Welcome to Holy Nativity Church

Welcome to Holy Nativity Church, serving the parish of Mixenden and Illingworth in North Halifax! We are a friendly Christian community who accept and welcome everyone.

Please have a look around the website and find out more about life here in The Pennines!

Sunday Service at 10am every week.


Rock Mass | Your Kingdom Come

Come and worship LOUD! Rock Mass is a service for people who love it loud! Come and join in, everyone is welcome at Rock Mass!  Holy Nativity and the band Metanoia gather people together from far and wide to worship with songs that come from hymnbooks such as Kerrang Radio and Planet Rock. Metanoia have a lot of experience playing at services together with their alternative hymnal and the amps cranked to 11! Holy Nativity is the home of Rock…


A space for everyone to learn more about God through creative prayers, reading the Bible, singing and activities.  There will be cake!’

The Chosen

Come and see The Chosen, a multi-season series about the people who encountered Christ. Each month we eat together, watch together and talk together. Come and be inspired to change the world 2000 years later. A charismatic fisherman drowning in debt. A troubled woman wrestling with real demons. A gifted publican ostracized by his family and his people. A religious leader struggling with his beliefs. See Jesus through the eyes of those that met him. The evening ends with a…

Support Us

There are lots of ways to support the work of Holy Nativity. You may give a financial gift to the church online by clicking below.

If you would like to find out more about volunteering with us, click here.


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Making progress with the new project!

It’s been a busy first month for our development manager and a willing bunch of volunteers from the church and the local community! We’ve already had a big clear out, and what was once a storage cupboard and cluttered staircase … Is now a fully functioning church office ! It’s been hard work but we’ve had some fun along the way. We found loads of fascinating artifacts that tell the story of the past 70 years at Holy Nativity and…

Holy Week

Holy Week is well under way as Christian communities around the globe make a spiritual pilgrimage towards The Cross of Good Friday and the eventual joy of Easter Day. In the modern world, it is easy to forget that the Christian faith is an ancient spirituality that we enter into as we ourselves become disciples thousands of years later. Here at Holy Nativity our week began with quiet reflective services each night accompanied by the music of Taizé. Holy Week…