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

24-Jan Midweek Email


In this email:
  • Peace Walk in London
  • Messy Church – sign up for your family ticket now
  • Pancake Party – Volunteers needed!
  • Artificial Intelligence study course
  • 2024 Programme for St Helen’s Fellowship
Annual Parochial Church Meeting – 24th April 2024, 7.30pm






A Multi- Faith Peace Walk in London

Date : Sun 21 January 2024

Time : 12 – 3pm

Location: Starting and ending in Trafalgar Square, London

People of faiths and none are invited to move together in silence in shared commitment to live in peace and harmony in the world. All welcome.  More information on this website:

You are invited to make and wear/bring a white flower, and wearing faith/cultural clothing is welcomed. To reflect the vigil and contemplative elements, we ask you not to bring any banners, flags, placards.



Artificial Intelligence – study course

We are planning our sixth Study Course which will be on Artificial Intelligence and will take place during the Summer Term 2024. If you have a particular interest or expertise in this area and would like to join the planning group then please contact Roger Payne, email:




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

25th January          Social with Fun Quiz

1st February           Holy Communion

8th February           The Cruel Sea Part 1
The Film (Abridged Scene Setting)

15th February         The Cruel Sea Part 2 with talk and model ship

22nd February         Social afternoon

29th February          Head Gear – An invitation to show and tell your story

7th March               Holy Communion

14th March              Save a space for puds (sub £3 this week)

21st March             Chair exercises with Sarah Donnelly

28th March             Maundy Thursday Reflections





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




Monday 22nd January
9.30am – 11.30am Coffee in the Chancel
9.45am – 11.00am Book Talk
11.15am – 12.15pm Following the Message Study Group
7.30pm – 9.15pm Bell Ringing Practice

Tuesday  23rd January9.30am – 11.30am Coffee in the Chancel

Wednesday 24th January
9.30am – 11.00am The Ark Parent and Toddler Group

Thursday  25th January
9.30am – 11.00am SENsational Parents’ Group
2.45pm – 4.15pm St Helen’s Fellowship at Mead Hall



Friday 26th January

Saturday 27th January
9.15am – 10.00am Celtic Morning Prayer
10.00am – 11.30am Coffee in the Chancel

Sunday 28th January
10.00am – 11.00am All Age Communion Service