St Stephens Church
St Stephens Church
Welcome to St Stephen’s Church with St Eanswythe’s Mission in Tonbridge. We’re part of the Church of England and a spot the place individuals of all ages can be taught what it means to observe Jesus. Together we search to worship God, deepen our relationship with him, help each other and show God’s love in the neighborhood. We’re part of the Church of England and a place where folks of all ages can study what it means to observe Jesus. Together we search to worship God, deepen our relationship with him, assist each other and present God’s love in the neighborhood. Our diocese includes 80,000 people who worship God and attain out to others in 181 parishes in 38 counties in central, northern and northwestern Virginia.
The success of our Church depends on participation from folks such as you. Until 1911, a lookout still lived as hearth-watcher in a specifically furnished dwelling in the tower, high above the roofs; triplets were even once born here. The constructor of the cathedral was himself laid to relaxation in St. Stephen’s in 1011.
Tombstones and the coats of arms of the capitular families recall their reminiscence. The coats of arms are enriched by trendy keystones donated by the federal and state governments, the bishopric and metropolis of Mainz. Works of art, such as the enthroned God the Father from the 15th century, or the late Gothic sculpture of St. Anne, the Virgin and the Christ Child, also needs to not be ignored. For some years in St. Stephen’s, youngsters have been baptised within the unique Gothic baptismal font from 1330 once more. Marc Chagall, who became an honorary citizen of Mainz, but by no means obtained to know the city, completed his last window shortly earlier than his dying on the age of ninety seven. Nineteen later and intentionally extra modest home windows in the facet aisles by Charles Marq, from the Atelier Jacques Simon in Reims, serve to guide as much as the masterpieces.
The church, on the method highway to the city centre, seats 250 and has disabled entry. The church has a properly-geared up kitchen, a separate meeting room for Junior Church, an open social space and toilets together with disabled facilities. I thought this may have all been over by last Easter, boy was I wrong. I do hope and pray that we’ll be again to a more normal setting in our Church sometime this summer. In the meantime maintain the religion, share the faith and be secure on the market.