Category: Heritage

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.

Volunteer of the Month ~ April 2008

Sandy O. at St. Stephen’s Church in Saanichton, off Mt. Newton X Road has been opening and closing the Church every day for over 25 years. Apparently there was some trouble with young people going into the church and using…

Queen’s Jubilee Medal at St Stephen’s Church ~ March 2012

On Friday, March 16, 2012, along with other members of the Order of Canada, St Stephen’s Norma Sealey received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal, presented by the Lieutenant Governor on behalf of the Governor General.

Amazing Together ~ March 2009

More than 500 of about 2,000 congregations that make up the Anglican Church of Canada responded to a request to come together in song