Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John

Have you ever wished to deepen your relationship with God? To experience a warm friendship with God? Maybe even fall in love with God – again – or for the very first time?

This Lent, join with other St. Stephen’s parishioners in a special Lenten devotional from the Society of St. John the Evangelist and the Virginia Theological SeminaryMeeting Jesus in the Gospel of John is a six-week journey into deeper intimacy with God through praying with the words of John the Evangelist. This devotional offers several options for involvement including at home reflections, as well as the opportunity to join in community with St. Stephen’s for 6 weeks of weekly small group reflections.


  • Receive daily video reflection via email – Register at to sign up and begin receiving emails on February 11, 2018.
  • Receive a complimentary prayer journal which will include daily scripture, questions for reflection and prayer – Register with St. Stephen’s to receive your devotional journal by emailing or calling the church office at 952-920-0595. You may also download your own copy (free of charge) here.
  • Attend weekly Lenten Soup Suppers, on Wednesday nights at 6:15 PM, followed by small group reflections facilitated by our clergy from 7:00-8:00 PM.