We are living in unprecedented times. Due to concerns arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, we have suspended public worship and encourage you to practice physical distancing.
However, God’s love will never be distant from us, and therefore we continue to find ways to worship God and pray for the healing of the world.
While we await the return to regular Sunday gatherings, we invite you to set aside some time on Sunday evenings at 5 pm to pray and worship at home. Rooted in simplicity and practiced in community, even if separated by space and circumstance, we celebrate Christ’s gentle and loving rule. Whether you’re alone or able to pray with friends and family, we believe that prayer binds us together across time and space.
Along with Sunday prayers, we offer further reflections on our Around the Table blog. Many of these entries will engage with the readings for the coming Sunday, and will feature diverse voices from the St. Stephen’s community.
If you wish to participate in Livestreamed worship on Sunday mornings, the 11 am service from St. James’ Cathedral will be shared on the Diocese of Toronto Facebook page.
The Diocese has also compiled a list of notices, news and resources regarding the Church’s response during this time, which is being updated regularly. The York Region website has provided a guide if you believe you may have symptoms and an updated list of closed facilities and service disruptions.
If you wish to connect with the ministry team at St. Stephen’s, please see our contact page. We will respond to your request as soon as we are able.