunday, December 12 immediately following the Annual Meeting.


In Case of Emergency:

Vice Pastor Wayne Brady

After Pastor Clark leaves, Pastor H. Wayne Brady of Grace Lutheran Church in Perth Amboy will serve as Vice Pastor for St. Stephen.

In that role, he will attend council meetings, make hospital visits, and help visit homebound members.

Pastor Brady will also be available in case of emergency.  Call him at 732-826-3391 (office) and 732-826-3411 (home).

For non-emergencies, you may also email him at


Church Office Closed the week of

Christmas and New Year

The week of Christmas and New Year, the church office will be closed.

In case of emergency, call the Vice Pastor, whose information is printed above.


Social Ministry Money Disbursement for 2010

Scholarship Fund:  $200.00

So. Plainfield Social Services:  $300.00

St. Peter’s Missionary:  $200.00

Your Grandmother’s Cupboard:  $100.00



For poinsettia (s) – indicate the quantity of poinsettia (s) you wish to order.

_____poinsettia (s) @ $ 5.25 each – total for poinsettia:                 $_______

For gifts, indicate the amount you wish to give towards:

Capital Improvements                                             $_______

(including resurfacing the parking lot)

Lutheran World Relief                                             $_______

Total amount for purchase of poinsettia (s) and/or memorial gift.  $_______

Your name___________________________________________________

Please list my gift as: __in memory of ___in thanksgiving for ___in honor of



___to the glory of the Christ Child


Please sign the chart at the back of the church or call Mary Flannary (732-425-1648) by November 30, 2010 and complete this form and return it to the church office or place in the offering plate along with your payment.  Checks are to be made payable to St. Stephen Lutheran Church.  Deadline for order form is Sunday, December 12, 2010. Poinsettia plants may be taken home after the 7:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Worship.