Play Group

St Stephens Play Group is an intentionally Christian Play Group and, therefore, welcomes people from all faith traditions and none, mums, dads, grandparents and other guardians and their preschool children for socialising, craft and learning activities.

Our Play Group is coordinated by fully trained teachers and parents.

Play Group meets on Tuesdays during school terms 9.30 – 11.30 am.

There is a small fee of $4.00 to cover the costs of craft resources and membership to the toy library.

For further information please ring the parish office (03) 5243 2557 or email

Ladies Fellowship

The Ladies Fellowship meets on the first Monday of each month at 1.30 pm.  Gatherings usually take place in the Church Hall Meeting Room, but there are a variety of activities and some of these take place in other venues.

All are welcome to participate for both entertainment and informative activities.  The Ladies Fellowship also supports the ministry of St Stephens financially.

Men’s Breakfast

Men’s Breakfast is an opportunity for men to gather over breakfast to provide mutual support, encouragement and fellowship.

The Men’s Breakfast meets on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 8.00 am.  It alternates between the St Stephens Parish Hall and a cafe, so please contact the office for the location of the next gathering (03) 5243 2557 or  Booking is essential for cafe venue breakfasts.

Meditation Group

The Meditation Group provides an opportunity for Christian meditation and reflection on your experience of God during the time over afternoon tea.

The meditation takes place in the Chapel of St James at 1.00 – 2.00 pm on Thursdays during school terms.

Music Ministry

Providing the Ministry of Music for the services of worship for St. Stephens.  The music group meets on Tuesday nights at 7.30 pm in the church building to rehearse for the coming Sunday.  Those who would like to come for the opportunity of singing and learning new songs are most welcome.

House Groups

Our house groups operate as small faith communities for the opportunity of providing close relationships to discuss issues that are taking place in personal lives and the world in the light of Christian faith.  The key purpose of house groups is discipling one another and making disciples.

The House Groups meet in various homes and at various times during school terms.  Please contact the parish office for a home group that is near to where you live or at a time that convenient for you: (03) 5243 2557 or