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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


"Hooked on Books"

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


Proposed Supportive Housing Initiative

Greetings, friends. The Christian Church has had, from its beginnings, special concern for the poor and the vulnerable. As such, the Parksville supportive housing proposal is something that has been of interest to... Read More


Humboldt Broncos Tragedy

Our hearts go out to Humboldt and all the pain and loss they have experienced in this recent tragedy. Below is a message from United Church of Canada General Secretary, Nora Sanders. At the time of her writing,... Read More

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St. Stephen's Stompers at "Coldest Night of the Year"

On Saturday, February 24th, the St. Stephen's Stompers took part in the Coldest Night of the Year walk to raise funds in support of Island Crisis Care Society.  Thanks to our team Captain, Amanda Wagner for leading... Read More


2017 Annual Report

Come and take a look at all St. Stephen's has been about in 2017. This Annual Report contains reports from all of our ministry areas - telling the stories of how we, as a congregation, endevoured to carrying our our... Read More



February 14th marks the beginning of the Lenten journey, something we will celebrate with our Ash Wednesday service at 9am on February 14th.  There is much to learn in these next weeks and Anna O'Neil offers readers... Read More

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Dr. Janet Soskice

On Sunday, January 28th St. Stephen's was delighted to welcome Professor Janet Soskice, Professor of Philosophical Theology and current Chair of Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge who preached at... Read More

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Under Construction

During the week of January 29th - February 3rd the St. Stephen's hall will be having a new floor installed! All activities regularly scheduled in the hall have been cancelled or moved  and we are asking everyone to... Read More


Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  Now that Christmas is over, 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... Read More