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

Winter oceanside

Opportunity to Serve

The Island Crisis and Care Society are implementing an extreme weather shelter in Parksville. Two ways that the ICCS have suggested that people can assist are: Volunteering – They need volunteers. If you are... Read More


"Hooked on Books"

  A huge thank you to Ron and Grace Childs who cared for our library for a number of years and have recently moved away from Qualicum. Welcome Care Pare as our new librarian! Carol and her team - Julie Rengers,... Read More


Full House!

If you need proof that Qualicum is a bustling community, just drive by the church next week!  We will have a Full House! We are delighted to welcome back Camp Incredible who use our lower hall all summer long to run... Read More


Community Meals Celebrates 10 Years!

By the grace of God we started our meals program in June, 2006 and here we are 10 years later!  We serve lunch every Thursday from 11:15 to 1:00 and dinner once a month from 5:00 to 6:30pm.   We have been blessed... Read More


Dianne Collery MDiv

Congratulations!   On Sunday, June 19th Dianne graduated with a Master of Divinity (MDiv) from Carey Theological College!  Dianne was named Valedictorian and spoke at the Graduation ceremony on Sunday on behalf of... Read More