About Us

Welcome to St Stephen's (C of E) Burnley. St Stephen's Church is the Parish Church of Burnley Wood and Towneley. It is situated in a beautiful part of Lancashire and has a vibrant history dating back to 1879. St Stephen's has its own Aided Primary School, which is built on the edge of Towneley Park and Golf Course and looks out across the Hills of the South Pennines. The Church itself is Central in tradition and open to renewal having a variety of services throughout the week ranging from traditional to informal. There are many organisations for all age groups and enquiries are welcome. We are a growing and child friendly Church and are keen to welcome you to our web site and would love to welcome you to any of our services

  "The parish of Burnley: St Stephen is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Blackburn’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."