Christmas Services 2019

Find a Christmas service near you… simply explore the services and events in the table below.

We’d also like to invite you to our special Churches in WGC event:

Thurs 20th December 6.30pm: Town Carol Service outside Howard’s Centre with WGC brass band. Refreshments will be provided by the Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.

Sun 1st @6pmAdvent Carol ServiceSt Francis
Sun 15th @4pm 9 Lessons and Carols with Codicote Community ChoirSt Johns Church Digswell
Sun 15th @6pm Community Carol ServicePanshanger
Sun 15th @6pmCarols by CandlelightChristchurch Peartree
Sun 15th @6pmCarols by Candlelight Christchurch Parkway
Sun 15th @6.30pmChristmas Carol ServiceHIC
Thu 19th @6.30pmCarols under a Winter SkyDigswell Village Church
Sat 21st @4pmFamily Carol ServiceSt Francis
Sun 22nd @10amCarol service with Godly playMethodist
Sun 22nd @4pmCarols by CandlelightUnited Reformed Church
Sun 22nd @6pmCarol ServiceHowlands Baptist Church
Sun 22nd @6pmCarol serviceSt. Mary Magdalene Church
Sun 22nd @6pmTraditional Nine Lessons & Carols St Francis
Fri 6th @7.30pmCorporate Prayer for the UK ElectionHIC
Sat 7th @12pmChristmas Tree FestivalSt Francis
Sat 7th @4pmAdvent AdventurePanshanger
Sat 8th @12pmChristmas Tree FestivalSt Francis
Sun 8th @10amPop-Up NativityPanshanger
Sun 8th @6.30pmHIC’s Pantomime called ‘Alice in Winter Wonderland’HIC
Sun 15th @9.15amFamily Communion with NativitySt Francis
Sun 15th @10.30amMorning WorshipUnited Reformed Church
Sun 15th @4pmChristmas Special for young families.United Reformed Church
Sat 21st @6pmThe Longest NightUnited Reformed Church
Sun 22nd @9.30amAll-age CelebrationChristchurch Parkway
Sun 22nd @10.30amAll-age CelebrationChristchurch Peartree
Sun 22nd @10.30amNativity ServiceHowlands Baptist Church
Sun 22nd @4pmParish ChristingleChrist the King Haldens
Tue 31st @9pmNew Year’s EveHIC
@4pmChristmas Eve ServiceChrist the King Haldens
@4pmChristmas Eve ServiceDigswell Village Church
@4pmChristmas Eve ServiceSt Johns Church Digswell
@4pmChristingle/Crib ServiceSt Francis
@5pmChildren’s Christmas MassOur Lady’s
@5pmChristingle ServicePanshanger
@6pmChildren’s Christmas MassSt Bonaventure’s
@6pmChristingle/Crib ServiceSt Francis
@6.30pmChildren’s Christmas MassHoly Family
@8.30pmMass of the Nativity with CarolsOur Lady’s
@9.30pmMass of the Nativity with CarolsHoly Family
@10.30pmMass of the Nativity with CarolsSt Bonaventure’s
@11pmMidnight MassSt Francis
@11.15pmChristmas Eve ReflectionChristchurch Parkway
@11.30pmMidnight MassSt Johns Church Digswell
@11.30pmMidnight MassSt Mary Magdalene Church
@11.30pmCandlelight CommunionUnited Reformed Church
@11.45pmChristmas CommunionPanshanger
@8amEucharistChrist the King Haldens
@9amChristmas Mass with Carols St Bonaventure’s
@10amFamily ServiceHIC
@10amFamily ServiceDigswell Village Church
@10amChristmas Mass with CarolsHoly Family
@10amChristmas Day ServiceHowlands Baptist Church
@10amChristmas Day serviceMethodist
@10amChristmas day ServiceNew Zion Christian Fellowship
@10am Christmas Day All Age Celebration ServicePanshanger
@10amFamily Communion ServiceSt Francis
@10amFamily EucharistSt Johns Church Digswell
@10amChristmas Family WorshipUnited Reformed Church
@10.30amChristmas Day CelebrationChristchurch Peartree
@10.30amChristmas Day CelebrationChristchurch Parkway
@11amChristmas Mass with CarolsOur Lady’s

Week of prayer for Christian Unity – Sunday 24th January 3pm

We’re so blessed to be part of a wider fellowship of Christians in the area, all trying to make Jesus known in different ways and styles. On Sunday 24th January, during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, we have a joint services with the other churches, this year held at Our Lady’s Catholic church in Woodhall, at 3pm. During the previous week there will be lunch time prayer and food at different churches.  Churches in WGC – week of prayer Christian Unity 2016

Welwyn Hatfield General Election Hustings

29th April, 8pm-10pm, Herts International Church, Unit 2 Sterling Court, Mundells, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1FT

Please join us to question our local parliamentary candidates on the issues that matter to us. Discussion topics and questions will come from your submissions, so if you have questions for us or for the candidates get in touch via

Last time, the hustings were a great success, with a packed room hearing the candidates’ responses to questions on a wide range of international, national and local issues.

We will be following the same format as last time, with questions and topics from what you send us in advance supplemented by a limited number of questions on the night.

This is your chance to grill the candidates, and focus them on issues you care about, so don’t miss out!

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

For Jesus, unity amongst his followers was a key thing. To celebrate our unity together as churches in Welwyn Garden City, we have a week of prayer coming up. Do just turn up at any of the events below.

Daily Services at 12 noon

Monday 19th Jan – Panshanger Church, 24 Hardings, AL7 2EJ
Tuesday 20th Jan  – Our Lady Queen of Apostles, 141 Woodhall lane, AL7 3TP
Wednesday 21st Jan – St Mary Magdalene, Hollybush Lane, AL7 4JS
Thursday 22nd Jan – YMCA, Peartree Lane, AL7 3UL
Friday 23rd Jan – URC Church, Church Road, AL8 6PS (with Labyrinth at 10.30am)

Bring and Share supper on Saturday

Saturday 24th Jan from 7-9pm – Foicelare Centre, AL8 6JG

Joint Service on Sunday 25th Jan

Sunday 25th Jan at 4pm – Herts International Church, The Mundalls, AL7 1FT.