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

Broken: Real Life and Real Faith.

March 26, 2019

Staring Sean Bean, Broken was first aired on BBC1 in 2017.  You can now watch it on Netflix or DVD.  This five week course looks at how faith relates to our real lives. Themes raised: 1. Beauty in the ordinary, 12th March 2. Loving the unlovable, 19th March 3. Guilt and shame, 26th March 4. […]

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

Staff

Reverend Robb Sutherland

The Vicar of Mixenden and Illingworth

Reverend Yvonne Hagan

Assistant Curate (SSM)

Margaret Henderson

Church Warden