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.

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.


Maundy Thursday and Good Friday

It has been a really eventful couple of days! Once the traditional foot washing service for Maundy Thursday had concluded, Holy Nativity’s Youth Group kept the overnight vigil with a sleepover. Maundy Thursday is all about remembering the last supper so they began by baking bread for the vigil. Millions of candles were set up on the high altar with the loaf and then we were keeping watch all through the night. Later, a camp fire and toasted marshmallows kept…

Palm Sunday | Our Holy Week Preparations

What a busy week we’ve been having as we prepared for Palm Sunday and Holy Week! Ash Green spent a day looking at how Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. We waved palm branches and palm crosses around whilst shouting hosanna! Then we cut our own palms out of green paper to make leaved that became these fantastic rad banners to decorate Holy Nativity! Of course Holy Nativity’s youth group helped out with the decoration acros the bottom of…

Fun and Games @ Sparks

So much fun to be had and so little time to have it!  Holy Nativity was filled with the chaos of thirty 5-11 year olds for the latest of our Sparks Holiday Fundays! It is always fantastic to have so many kids enjoying themselves during the holidays. If you’re wondering what they were all painting, they are fridge magnets! As always, none of this would be possible without the support of all of the people who volunteer their time and…