This Week at St. Stephen’s–May 01, 2016

“FROM THE GROUND UP” Following the suspension of Calgary’s Inn From the Cold satellite program, where churches like St. Stephen’s offered food, shelter and hospitality to the homeless, many of us wondered how we might continue our work with those in need in our city. Serendipitously, a respected broad-based community organization has arisen in Calgary […]

NEST: Waiting is the hardest part

What’s the most frustrating aspect in waiting to find a refugee family to take under our wings in Calgary? Waiting. On three occasions NeST,  the committee made up of members from the Calgary parishes of St. Stephen’s, St. Paul’s and the Cathedral, have bid for families on Ottawa’s approved list of Syrian refugees and on […]

This Week at St. Stephen’s–April 17, 2016

“Into the Fray” Last week our Primate, the Most Reverend Fred Hiltz, spoke with the Anglican Journal about the most recent House of Bishops meeting held the first week of April. Specifically, he shared his concern for the aftermath of July’s General Synod meeting when it votes on an amendment to the marriage canon to […]

Dennis Anderson

Congratulations to Dennis Anderson for receiving the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award for Volunteer Civic Achievement. Dennis and Pat flew down to Vancouver Mar 4 for the ceremony and reception. Dennis received the award for over 50 years of volunteering in the community, his work with charitable organizations, The military and for his volunteering here at […]