Located in
Thunder Bay, Ontario

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Site updated: October 08, 2020

Message from
The Reverend Canon Ed Swayze


  • Friendly environment, social

  • Caring community

  • Mix of traditional /contemporary

  • Able to get to know people including the clergy



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Our purpose 

  • is to build a loving Christian family of faith 
    and to nurture our spiritual lives as we share God's love.

Our vision for St Stephenís 

  • is to foster a kind, loving and healthy Christian Community:

  • celebrating Godís presence in our lives, helping those of all ages in building spiritual lives and faith; and

  • helping the community of St. Stephenís, the larger community of Current River and area by providing spiritual, emotional, moral, mental and physical support.

  • With Jesus leading the way, together everyone achieves more.

General Information

Participating in
the Parish's Ministry

Events and Activities


Article Index

Fee Schedule/Parish Hall Rental
revised November 11, 2019

Finances, Administration

Handicapped Accessibility, proposed improvements


New to the Anglican Church?

Parish Finances

Parish History

Photo Gallery 
Updated December 27, 2015

Project List

Publicity Checklist

Solar Panels

Stained Glass Windows

Stephen, the first Christian  Martyr

From the Pastor/St. Stephen's Clergy

St. Stephen's Government

Goals and Objectives
adopted June 10, 2019

Lay Ministry Formation:
  Ministry Descriptions

Mission Page
   Mission Project
   Reverse Offering  
   (monthly food collection)

Nursery and Sunday School Policies  
Amended October 2, 2017

Planning a Funeral: Customs and Grieving

Prayer Chain

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Sacraments/Pastoral Care

Servers: Assistant Server, Acolyte, Crucifer, Server, Head Server

Wedding - Couple Information


Please join us for 
Worship and Fellowship
10:00 a.m. 
once public worship resumes

Calendar of Events/Activities
Updated October 8, 2020

As we are not able to have a Turkey Supper this year, 
the Menís Club is hosting a 
Virtual Turkey Supper
with tickets costing $10.00 that will have the full value donated to 
St. Stephenís Anglican Church. An income tax receipt for the amount of the ticket can be requested. We will have a presentation done by Zoom at 3:00 p.m. on November 8, 2020 and the tickets will need to be purchased by noon on that day. Tickets will be available from members of the
Menís Club starting Sunday, October 18. 
Please contact Jeff Pike at 807-621-7410 for further information or to request tickets.


Pasta Supper 
look for suppers to be scheduled once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted
  For further information contact 
Arlene Halverson 683-3294 


Tuesday Study Group
The Tuesday Study meets 
3:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, except for the 1st Tuesday of the month
We are studying "Great Figures of the New Testament"
The next study date 
to be determined

For further information please contact 
Canon Ed Swayze at Canon.Ed@ststephenanglican.com

The Current River Churches Food Cupboard 
is located at 
Refreshing Waters Community Church, 
361 Hodder Avenue. 

 Eucharist and Lunch
12:10 p.m. - 1st Wednesday each month,
 except January, 
at the Seafarer's Centre, 
100 Main Street at Keefer Terminal.
Everyone welcome

Chartwell Thunder Bay Retirement Residence
Hymn Sing and Eucharist

2:15 p.m. 4th Wednesday 
in the Theatre, 2nd floor
770 Arundel St.

Public worship at St. Stephen's resumes Sunday, September 13, 2020.

Goals and Objectives posted May 2, 2020

Interac E-transfer has been set-up. Click here for more information. April 7, 2020

The Building Permit for the Accessible Washroom Project has been approved. February 2020

The Accessible Washroom Project Report Sept 7, 2019

 Church Office Hours:
Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
and by appointment
(807) 683-6051
(answering machine)

Contact Us

(807) 683-6051 office
(807) 626-2571 Canon Ed's cell 

494 Leslie Avenue 
(at Arundel) 
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 1Y8
Map/Bus Route


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