St. Stephen’s strives to be a faith community welcoming people of all ages, ethnic and sexual orientation. St. Stephen’s cherishes the idea of providing a safe, inclusive environment for all generations with programs and service opportunities to meet the diverse needs of the community.
MULTIGENERATIONAL & DIVERSE
St. Stephen’s strives to be a faith community where parish members are empowered to seek their own growth within the generous boundaries of the Anglican Tradition. Music, Worship, Christian Education all strive to balance traditional values with the twenty-first century.
TRADITION WITH A DIFFERENCE
St. Stephen’s strives to be a faith community where both reverence and fun are equally valued. A community of learners with wisdom to share as opposed to a hierarchy of experts in search of students to instruct. St. Stephen’s shares an awareness that the Gospel challenges as well as comforts, and involves a shared and often difficult journey.
A GOOD LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
St. Stephen’s strives to be a faith community inviting to enter and familiar enough to stay. St. Stephen’s is informal, comfortable, trusting and tolerant; one need not fear intimidation, judgement, shame or abuse from fellow worshipers.
A NURTURING & ACCEPTING FAMILY
St. Stephen’s strives to be a faith community seeking to act on, not just speak of, the teachings of Jesus through service to others. This service can be as simple as a kind word or a helping hand or as engaging as championing efforts toward social justice.
DOING CHRIST'S WORK IN THE COMMUNITY