Church of England Diocese of St.Albans Digswell

St John the Evangelist

Please look at THE WEEK AHEAD label to find out about services and events in the coming week. We look forward to being in touch with you.

St John's in the ancient parish Church of Digswell established in the 12th Century. Today it is a flourishing welcoming community focussing on working closely with our many schools, the elderly and advocating an exciting teaching programme.

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

Ordination of Revd Selina Evans

Our Curate, The Revd Selina Evans, will be ordained priest at St John's by the Bishop of Hertford on Sunday 27 September at 10am.

We do hope you will watch a live stream of the service by visiting the Digswell Parish homepage on Facebook.

Sunday Services

We're back in church! Socially distanced Eucharist each week at St John's on Sundays at 8am and 9am. All welcome.

Face Coverings in Church

A reminder that it is the law that Face Coverings must be worn in church from August 8th. Please make sure you bring a face covering with you.

Online Services

If you would like links to services emailed to you, or the Zoom meeting links, please email [email protected]

If for any reason you don't receive a link to any of our services you can always go directly to the Digswell Parish Sound Cloud here:

All of our available services are stored there for up to 6 weeks.

"The parish of Digswell is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of St.Albans safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."

Get in touch

Reverend Dr. Rob Marshall

The Rectory, 354 Knightsfield, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 7NG

St John's Patronal Weekend -September 13

6 Sep 2020, 6 a.m. for 40m

Monks Rise
Welwyn Garden City
St. Albans


Parish SoundCloud Service is available all day on Sunday.
Link will be available from Sunday morning at breakfast time.

8:00 am Early Start Eucharist. Celebrant and Preacher Fr Rob
[please note that this service will be streamed LIVE. To watch it please search for "Digswell Parish Facebook" in your search engine and watch the Live feed from 8am]

9:00am The Eucharist . Celebrant and Preacher: Fr Rob

11am Digswell Village Church Methodist Service [please book seats in advance]. A You Tube version will then be available online via their website.

2pm Christ the King open for Prayer and for you to listen to the Parish Sound Cloud Service at 2:30pm

6:30pm The Digswell Gospels. The Gospel of Mark will be available for you to listen to from 6:30pm on Sunday evening,

8:30pm Compline for Every Day.

Track & Trace in operation
Face coverings are compulsory to protect others
Do join us!

Recorded service Morning Worship/Prayer Prayers Hymns

During the weekend of St John the Evangelist's Patronal Festival we launched the Digswell Gospels

12 Sep 2020, 1 p.m.
St John the Evangelist Charity No. 632122