St Helens Church, High Street, Wheathampstead, St Albans, AL4 8AA. Worship Times: 10am every Sunday

Advent & Christmas


Following the announcement that Hertfordshire is entering Tier 4 and due to the significant rise in the transmission rate in our area, we have had to make changes to our schedule of  Christmas services. Please note the changes in red below.

Services in Church

SUNDAY 13th Dec 4pm
Family Carol Service*
A family service with carols sung by
St Helen’s Junior Choir. Now available online.

THURSDAY 17th Dec 2pm
Christmas Matinee Premiere
An opportunity to watch a video of the
Family Carol Service in church

SUNDAY 20th Dec 6pm
Lessons and Carols* [CLOSED RECORDING]
A candlelit service of readings, music and carols, recorded for release on Christmas Eve. Available online

THURSDAY 24th Dec 4pm
Outdoor Crib Service CANCELLED
Come and watch as we assemble the crib scene
in Rectory Meadows – a short interactive
family service with songs
online version available here

Outdoor Carols for All CANCELLED
Come and join the choir to sing carols in Rectory Meadows

FRIDAY 25th Dec 8am
Christmas Communion
A reflective Christmas Day service

FRIDAY 25th Dec 10am
Christmas Communion*
A celebratory Christmas Day service
for the whole family. To book your ticket,
please click on this link.


Children & Families Activities

from THURSDAY 3rd Dec
Knitted Nativity characters will be displayed in shop windows along the High Street and Church Street. Can you find them all? Letters are attached to each figure…can you find the message? Email your answer for a chance to win a prize. Download a form here

FRIDAY 11th Dec
ONLINE Christingle
A festive beginning to the Christmas season for the whole family. Watch our video and join local schools as we make a Christingle here. Order your kit from Linda if you would like to join in at home. To view the online Christingle service, click here