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Welcome to St. Stephen Baptist Church; a warm and friendly, bible teaching church, filled with loving and caring Saints.Throughout our website, you will see educational and heartfelt information for all to use. St. Stephen has a large fellowship hall (used for events and dining), Burch Chapel (for intimate ceremonies), a multitude of classrooms/meeting rooms, Christian Life Bookstore (loaded with inspiration), Kingdom Bible Building Institute (to enlighten your education), and a wonderful Sanctuary. We have a wonderful youth program that ministers to children through young adults.


For those less fortunate or in need, we have the Mountaintop Evangelical Resource Center for You (MERCY) House which provides food, clothing, and necessary training. 

St. Stephen Baptist Church is conveniently located minutes from Beltway exits 7A (Branch Avenue) and 4A (Brinkley Road) in Temple Hills, Maryland. Click here for turn-by-turn directions.


We, at St. Stephen, have a saying... "If you ever get tired of visiting us, please..JOIN US!. Our doors are always open.... because our theme is: We Are One In The Spirit, St. John 17:21!

St. Stephen Baptist Church
5757 Temple Hill Road
Temple Hills, MD 20748

phone: 301-899-8885
fax: 301-899-2555
email: info@ssbc5757.org

Bishop Lanier C. Twyman, Sr., Pastor


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