Welcome to St. Helen's

Thank you for visiting St. Helen’s church web site and a very warm welcome from the ministry team. St. Helen’s is at the heart of the local community and offers a variety of forms of worship to help us cater for everyone.
Ministry Team, November 2023
Watch And Pray

Lent Reflections - Watch and Pray

Watch and Pray provides daily reflections via email or smartphone app. The reflections start on Ash Wednesday and end on Easter Sunday.

You can sign up to the email reflections here, or download the app for iPhone or Android phones.

Sunday 25th February - 2nd Sunday of Lent

Please join us for the following services:

10:15 AM – Parish Eucharist. Our primary style of service. The choir sings, we read the Bible, affirm our faith, pray and share Holy Communion together.

Sunday 3rd March - 3rd Sunday of Lent

Please join us for the following services:

10:15 AM – All Age Eucharist.  Reverent worship with a more relaxed style.

Sunday 10th March - Mothering Sunday

Please join us for the following services:

10:15 AM – Parish Eucharist. Our primary style of service. The choir sings, we read the Bible, affirm our faith, pray and share Holy Communion together.

Matins

Sunday 17th March - Passion Sunday (5th Sunday of Lent)

Please join us for the following services:

10:15 AM – Matins. Traditional worship from the Book of Common Prayer, expressed in choral singing and led by the choir.

Palm Sunday

Sunday 24th March - Palm Sunday

Please join us at:

10:15 AM – Parish Eucharist. Our primary style of service. The choir sings, we read the Bible, affirm our faith, pray and share Holy Communion together.

Maundy Thursday

Thusday 28th March - Maundy Thursday

Please join us for a service of Holy Communion at 7:00 PM.

Lent, Holy Week and Easter

Friday 29th March - Good Friday

Please join us for the following services:

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM – Holy Communion from the reserved sacrament.

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM – The Last Hour service.

Easter Eggs

Sunday 31st March - Easter Day

Please join us for the following services:

10:15 AM – Parish Eucharist. Our primary style of service. The choir sings, we read the Bible, affirm our faith, pray and share Holy Communion together.

St. Helen's Fundraising Appeal

St. Helen’s is very grateful for any and all donations to church funds. We have recently adopted cashless donations and together with a new fundraising appeal, we hope to raise additional monies to pay for the day to day running of the church. Please click here for details about the new SumUp payment devices, and how we are using QR Codes.

Sunday Services

Our Sunday services are currently as follows:

8:00 AM – Holy Communion (BCP) (1st and 3rd Sundays)
10:15 AM – All Age Service (1st), Parish Eucharist (2nd, 4th & 5th), BCP Matins (3rd).
3:30 PM – Messy Church (3rd Sundays)
5:00 PM – St. Helen’s Online (Zoom) (Temporarily suspended)
6:30 PM – Evening Prayer (2nd and 4th) (Temporarily suspended)

Wednesday Mornings

Please join us each Wednesday morning at 9:30 AM for an online service by Zoom.
The new Zoom connection details are as follows:
Meeting ID: 870 8695 9468   Passcode: 570960

The Wednesday coffee mornings are also running again. On the 1st Wednesday, please join us in church for coffee at 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. On the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, will be coffee and craft, but you are still welcome whether you are a crafter or not.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We continue to follow Church of England and government guidance and law in all areas of our mission and ministry.

Although face coverings are no longer mandatory, they are encouraged, for the benefit of others. If you have any symptoms of Covid-19, please do not come to the church but stay at home and seek advice.

Last updated 20/02/2023 ASM