Sunday 8:00am   ‘Said’ service of Holy Communion  

This lovely service is held in the Lady Chapel every Sunday and lasts half an hour or so and is taken from Order One of Common Worship.  

Sunday 9:30am   ‘Sung’ service of Holy Communion

This service is also taken from Order One of Common Worship and includes hymns. Our ‘Junior Church’ meet during this service with the children having their own teaching and learning session which is a lot of fun in our Centenary room. They are welcomed back into church for a blessing and they share with the whole church family what they have been doing in their activity session.

After the service we enjoy a time of fellowship over tea and coffee in our Centenary room.

Sunday 9:30am  2nd Sunday of every month Church Parade / Family Service (unless otherwise stated).

This service is led by one of the uniformed organisations connected with our church – brownies, cubs, scouts.

Sunday 6pm  2nd Sunday of every month.   Evensong

This service is led by our choir and accompanied by the organ.

Other Services

We regularly have services at St Stephen’s reflecting the church calendar and we also have services from time to time including Songs of Praise, sometimes shared with other churches from West Bury. Please have a look at our news page of our notices for more information on what is coming up.

Hymns to be sung in services in January 2018


Sunday 7 January first after the Epiphany 9 30 am Parish Communion

Processional                                          394         O worship the King all glorious above

Gradual                                                   41         As with gladness men of old

Offertory                                                 13         All hail the power of Jesus’ name (tune 2 Diadem)

Administration                                         70        Bright the vision that delighted

_______________________________________69        Breathe on me breath of God (tune 2 Tentham)

______________________________________250       In the Lord I’ll be ever thankful

Conclusion                                              33          Angel voices ever singing

Sunday 14 January Epiphany 2  9 30am Parish Communion. No Parade.

Processonal                                           537         We three kings of Orient are

Gradual                                                   53         Be still for the presence of the Lord

Offertory                                                235         I the Lord of sea and sky

Administration                                      552        When our God came to earth (tune setting 169a)

_____________________________________500         There is a Redeemer

_______________________________________14        All heaven declares

Conclusion                                              219       How lovely on the mountains

Sunday 14 January 6 pm Evensong

113        Earth has many a noble city

Psalm 42

Choir:    Lead me Lord (Wesley)

292        Lead kindly light (tune 1 Sandon

6          Abide with me

Sunday 21 January third after Epiphany 9 30 am Parish Communion

Processional                                          174         God of grace and God of glory

Gradual                                                 464         Take my life and let it be (t 2 Nottingham)

Offertory                                               186         Great is thy faithfulness

Administration                                      287         Just as I am (t 2 Saffron Walden)

_____________________________________491         The race that long in darkness pined

______________________________________51         Bless the Lord, my soul

Conclusion                                           522         To God be the glory

Sunday 28 January fourth after Epiphany 9 30 am Parish Communion . Candlemass

Processional                                          15           All my hope on God is founded

Gradual                                                 82          Christ whose glory fills the skies

Offertory                                             434          Restore O Lord the honour of thy name

Administration                                    356         O breath of life

____________________________________125         Father we adore you

____________________________________118         Faithful vigil ended

Conclusion                                          129         Fill thou my life O Lord my God

Nunc Dimittis (Goss) – Candles


Thy Kingdom Come

Thank you to everyone who attended the Ascension Day service held at St Stephen’s and the Pentecost service held at All Saints. It was wonderful to share with Christians from other churches in praying together for our locality and the world.

Let us continue to pray ‘Thy Kingdom Come!’