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We are proud that our numbers of children are growing. During services the children learn and play quietly at the front of church. Our Children’s Missioner leads with creative and play-based activities relating to the theme of the service.

We encourage children to do readings, help with the offertory and collection, and serve at the altar when they feel ready. It makes us happy to have babies and toddlers in church too. We try to make parents feel relaxed by subscribing to the belief of a former vicar, Fr Richard Salter, who said “the only time children’s noise in church is a problem is when there isn’t any”. Most of our children receive Holy Communion, First Communion and Confirmation classes are held periodically.

The safety of our young church members is our primary concern, and we have a variety of policy and consent documents available for parents to read. For peace of mind, all of our Young Church adult leaders are DBS checked.

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Join Our Services This Week

Friday 1st March
10.30am - Said Eucharist

Sunday 3rd March
Third Sunday of Lent
10.30am - Parish Mass with Hymns
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A New Vicar

We are pleased to announce that the Revd Corniel Quak currently Assistant Curate of St Saviour's, St Albans, has been appointed as Vicar of the benefice of St John the Apostle and Evangelist Watford.

Given the completion of the usual legal formalities, the Collation, Induction and Installation service by Bishop Jane will take place on Thursday 20th June 2024 at 7.30pm.

Please remember Corniel and his family in your prayers as he prepares for this new ministry.