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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


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


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


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


Update from the Board of Elders

The Board of Elders at St. Stephen's meets monthly to pray, discuss church business and try to discern where God is leading the congregation.  Board meetings are open to anyone in the congregation and are usually... Read More


A Letter from the Moderator of the United Church

The Moderator of the United Church of Canada, the Rt. Rev. Jordan Cantwell, responds to the January 29, 2017 killings at the Centre Culturel Islamique in Quebec City.    ... Read More


Update on Dianne

Dianne Collery, St. Stephen's United Church's Youth and Family Minister, has been in discernment about a call from God to seek ordination within the United Church of Canada. She was interviewed by the BC Conference... Read More


Thanks for your support!

 Each year the offering collected during the Christmas Eve Worship Services is reserved to donate to a local, community organization to support the work they are doing in our community.  For 2016, it was decided... Read More