The Anglican Church of St Stephen & Mary, Mount Waverley

Welcome to St Stephen’s & St Mary’s

Welcome to the website of the Anglican Parish of St Stephen and St Mary

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

We welcome you to join our Christian Community – please have a look around our website for information on the various activities – and if you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact us.

Parish Centre Office hours:

     Wednesday 10am to 2pm

     Thursday 1pm to 5pm

     Friday 10am to 2pm


We worship at the following times:

  • Sunday
    • 7:45am: Holy Communion, Book of Common Prayer (BCP) – a traditional service which lasts around 45 minutes
    • 9:00am: Sung Eucharist (SE) uses ‘A Prayer Book for Australia’ and the service is accompanied by the choir: around 60 minutes
    • 10:30am: Contemporary Eucharist (CE) is a less formal service and includes activities for children and runs for around 60 minutes.
  • Tuesday         9:15am:  Morning Prayer (Chapel)
  • Wednesday    9.00am: Morning Prayer
  • Thursday       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 joint service where all congregations come together: these are generally followed by a shared lunch and a time to get to know each other.

Disabled Access

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


There are four reserved disabled 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 itself 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 Owners

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.


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 …

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Festival of Creation

A Series of Events to Celebrate Creation Pizza & Film Night Fri 2 Sep, 6pm Watch ‘The Fifth Element’, sci-fi by producer Luc Besson Cost $5 per person. RSVP by 31 Aug to parish office 9807 3168 or sign up in parish centre   Creation Services: Sun 4 Sep        Air Sun 11 …

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Ven Dr Bradly Billings

Patronal Festival – Sun 14 August

The Venerable Doctor Bradly Billings, Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Melbourne (pictured), will be guest preacher for the Festival of St Stephen at 9.45am on Sunday 14 August. Confirmations of five people will take place during the service. A shared brunch will follow – please bring food/drink to share. NOTE: Joint service – 9.45am

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Winter Woollies Collection

Supporting the work of Anglicare, we have once again collected winter woollies, coats, hats, scarves, blankets, sleeping bags, gloves, socks and other warm clothing and bedding to pass on to people who are in need. The response has been great – thanks to everyone who has supported the collection. The items collected will now be …

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A Chance Encounter

A Chance Encounter, or not? My wife and I visited Washington D.C. in September this year. We took with us two poppies which had been made for our April Anzac Service and which I had promised to lay at the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall in Washington; the Wall is engraved with the names of the …

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Mainly Music Program for Families with Small Children

The Parish of St Stephen and St Mary began a ‘Mainly Music’ Program in February 2015. It offers families and carers an opportunity to spend time with their children and meet other parents/carers. Mainly Music runs once a week during the school terms. All staff and volunteers have current police checks and Working with Children checks. The …

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Meditation, Quiet & Stillness

Be Still and Know that I am God Whether you are an experienced meditator, inexperienced meditator, or someone who has never meditated before, you are invited to join us. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Afternoon Meditation Sessions 2.30 to 4pm, 1st & 3rd Wednesday each …

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