Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm, Mon-Fri.
212 North Tulane Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Tel: (865)483-8497

This Week in the Parish

Mon., Oct. 14    9:30 AM  Staff Meeting                       Rector’s Office

                10:00 AM  Piece Makers                        Pollard Rm.

                 1:00 PM  Mother’s Bible Study                Rm. 209

                 1:30 PM  ORICL Book Group                    Pollard Rm.

                 6:00 PM  Scouts                              Parish Hall

                 6:30 PM  TRIP                                Pollard Rm.

Tue., Oct. 15   10:00 AM  Bible Study                         Pollard Rm.

                11:30 AM  Holy Eucharist                      Chapel

                 1:30 PM  Beginning Tai Chi                   Parish Hall

                 2:15 PM  Tai Chi                             Parish Hall

                 6:30 PM  EFM: Education for Ministry         Diocesan House

Wed., Oct. 16    8:00 AM  Men’s Bible Study                   Pollard Rm.

                 8:30 AM  WOW Staff                           Parish Hall

                 6:30 PM  Parish Choir Rehearsal              Nave

Thur., Oct. 17   4:00 PM  Contemplative Prayer                Rm. 209

Fri., Oct. 18   12:30 PM  Outreach Committee                  Pollard Rm.

                 6:00 PM  Parent’s Night Out                  Parish Hall


A Votive Candle Stand and Prayer Desk are available in St. Alban’s Chapel

Please feel free to visit the chapel at any time


Church Women United Meeting


Friday, Oct. 4, Sherry Burchfield, of the All-Inclusive Playground Committee, will tell Church Women United about the city's plans for upgrading the Scarboro playground near the new preschool.
CWU will meet at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 140 S. Jefferson Circle.
Fellowship begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by a brief business meeting and program at noon.
All are welcome!


Women's Interfaith Dialogue


Monday, Oct. 7, Michelle Dipboye-Sames, Clinical Supervisor for the National Youth Advocate Program in Kentucky, will speak about childhood trauma--its diverse causes, effects and treatment--at a meeting of Women's Interfaith Dialogue, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.
Reception at 10:45 a.m. Program at 11 a.m. All are welcome!


Support St Stephen’s Outreach When You Shop


St Stephen’s Outreach is now listed with the Kroger Community Rewards Program as a recipient charity.  With the Kroger Community Rewards Program, the customer’s use of their Rewards Card accumulates an additional benefit to St Stephen’s if the customer chooses.   Customers must access the website, and select St Stephen’s as their recipient organization.  This is an entirely additional promotion and does not affect the “fuel points” promotion. 


Please sign up.  We now have 17 people/households signed on and have already received a first check in the amount of $235!  Here is what you need to know:

1.      Access and either sign on, if you have before,  or create an online presence by putting in your email name and making up a password.

2.      If you already have a “Plus Shoppers Card”, go to the bottom of the screen and enter St Stephen’s as your selected charity, NPO number 75653.

3.      If you do not have a “Plus Shoppers Card”, you may generate one on the website using your phone number as an identifier, then select St Stephen’s for Community Rewards.

4.      Now whenever you shop at Kroger and either swipe your “Shopper Card” or enter your phone number as the “alternate ID”, St Stephen’s Outreach gets a contribution based on the amount of the purchase.

  Rewards from all of St Stephen’s friends are accumulated quarterly. So we need lots of friends!   Please sign up.


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On every first and fifth Sunday, the loose offering is designated for the Rector’s Discretionary Fund.

This fund is used to help the less fortunate in our community with rent, utilities, etc.

Please be generous.


ON-LINE CONTRIBUTION OPTION now available on the website.  For those of you who have been asking for this convenience, pledge payments and/or special donations can now be made through our website (  While offered through PayPal, it does not require a PayPal account.  Any standard credit card may be used.  If you choose this option, please be sure to indicate what the donation is given for on the final payment page.


CHECKS / CASH DONATIONS.  We are always very grateful for your contributions to the church, but PLEASE - clearly mark the check, or the envelope if giving cash, with exactly what the money is for (i.e., pledge, food baskets, discretionary fund, EYF mission trip, Wed PM supper, altar flowers, Haiti fund, memorial gift-with the name included, etc.).  Without this information, the counters have a difficult time deciding where to put the contribution and ultimately may not deposit it as you intended.  Thank you.



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