Category: Heritage

The Blessing of the Animals at St Stephen’s

This year the Animal Blessing got some really excellent coverage from the good folks at Peninsula News Review. First they published an article that introduced the event. See. www.peninsulanewsreview.com/community/bless-those-amazing-fur-babies/ Then on the Sunday of the Animal Blessing another article had…

Blessing of the Animals

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A Hill to Die On © D. Raborn

“It’s not a hill to die on” is an expression my husband introduces to me early in our marriage. Although, over the years he shares a treasure-trove of expressions from his childhood, I’d never heard that one. And, it’s true.…

St Stephen’s Heritage Church Website

This old St Stephen’s website is the new home for the history of St Stephen’s Church since its first service on June 3rd, 1862 to until now. Any current events with historical significance included here are labelled as past perfect…

St Stephen’s 22nd Annual Hymn Sing – A Past Perfect Event

led by talented performer Louise Rose and The Open Door Choir @ Our Place Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 5:00 pm Rain or Shine Please bring a comfortable lawn chair Indoors in the Church Hall if Inclement Weather A collection…

St. Stephen’s church take grapes from vine to chalice

“St. Stephen’s church in Victoria, diocese of British Columbia, overlooks Mount Newton Valley and has had a working vineyard on the church property since 1996”, said sexton David Scarth, one of the three founders of the vineyard.