Where All Are Welcome

St. Stephen's United Methodist Church is a progressive Christian church that is open and affirming of all ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, economic brackets and walks of life. We celebrate the diversity within our congregation, and see ours as a safe church for open thought. We also hold fast to the beauty and tradition of the United Methodist Church, and embrace the richness of its history and the depth of its theology and intellectual focus. We invite you to join us!

Come discover for yourself what makes St. Stephen's a special place!

Sunday worship services are held at 8:30 and 10:50 a.m in the sanctuary. Sunday School for all ages is held at 9:40 a.m.

1801 W. Brooks St. (N.W. corner of Brooks and McGee), Norman, OK 73069

Phone: 405-321-4988; Fax: 405-321-4731

Email: ststephensumc@coxinet.net

Click here to view Ways to Get Involved at St. Stephen's. 

You can now make your monthly pledge or donation through our secure online giving service.

Click here to download a 2015 Operating Budget Commitment Card.

This Week's Shield Newsletter

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If you would like to receive the Shield Newsletter by email, please contact Diana Hanson at ststephensumc@coxinet.net or phone the church office at (405) 321-4988.

Check out St. Stephen's "It Gets Better" video series, with messages that offer hope and inclusion for all people and share what makes St. Stephen's a welcoming congregation.

This Sunday, Oct. 19

Join us at our 8:30 or 10:50 services. This Sunday is Children’s Sabbath, “Precious in God’s Sight: Answering the Call to Cherish & Protect Every Child.”

Click here for descriptions of this week's Adult Sunday School classes.

Here's what else is happening this week at St. Stephen's. For more information about upcoming events, contact the church office at 321-4988.


Welcome Rev. Jeannie Himes, the new senior minister of St. Stephen's. You can listen to Jeannie's recorded sermons below and also view her weekly Shield Messages below. For more info about Jeannie, visit her staff bio.

Listen to Sermons

Follow the links below to listen to past sermons, including opening scripture readings, via SoundCloud.

Oct. 5 -- Ten or So Things to Know

Sept. 28 -- Taking Christianity Back 

Sept. 21 -- Fair Enough? 

Sept. 14 -- Draw the Circle Wide

Sept. 7 -- Community Service

Aug. 31 --  Barefoot Sunday

Aug. 24 -- A Basket Case

Aug. 3 -- Resourcing

Rev. Himes' Shield Columns
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Marketing and Social Media Policy

Anyone wishing to market* St. Stephen’s name or information on social media, external websites or print marketing materials is asked to receive approval through the church Outreach committee and the Pastor to ensure that the proposed marketing opportunity meets St. Stephen’s mission and the Outreach objectives. 

*Marketing includes using St. Stephen's name in such a way as to imply official endorsement or approval of a particular statement, activity, or product by St Stephen's or its affiliated committees, organizations, or groups.