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

19-Jun Midweek Email


In this email:
  • Contemporary Evening Worship  – TONIGHT!
  • Design Expertise needed!
  • The Big Help Out
  • Messy Church – last places remaining, book now!
  • Election Hustings
  • Summer Community Larder
  • St Helen’s Fellowship
Sunday 1st Sept, 12.30pm – Parish BBQ








Community Larder 2024
This summer holiday, we are providing free food to those in need in the community. In order to provide a more friendly welcome. anyone who visits the larder will be helped by a volunteer from St Helen’s Church and there will be games and crafts for children and refreshments available.  The larder will be open on Tuesdays, 10am – 12pm at St Helen’s Church.

If you would like to help, please contact Helen 07974 762997 or
Please consider donating non-perishable food or making a financial contribution to support this community project. To donate to the Community Fund online, please click here. Our bank details are available here if you wish to make a bank transfer. If you would like to gift aid your bank transfer donation, please contact our treasurer, Stephen.

The Hardynge Choir which rehearses in St Helen’s School, has a concert coming up right here in Wheathampstead.  Music for a (hopefully) summer’s evening. Tickets online or on the door.


Volunteers needed for careers morning
Beech Hyde School
Thursday 27th June, 10am-12pm
Each careers volunteer will be sat at a desk in the school hall.Children, aged 8-11, will interview the career mentors, speed dating style. These are the questions the children will ask :  
  • What does a _________ do? 
  • What do you enjoy about it? 
  • How do you become a _________? 
Please contact the school office if you are able to volunteer -01582 832661 or email, Retired and those still working all welcome: 

St Helen’s Fellowship
MEN AND WOMEN welcome at St Helen’s Fellowship! Programme below. Unless otherwise stated all meetings are held in The Mead Hall between 2.45 and 4.15 pm. The cost is £2 per week and 50p for transport if required. Anyone who would appreciate a lift to meetings, please ring Gill Gwinn who will be able to tell you if we can help with this. Thanks.

Louise Edwards 01582 621197
Jill Bareham 01582 460394
Gill Gwinn (transport organiser) 07966 469754

20th June                The Log books of St Helen’s School – Patrick McNeil

27th June                Bird Bingo

4th July                  Holy Communion

11th July                Chair exercises with Sarah

18th July                 Summer Party





Events and Activities this week (at St. Helen’s Church unless otherwise indicated).
Please ask if you need further details




Monday 17th June
9.30am – 11.30am Coffee in the Chancel
11.15am – 12.15pm Following the Message Study Group
7.30pm – 9.15pm Bell Ringing Practice

Tuesday  18th June9.30am – 11.30am Coffee in the Chancel

Wednesday 19th June
9.30am – 11.00am The Ark Parent-and-Toddler Group
8.00pm – 9.00pm Contemporary Evening Worship

Thursday 20th June
2.45pm – 4.15pm St Helen’s Fellowship



Friday 21st June

Saturday 22nd June
9.00am – 12.00pm The Big Help Out
9.15am – 10.00am Celtic Morning Prayer
10.00am – 11.30am Coffee in the Chancel

Sunday 23rd June
10.00am – 11.00am All Age Communion
3.30pm – 4.30pm Messy Church at Beech Hyde School