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…

Murmuration – Family Creative Day

A whole day of family creative fun! Come join us for a fun-filled Family Creative Day at Holy Nativity! Let your creativity soar as we make beautiful things together. Try your hand at junk modelling, puppet designing and noise making ending with a huge party to celebrate what we’ve done together! A whole day of activities and fun with food and refreshments provided throughout. This event is perfect for families looking to spend quality time together, trying something new while…


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

Celebrating 70 Years of Holy Nativity.

Join us as we come together as a community to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Holy Nativity. On 30th June we will be joined by the Area Bishop of Huddersfield, Bishop Smitha Prasadam and other guests of honour to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the dedication of Holy Nativity Church. We hope it will be a wonderful service of celebration for all that our church has meant and continues to mean in this community. But more than that we hope…

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.


Pilgrim Journey – Inspiration Packet.

Download your packet of materials for our Pilgrim Journey Arts Retreat Here! Hello fellow pilgrim and welcome to the resource page for Pilgrim Journey. Here you will find a PDF packet of inspiring readings and images to help get your creativity flowing for our event. Feel free to download it to a device of your choice and browse it – hopefully it will get you excited and inspired for the day ahead. If you’re not sure about any of the…

Partnerships Update

Thanks to our development project, we’ve been able to start working much more closely with community partners to expand and improve what we are doing in the community here at Holy Nativity. Working with Together Housing we’ve seen improvements to our facilities. And with them and others we’ve now set up fortnightly support drop ins where local residents can come for advice and support on a range of issues. Our advice service includes: We are always looking for ways to…

More Building updates!

Following on from the big March clear out and the creation of the new church office we’ve been doing even more to improve the back stage facilities here at Holy Nativity. For such a busy and active church, we really struggle for storage, and thanks to the UKSPF grant and some help from community partners it’s been great to see progress on making everything more organised and easy to use. Starting with the vestry – where all the items for…

Funding Update

A lot of our UKSPF funded development project is about the big building project here at Holy Nativity, but at the same time we are still focused on delivering all the amazing activities and community benefits that we already do. To help us with that we get lots of support from local, regional and national funders and we are thrilled to report that we have two grants just in which will help us move forward. First, with the support of…