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
Services of public worship in our church buildings will resume on Sunday 6th December.  Services online will continue as usual.

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.

FOR A LIST of OUR CHRISTMAS SERVICES in the PARISH, click here.

SUNDAY WORSHIP 29th November – Advent Sunday
NO 8am Holy Communion service at ST NICHOLAS
PARISH SERVICE and ST NICHOLAS’ at 11amJoin 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. Revd James Hadley presiding.  Canon Dennis Stamps is preaching. Reading is Mark 13: 24-37.  Hymns: At the name of Jesus; The Head that once was crowned. Anthem: O sing unto the Lord by Rawsthorne.

CHRISTINGLE via Zoom at 4.30pm with the Children’s Society.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83821633657   See this link as well to donate: https://thyg.uk/CUS042049  

ADVENT CAROL SERVICE at 6.30pm via Zoom with readings and music as we enter this special season of waiting.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85074565806

ST MARY’S, 9.30am
St Marys service of Holy Communion is a recorded service. The Revd Sally Goodson presides and preaches.  A link to this recording has been sent out by email, and also posted here https://youtu.be/IBJorklufeQ and on St Marys Facebook page. 

ALL SAINTS, 10am
We’re pleased welcome Jacqui who will preach this week. James will preside at Holy Communion as we begin Advent together. You might like to have a candle with you at home so we can mark this season of ‘light in the darkness’ together, even though we are apart.
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
Child friendly worship for this Sunday, Advent 1: Stay awake in your heart, by Margaret Pritchard Houston, Diocesan Children’s Mission Enabler on YouTube:

Simply Worship from St Mary’s still available on this Link: https://youtu.be/OgWVmrcjb0Y

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