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Christian Ministries

    Christians Against Poverty (CAP) are passionate about releasing people from a life sentence of poverty, debt, unemployment and addiction. Working with the church they bring good news, hope and freedom to people in the UK. CAP works locally in Hemel Hempstead offering debt advice and help in overcoming addictions. You can donate to CAP online or for more information about accessing debt advice or to get involved locally, please speak to David Bowles.
  • Evangelical Alliance
    The Evangelical Alliance is an organisation of evangelical Christian groups whose membership includes denominations, churches, organisations and individuals. As part of a movement ‘uniting to change society’ the Alliance promotes unity and truth, acts as an evangelical voice to the state, society and the wider church, and works collaboratively with Alliance members and other evangelicals, to present Christ credibly as good news for spiritual and social transformation.
  • Bible Gateway
    The Bible Gateway is a tool for reading and researching scripture online -- all in the language or translation of your choice! It provides advanced searching capabilities, which allow readers to find and compare particular passages in scripture based on keywords, phrases, or scripture reference.
  • UCB Word For Today
    These inspirational thoughts are read by over a million people every day and have been made available online. Just underneath the Word for the Day are links to the passages for their Bible in a year reading plan. Choosing a short passage of the Bible to read in the morning has never been easier!
  • CWR
    CWR is an international publishing and training organisation, founded in 1965 by Selwyn Hughes, which seeks to enable people to apply God's word to everyday life and relationships. In addition to a variety of courses they offer, they produce a wide range of high-quality resources including daily devotionals such as Every Day With Jesus, which has a million daily readers.
  • The Alpha Course
    The Alpha Course is an opportunity for anyone to explore the Christian faith in a relaxed setting over ten weeks. Over 2 million people in the UK and 11 million worldwide have attended the course running in tens of thousands of churches of all denominations across the world.
  • CCEL
    An extensive collection of more than 500 volumes of classic theological works from all periods of church history.
  • London School of Theology
    London School of Theology is an interdenominational, evangelical theological college offering Cert HE, Dip HE, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Theology, Theology & Counselling, and Theology Music & Worship, as well as a variety of open learning courses.
  • Christians in Parliament
    Christians in Parliament (CiP) is a non-denominational and official all-Party body, working throughout Westminster with a clear vision: to encourage relationships in, with and through the Lord Jesus Christ.


Local Churches

  • New Church Hemel
    New Church Hemel is a community church based in Hemel Hempstead, preaching the Word of God, living in vibrant worship and offering the warmth of hospitality, hope and healing.
  • St John's Church, Boxmoor
    St John's is an Anglican centre for Christian worship & fellowship. Their congregation includes those who have been life-long members as well as those who have recently come to faith and those who are exploring Christianity.
  • Hemel Community Church
    Hemel Hempstead Community Church is based in Haven House; they are members of the Partners in Harvest family of churches.
  • New Life Pentecostal Church
    Part of the Assemblies of God in Great Britain, New Life Pentecostal has been a vibrant part of the community since before the Second World War.
  • Carey Baptist Church
    Carey Baptist Church is a town centre church headed up by Rev Stephen Wood and gathering Baptist Christians from around Hemel.
  • St George's United Reformed Church
    St George's, headed up by Rev Jane Wade, is a church welcoming people of all ages from any church tradition.
  • St Barnabas CofE Church
    The church's vision is to be a place that proclaims Christ to the community of Adeyfield and that has a place at the centre of the community.
  • St Mary's Church
    St Mary's church was built over 800 years ago but it still part of the living community of the Town.
  • Adeyfield Free Church
    Adeyfield Free is a lively URC church with a mixture of people of all ages, ideas and backgrounds.
  • New Horizons Christian Fellowship
    New Horizons Christian Fellowship is a church with a contemporary style & approach. They are very active in seeking social transformation through running various outreach projects, educational & training programmes.
  • Belmont Road Baptist Church
    Services blend biblical and thematic teaching with a mix of worship styles drawing much on contemporary worship ‘Spring Harvest’ style and also accommodating more traditional tastes.
    His Grace Evangelistic Ministries is a grouping of churches & affiliated Christian ministries set up by David & Titi Oluwadare. Currently meeting at Apsley Community Centre. 

Local Ministries

  • DENS
    The Dacorum Emergency Night Shelter is an independent homeless charity started by Christians in Hemel working with single homeless people between the ages of 18-65 yrs. DENS provides emergency overnight accommodation, specialist counselling and a Day Centre for people with specific needs.
  • Crossover
    Crossover is a Hemel-based organisation whose aim is to enable young people to develop a relevant & life-changing Christian faith by engaging in schools work & running youth groups.
  • Dacorum Foodbank
    Many people live below the poverty line in the UK. The Dacorum foodbank is part of a UK-wide network co-ordinated by The Trussell Trust, providing a minimum of three days emergency food and support to people experiencing need in the Dacorum area. All food is donated by local public and sorted by volunteers. Frontline care professionals identify people in crisis and issue a food voucher. This initiative was set up by local churches.
  • Christians in Football
    CIF is a national Christian sporting organisation working from Hemel to see every area in the UK have an effective programme of church-based evangelism, discipleship and training throughout the culture of non-league football. 
  • Christians Against Poverty (Hemel)
    Christians Against Poverty (CAP) in Hemel is a debt counselling charity headed up by Centre Manager, Owen Cooper, helping families release the pressure of debt through a combination of advice and financial education. 
  • Outreach Across Africa
    Outreach Across Africa is a charitable organisation set up by Andy Groome to bring support, help, relief & the Christian message across the continent of Africa.
  • WorldShapers Academy
    WorldShapers, an educational charity set up by Arno Steen Andreasen, engages with the community through sports, child care, life skills courses, prison workshops & programmes for vulnerable children & families. The Academy runs theology & distance learning courses, educational, training & youth leadership programmes combined with practical training.
  • Smith's Coffee Company
    Local Fairtrade supplier of Coffee and Tea for home or business. Fairtrade on our doorstep!
  • Churches Together in Hemel Hempstead
    Churches Together in Hemel Hempstead is an expression of united Christian witness & service across churches in Hemel Hempstead. New Church Hemel actively supports the work of Churches Together and plays a significant role in promoting its activities across the local community.
  • Pray Hemel
    Pray Hemel is a monthly prayer meeting set up by Penny Crosswell for all Christians in Hemel Hempstead and meets in various churches and meeting places around the town. Meeting on the first Saturday of every month from 8am-9.30pm, the morning usually starts with a light breakfast and is a beautiful expression of church unity. Find out where the next meeting is being held on their webpage.
  • 24-7 Hemel
    24-7 Hemel was a prayer movement across churches in Hemel Hempstead that ran for a period of six months. It came in response to an extraordinarily intense period of church unity that occurred between church leaders who were fervently praying together in response to a call to come together by the Mayor of the Borough in Sep 2005 just a few months before the Buncefield Explosion. 24-7 prayer across the town ran almost continuously from Oct 2006 to Apr 2007. 

Local Links

  • hemeltoday
    hemeltoday is the online presence of the local Herald Express & Hemel Hempstead Gazette, giving local news & information. hemeltoday won the Best Weekly Newspaper Internet Site at the Newspaper Society's Advertising and Digital Media Awards 2005. It also won best website at the Central Counties Newspaper Awards 2006
  • Dacorum Borough Council 
    News, information, events & advice from local government.
  • Member of UK Parliament for Hemel Hempstead
    Currently Mike Penning MP (Conservative). Mike's website was shortlisted as a finalist in the first British Computer Society Best MP Website Award.