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.


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. We’d love to know how you came to join our services; and whether we can help you further on your spiritual journey in these unusual times.
Do email and we will respond to you.

News on re-opening Cornelias

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

NEW RESTRICTIONS do not affect public worship in churches

SUNDAY WORSHIP – 20th September

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


Join the Morning Praise Zoom Service:

Also live streamed on Facebook page

Meeting ID: 814 0272 2773

Join by telephone: 02034815240, enter ID#: 81402722773, followed by # (no password needed). Jacquie Hibbert is leading; Alan Gilliam is preaching. Reading: Ruth 1 v 1-9 and 16-22.  Songs: Lord of all hopefulness; How deep the father’s love for us; Lord the light of your love is shining

ST MARY’S, 9.30am

This Sunday will be a service of Holy Communion, Revd Sally Goodson will preside and Nina Featherstone will preach. The service will be live streamed on our Facebook page and available there afterwards.  The ADCM will follow after the service and be on Zoom, details from Revd. Sally.
See below for this month’s Simply Worship.


Please join us at 10am this Sunday 20th September in church or via Zoom for a service of Holy Communion lead by Dennis, who will also be preaching. 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.


Simply Worship from St. Mary’s is available here

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

St John’s Harpenden Junior Church with Rev. James Brown, Creation: Trees: