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St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

"St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and its community support each other in doing God's work.  Together, we bridge the gap between urban and suburban, and between rich and poor."

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Please Join Us!
The Eucharist is celebrated every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Services are conducted in English and En Español.  
Find Us   

Located in Boston's South End, St. Stephen's is home to an active Christian community. (Read About Us.We participate in a wide-range of community outreach activities, with a special focus on helping school-aged young people along the road to successful adulthood.  

Click here for information about our Church School which resumes on Sunday September 21st.

Since 2000 we have provided neighborhood children with a safe place to go at the end of the school day. Today we provide successful, year-round, out-of-school time programming for 800 students and about 160 teen jobs. Read About Our Youth Programs and check out a recent video about our partnership with Boston Public Schools.



Bishop Gates Consecrated
Agganis Arena at Boston University was transformed into a church on September 13th for the ordination and consecration of the Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates as 16th bishop of the Diocese of Massachusetts. Approximately 4,000 people attended the service which featured outstanding music, and a warm witty sermon by The Rt. Rev. Mark Hollinsgsworth Jr. , Bishop of Ohio. 100 Ohioans were on hand to celebrate with Bishop Gates . |Read more here.| |Photo: Bostonglobe.com| 

SSYP In The News
B-SAFE was recently featured in the diocesan's e-news under "Summer in the City." Click here.


Happy Birthday B-SAFE!

On July 15th, more than 700 young people, teens, staff, and parishioners helped us to celebrate 15 great years of summer enrichment programming. The day was full of sunshine, games, ice cream, and smiles. The event, held at Larz Anderson Park in Brookline, was the first in our history to bring all six B-SAFE sites together. Special appearances from former staff, partner churches, and even program alumni made the day even more memorable.



Friends of St Stephens Youth Programs Inc
                                      
Support Our Youth Programs Today!

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church is committed to serving its communities, particularly young people in grades K-12 and the schools they attend. Contact Janet Boswell, Director of Development for more information on what you can do to keep disadvantaged young people learning and growing all year.


For Our Prayers
Bishop Shaw appreciates your prayers and good wishes. Cards and letters should be addressed to him at the monastery (980 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02138).



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Did You Know?
Madison Park Vocational/ Technical School Students Still don't have class schedules at the end of week two? |Read more here.|

The new Head of The Massachusetts Teacher's Association Barbara Madeloni opposes standardized testing and she wants to lead a grassroots effort that would give teachers a stronger voice. |Listen to the WBUR interview here.|