A church which symbolizes the blood of the first Christian martyrs who were killed during the Indian Mutiny of 1857…
St. Stephen’s Church
Introduction: St. Stephen’s church is a church located at the walking distance from Khari boli market. It was built in the Gothic Romanesque style by Anglican missionaries. Church has a tall bell tower and wonderful stained glass rose windows. Church also has arched windows which allow the sunlight to brighten the interiors. One can see the marvelous interior well maintained with motifs, carvings, pictures and beautiful furniture. All the Delhi buildings which are associated with St. Stephen’s namely the famous St. Stephen’s College and St. Stephen’s Hospital and St. Stephen’s church are red in color. It is said to symbolize not only the blood of St. Stephen but also the first Christian martyrs who were killed during the Indian Mutiny of 1857.
History: St. Stephen’s church is a small and attractive church built in 1865 as a memorial to the British who died in the revolts of 1857. This church was established by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, a group of English missionaries and was intended for the use of Indian converts to the Church of England.
Timings: 8:00AM – 8:00PM
Prayer timings: Sunday 7:00 AM and 8:00 PM
Address: Fatehpuri, Church Mission Road, Chandni Chowk, Delhi-110006
Nearest metro station: Chandni Chowk
Celebrations: Easter, Christmas and Church birthday
Contact no.: 9811213452