Conversations of Faith: Liz Salie

St. Stephen’s is blessed with many wonderful members whose many and varied journey’s of faith have led them to this place in this time. Our Conversations of Faith series continues with a video documentary about Liz Salie, a long-time member of our church. Watch the...
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It’s that time of year when the bright yellow school buses reappear.

It’s that time of year when the bright yellow school buses suddenly reappear after their summer hibernation. Those of us who drive the backroads of Connecticut once again find ourselves waiting patiently as these buses dutifully load and discharge their occupants. By now, all the...
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My Testimony, My Statement of Faith and Gratitude

My Testimony, My Statement of Faith and Gratitude Psalm 16, v. 2    I say to the Lord, you are my Lord.  All the good things I have come from you. v. 5   You, Lord, are all I have, and you give me all I need, my future is in your hands. v. 6    How wonderful…
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Conversations of Faith

1 Peter 4:10 – “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” Roman 12:6 says, “We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is...
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Johanna Schaefer

Johanna Schaefer began her career in the advertising agency business in Boston where she held the position of Media Director helping clients with publicity and feature story placement in trade journals. Clients included Raytheon, Inc. Magazine, and Cambridge Savings Bank to name...
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Observations on Doodling While Praying

This post was submitted by Gray Sawyer. I chose to start my doodle with an invocation, calling out one of the many names of God.  I chose “Honey” because that is a name I call both my parents and God is both our mother and our father.  Honey also calls to mind the verse...
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A New Approach to Lent: Part 2

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Oodles of Doodles – A Right-brain Way to Jump Start Your Prayer Life by Lynne Meyer My previous blog ended with the suggestion to buy a desktop calendar (the squares are larger than those of a wall calendar!) and then doodle daily prayers from Ash Wednesday (March 1) to Easter...
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A New Approach to Lent

This entry in the Witness Blog is submitted by Lynne Meyer. This year Lent begins on March 1st.  However, I began my Lenten discipline a bit early this year and, as a result, I produced this little book shown at the right. I have doodled away my prayer time daily in the above...
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Reflections on the Protest at Bradley

This entry in the Witness Blog was submitted by Mary Sawyer. Last Sunday, I decided to join in the protest at Bradley International and raise my voice with those crying out against President Trump’s ban on many immigrants and refugees. I was moved off my sofa and into my car...
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