This Week at St. Stephen’s–September 23, 2012

ARTS ‘R’ US For over ten years the arts have been integral to the life of St. Stephen’s. This was been a natural development, but also a strategic one. In a day when churches are becoming more insular, when the world is moving away from its religious roots, we wanted a reason for our neighbours […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–September 16, 2012

WAKE UP Anyone who has lived it knows that the spiritual life is painful. As all vestiges of ego and self-interest are stripped away it feels like a kind of dying, like a seed being planted in the dark and soulful depths. But—as we Christians believe—on the other side of death is the most exquisite […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–September 09, 2012

WELCOMING OUR YOUNGEST MEMBERS In the 1989 film Field of Dreams, novice farmer Ray Kinsella hears a voice saying, “If you build it, he will come.” Seeing the vision of a baseball diamond, he interprets the message literally and ploughs under part of his corn field to make way for a professional sized diamond. Against […]