St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Welcomes You

Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday - April 14

8:00 Holy Eucharist and Distribution of the Palms

10:00 Blessing of the Palms in Courtyard,

procession into church, and Holy Eucharist

Maundy Thursday - April 18

11 a.m. Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

7:00 p.m. Liturgy of Maundy Thursday

Good Friday - April 19

12:00 Noon - Liturgy of Good Friday

and Mass of the Presanctified Gifts.

The Great Vigil - April 20

7:00 p.m. -Solemn High Mass

The first Mass of Easter

Easter Day - April 21

8:00 and 10:00 Holy Eucharist


Our Mission Statement

We are to incarnate the presence and work of 

 Jesus Christ in this place and in our community.

The Reverend Walcott W. Hunter, Rector

Welcome to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, New Port Richey. St. Stephen’s is a parish in the Diocese of Southwest Florida, located at 5326 Charles Street, New Port Richey. If you would like to contact us, our office phone number is: (727) 849-4330 and our parish e-mail address is:  


St. Stephen’s is a warm and caring parish family growing in the knowledge and love of Christ. We pray for our Lord’s blessings upon all who come here, and we invite everyone to share in our fellowship, both in the worship and at coffee hour. We also encourage all visitors to sign the guest register and pick up a Visitor’s Brochure from the pew racks so you can learn more about us. If you are looking for a spiritual home, please give us your name, address and phone number so we can contact you and welcome you to this parish family.


Our mission is to faithfully witness to the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ in our lives through the worship of the Church, the relationships we build with one another in Christ, and the service we render in His Name. In short, we are to love and serve one another as Jesus loves and serves us.


It is our hope that everyone who comes to St. Stephen’s, members and visitors alike, experience the Grace and Presence of God, and are embraced in His Love. May God Bless you, and welcome to St. Stephen’s!


Fr. Hunter