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. 

Churches Open

St John's, Monks Rise is open Sundays 8:00am-11:00am, with a Sunday Morning Parish Eucharist at 9.30am is followed by refreshments.

Christ the King Hub, Haldens  is open on Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 for the midweek Parish Eucharist at 10am followed by coffee, cookies and a chance for a chat.


Coffee Pot Every Friday morning at St John's from 9am-12 Noon with daily specials, tea, coffee and snacks. Come and meet friends and enjoy some conversation!

The Hub Cafe is open 9am til 12 Noon. Tea, coffee, toasted teacakes, a weekly special, juices and snacks and chance for a chat. and we have a lovely selection of paperbacks to buy or swap.

Free Wi-Fi at both cafes, plenty of room for buggies and snacks for our four legged friends.

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."


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Reverend Dr. Rob Marshall

The Rectory,
354 Knightsfield,
Welwyn Garden City,


Sunday 22 May - Easter 6

Every Sunday at 6 a.m. for 17hr 30m
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Monks Rise
Welwyn Garden City
St. Albans

Sunday 22 May 2022
The Sunday before the Ascension of Jesus.

7:00am Digswell Parish Audio Service

Sunday’s service from the parish of Digswell, Welwyn Garden City, Herts.
It is led by Ida Antwi, lay leader of worship.
The homily is offered by Rose Lord, Reader.

The Hymns are
Thy Hand O God has guided
Sing of the Name’s Goodness
God is Love, Let heaven adore him
Thy Kingdom Come O God.

9:30am Parish Eucharist at St John's
Celebrant: Fr Rob. Homily: Rose Lloyd
Refreshments follow.

11:00am DVC Anglican Service
Led by The Revd Selina Evans.

2:00pm Holy Baptism at Christ the King Hub

8:30pm Compline for Eastertide is available on our Sound Cloud page

Recorded service Hymns Easter

A menu of events during the summer

St John the Evangelist Charity No. 632122