Welcome to the website for St Stephen's, Gloucester Road.

In the hustle and bustle of lively South Kensington, with its hotels, restaurants, museums, homes and businesses, St Stephen’s Church witnesses to the unchanging nature of God’s love.

Since 1867 St Stephen’s has been a place of encounter with the beauty of holiness. We are an Anglican Parish Church with a long-standing Anglo-Catholic tradition, drawing a community of worshippers from the locality and beyond to worship together, grow in faith together, and share together in fellowship and service. We welcome Christians of all denominations to our services, as well as those whose journey of faith may just be beginning.

We invite you to come and grow with us and to share in the rich and joyful fellowship you’ll find here. A warm welcome awaits you.

Forthcoming Events & Services

6th - 12th Dec 2021
Tuesday 7th December
Wednesday 8th December
Thursday 9th December
Friday 10th December
Saturday 11th December
Sunday 12th December

Worship

St Stephen's exists for the worship of almighty God. From the inspiring beauty to the Sunday Solemn Mass to the quiet simplicity of a mid week service there are a range of offerings here, and you are welcome to join us.
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Music

Music plays a central role in the life of our church. Our professional choir offer glorious music to enhance our Sunday liturgy. The building also hosts many concerts and performances.
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History

St Stephen's has been serving this part of South Kensington for over 150 years. Find out about the history of our parish and the development of our beautiful building.
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T.S. Eliot

St Stephen's was the spiritual home of one of the twentieth centuries greatest poets, T.S. Eliot, who served as churchwarden here for 25 years and was a member of the congregation for over 40. Find out about how this church influenced his life and poetry.
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Where to find us

Car/foot: St Stephen’s is on Gloucester Road/B325, just off the Cromwell Road/A4. However, there is no parking at the church and only limited parking in the streets surrounding the church.

Underground: The nearest Tube station is Gloucester Road (District, Circle and Picadilly lines)

Bus: Routes 74 and 49 stop near the church (see map here for locations)

If you have difficulty getting here, please get in touch and we’ll try and help

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