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Tower with clock 5.30
Gold Rose altar landscape
Pentecost Chancel 2
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I was glad when they said unto me, let us go into the house of the Lord

Psalm 122.1

Please note that it is now a legal requirement to wear a face mask when attending a church service. See our coronavirus updates page for more information.

Welcome from the Rector

Welcome to St Stephen’s Parish Church, Canterbury. We are a Church of England parish in the Diocese of Canterbury and worship within sight of our Cathedral.

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Join us this Sunday in Church and Online

Sung Eucharist for The Third Sunday of Epiphany
10.30am Sunday 23rd January 2022

Choral Evensong for The Third Sunday of Epiphany
6.00pm Sunday 23rd January 2022

For previous weeks’ services, visit our worship pages.

History & Architecture

Discover more the history of our Parish

Online Worship

Worship with us from where you are

Choir & Music

We are proud of our musical tradition

Latest news from St Stephen’s

Lent Groups 2022

From the Deanery: Exploring Together in Lent: Living in Love and Faith For Lent 2022 we are planning Deanery wide groups to enable us to come together and explore the resources…

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Acorn Cafe

Acorn Cafe would welcome volunteers to join their team.  It would involve setting up and serving coffee to people who come.  It could be a duty once a month or even…

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Harvest Festival

Next Sunday, 3rd October, is our Harvest Festival.  It is our tradition at St Stephen’s to support the work of Catching Lives and the Canterbury Food Bank with the generous…

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