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Sunday, March 29
  • Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist: 8am (in English), 10:30am (in English), 5:15pm (in Spanish).

Monday, March 30
  • Holy Eucharist: 8am (in English)

Tuesday, March 31
  • Holy Eucharist: 8am (in English)

Wednesday, April 1
  • Holy Eucharist: 12:10pm (in English)
  • Tenebrae: 7pm (in English)

Thursday, April 2
  • Maundy Thursday: 7pm (in English and Spanish)

Friday, April 3
  • Good Friday Liturgy: Noon (in English), 7pm (in English and Spanish)

Saturday, April 4
  • Holy Saturday Liturgy: 10am (in English), followed by preparing the church for Easter
  • The Great Vigil of Easter: 8pm (in English and Spanish), followed by a festive party; bring food or drink to share.

Sunday, April 5

  • Easter Day Holy Eucharist: 8am (in English), 10:30am (in English), 5:15pm (in Spanish)

Finding Center
Finding Center, St. Stephen’s new Saturday evening contemplative service, takes place every Saturday from 5:30-6:15pm. Spiritual centering is the focus of the service, which includes silence, chant, music, poetry, communion and contemplation. The service draws mostly from Christian traditions, with a commitment to inclusive language. Spiritually uplifting pieces from other traditions (religious and artistic) are also included. Following the service, there will be some light refreshments to facilitate conversation and fellowship. Read more about Finding Center here.

St. Stephen's now publishes all of its news electronically. You can read recent articles and sign up for our mailing list on our News page.

Small group opportunities

We Make the Road by Walking is the new book by Brian McLaren; its 52 chapters taken us through the year and help us better understand what it means to follow Jesus. Every Monday evening at 7pm, parishioners gather at the church to discuss the chapter for that week. You are invited to attend any Monday evening you wish.

Faith Matters is our Thursday evening opportunity for faith growth and starts with light fare and ends just after 9pm with the short prayer service Compline, which will be sung with the 10:30 service choir. Anyone is welcome to come to as few or as many Thursday night Faith Matters gatherings as they wish. Topics for each week’s gathering will be announced on our "This Week" page.

Visit Our History Site
St. Stephen's Church has a long and rich history, and we are presenting it on our historical website. You can add your own photos and memories and view materials from the church's archives.







St. Stephen's is the Episcopal church in Columbia Heights and Mt. Pleasant
1525 Newton Street NW * Washington, DC 20010
202-232-0900 *