Advent and Christmas 2019

Thank you for visiting our website! We are so pleased you have found us. St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church is a small, friendly congregation located in the Civic Hospital neighbourhood in Ottawa, Ontario.

This year for Advent, we are celebrating the abundance of God as we prepare our hearts for Jesus to come. All are welcome to join us!

Tuesday, Dec. 24th, 7 p.m.
Christmas Eve will be a special family celebration of our Saviour’s birth, including candle lighting, a video, Scripture, and a carol sing before the service starts. We hope you can celebrate with us!

Here is some information on our advent themes:

Sunday, Dec. 1st, 10 a.m.
Advent 1 – PREPARING FOR NEW THINGS
“A voice of one calling in the desert, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.’”

Sunday, Dec. 8th, 10 a.m.
Advent 2 – PAYING ATTENTION
“And Mary said: ‘My soul glorifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour.’”

Sunday, Dec. 15th, 10 a.m.
Advent 3 – “THE VERY BEST GIFT OF ALL”
“I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.”

CHILDREN’S PAGEANT & COMMUNITY LUNCH – ALL WELCOME

Sunday, Dec. 22th, 10 a.m.
Advent 4 – EMBRACING NEWNESS
“The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.”