Rev Canon Elaine Bielby

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. We offer a variety of forms of worship on Sundays, to help us cater for everyone. During the week we have normally have morning prayer on Wednesdays and Thursdays, although currently this is currently Wednesday only via Zoom.

We look forward to welcoming you in person.

St. Helen's Online

Our building may be closed but we are still gathering for worship every Sunday at 10.15am. Services are by ‘Zoom’ and everyone is welcome. To join us, contact Revd Elaine:


If you haven't yet signed up with zoom, you can do so here. There are various applications available for zoom: there is one for Windows, one for Apple devices, and one for Android devices. There is no need to pay for zoom with our services.

Daily Prayer Apps

If you don’t already have the Church of England’s Daily Prayer app on your smartphone or tablet, you can download them by clicking on either the Android or Apple logos.

Support us via Just Giving

St. Helen’s now has a Just Giving page. We would be most grateful for any and all donations towards the major repairs to the church. Please see our Just Giving page.

Virtual Gardens Festival & Duck Race

This year the Welton Gardens Festival and Duck race will go ahead, but will be virtual events. Please visit the Virtual Gardens Festival web page and the Virtual Duck Race web page for more details! We are hoping to raise funds to pay for repairs to the church, we would be most grateful if you would like to make a donation via our Just Giving page.

Wednesday Mornings (Cancelled until further notice)

First Wednesday Coffee. 10am to midday.
Second Wednesdays of the month. ‘Forget me not’ service. 10:30am.
Third Wednesdays monthly. Coffee and Crafts!

Messy Church (Cancelled until further notice)

The next Messy Church is Saturday 16th May at 09:30.  ‘Love Your Neighbour’.
Click here for more details.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – UPDATE 5th April 2020

In line with government and Church of England guidance,  all public worship, meetings and events are suspended until further notice and the church building is now closed.

Specific guidance on weddings and funerals is now available. If you have booked a wedding, or are enquiring about a funeral, please contact the Vicar, Revd Canon Elaine Bielby on 01482 666677 or by email.

We particularly encourage you to join in ‘Daily Prayer’ from the Church of England, which can be found here.  You can also download the Daily Prayer app for your mobile device free of charge, details below.

If you would like to speak to someone about a spiritual or pastoral concern, please contact  Revd Elaine – details above.

Spiritual Communion (for use when it is not possible to join in Holy Communion) details can be found here. A selection of prayers and a short service for worship at home can be found here.

God bless you all


Parochial Church Council Annual Report 2019/20

The PCC annual report is now available online. Please click here to read it.

Last updated 01/05/2020