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.

COMING OUT OF LOCKDOWN! Worship services in our buildings
St Nicholas: 8am service in church resumes on 28th March.  11am Zoom continues thru 16th May. Wed 10.30 Holy Communion resumes on 14th April.
St Mary’s: 9.30am service live streamed from church (no congregation) from 28th March; congregation back in church from 18th April.  Tuesday 10am Holy Communion resumes on 20th Apr.
All Saints: 10am services continue online until 18th April, after which we return to mixed mode services, with some in the building, some joining from home.

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.
PRAYER for the NATION: We are invited to pray for our nation as we pass this milestone of over 100,000 deaths from Covid. Click on this link for prayers to use: Prayer for the nation | The Church of England

WORSHIP SERVICES 7th March – Third Sunday of Lent
ST NICHOLAS – 11am on Zoom, Fb and Telephone
A Sung Holy Communion Service
Meeting ID: 814 0272 2773 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81402722773    Join by telephone: 02034815240, enter ID#: 81402722773, followed by # (no password needed).  Canon Dennis Stamps will be presiding and preaching.  Hymns:  We love the place; In the Cross of Christ.  Anthem:  Ave Verum Corpus by Mozart.

ST MARY’S – Recorded service
A recorded service of Family Worship led by Revd Sally Goodson.  Here’s the link, which is also pasted on Facebook (St. Mary’s Kinsbourne Green).
https://youtu.be/mGIT7C7fojc

ALL SAINTS – 10am on Zoom, and Telephone, later posted to FB
James will preach and preside and this Communion service as we reflect on Jesus turning over tables in the temple. You might like to bring a candle to light together at the start of the service. We will be online for 15 minutes before and after to have a chance to chat together.
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, The Temple, by Margaret Pritchard Houston, Diocesan Children’s Mission Enabler on YouTube:
The Temple – Third Sunday in Lent, Year B – YouTube

Here is the link to the February Simply Worship Service from St Mary’s Kinsbourne Green, https://youtu.be/4AHtFbwGVaE