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Welcome to the Anglican Parish of St Stephen and St Mary

383 High Street Road, Mount Waverley, 3149, Victoria.

Please have a look around our website for information on the various activities – and if you can’t find what you are looking for, contact us.

Read Vicar Dianne’s Message

 

 


Advent and Christmas 2018

As we wait the arrival of the Christ child we invite you to join with us.  You are welcome, as are your family and friends

  • Tuesday  25 Dec   9:00am:      Christmas Day
  • Monday  24 Dec   5.00pm:      Family service with Contemporary congregation
  • Monday  24 Dec  11.00pm:    Midnight Mass with Choral music
  • Sunday  16 Dec     5.00pm:      Carol Service with Choral music

 

NB Please note that special arrangements apply after Christmas:

  • Sunday 30 Dec  9.00am      Combined worship
  • Sunday 6 Jan      9.00am      Combined worship

Lighting of the Christmas candle

Worship

We usually worship at the following times:

  • Sunday
    • 7:45am: Holy Communion,

Book of Common Prayer (BCP) – a traditional service which runs for around 45 minutes

    • 9:00am: Sung Eucharist (SE) uses ‘A Prayer Book for Australia’

Accompanied by the choir and runs for around 60 minutes

    • 10:30am: Contemporary Eucharist (CE)

A less formal service which includes Kids Church and runs for around 60 minutes

  • Tuesday         9:15am:  Morning Prayer (Counselling Room, Parish Centre)
  • Wednesday    9.00am: Morning Prayer
  • Thursday      10:00am: Eucharist
  • Friday            9.00am: Morning Prayer

You are warmly invited to join us for any of these services.

Each of the three Sunday services is different – come along and see which one is right for you.

Every few months, we have a Combined Service where all congregations come together: these are generally followed by a shared lunch and a time to get to know each other.


Parish Centre Office Hours:

    Tuesday 9.30am – 2.30pm

    Thursday 9.30am – 2.30pm

    Friday 9.30am – 2.30pm

    (Closed on Public Holidays)

 


Access for People with Disabilities

wheelchair-dayThe parish is accessible for individuals with mobility disabilities, including those using wheelchairs or motorised scooters.

Parking:

There are four reserved access car spaces directly behind the old church, with easy entrance into the church and Parish Centre through the orange door.

In Church:

There is dedicated space at the front of the church for scooters and wheelchairs if needed. An approved accessible toilet is available.

Hearing Impaired:

There is a hearing loop in the church. Please ask for assistance if needed.

If you have any questions or need other assistance, please give us a call on 9807 3168.


The plaque acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which the church is built, showing an eagle which is the symbol of the Wurundjeri people.

Traditional Custodians

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people as the traditional owners of the land on which the church of St Stephen is built.

The plaque shown here was installed in February 2010, showing an eagle which is the symbol of the Wurundjeri people, and the words:

“In the spirit of reconciliation, this Parish acknowledges the Wurundjeri people as the traditional custodians of this land.”

 


How to find us

Below are Google Street view images to assist you in finding your way to our church.

History

The Anglican Parish of St Stephen’s and St Mary’s The original Parish of St Stephen, Mount Waverley, worshipped at the old church of St Stephen, built in 1865: the parish celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the construction of the original church of St Stephen throughout 2015. Find out more. The new church of St Stephen …

Christmas Services

16th December 5pm – Carol Service 24th December 5pm – Contemporary/Family Service 24th December 11pm – Midnight Mass 25th December 9am – Christmas Day Service 30th December 9am 6th January 9am 13th January back to 3 services

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Finding the missing ANZACS

The story of one man’s quest to find the missing ANZACS from World War 1 is one of the most amazing and encouraging narratives of our time. Lambis Englezos AM is this man. Parishioners, their friends and members of the Mt Waverley community will have an opportunity to hear Lambis speak at a fund-raising event on …

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The Choir and Musicians

St Stephen’s and St Mary’s is lucky to have a variety of singers and musicians to support and lead our worship. Sung Eucharist Choir (Sundays, 9am) We have an SATB parish choir which currently has 12 members. The choir sings at the Sung Eucharist service at 9am on Sundays, except the third Sunday in the month. Choir …

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Mainly Music Program for Families with Pre-school Children

Mainly Music is a program for pre-school children and their parents to come to enjoy singing and music together. Our Mainly Music Program began in February 2015 and we now run two programs each week. If you are a parent or carer of a pre-schooler, do give it a try! It is a great way …

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