Church Home

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church 
In Boston's South End

"St. Stephen's 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."

Google Site Translator

The gadget spec URL could not be found

Please Join Us!
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church is home to an active Christian community. Our liturgy is lively, and incorporates a variety of liturgical styles and music. The service is conducted in Spanish and English, with hymns that reflect our various traditions: Latin American, African-American, Gospel, and Anglican.

We celebrate the Eucharist every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Services are conducted in English and En Español.

#TBT - Click here to see an adorable video created several years ago and hear "why I love St. Stephen's" in the voices of our young children -- some of whom may not be so young anymore, but still love St. Stephen's!


MLK Day of Action at the Blackstone 
170 volunteers from 24 partner organizations helped beautify the Blackstone Innovation School on Monday January 19th. It was a wonderful turnout! The day included a variety of service projects followed by an afternoon workshop about leadership development facilitated by community organizers from St. Stephen's and B-PEACE for Jorge. The teachers, administrators and staff of the school were extremely grateful for all of the good work that was accomplishment. |See more photos.|
 
A very special thank you to Meg McDermott, St. Stephen's Youth Programs' South End School & Community Organizer. She has been the heart and driving force behind this partnership for the past four years! Thank you, Meg, for your dedication and hard work!

About Our Youth Programs
Our youth programs are an integral part of our outreach ministry. 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.

Teens Demand Action 

On September 21st, more than 400,000 people took to the streets of New York City to call for action on climate change. Among them, were teen Community Organizers from St. Stephen's Youth Programs. It was the largest march for action on climate to date |
photos|The Rev. Tim Crellin, VicarI and Executive Director of Youth Programs praised the teens' 
positive attitude and commitment: "I am so proud of our team - the teens were amazing. It was a long day but we were part of something really important."






                                    


How Many People Have Died As A Result of Gun Violence Since Newtown?


Did You Know?
During the 2013/14 School Year:

Our second graders’ math scores improved 129%.

102 elementary students read with literacy tutors during 2,835 hours of group tutoring and 4,253 one-on-one sessions. 

Youth Program staff met with 84% of our students’ teachers to monitor student progress.

100% of seniors graduated from high school. 87% did so with a well-formulated plan for their post-graduation year.

More than 100 adults ranging from college students to senior citizens volunteered each week. 100 more volunteered in other ways.

View our program evaluation report here!