St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Committed to God's love expressed through our lives and common worship. Belvedere, CA
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Who We Are

St. Stephen's is known for it's acoustically perfect sanctuary, transcendant choral and organ music (under the direction of John Karl Hirten), the Frobenius organ and as the home of the American Bach soloists. Kimball Hall is the beautiful reception hall where many wedding receptions and events are held. Located on the hill in Belvedere with a view of the San Francisco Bay, St. Stephen's has a multi-faceted number of ways for people to engage in this vibrant faith-based community.

Currently The Rev. Robert K. Gieselmann is Rector and the Rev. Shari Young is Associate Rector.

About Us

Traditional Liturgy, Friendly, Neighborhood-focused, Young families, Casual, Charismatic

Choir, Children's Ministry, Adult Education, Young Adults, Youth Group, Faith and Work, Community Service, Nursery

Traditional Hymns, Passionate Reverent






Plan Your Visit



3 BayView Avenue
Belvedere, CA 94920



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Our Services

What are services like?
The 8am service is a contemplative Eucharist and the 10am service is a Festive Choral Eucharist. Both services honor the Anglican Book of Common Prayer for the structure. Occasionally, the morning or evening services are sung prayer services. St. Stephen's is known for it's excellent choir and music which fully enhance the 10am service.

What is the community like?
This vibrant church has a full range of active participants and small groups/ministries in every age group. The Associate Rector oversees several on-going outreach programs. There is a small group or ministries to meet everyone's tastes and fulfill most spiritual needs.

What if I'm not a Christian?
Everyone is welcome at St. Stephen's Church

Leadership View all


Phillip Ellsworth Jr.

His ministry has focused on preaching, teaching, liturgy in the riches of the Anglican tradition, pastoral care, and strengthening Christian community, with an emphasis on Student (or Youth) Ministry, while promoting a generous-spirited, intellectually vibrant Christian faith. Father Ellsworth holds a Master of Divinity degree from Yale University, a Diploma in Anglican Studies from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, and an M.A. and B.A. from Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. The President and Fellows of Yale University awarded him the Wolcott Calkins Prize for excellence in preaching in 1995.

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