Connect, Belong, Share, Grow..

Welcome to the website for the Parish of Harpenden, a Church of England Parish within the Wheathampstead Deanery in the Diocese of St Albans

Connect, Belong, Share,Grow ..
Our mission is to build connections, encourage belonging, and share an appealing faith that grows a vibrant Christian community at every stage of life.

UPDATED COVID-19 INFORMATION for OUR PARISH

NEW RESTRICTIONS do not affect public worship in churches

OUR CHURCHES ARE OPEN FOR PUBLIC WORSHIP SERVICES and PRIVATE PRAYER.  Please click here for more information.   
If you are enjoying our services of prayer and worship online, and were not previously part of our congregation, we would love to hear from you by email. If we can pray for you or family and friends, or if you’d like a chat or visit, please DO email office@parishofharpenden.org and we will respond to you.

New: St. George’s school reference request — see here

SUNDAY WORSHIP 27th SEPTEMBER – HARVEST SUNDAY!

ST NICHOLAS HOLY COMMUNION at 8am in church, Common Worship Order one.  Revd James Hadley preaching ; Canon Dennis Stamps presiding.

PARISH SERVICE and ST NICHOLAS’ at 11am
Join the Sung Holy Communion Service on Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81402722773  Meeting ID: 814 0272 2773
Join by telephone: 02034815240, enter ID#: 81402722773, followed by # (no password needed).  Also live streamed on Facebook page
Canon Dennis Stamps presiding; Revd James Hadley preaching.  Reading: Luke 12:16-30.  Hymns: Come ye thankful; To thee O Lord

SUNG ‘Live’ EVENSONG at 6.30pm in St Nicholas Church. (followed by ADCM at 7.30pm)

ST MARY’S, 9.30am

Harvest Service will be a service of Holy Communion, with Revd Sally Goodson presiding and preaching. The service will be live streamed on our Facebook page, and available later on the website. Please bring Harvest donations of non-perishable items for the Food Bank and put these outside the front of the church. There will be a retiring collection for the Bishops Harvest appeal and Jeel-al-Amal.

ALL SAINTS, 10am
Please join us at 10am this Sunday 27th September in church or via Zoom for our Harvest Festival service, led by Pauline. Harvest gifts (suitable for foodbanks) can be left at the church door, and there will be a virtual  presentation of our harvest produce. Children will be encouraged to complete a worksheet to show towards the end of the service, either via Zoom or now also in church.  If you would like to attend in person please contact Elizabeth Card, and bring a face covering.

Online joining details will be circulated by email to church members. Members of the other churches in the Parish and beyond who would like to join us live can obtain the details from any of the District Wardens or a church member to whom they are known. An edited recording of the service may be posted on the All Saints Harpenden Facebook page shortly afterwards.

ALL-AGE WORSHIP ESPECIALLY FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

Parish Simply Worship Service from St Mary’s with Jenny Goulding available:

Child friendly worship for this Sunday, Story of two sons,  by Margaret Pritchard Houston, Diocesan Children’s Mission Enabler on YouTube:

THIS COMING WEEK
Morning Prayer 9am and Night Prayer 8pm will be said on Tuesday, live streaming on St. Mary’s Kinsbourne Green Facebook page
Morning Prayer 9am. and Night Prayer 8pm, will be said on Wednesday, and Morning Prayer, 9am and Night Prayer 9pm. will be said on Thursday, live streaming on St. Nicholas Church Harpenden Facebook Page. You don’t need a Facebook account, just click on the links above.

RESOURCES FOR PRAYER AND WORSHIP at HOME-click here