This Week at St. Stephen’s–April 28, 2013

“BRANDING” ST. STEPHEN’S This week, following our 10:30 service, we will talk about “selling” St. Stephen’s. No, we’re not going anywhere. But we are considering how best to present ourselves to the wider community and therefore, in that sense alone, “selling” ourselves. Churches never had to do this in the past. They enjoyed a central […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–April 21, 2013

“BECOMING PUBLIC SERVANTS” There was a time, not so very long ago, when church and politics mingled as easily as a glass of port and a good cigar. The Anglican Church in particular was so embedded in Canada’s political life that it was sometimes referred to as the “Conservative Party at prayer”! Not so much […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–April 14, 2013

TO SIP OR TO DIP, THAT IS THE QUESTION As we used to pray in the service of Morning Prayer, “We have erred and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep, we have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts, we have offended against thy holy laws …” It may not […]

BRAG Update: WE DID IT!

By God’s grace, your generosity, and a lot of help from friends in high places … WE DID IT!  We are proud, pleased … and relieved … to announce the launch of:   “LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS” an ambitious renovation project that will make our church facilities accessible, flexible and welcoming … for us and for […]