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

28-Feb Midweek Email


In this email:
  • Join the PCC!
  • World Day of Prayer
  • Introduction to British Sign Language
  • St Helen’s Singers
  • Easter Eggs for Azalea
  • Volunteer Postman needed!
  • Mothering Sunday Service
  • Celtic Retreat Day
  • 2024 Programme for St Helen’s Fellowship
  • Bishop’s Open Garden – now closed due to wet weather
  • Diocesan Vacancies
Annual Parochial Church Meeting – 24th April 2024, 7.30pm







Do you care about our church? 

Does Christian faith matter to you?

We need your help to take our vision forward!

Our PCC is the leadership group which makes the important decisions for our church and works to turn our vision into reality.  We need enthusiastic people from a diverse range of backgrounds with variety of skills, experience and knowledge. Meeting are on mid-week evenings, ten times a year for about two hours.  Could you join us?  Click here for a role description and application.  Speak to the Rector or Churchwardens, or an existing PPC member for more information. 



Wheathampstead Churches Together
World Day of Prayer
Friday, 1 March, 10.30
St Thomas More Church

prepared by the christian women of Palestine with the theme :- “I beg you, bear with one another in love”.
Sunday March 3rd 11.30-12.00pm
A Brief introduction to British Sign Language
We are delighted that Thomas and Honesty and their family have joined us at our 10am services. Thomas is a BSL tutor and has offered to run a short introduction to BSL to help us communicate with them and also covering some “church vocabulary”. Grab a coffee and join us – no experience necessary!


St Helen’s Singers
Do you enjoy singing? Come and help to support the singing for our Easter Sunday service.  We will run through the planned hymns and rehearse a simple anthem in a couple of parts. All welcome, you don’t need to be experienced in singing in parts although reading music will be an advantage.  Debs Wilson will run rehearsals at St Helen’s at 7pm on Thursday14th and Wednesday 20th March with another short rehearsal to be arranged just before Easter. All welcome, age 9-99!. Please email Linda ( to let us know you are coming.
Can you buy an Easter egg to give to the women who are helped by Azalea in Luton? And if possible, add a short message of friendship and support  Final date for donations: Friday March 22nd. – collection box in church.


We need help to deliver the WCT Easter services card to 10 houses on Wheathampstead Road/Harpenden Road. If you live nearby, can you help?
Please contact Pauline at




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


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 




The Diocese are advertising for two part time administrators, as well as a Property Director.   Further details are available from