Development News

Updates on our New Church

Architecture Award 2016

from the Hertfordshire Association of Architects


in Civic and Community Category

awarded to

Hemel Hempstead Methodist Church

Francesca Weal of WEAL Architects at the award ceremony with representatives of

the contractors Lifebuild Solutions Ltd

and Hemel Hempstead Methodist Church

Photographs of the New Hemel Hempstead Church Building

The completed church

Opening and Dedication Service Saturday 13th June

Cutting of the ribbon by Revd Tony Cavanagh, former minister and Eamonn O'Reilly, project manager from our church

Our Minister and the church building project team

The key to the building was presented to Eamonn by a representative of Life Build Solutions Limited, the building contractors who completed the building

Selected photos taken while the church was being built

For more photos please click here

18th March 2015

Guest preacher was the Revd Gareth Powell Assistant Secretary of the Methodist Conference. He is pictured below with the Revd Anne Brown Chair of the Beds, Essex and Herts Methodist District and our Minster the Revd Vindra Maraj-Ogden

Other guests included the Mayor of Dacorum, Councillor Gbola Adeleke, and his wife (pictured below), and Mr Mike Penning MP

4th March 2015

We began worshipping in our new church in April 2015

We held an OPEN DAY on Saturday 9th May

18th February 2015

Worship in the new church April 2015

9th February 2015

The Foundation Stone

For updates on the Church Building Project

please click here

23rd January 2015

For a video of the foundation stone laying ceremony of the new church in September 2013 click here

Visit from the President of the Methodist Conference

On 26 January 2014 the President of the Methodist Conference, Revd Ruth Gee spent the day in Hertfordshire and in the afternoon visited Hemel Hempstead Methodist Church as part of her visit to Hertfordshire. She wrote up an account of her visit on the Methodist Church website.

To read this report please click here

December 2014

19th November 2014

26th September 2014

21st July 2014

25th June 2014