This Week at St. Stephen’s–March 25, 2012

YEGO RWANDA Fifteen years ago, Emmanuel Gatera came into our lives, a divinity student in Uganda struggling to complete his studies and begin his ministry in his native Rwanda. Now we witness with pride the founding of his heart’s dream, YEGO Rwanda, a healing centre for orphans and other young Rwandans. Emmanuel’s story encompasses all […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–March 18, 2012

GOOD FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS We have learned that Spiritual Directions, the personal growth and development resource centre that works out of our rectory next door, will close its doors the end of April. The Centre was the dream of founder John Griffiths. Raised and ordained in the Moravian Church, John ministered in both Moravian and […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–March 11, 2012

ONE STEP AWAY FROM DISASTER Every week people in need find their way to our door. Some of their needs are pervasive and beyond anything we could possibly meet: chronic poverty, mental health issues, painful circumstances far too complex for us to untangle. But sometimes the needs are clear and urgent. In those instances the […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–March 4, 2012

  Our new Parish Council met for the first time last week. Formerly known as “Vestry”, this committee of parish leaders has changed more than its name. Its elected members will now be offering direct support for the various programs of our parish. St. Stephen’s is a dynamic congregation with a lot happening all the […]