News & Events

  • Volunteer for the Dragon Boat Race
    Hope Housing is competing in a dragon boat race, and they need your help! They need volunteers to join their boat, as a drummer and 2 paddlers. Could you come

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  • Holiday at Home
    Join our Church Holiday at Home from Friday 20 – Sunday 22 August. Friday 20 August, 6pm: Worship and film night We will kick things off with some worship at

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  • Covid Health & Safety
    As more people come back to our church services, and government restrictions are lifted, we want to ensure that we are still safe and that people feel confident about worshipping together.

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  • In Sync Holiday at Home
    In Sync is our youth group, and this summer we are planning a Holiday at Home for them. 2–8 August Please speak to Fraser for more details.

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  • Planet Heroes: Free Holiday Club for 5–11yrs
    Tuesday 31 August – Friday 3 September1–3pm (come earlier first day to register) During the last week of the summer holidays, come to Planet Heroes, an awesome holiday club for

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  • Maintenance Weekend
    On Saturday 14 August and Sunday 15 August we will be holding a weekend of activities to help keep the church up to scratch.  Can you help with cleaning, painting, or making

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  • New Events page
    We’ve created a new events diary on the website so now you can see all our upcoming services and events in one easy-to-view place! Click on the event image or

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  • Evangelism Training – Thurs 15 July
    The Eden team invite you to an evening of evangelism training with Robin Gamble. Do you want to learn how to share your faith with your friends and neighbours. This

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  • What do you think about online church?
    We want to know how we can make our church services meet people’s needs the best. Could you give your opinions about what’s working or what’s difficult for you? Fill

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  • Thank you!
    Thanks to a generous £3,000 grant from Near Neighbours, Church Urban Fund, we will be getting a wet room! We are so thankful to Church Urban Fund for this wonderful

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  • New Church Structure
    We want St Stephen’s to be a loving and active church that invites more and more people to become part of the community. So we’ve been working on a creating

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  • Under 35s picnic – 27 June
    Weather permitting there will be a picnic for under 35’s after the morning service in two weeks’ time: Sunday 27 June All under 35’s welcome!

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  • Now hiring: Eden Team Leader
    We are partnering with the Eden Network, part of The Message Trust, to recruit a dynamic and visionary leader to lead our Eden team based here in West Bowling, Bradford.

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  • Monday Prayer Group
    Prayer group is meeting again as of Monday 17 May in line with relaxing of restrictions. We are so looking forward to being able to meet indoors again. Enjoy being

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  • Ascension Day 2021
    This Thursday 13 May is Ascension Day. From Thursday for 10 days we will give time especially to pray for God’s Kingdom to come amongst and around us. Watch the video below to

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  • Pentecost 2021
    Pentecost is on Sunday 23 May 2021. As a feast day of the church, it is when we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit to the early church (and to

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  • Proximity Conference: 7-8 May
    Proximity (the Eden conference) takes place next weekend, for those who love where they live and want to show Jesus’ love to those around them! Together we’ll be exploring what it

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  • 24 Prayer Day – May
    Today (2 May) is our 24 hour prayer day. Beginning at 8pm on Sunday 2 May and going through to 8pm on Monday 3 May, with a special focus on Monday at

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  • Litter pick around YBS Woods
    14 volunteers from our Eden team and church joined in a litter pick last Sunday, clearing up the YBS woods. Together we cleared up over 30 bags and a whole

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  • Annual Parish Church Meeting (APCM)
    Read the report Want to catch up on all St Stephens has been doing over the past year? The APCM report has it all. Find out all about the exciting

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  • Journey Makers returns
    Journey Makers returns on Tuesday 20 April! Every Tuesday at 3.45pm for Primary school children. Have your child join in games, songs, Bible stories and make new friends over Zoom.

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  • Toilets fundraising completed
    We have now finished the fundraiser and have great news to share on our target: We reached our 10,000 minutes for £10,000 fundraising target! To date we have collected £10,147

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  • Easter Services
    Maundy Thursday – Virtual Last Supper Thursday 1 April, 6pmOn Zoom We will eat our evening meal together on Zoom, share the story of events leading up to Jesus’ arrest and

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  • 10,000 Minutes Sponsorship Challenge
    To raise money for the new toilets, we are starting a challenge: If everyone at church could spend 40 minutes a week (that’s less than 6 minutes a day) doing

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  • 24 Hour Prayer Day
    Next Sunday is our 24 hour prayer day. Beginning at 8pm on Sunday 7 March and going through to 8pm on Monday 8 March. Please do sign up and encourage others

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  • Work starts on the new toilet block
    Exciting news alert… “Bye bye old single toilet!” That means we are getting a fancy new block with three new toilets. This doesn’t come cheap so we have a fundraising campaign that

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  • Eden Sunday – 30 Day Challenge
    In the service on Eden Sunday we heard from members of the team, like Joe and Lewis and Abby, on how they are building relationships with their neighbours. We were

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  • Journey Makers Starts for 2021!
    St Stephen’s Journey Makers starts for 2021 this Tuesday! We are on Zoom for Key Stage 2 children of St Stephen’s CE Primary, Bradford on Tuesdays at 3.30pm. There will

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  • Lockdown 3.0
    Hello everyone, Looks like we are locked down again! However, we are not locked down out of church buildings as places of worship are allowed to remain open for acts of worship

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  • Marsh Church and Community Heroes Awards 2020
    Congratulations SHINE and St Stephen’s volunteers! We won the Marsh Church and Community Heroes Awards 2020. Along with seven other churches across the UK, our volunteers at St Stephen’s church

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