Welcome to Holy Nativity Church, Mixenden and Illingworth. Serving the communities of north Halifax.

Welcome!

Welcome to the parish of Mixenden and Illingworth in North Halifax! We are a friendly Christian community who accept and welcome everyone. We worship predominantly at Holy Nativity Church in Mixenden.

Please have a look around the website and find out more about life here in The Pennines!

Upcoming Events

Beer and Carols, Children’s Games and Live Band

December 15, 2018

Beer and Carols is an event for the whole community and people of all ages as we make Christmas come alive! This year we’re going to begin with children’s party games from 5pm-7pm! Like the name suggests, there will be an evening of singing and laughter and drinks to buy.  We’ve got a licensed bar selling […]

Christingle and the BIGGEST NATIVITY IN HALIFAX!!

December 23, 2018

Have you always wanted to be in The Nativity play at school but got picked to be a twinkling star every year at school?!  Whether you’re 4 or 43, this is your opportunity!! This year we’re having the BIGGEST nativity play in Halifax!   You’ve always wanted to be a shepherd, you’ve got a dressing […]

Christmas Morning

December 25, 2018

Bring your favourite present and make the vicar try and turn it into a sermon!  All age party time!  We will even give you a glass of bubbly at the end!   ITS CHHRRRRRRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIISSSSSTTTMAASSS!!

Christmas Morning

December 25, 2018

Bring your favourite present and make the vicar try and turn it into a sermon!  All age party time!  We will even give you a glass of bubbly at the end!   ITS CHHRRRRRRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIISSSSSTTTMAASSS!!

Recent Posts

St Mary’s Community Shop Closure

For 16 years, St Mary’s Community Shop has served the people of Illingworth as a place of sanctuary and will finally close their doors on the 3rd of July.  In 2002 the council gave the keys to a small shop front on Turner Avenue South to the community at St Mary’s Church which later became […]

Yvonne’s Ordination and First Eucharist

It has been a wonderful weekend in the life of Holy Nativity as we have celebrated with Yvonne as she was ordained priest. On Saturday at Huddersfield Parish church Yvonne was ordained by Right Reverend Jonathan Gibbs, the bishop of Huddersfield.  It was a wonderful service in which he placed his hands on her head […]

Lunch Club Christmas. #GodWithUs

Holy Nativity’s lunch club had a fantastic Christmas Meal on Tuesday. The morning began with a Christmas communion service with carols. Then the room became a hive of activity as other people began arriving for Christmas dinner with all of the trimmings! To start the festivities, children from Year 1 and 2 at Ash Green […]

Making Friends over a Curry

On Wednesday afternoon we had a fantastic time as Samina, Shebana, Shamim and Rabia came to Holy Nativity to show more than twenty of us how to make traditional homemade curry. The Halifax Central Initiative staff came to Holy Nativity with all of the ingredients and expertise to produce a cheap and amazing home cooked […]

Welcoming the New Curate!

On Saturday we went to Yvonne’s ordination at Bradford Cathedral. Yvonne is the new curate at Holy Nativity Church.   Revd Yvonne Hagan was ordained deacon by the Bishop of Leeds. Yvonne has come from Christ Church Pellon where she has been worshipping for many years.  She has been training for ordination for three years.  As […]

Finding Holy Nativity

Holy Nativity Church

The Church of the Holy Nativity, Mixenden, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 8RX

St Mary’s Community Shop

St Mary's Community Shop, 89 Turner Avenue South, Illingworth, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 8EF

Recent Sermons

Staff

Reverend Robb Sutherland

The Vicar of Mixenden and Illingworth

Reverend Yvonne Hagan

Assistant Curate (SSM)

Margaret Henderson

Church Warden