Groups & Events

Welcome to Youth Group!

WHO: Our Junior Youth Group welcomes anyone aged 11 – 16 years.. WHEN: We meet at 4:30pm – 5:30 pm on the 1st Wednesday of the month during term time WHERE: The Old Church, access from the church carpark at the top of the driveway. WHAT: We usually have a short Bible study and an informal …

Ladies’ Guild of St Stephen and St Mary

The guild meets at 2.00 pm on the second Thursday of each month from February to November in The Parish Centre. It was formed in 1935 and even though our role has changed we are a small close band of members. Our main direction has shifted over more recent years from fund raising to fellowship. …

Social Justice and Mission News

Mission Information New ABM Project Each year the parish Mission Committee selects a current ABM project to which we ask ABM to direct our Parish giving for the year. For the past two years we have selected Papua New Guinea projects. This year we have chosen to support the work of the Rev’d Gloria Shipp …

GalahKookEmu – A group following Benedictine traditions

We are a group who seek to deepen our spiritual walk by following the Benedictine way in our normal everyday lives under the banner of Sister Joan Chittister’s worldwide movement:   www.monasteriesoftheheart.org  We gather monthly at evening home meetings to connect and encourage each other along the way.  Contact the Church office for contact details.

Third Thursday Service and Fellowship

  A Eucharist is held every Thursday at 10 am followed by morning tea. There is a fellowship meal on the 3rd Thursday of each month Please come and join us! – all are welcome.

Thursday Evening Meditation Group

The Thursday Meditation Group is now in recess until February 2024. Unfortunately, Thursday evenings won’t be an option for next year, but details for the 2024 sessions will be publicised at a later date.  Enquiries can be directed to Michael Mosley at mc334@bigpond.com or on 0418544906 Michael Mosley convenes the group which is based on the John …

Afternoon Meditation Group – Inner Stillness

Held on the 1st Wednesday every month in the Chapel from 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm led by Val Dyke, the parish’s Spiritual Director.  Email: valdyke@tpg.com.au Val the leads the  group into the silence ‘Be still and know that I am God’ is our prayer as we gather.  A centre piece of a lighted candle …

Prayer Chain

Margaret Syfret is the coordinator. Contact.Margaret with prayer requests on 0401 528 898 or margaretsyfret@gmail.com .            

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 …

Men’s Breakfast Group: “The NET”

The ‘Net’ normally meets at 9am on the second Saturday morning of each month -except January – for an informal breakfast gathering The current venue is Café 57, 57 Centreway, Pinewood Shopping Centre, Mount Waverley. A reminder email is also sent and if you would like to be included on The Net’s email data base …

Gardening Group – Treasuring God’s Creation

The Gardening Group is a group of parishioners who help to keep the gardens around the Church looking beautiful – and providing flowers for the Church.  The Group meets on the third Saturday of each month from 9:30 onwards. Additional help is always welcome – you don’t need to be a gardener!  We need help …

Prayer Shawl Ministry

The Prayer Shawl Ministry invites people who enjoy both knitting and crocheting, even at a very simple level, to gather together in fellowship and prayer to create uniquely beautiful shawls. The finished products are handed over to those involved in Pastoral Ministry in the Parish or given to organisations that reach out to people doing …

Our Choir and Musicians

ADULT SINGERS AND PLAYERS St Stephen and St Mary’s offers opportunities for both choral and instrumental musicians. ADULT CHOIR Directed by Brian Copple, the choir sings at the second liturgy on most Sundays and at special Christmas and Easter services. Aside from anthems, they also sings parts of the liturgy, making it less a performance …