Church of England Diocese of St.Albans St. Stephen, St. Albans

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

We have toilets.

There are changing facilities in our toilets.

There is car parking at the church, accessible from Watling Street.

There is a wheelchair-accessible toilet specifically for those needing more space.

Sorry - we don't have a public telephone.

There is reasonably level access between Church, hall and car park. The surface is a bit bumpy in places.

There is level access to the building.

Yes, this is available.

Service dogs are permitted in the building.


Our Building

The building is usually open for private prayer during the daytime

The building is Grade II* listed.

There is a range of ecological activity at St Stephen's, which has a Bronze eco-church rating and is working towards silver.


Music and Worship

Bells are rung regularly.

There is an organ, used at our main services.

Every Sunday at 8am, there is a service of Holy Communion using the Book of Common Prayer.

The church has a robed choir.


Groups, Courses and Activities

There is a range of activities for young people. These are listed on the Services and Events pages.

There are two regular Bible Study courses, currently running on Zoom.

There are facilities for parents and toddlers within the Parish Communion service. Tots & Teddies, a very informal service with activities and refreshments, runs at St Julian's Church every Wednesday (except half terms) between 10:30 and 11:30.


Help for Visitors

From time to time church tours are organised, often with cream teas (which have a regular clientele).

A range of leaflets about the buidling is available (coronavirus restrictions permitting).

The Church is normally open for private prayer during the day.


Other Features

The church is in a conservation area.

This is a Fairtrade parish.

There are two halls available for hire, one large and one small (more suited to meetings). They are both adjacent to the kitchen.