Coffee and chat at St Stephen's

Every Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. for 1hr
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Watling Street,
St Albans

A coffee and chat session for the older members of the church and community to meet for an hour or so. It will run every Wednesday in the Lady Chapel starting at 10.15am.

Refreshments Coffee morning Community event Event held in a Church

Morning Prayer

Every Friday at 9:15 a.m. for 30m
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Every Friday there will be a service of Morning Prayer using Zoom. Please contact the Parish Office or the Vicar for details.
Why not join us online for this 30-minute short service? We use the 'Daily Prayer' service from the Church of England. Participants can choose whether to just listen to the service, remaining on mute and without their camera turned on, or you can join in with reading parts of the service if you're happy to do so. Please speak to Becky if you'd like to know more about this.

Live streamed service Morning Worship/Prayer

St Stephen's Gardening Group

Every Saturday at 9 a.m. for 2hr
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Please note that this event will not be taking place between 23 Dec 2022 - 13 Jan 2023

Watling Street,
St Albans

Join a friendly chatty group of gardeners, young and old, to help keep St Stephen's Churchyard looking tidy. If possible, bring your own gloves and tools.

All age/Family Event held outside

Men's breakfast

8 Oct 2022, 9 a.m. for 1hr 30m
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St Julian's Church
3 Abbot's Avenue, St Albans
AL1 2HY

Breakfast and discussion of a current topic.
This time it is 'The new control of disease - how far should we go?' led by Michael Elves.

Refreshments Meal Men's group

Parish Walk

8 Oct 2022, 1 p.m. for 4hr
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Watling Street,
St Albans

Walking round Tring Reservoir. Meet at 1pm in St Stephens Car Park. Binoculars might be useful - it's popular with birds.

All age/Family Family Friendly Event held outside Event held in a Green Space

Holy Communion - Book of Common Prayer

Every Sunday at 8 a.m. for 1hr
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Please note that this event will not be taking place between 31 Dec 2022 - 2 Jan 2023

Watling Street,
St Albans

A service of Holy Communion, using the Book of Common Prayer. We will continue to keep the building well ventilated in accordance with government guidelines.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Book of Common Prayer

Parish Communion Service from St Julian's

Every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for 1hr
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Please note that this event will not be taking place between 12 Nov 2022 - 14 Nov 2022

St Julian's
3, Abbott's Avenue
St. Albans
AL1 2HY
United Kingdom

Service of Holy Communion, live and (one week each month) online.
The Service Sheet can be found in the News and Notices - Notice Sheets section.
The service on 9th October will be our Harvest Festival. On 1st January it will be a combined parish service starting at 10am.
To follow the service when it is online, select MORE ABOUT THIS EVENT to be taken to the service on our YouTube channel. In other weeks, the Parish Communion Service from St Stephens at 10am will be online: please look at that entry for the link.

Eucharist/Holy Communion Music Organ Hymns Refreshments

Parish Service from St Stephen's

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 1hr
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Watling Street,
St Albans

This service runs live and (in most weeks) online.
When the service is online, you can select MORE ABOUT THIS EVENT to be taken to our YouTube channel. On the Sundays when it isn't online, the 9:30 Communion Service from St Julian's will be - please look at the Parish Communion from St Julian's entry on this page.
On 13 November this will start at 9:30, and will be a combined Parish Confirmation service. It will also be our Remembrance Day commemoration.
On 1 January here will be a combined parish service at 10am at St Julian's: there will be no morning services at St Stephen's.
You can find the service sheet and Together in Prayer in the News and Notices - Notice Sheets section.

Live streamed service Recorded service Organ Hymns Prayers Singing Harvest

Harvest Festival

9 Oct 2022, 4 p.m. for 2hr
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St Julian's Church
Abbot's Avenue, St Albans
AL1 2HY

Harvest celebration service and meal.

All age/Family Refreshments Harvest Event held in a Church Event held in a Church Hall

Evening service

Every Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for 1hr
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Please note that this event will not be taking place between 16 Sep 2022 - 19 Sep 2022

A Sunday evening service. Styles may vary - come and see!
On the first, third and fifth Sundays of the month, it will be held at St Stephen's Church: on the second and fourth Sundays at St Julian's Church.
Select 'View Attachment' to download a sheet with more detail about what happens each Sunday.

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Prayers

Morning Prayer

Every Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. for 30m
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Watling Street,
St Albans

Short live service of Morning Prayer

Morning Worship/Prayer

Holy Communion

Every Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. for 1hr
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Watling Street,
St Albans

Live Service of Holy Communion usually followed by coffee and cakes.

Eucharist/Holy Communion

Evening prayer

Every Second, Fourth Wednesday at 8 p.m. for 1hr
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Watling Street,
St Albans

Service of evening prayer, live in Church

Prayers Evening Worship/Prayer

Books and Cream Teas

15 Oct 2022, 2 p.m. for 2hr
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St Julian's
3, Abbott's Avenue
St. Albans
AL1 2HY
United Kingdom

Sale of previously-loved books and lovely cream teas.
Please note new date!
There will be a nominal admission charge.

Refreshments Family Friendly Event held in a Church Hall

Saturdays @ 5

Saturday 17 September 2022, Saturday 15 October 2022, Saturday 19 November 2022, Saturday 10 December 2022, Saturday 21 January 2023 at 5 p.m. for 1hr 30m
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Watling Street,
St Albans

Come and join us at St Stephen’s for games, crafting, maybe a bit of drama too as well as looking at some of the Bible and
thinking and learning together. This group will meet at 5pm for an hour and a half and will include drinks and a light meal for the kids. Aimed at children from 5 and up.
On 10 December, there will be a Christingle service at 6.

Refreshments served

Craft Morning at St Julian's

In January, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, December. Every Third Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for 1hr 30m
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St Julian's Church Hall
3 Abbot's Avenue
St Albans
AL1 2HY

Bring your own project or try a new craft.
Tea, coffee and cakes available for purchase from the Community Cafe.

Community event Event held in a Church Hall

Light Party

27 Oct 2022, 4:30 p.m. for 2hr
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Watling Street,
St Albans

Games, food and a time for reflection.

Refreshments

Sunday Explorers

Sunday 04 September 2022, Sunday 02 October 2022, Sunday 06 November 2022, Sunday 04 December 2022, Sunday 08 January 2023 at 10 a.m. for 45m
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Watling Street,
St Albans

Sunday Explorers will happen once a month, starting at 10am.
It is a fun teaching event, aimed at young people.
The September session will include a Blessing of School Bags and teachers at the end of the service. Teachers and families with primary school age children are invited to attend (and bring school bags).

Sunday School / Organised Children's Activities

Parish Walk

6 Nov 2022, 1 p.m. for 3hr 30m
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Watling Street,
St Albans

Walk in the Bricket Wood area. Meet at St Stephens Car Park at 1pm.

All age/Family Family Friendly Event held outside Event held in a Green Space

Christmas Fair

19 Nov 2022, 2 p.m. for 2hr
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St Julian's
3, Abbott's Avenue
St. Albans
AL1 2HY
United Kingdom

Traditional Christmas Fair, with stalls selling gifts, toys and books with raffles and refreshments. A small informal soft play area will be provided.
There will be a nominal admission charge.

All age/Family Refreshments Family Friendly Christmas

Carol service

11 Dec 2022, 5 p.m. for 1hr
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St Julian's
3, Abbott's Avenue
St. Albans
AL1 2HY
United Kingdom

Service with Christmas carols

All age/Family Singing Family Friendly Christmas Carols

Crib service

24 Dec 2022, 4 p.m. for 1hr
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Watling Street,
St Albans

A service for Christmas Eve, aimed at young and old alike.

All age/Family Singing Family Friendly Crib/nativity Christmas Eve Christmas

Epiphany Songs of Praise

8 Jan 2023, 4 p.m. for 1hr 30m
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St Julian's
3, Abbott's Avenue
St. Albans
AL1 2HY
United Kingdom

Songs of Praise service

Hymns All age/Family Singing Epiphany Family Friendly Event held in a Church