Groups & Events

Welcome to the Youth Group!

The Youth Group welcomes anyone in years 6 to 12. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Sunday evening of the month – come along and join the fun! See our Semester One Program More info:        Revd Kathryn Watt – Email:ssmmwyouthleaders@googlegroups.com  

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Mainly Music Program for Families with Pre-school Children

Families with pre-schoolers are invited to come along to the Mainly Music program! Mainly Music runs once a week during the school terms – there are two groups, one on Tuesdays and one on Wednesdays. All staff and volunteers have current police checks and Working with Children checks.   Mainly Music Leader Becky Sims is …

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Ladies’ Guild

The Ladies’ Guild was formed at St Stephen’s (as it was then) in 1935. One of its important activities was to raise funds for the church, through street stalls, basket luncheons, garden parties, displays, demonstrations and fetes. In its first year, the Guild raised funds to purchase kerosene for the gas lamps, lamp wicks, brooms, hymn …

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Social Justice and Mission News

What do these women have in common: The Virgin Mary, Queen Elizabeth II, Mother Teresa, Malala Yousekzai[1]  and Emine Gülbaran[2]  Answer: They have all appeared in public wearing a headscarf!  We believe that the Virgin Mary according to the custom of the time, would have worn a head covering and indeed nearly every image we have …

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Friendship Group

The Friendship Group is… a group of like-minded women who meet for company, craft work, coffee and chat. Come along, bring your craft work (knitting, crochet, embroidery, card making – whatever you enjoy) and join them. You can come for as long as you want – there is no obligation to stay for the whole time. If …

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GalahKookEmu – A group following Benedictine traditions

GalaKookEmu is the name of our group that is part of the international ‘Monasteries of the Heart’ movement. This is a monastery without walls or monks or nuns, a new form of Benedictine life for our time. It is a monastic movement for lay people to respond to the thirst for spirituality in today’s world. …

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Third Thursday Service and Fellowship

  A Eucharist is held every Thursday at 10 am. On the third Thursday of the month, the service is followed by fellowship and morning tea. Please join us – all welcome. Please contact the Parish Office for more details – 9807 3168.

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Meditation Groups

Parish Meditation Groups…  join us! Evening Meditation Group 2nd and 4th Thursday every month in the Old Church from 7.30 to  8.30pm led by Michael Mosley Afternoon Meditation Group – Inner Stillness Afternoon 1st Wednesday every month in the Chapel from from 2.30 to 4pm led by Val Dyke, the parish’s Spiritual Director More information

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Mothers’ Union

The Mothers’ Union began at the Parish of St Stephen & St Mary in June 1958 when Mount Waverley was a rural area of orchards, farms and market gardens. Clare Bodey, wife of the vicar, had been advised by the Bishop of Rockhampton to start a branch when she went to her first parish, and …

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Men’s Forum

The Men’s Forum meets each month. We welcome you to come and join us. Second Tuesday of each month In the parish centre 2pm About the Men’s Forum The Men’s Forum was formed in 1996 by the late Hughie Tonge who was concerned that there was no activity within the Church for the men of the  …

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The NET

The NET is an informal, social gathering of men of the parish who meet for breakfast once a month: Second Saturday of each month, 9am Airstream Cafe, Century City Walk, Glen Waverley No set agenda, no pre-requisites! This is purely an opportunity for informal fellowship and general discussion surrounding aspects of everyday secular and religious …

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Gardening Group

Treasuring God’s Creation The Gardening Group is a group of parishioners who help keep the gardens around the church looking beautiful and providing flowers for the church. The group meets on the third Saturday from 9.30am onwards. Additional help is always  welcome… you don’t need to be a gardener! We need help to trim, weed and …

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