St Mary Magdalene Church
Parish of Hatfield Hyde, Welwyn Garden City
St Mary Magdalene Church
Parish of Hatfield Hyde, Welwyn Garden City
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Church in the heart of the community

St Mary Magdalene is the Church of England Parish Church serving the parish of Hatfield Hyde
on the eastern side of of Welwyn Garden City.

Parish Priest - Revd Emma Hopegood Jones
For enquiries please call 07397 785032

More details of Sunday and other regular services
are on the Worship page.

For Baptism and Wedding enquiries

Following the announcments from the Government requiring the country to enter lockdown once more, we have decided not to hold public services in church. This has been a difficult decision because the Government does allow public worship in churches to continue, but we feel that because the serious nature of the current alert that this is the responsible thing to do for now. This decision will be under constant review and we will make further announcements as the picture changes. We will continue to live stream both our Sunday and Wednesday services via YouTube and hope that you join us there. We will also reopen for individual private prayer as of week beginning 11th January. We will open for the following days:

Wednesday 12pm till 4pm
Friday 9am till 4pm

Parish Giving
Please continue to support our church through this online giving page. It is a safe and secure way of donating money to us in lockdown, until we are able to open our church doors once more. To donate just follow the link below:

Target Ovarian Cancer Online Giving Campaign

Following on from the success of our Christmas Crisis charity online giving campaign, we are running another appeal in aid of the cancer charity Target. For details on giving to this cause please see the parish email or contact Nick for details.

Service Book
The service book for those following Wednesday's service at home can be found on our worship page.

Streamed Services
Our Sunday and Wednesday services can now be found on Zoom instead of YouTube. The details needed to join will be sent out via the Parish email. If you do not currently recieve this email plaease contact Nick and he will add you to the email list.  

Zoom Cafe
Our next Zoom Cafe will be on Wednesday 17th February immedately following the Zoom service.

For updates and advice given to Churches on Coronavirus visit

Safeguarding Policy
The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of the Parish of Hatfield Hyde is committed
to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within the parish community.
Julia Merrigan is the Parish Safeguarding Officer and can be contacted on
The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser can be contacted on
More details here.

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