For the Victims of the Holodmor

The Massacre of the Innocents

For the Victims of Genocide

The Massacre of the Innocentsby Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1525?–1569)

Almighty God, gracious Father: we remember before thee this day all those who have perished in genocides, especially those who died in the Holodomor. Vouchsafe, we beseech thee, to sear into our memories the story of their peril, lest . . . → Read More: For the Victims of the Holodmor

Welsh goodies at the Cookie Walk

Welsh and British specialities

The British Goods display has moved to the Lobby to accommodate the larger demand

Annie Hawkins and her husband have returned to Wales, but have no fear! Some of our intrepid parishioners have stepped in to take over her baking duties, so once again, we will have Welsh cakes, mince pies, and Christmas puddings! . . . → Read More: Welsh goodies at the Cookie Walk

Christmas Memorial Flowers

Altar at Christmas

The altar at St Stephen’s Anglican Church at Christmas

To make a contribution towards the Church Christmas decorations in honor or memory of a loved one, please download and complete this Christmas flower order form and return it to the church office by the Friday, December 22nd.

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Saint Clement, Bishop of Rome and Martyr

Martyrdom of St Clement

Martyrdom of St Clement, by Bernardino Fungai (1460–1516).

O Lord, who in every age dost write names in thy Book of Life, and dost lead the meek of the earth to be followers of the Lamb of God: Raise up to us teachers like thy servant Clement, the disciple of thy first Apostles, who . . . → Read More: Saint Clement, Bishop of Rome and Martyr

Thanksgiving Sermon

Fr Kerouac

Here is Fr Kerouac’s sermon for Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving 2018

Sermon for Thanksgiving

Portrait of Fr Mike Kerouac

Here is Fr Kerouac’s sermon for Thanksgiving, 2018: http://www.ststeve.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Thanksgiving-18.mp3

Wreaths and Gifts at the Cookie Walk

Welcome to the Cookie Walk!

Welcome to the Cookie Walk! Here is a sampling of wreaths, baskets, and centerpieces from 2017.

The main feature of the Cookie Walk, of course, is the plentiful selection of cookies. But we have other items for sale, such as homemade wreaths and small stocking-stuffer gifts. During the week before the Cookie Walk, parishioners . . . → Read More: Wreaths and Gifts at the Cookie Walk

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving feast

O most merciful Father, who hast blessed the labours of the husbandman in the returns of the fruits of the earth: We give thee humble and hearty thanks for this thy bounty; beseeching thee to continue thy loving–kindness to us, that our land may still yield her increase, to thy glory and our comfort; . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving Day

Saint Cecilia, Martyr at Rome

Nicolas Poussin St Cecilia

St Cecilia, by Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665). From Wikipedia.

O blessed Spirit of God, by whose aid and grace thy servants skilled in music and holy song have beautified the worship of thine house: Unite us, we pray thee, in the concert of thy praises with the heavenly choirs, that rest not day and . . . → Read More: Saint Cecilia, Martyr at Rome

Our extravaganza needs you! No experience required

Baskets and Wreaths

While our volunteer sheets continue to be filling up, there’s still room for you. Our annual Cookie Walk has many faithful patrons from years past, and we hope to attract many more of our local friends and neighbors to help kick off the Christmas season at Saint Stephen’s.

We certainly don’t want to disappoint all . . . → Read More: Our extravaganza needs you! No experience required