Welcome to Holy Nativity Church, Mixenden and Illingworth.


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!

Church Diary

  • Morning Prayer January 31, 2022 at 9:00 am – 10:00 am Holy Nativity Church, Sunny Bank Rd, Mixenden, Halifax HX2 8RX, UK A short prayer service.
  • Church Pantry January 31, 2022 at 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm The church pantry will be open today from 2-3.30 pm. If anyone is in need of a helping hand with a few items if food come down to Holy Nativity. The kettle will be on if anyone just wants a natter.
  • Youth Group February 1, 2022 at 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Holy Nativity Church, Sunny Bank Rd, Mixenden, Halifax HX2 8RX, UK A group for children from school years 5-9. Come along to play games, try new stuff, talk about your week, think about what it means to be growing up and moving on and most of all to have fun.
  • Home Group Prayer Meeting February 1, 2022 at 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm People gather together in a family home to pray together for the wider community and beyond. Please get in touch for more information.
  • All Age Communion February 6, 2022 at 9:00 am – 11:00 am Holy Nativity Church, Sunny Bank Rd, Mixenden, Halifax HX2 8RX, UK Sunday morning has the main act of worship in the parish. It is open to everyone from all ages and all walks of life. Whether you are 0 or 100 years old and whether it is your first or 101st time worshipping at Holy Nativity, you are just as welcome. All services are all age…

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Recent Posts

New Music | Lord You Hear The Cry

In our online worship for the last year, we have recorded a lot of songs. Lord You Hear The Cry is a song we were just starting to sing at Holy Natvitity before the pandemic. Robb and Ruth recently recorded it for online services.

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

It was wonderful to be able to meet together as a community and celebrate Easter around the fire! After a lent that feels like it has lasted for 57 weeks, we sang Jesus Christ `is Risen Today at the top of our voices! The last 12 months living with Covid 19 have felt like a […]

Holy Nativity Brings the Hope of Easter to the Community. #HNEasterJoy

Today, Holy Nativity shared some hope for the future with the local community as it gave 500 Easter eggs to local children. Revd Robb and the church community organised the eggs for every pupil at Ash Green Primary School. “This past 12 months has been so hard for everyone, none more so than our children” […]

Holy Week 2021 | Services

Friends, This third lockdown has been a very difficult time for us all.  This week marks a full year of our worship together being online with occasional in person said services when it has been safe to do so.  I long for that point where we can meet together and sing the Lord’s song at […]

Finding Holy Nativity

Holy Nativity Church

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


Reverend Robb Sutherland

The Vicar of Mixenden and Illingworth

Reverend Yvonne Hagan

Assistant Curate (SSM)

Margaret Henderson

Church Warden