Wednesday, 21 August 2019



Worship This Week

Aug 25                        Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

                      8:00 am          St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                                                                      9:15 am         St. George’s Church, East River
                                                                      11:00 am        St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                                                                          Readings: Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6
                                                                                  Hebrews 12:18-29; Luke 13:10-17



ANNOUNCEMENTS

St. Stephen's will be participating in an interdenominational Alpha
Program, which will start on Wednesday, the 18th of September. This 10 week course (concluding on Wednesday, 20 November) will be a basic introduction to the Christian faith. Participating churches/parishes, in addition to St. Stephen's, are Chester United Baptist Church, Aenon Baptist Church, and Grace Anglican Church (Chester Basin). Mark your calendars, pray about attending, and for a friend or neighbour who might like to attend. More details to follow!

We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627

Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received.

Star Fish Fundraiser - for Abdulaziz's wheelchair.  Cheques to Aenon Baptist Church, and leave with St. Stephen's office.

Tuck Hall FunctionsTo ensure accuracy, please make sure all rentals and date availabilities are confirmed through the Parish office Administrator.


Worship Next Week


Sept 1              Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
 8:00 am                               St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
11:00 am                              St. Stephen’s Church, Chester  
                                                                        7:00 pm                         All Saints’ Church, Canaan
                                        Readings: Jeremiah 2:4-13; Psalm 81:1, 10-16 ; Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16; Luke 14:1-14

Thursday, 15 August 2019

Worship This Week
Aug 18                        Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
                                                                                       8:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church, Chester 
                                                                                       9:15 am                       St. George’s Church, East River
                                                                                      11:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                                                                                                             7:00 pm                       All Saints’ Church, Canaan                                 

                                                                      Readings: Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18
                                                                                                                   Hebrews 11:29-12:2; Luke 12:49-56
 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627

St. Stephen's will be participating in an interdenominational Alpha
Program, which will start on Wednesday, the 18th of September. This 10
week course (concluding on Wednesday, 20 November) will be a basic
introduction to the Christian faith. Participating churches/parishes,
in addition to St. Stephen's, are Chester United Baptist Church, Aenon
Baptist Church, and Grace Anglican Church (Chester Basin). Mark your
calendars, pray about attending, and for a friend or neighbour who
might like to attend. More details to follow!
Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received.

TAI CHI Beginners Evening Class:  to take place in Tuck Hall starting Tues, from 7:00-9:00 pm.  All welcome!!        
                                 
Star Fish Fundraiser - for Abdulaziz's wheelchair.  Cheques to  Aenon Baptist Church and leave with St. Stephen's office.

Tuck Hall FunctionsTo ensure accuracy, please make sure all rentals and date availabilities are confirmed through the parish office Administrator.
 
WORSHIP NEXT WEEK
Aug 25                        Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
                      8:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                                                                                       9:15 am                       St. George’s Church, East River
                                                                                      11:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                                                                                                             Readings: Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6
                                                                                  Hebrews 12:18-29; Luke 13:10-17

 

Thursday, 8 August 2019

Worship This Week

Aug 11            Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
                            8:00 am                   St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                            9:15 am                    St. George’s Church, East River                                                                                                                11:00 am   St. Stephen’s Church, Chester

                                                    Readings Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24

                                                                               Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40



ANNOUNCEMENTS

We give thanks for Fr. Stephen Booth’s ministry as our Presider today.

We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627

Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received. 


Star Fish Fundraiser - for Abdulaziz's wheelchair.  Cheques to Aenon Baptist Church, and leave with St. Stephen's office.

Tuck Hall FunctionsTo ensure accuracy, please make sure all rentals and date availabilities are confirmed through the parish office Administrator.                                                                          

 Rector's Vacation - Please note that Fr. Ian will be on vacation
starting the 31st of July, and will return on the 12th of Aug.
During that time, if there is an emergency which requires a priest,
please call either the Parish Office or one of the Parish Wardens, and they will put you in touch with the clergy "on-call”      

  Worship next Week

Aug 18        Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
8:00 am St. Steven’s Church, Chester
9:15 am St. George’s Church, East River
11:00 am St. Stephens Church, Chester
7:00 pm All Saints Church, Canaan

Readings: Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18; Hebrews 11:29- 12:2, Luke 12:49-56

Thursday, 1 August 2019


Worship This Week

Aug 4              Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
 8:00 am                               St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
11:00 am                              St. Stephen’s Church, Chester  
                                                                                        7:00 pm                         All Saints’ Church, Canaan
                                        Readings: Hosea 11:1-11; Psalm 107:1-9, 43

                                                                                                                Colossians 3:1-11; Luke12:13-21



ANNOUNCEMENTS
We give thanks for Fr. Stephen Booth’s ministry as our Presider today.

We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627  

Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received.  
         
Star Fish Fundraiser - for Abdulaziz's wheelchair.  Cheques to Aenon Baptist Church, and leave with St. Stephen's office.

Tuck Hall FunctionsTo ensure accuracy, please make sure all rentals and date availabilities are confirmed through the parish office Administrator.    
                                                                   
Rector's Vacation - Please note that Fr. Ian will be on vacation
starting 31st of July, and will return on the 12th of August.
During that time, if there is an emergency which requires a priest,
please call either the Parish Office or one of the Parish Wardens, and they will put you in touch with the clergy "on-call”

Worship Next Week

Aug 11      Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
                            8:00 am    St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                            9:15 am    St. George’s Church, East River
                                   11:00 am     St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                                                    Readings Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24
                                                                               Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40

Thursday, 25 July 2019


WORSHIP This WEEK

July 28             Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

                             8:00 am   St. Stephen’s Church, Chester  
                                                                             9:15 am    St. George’s Church, East River
                                                                             11:00 am  St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
Readings: Hosae1:2-10; Psalm85                Readings :  Hosea 1:2-10; Psalm 85;  Colossians 2:6-15, 16-19; Luke 11:1-13


ANNOUNCEMENTS
We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627
Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received.
Star Fish Fundraiser - for Abdulaziz's wheelchair.  Cheques to Aenon Baptist Church, and leave with St. Stephen's office.

Tuck Hall FunctionsTo ensure accuracy, please make sure all rentals and date availabilities are confirmed through the Parish office Administrator.

Worship Next Week
Aug 4                     Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
 8:00  am   St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
11:00 am    St. Stephen’s Church, Chester  
                                                                   7:00  pm    All Saints’ Church, Canaan                                                                                      Readings Hosea 11:1-11; Psalm 107:1-9, 43                                                                                                Colossians 3:1-11; Luke12:13-21


Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Worship This Week


July 21             Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
                                                                                       8:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church, Chester 
                                                                                       9:15 am                       St. George’s Church, East River
                                                                                      11:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                                                                                      7:00 pm                       All Saints’ Church, Canaan                                 

                                                            Readings: Amos 8:1-12; Psalm 52     
                                                               Colossians 1:15-28; Luke10:38-42


ANNOUNCEMENTS

We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627

Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received.

TAI CHI Beginners Evening Class:  to take place in Tuck Hall starting Tues, from 7:00-9:00 pm.  All welcome!!      
                                   
  Star Fish Fundraiser - for Abdulaziz's wheelchair.  Cheques to  Aenon Baptist Church and leave with St. Stephen's office.

Tuck Hall FunctionsTo ensure accuracy, please make sure all rentals and date availabilities are confirmed through the parish office Administrator.

Ramy Essam: Monday, July 22nd 7:30, St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 60 Regent St. in Chester - "Pay What You Can" fundraiser for the Starfish Refugee Project.   Ramy is like a "Rock Bob Dylan of the Middle East” - Tom Morello  Internationally respected for his human rights music, Ramy’s style is rock with Egyptian flavour and hiphop influences. He sings in both Arabic and English.   His song, Irhal, was listed as #3 Song That Changed History by Time Out Magazine.


WORSHIP NEXT WEEK
July 28             Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
                             8:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                                                                                        9:15 am                       St. George’s Church, East River
                                                                                       11:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church, Chester

                                                                                     Readings: Hosae1:2-10; Psalm85                                                                                                                Colossians 2:6-15, 16-19; Luke 11:1-13



Tuesday, 9 July 2019



Worship This Week



 July 14            Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

                            8:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church,     Chester
                            9:15 am                       St. George’s Church,      East River
                                 11:00 am     St. Stephen’s Church,     Chester
                                                    Readings Amos 7:7-17; Psalm 82;
                                                                               Colossians 1:1-14 Luke 10:25-37



ANNOUNCEMENTS
We Welcome the Rev. Canon Dr. Stephen Paul Booth as our Presider today.

We Make House Calls +  …those with loved ones in hospital or unable to come to church, please call Fr. Ian at 902.275.8627

Food Bank:  All contributions are very gratefully received. 

Star Fish Fundraiser - for Abdulaziz's wheelchair.  Cheques to Aenon Baptist Church, and leave with St. Stephen's office.

Jim Henman and the Bicoastal Choral Combo

Thursday, July 11th, 7:30 in St. Stephen's Church.
A touring choir from BC joins the Studio Singers in a lively concert with a special appearance by Jim Henman - Juno Hall of Famer and founding member of April Wine.  
 In addition Patricia (Pat) Watson will make a cameo appearance.  It is Pay What You Can with all proceeds going to Musical Friends thanks to a grant for production expenses from the Municipality of Chester.


Tuck Hall Rentals:  All functions must be booked through the Parish office

Rector's Vacation - Please note that Fr. Ian will be on vacation
starting the 1st of July, and will return on Monday the 15th of July.
During that time, if there is an emergency which requires a priest,
please call either the Parish Office or one of the Parish Wardens, and they will put you in touch with the clergy "on-call”
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Worship Next Week
July 21             Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
                                                                                       8:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church, Chester 
                                                                                       9:15 am                       St. George’s Church, East River
                                                                                      11:00 am                       St. Stephen’s Church, Chester
                                                                                      7:00 pm                       All Saints’ Church, Canaan                                 

                                                            Readings: Amos 8:1-12; Psalm 52     
                                                               Colossians 1:15-28; Luke10:38-42