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The Parish of Digswell, Welwyn Garden City

Christ the King Haldens ♦ Digswell Village Church ♦ St John's Digswell

'Living God's Love'

Christ the King Haldens



This weekend we celebrate our Patronal Festival

 11.00 - Festal Eucharist celebrating the Feast of Christ the King

Visiting preacher: Canon Gordon Oliver

followed by lunch in the Hall

18.00 - Service of Healing and Anointing at St John's (off Monk's RIse) with music from Taize


About our Church

Christ the King is a friendly, welcoming Church at the heart of Haldens in Welwyn Garden City.

We are a Church at the heart of the Community and offer a place of welcome and hopitality for All.  

We serve the local community in a variety of ways, including helping with local schools and running coffee mornings and meals for the elderly in our community.


Regular Sunday services

11am Eucharist for All and optional Sunday Club for Younger People


The Vicar - The Revd Catherine Staziker - 71 Haldens, Welwyn Garden City, Al7 1DH - 07968 316812 -


Deputy Warden - Nicky Janke - 07540 373913

The Hall and Rosedale Room are both available for booking outside of the times given below

Please contact  Nicky Janke on 07540 373913



Forthcoming Services and Events

Sat  19 Nov  10.00   Patronal Festival Weekend Begins

                                 Craft, coffee, bacon sandwiches, newspapers and sofas in the Hall

                                 Canon Gordon Oliver (former pupil of the Vicar!) throwing pots on the wheel in church

                                 Come and have a go!

                      19.00   Quiz and Fish and Chip Supper at St John's (off Monks Rise)


Sun 20 Nov  11.00   Festal Eucharist for Christ the King, Preacher Canon Gordon Oliver

                      12.30   Lunch in the Hall

                      18.00   Healing and Anointing Service at St John's (off Monk's Rise)

Sat  26 Nov    14.30  Home for Chistmas at St John's (off Monk's Rise)  - make your own Christmas wreath


Sun 27 Nov   11.00   Advent Sunday Eucharist and Sunday Club                 

                      18.00   Advent Carol Service at St John's (off Monk's Rise)

Sun  3 Dec     10.00  Christmas Fayre at St John's Church (off Monk's Rise)


Sun 10 Dec    11.00  Eucharist and Sunday Club (Advent II)

Tue 13 Dec    Carols under a Winter Sky with Digswell Village Church (meet outside  the Village Hall


Sun 17 Dec    11.00  Eucharist for All and Sunday Club (Advent III)

                        15.00  Christingle and Carols for All the Family



Sat 24 Dec      16.00 Crib Service

                         23.30 Midnight Mass at St John's Digswell (off Monks Rise) with Christ the King and Digswell Village Church

                                    PLEASE NOTE NO SERVICE AT CHRIST THE KING\


Sun 25 Dec      11.00 Festal Eucharist 



Sat 31 Dec       21.00 Light Refreshments in the Hall with Board Games and Party Games in the Hall

                         23.15 Watchnight Service

Sun 1 Jan        11.00 Festal Eucharist


Regular services

Sundays         10.00  Eucharist for All and Sunday Club

Tuesdays        09.15  Morning Prayer

Wednesdays    08.30 Morning Prayer at St John's (off Monks Rise)

Thursdays      09.15 Morning Prayer

Fridays            08.00 Morning Prayer (shortened) at St John's (off Monks Rise)

Saturdays        09.15 Morning Prayer at St John's (off Monk's Rise)


Regular events

Saturdays  10.00-12.00   COFFEE AND CRAFT IN THE HALL

                                          Come and join this hidden hive of creativity.  Bring along whatever you're working on,

                                          whether be it colouring, embroidery, knitting or a crossword etc. For all ages.  

Saturdays 12.30-14.00    MONTHLY LUNCH CLUB - please book beforehand (vicar or deputy warden) if you haven't been before

Tuesdays    10.00-12.00   COFFEE MORNING IN THE ROSEDALE ROOM  (just as you go into the church)

                                          Come and have a coffee and chat and catch up with friends and neighbours in the local                  

                                          community and make new friends and connections.


Organisations using the Hall  (at other times the Hall is available for booking - please see details at the top of this page)

Mon      18.30-19.30   Pilates        Contact:  Linda Donovan    07929 907743

Tue       17.30-18.00   Rainbows   Contact 

Wed      17.30-19.00   Brownies    Contact 

Thu       17.30-19.00   Brownies    Contact 

Sun       10.00-12.30  After service refreshments

Mon-Fri  09.00-15.00  Annabel's Montessori (from January 2017) Contact

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The Revd Catherine Staziker
The Vicarage
71 Haldens
Welwyn Garden City
07968 316812 (The Revd Catherine Staziker, Vicar) or 07968 316812 (Lay Reader, Rose Lloyd (currently on sabbatical))

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Family Service
A short service for all ages, at which a bit of noise and chaos are good!
Every first Sunday at 9:30 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Holy Communion
With Sunday Club for children.
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship


Morning prayer
Every Monday at 9:15 AM for 20 minutes
Common Worship


Holy Communion
Every Tuesday at 9:15 AM for ½ hour
Refreshments Common Worship
Tuesday Coffee Morning
Every Tuesday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours


Morning prayer
Every Thursday at 9:15 AM for 20 minutes
Common Worship


Morning prayer
Every Friday at 9:15 AM for 20 minutes
Common Worship


Saturday morning prayer
Every Saturday at 9:00 AM for 20 minutes
Book of Common Prayer



Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome

Foodbank or foodbank collection point
Hall for Hire Nicky Janke (07540 373913)ndimmer@gmail.comRose Lloyd (currently on sabbatical)
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 7868
Built: 1965
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: HERTFORD (323)
Deanery: WELWYN HATFIELD (32305)
Benefice: Digswell and Panshanger (32/082 L)
Parish Legal Name: Digswell (320122 )
CofE Church Info: (632123 32/123)
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The current editor is: Catherine Staziker

This page was last updated on Wednesday 16th November 2016
Christ the King Haldens, Welwyn Garden City : 75 Haldens, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 1DH

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