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Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes

Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes are available to pick up from the church now!  Please read the brochure carefully and visit their website to learn about what items to pack and how the shoeboxes impact millions... Read More

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If you're driving by St. Stephen's after dark, look up on the roof as you pass by on Village Way and you will see a cross, beautifully lit up against the night sky! Thanks to a couple of ambitious men in our... Read More

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Fall Reading

Our Library team is back to reading and reviewing books and sharing those reviews on our "Hooked On Books" Page of the website.  All the book reviews are posted here with the most recent on the top.  Browse through... Read More

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Looking for something to do on those lazy summer days?

We have a congregation-wide subscription to Right Now Media, a huge online video library that includes movies, bible studies, kids programs and videos covering a wide range of topics related to our faith.  There is... Read More

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Extreme Hunger Appeal

The UN has declared a famine in South Sudan, calling it the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945. As of May 2017, the Extreme Hunger Appeal has raised over $225,000 for long-term Mission & Service partners... Read More

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"Living Young in Canada's Oldest Town"

Qualicum Beach is a rather unique community age-wise in Canada. A recent visit by Mike Milne, a writer for the magazine that covers the United Church, The United Church Observer, produced the article, "Living young... Read More

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"Hooked on Books AND Movies"

Our church library has a great selection of books: fiction, non-fiction and childrens' books and our librarians are always eager to help you find just the right one.   Check out our "Hooked on Books" page for a... Read More

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LENT

Today marks the beginning of the Lenten journey, something we celebrated this morning at our Ash Wednesday service. There is much to learn in these next weeks and Anna O'Neil offers readers a good begining.  "Lent... Read More

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AED (Defibrillator) Now On Site

St. Stephen's now has an AED (Defibrillator).  It is located in the church hall at the kitchen end.  Several members attended a training workshop and the device is simple to use with clear instructions.  A short... Read More

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2016 Annual Report - St. Stephen's United Church

The completion of the Annual Report always gives me a sense of relief - it's a detailed job that seems to take way too long to complete.  However, in the process of compiling, reading, formatting and proofreading... Read More