Church of England Diocese of St.Albans All Saints with St. John, Hertford

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

Several Loos, including one Disabled, available with level access at West end.

Full facilities at West end

Parking for 30 cars in churchyard. Multi-storey immediately opposite

All Loos level access

Autism or Asperger Aware / Accessible
Accessible car parking

Stored in church. It is complete with simple instructions for use.

Level access to most of the church. We have portable ramp for access to the memorial Chapel

T loop in church

We have several large print hymn books, orders of service and notice sheets

Assistance Dogs

As well as a general Awareness, we host a special 2hr event each Tuesday specially for those with Dementia. From January 2019 there will also be a monthly session for Young Dementia sufferers on the 2nd Wednesday of each month

We always have gluten-free. Just ask and we'll happily supply


Our Building

All Saints is Grade II* listed.

We have an active group who care about the environment in general and our churchyard in particular, running regular eco walks. WE have also installed several Swift Boxes. More information at https://www.allsaintshertford.org/eco.php and see pictures of the installation of Swift Boxes at https://www.allsaintshertford.org/2019/jun19msc.pdf


Music and Worship

We have a fine peal of ten bells. More information at www.allsaintshertford/bells.php

We host many concerts. As well as our own weekly concerts Soundbites http://allsaintshertford.org/concerts.php#soundbites and a monthly Saturday Morning short Choral Concert Heavenly Harmonies https://www.allsaintshertford.org/concerts.php#HH we are partners with the Hertfordshire Festival of Music http://www.hertsmusicfest.org.uk/ and host concerts by Hertford Choral Society http://www.hertfordchoral.org.uk/, Hertford Symphony Orchestra and many others. See www.allsaintshertford,org/concerts.php for current events.

We are fortunate to have a marvellous instrument whose core is a 'Father' Willis of 1899. Full details, with pictures and specifications at www.allsaintshertford.org/organ.php

Our 8:00 am Communion on Sundays uses BCP.

We have a choir which includes children, Choral Scholars and Adults (Some semi-professional). Whilst we are a Parish Choir we strive to provide the best possible musical support to our services. More information at www.allsaintshertford.org/choir.php and www.allsaintshertford.org/muslist.php .

Our band plays at the 10.00am All the Family Service on the First Sunday of the month


Groups, Courses and Activities

Try our Hot Choc stop every Monday in Term-time 15.15-16.30

We have a regular Bible Book Club. More information at www.allsaintshertford.org/biblebookclub.php

We hold regular Coffee Mornings. Usually at the beginning of March, the third Sunday of May (combined with a Plant Sale) and the second Saturday in September (combined with the annual Bike & Hike).

'Get up 'n Go' meets on Thursdays at 14:30.

We host regular meetings of the Young Onset Dementia Group (monthly on the second Wednesday) and weekly meetings of a group for Dementia sufferers and their carers run by HertsWise every Tuesday morning

Our Messy Church programme has been running for many years. Please visit www.allsaintshertford.org/messy.php for more information.

We have the only functioning MU branch in our Deanery. A lively bunch, more are always welcome. Please visit www.allsaintshertford.org/mu.php

There are two regular groups that meet in our chuch hall. For more information pleas contact Megan Roworth on 07538 141853

We have used this course and will do again. More information at www.allsaintshertford.org/2017/sept17ld.pdf

We support the work of the Herts/Ware Street Pastors both with people and money. More information at https://streetpastors.org/locations/hertford-ware/


Help for Visitors

We have a range of information about us and our church, ranging from a short overview to a comprehensive history. Most are available online and can be accessed via https://www.allsaintshertford.org/church.php

The Church is usually open as follows:

Sunday 7.45-12.00 and 17.45-20.00
Monday 15.00-16.30
Tuesday 9.30-12.00
Wednesday 10.00-14.00
Thursday 10.45-12.00
Other times by arrangement


Other Features

We support the work of FairTrade, using their products wherever possible, and use compostable materials as far as possible

We support the work of the Hertford Foodbank https://hertforddistrict.foodbank.org.uk/

We offera wide range of service and events both as a church and as a community resource; we host some 14 Carol Services and many other Adent'Christmas/Epiphany events over the Festive Season. Full details at https://www.allsaintshertford.org/events.php

We have a hearing loop and offer a variety of other aids. Please contact us for more details

Our St John's hall is available for hire - though already heavily used by the community. More information at www.allsaintshertford.org/hall.php