Welcome to Holy Nativity Church, Mixenden and Illingworth.

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

The Rock Mass

November 17, 2019

The Rock Mass is a monthly service for people who love it loud!  The community gather together to worship God through live heavy Rock music! At a typical service you can expect to be singing songs you are more likely to hear on the Kerrang channel or Planet Rock Radio.  As we come together around God’s table to […]

Rock Mass Christmas!

December 15, 2019

Worship LOUD with special guest Bishop Jonathan Gibbs leading the service and preaching!

Monthly Communion Meal

January 12, 2020

Second Sunday of every month, 6pm, Holy Nativity Church. The Communion Meal is an informal evening service once a month. We gather around the table and share food together as part of the communion service. What can you expect? A friendly, family atmosphere with people of all ages. Good food and time to talk together.  […]

The Rock Mass

January 19, 2020

The Rock Mass is a monthly service for people who love it loud!  The community gather together to worship God through live heavy Rock music! At a typical service you can expect to be singing songs you are more likely to hear on the Kerrang channel or Planet Rock Radio.  As we come together around God’s table to […]

Recent Posts

Holy Nativity’s New Labyrinth

You may have spotted that we’ve had a strange design mown into the church park at Holy Nativity! A labyrinth is a long winding path that leads to a central space. It is like a maze but does not have any wrong turns to get lost in- it is one clearly defined path. Labyriths have […]

Cake Making and Games as Sparks 2019 Kicks Off

On Wednesday, Holy Nativity was once again filled with 5-11 year olds having fun, playing games and baking cakes! With the current heatwave we had planned to spend the morning doing activities outside in the park. Unfortunately the weather had other ideas with Tuesday night’s unexpected thunderstorm! Not to worry! A quick change of plans […]

NCS Volunteers at Holy Nativity

This week we have been privileged to have a group of 16 volunteers doing National Citizen Service at Holy Nativity. Following on from the Fun Day in the church park, one group have been looking at the borders, pulling out weeds, cutting back bushes and planting new plants! Inside the building, another group have been […]

Fun Day at Holy Nativity!

This Sunday, Holy Nativity held a Fun Day for the whole community.  From face painting to axe throwing there was something for everyone!  Throughout the day there were all sorts of fun and games going on.  One of the highlights was the adults wheelbarrow race! When my daughter was sad because she had to leave […]

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 […]

Finding Holy Nativity

Holy Nativity Church

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

Staff

Reverend Robb Sutherland

The Vicar of Mixenden and Illingworth

Reverend Yvonne Hagan

Assistant Curate (SSM)

Margaret Henderson

Church Warden