The last week of summer

The last week of summer

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Blessings on this last summer weekend!  1.  Today we held the funeral of dear parishioner Coreen Margaret Smith, who had been a member of the church since she was a child. Coreen and her husband Brian were married here, and their twin...
The last week of summer

Labour Day Weekend

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Love and greetings in Christ! Happy Labour Day long weekend. Hear Jesus’ words: Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. -Matthew 11:28 (New King James Version) 1. As children prepare to go back to...
The last week of summer

July 5th Pentecost 5

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Greetings in Christ! 1. The readings for this Sunday are: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 Song of Solomon (Song of Songs) 2:8-13 Romans 7:15-25a Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 The Gospel contains the “comfortable words” from the Book of...
The last week of summer

The week of March 22nd

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Love and greetings on this snowy Tuesday. I hope that everybody is cozy and warm and socially isolating! It has been a strange week, for sure, with so many changes to keep up with as we work together to keep this virus from spreading....
The last week of summer

News in this difficult time

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. What a week! I hope that everybody is doing well in the midst of this social experiment, in which we are making every effort to contain the spread of...
The last week of summer

The first week of March

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Love and blessings in this first week of March! Some news for the week:   Our AGM takes place on Sunday after the 10:30 service. Lunch will be available for all who signed up. If you didn’t sign up, you are still welcome to come...
The last week of summer

the Beginning of Lent

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Love and blessings on this Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent. Some news for the week:   Ash Wednesday service—Eucharist and the imposition of Ashes—tonight at 7 pm. (Thank you to all who made last night’s Shrove...
The last week of summer

The week of February 16th

Dear St. Stephen’s church family, Greetings on this beautiful sunny day! We are getting close to the end of Epiphany! Enjoy the increasing light and longer days. Let them remind you of God’s unfailing love. Some parish news: 1. AGM Sunday, March 8th after church....