NEST: Just Once

  Just once. Just once in every generation we get an opportunity to do something selfless that results in a richly rewarding experience and yields a dramatic change in someone else’s life. That opportunity is about to appear on our church doorsteps with the arrival of a refugee family that has narrowly escaped the horrors […]

REFUGEE SUPPORT

The Newcomer Support Team (NeST) recently submitted a settlement plan to the Diocesan Refugee Committee and we are awaiting their approval of our plan.The initial list of 200 refugee families have all been placed, so we are waiting for a new list of newcomers.This will give us more time to prepare  a warm welcoming place […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–March 20, 2016

RE-LIVING THE MYTHIC STORY This week we enter the mythic story of the Passion of Christ. And that precisely what we do. We don’t just sit and listen to the story. We get up out of our comfort zone and allow ourselves to be carried along with Jesus on the road to Gethsemane. So on […]

This Week: March 20th, 2016

This week we enter the mythic story of the Passion of Christ. And that precisely what we do. We don’t just sit and listen to the story. We get up out of our comfort zone and allow ourselves to be carried along with Jesus on the road to Gethsemane. So on Palm Sunday we find […]