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

Christmas Service & Activities

Christmas Services and Activities in St Helen’s Church (*unless indicated otherwise)

Sunday 29 November 10:00 – 11:00am


Advent Service *at St Peter’s


7:00pm – 8:00pm


Advent Carols at St Helen’s




Friday 4 December 6:30pm – 7:30pm


1st Wheathampstead Guides Christmas Service – closed service for Guides and family only




Saturday 5 December 9:00am – 12:00pm Christingle Making (10am): Fun for the whole family as we make Christingles for Christingle services. 1st Wheathampstead Guides will be on hand to assist.


Work Party (9am): Help needed to tidy the churchyard and to get the church ready for Advent and Christmas. Bring the whole family – come and help! Please remember to bring suitable tools if you have any at home.



Sunday 6 December 3:30pm – 4:30pm


5:00pm – 6:00pm


Christingle Services – please come to either service




7:00pm – 10:00pm Carols and Capers: An informal evening, singing together a range of traditional and folk carols for Advent and Christmas. Pies, beer, wine and soft drinks.




Sunday 13 December


6:00pm – 7:00pm


Carol Service *at St Peter’s with Impact Youth group




Thursday 17 December 10:30am – 11:30am


Tots’ Time Christmas Party


Friday 18 December 9:15am – 10:00am


10:30am – 11:15am


St Helen’s School Christmas Service for Key Stage 1 children – service for schoolchildren and family only

St Helen’s School Christmas Service for Key Stage 2 children – service for schoolchildren and family only




Sunday 22 December 7:00pm – 8:00pm


Traditional Service of Lessons & Carols




Thursday 24 December 3:00pm – 4:00pm


4:15pm – 5:15pm


Crib Services:  Please come to either service. If they wish, children and adults are welcome to come as any character in the Christmas Story. Doors open 20 minutes before the start of the service.


11:00pm – 12:00am


“Midnight” Communion with Carols




Friday 25 December 8:00am – 9:00am


Holy Communion


9:30am – 10:30am


Christmas Celebration with Communion


11:15am – 12:15pm


Christmas Celebration *at St Peter’s Church