The Parish of Abbots Langley

Welcome to our Parish

Welcome to the website of the Parish of Abbots Langley in Hertfordshire.

Here you will be able to find something about the worship, activities, purpose, and the history of the Anglican Church in the Parish of Abbots Langley, which is part of the Diocese of St Albans within the Church of England.

St Lawrence Church is open seven days a week, from 10.00 am to 5.15 pm Monday to Saturday and between services on Sundays, with refreshments available on Tuesdays between 10.15 am and 12.15 pm.

Bedmond Church is not left open but you can arrange to meet someone there if you would like access - requests via the contact us page. There is a coffee morning on the first Wednesday of the month between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon.

A downloadable, printable version of our weekly leaflet can be found by clicking on the date: 26th June (Trinity 5).

The service to welcome and licence the Revd Dr Peter Waddell as Vicar will take place in St Lawrence at 7.30 pm on Monday 5th September, led by the Bishop of St Albans.

Please remember Peter and his family in your prayers - you may like to use the one found here.


Latest Parish News

There will be a Candlelit Vigil to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the Battle on the Sommon at 9.00 pm on Thursday 30th June at the War Memorial - all welcome ...

We will be holding a Flower Festival as part of ALFA from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th July.  The church will be an array of flowers depicting the theme of 'Queen and Commonwealth'.  During the Festival the Youth Choir will sing on the Friday evening between 6.15 and 7.00 pm with AL Orchestra members playing at 11.00 am on both the Saturday and Sunday mornings ...

As a fundraiser for the Extension Project there will be 'Afternoon Tea' in the church grounds on Sunday 31st July between 3.00 and 5.00 pm - all welcome - and bring your friends and neighbours for a cup of tea and scones with cream and jam and/or cakes ...

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The coming week...

Monday 27th June

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  Ringers' practice

8.00 pm  Deanery Synod at All Saints', South Oxhey - 'views on the refugee crisis from an interfaith perspective' - all welcome

Tuesday 28th June

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

8.00 pm  ALFA Jazz Concert in St Lawrence

Wednesday 29th June - Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Holy Communion

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

6.00 pm  Youth Choir practice

7.00 pm  Wedding rehearsal

8.00 pm  Finance Committee meets

Thursday 30th June

8.15 am  Prayers for the local church and community

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

9.00 pm  Candlelit Vigil for the 100th Anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme

Friday 1st July

9.30 am  Morning Prayer with Holy Communion

12.00 noon  Bell Toll for WWI soldier: Albert Abbott

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

6.00 pm  Wedding rehearsal

Saturday 2nd July

9.30 am  Churchyard Working Party

12.00 noon  Wedding of Michael Greatwood and Ashleigh Simmons

2.00 pm  Wedding of Lee Brown and Gaynor Abbott

Sunday 3rd July - St Thomas the Apostle

8.00 am  Holy Communion

9.30 am  Parish Communion with Seekers and Creche

11.00 am  Holy Communion at Bedmond

12.30 pm  Sunday Lunch Club

6.30 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  ALFA Abbots Langley Orchestra Concert in St Lawrence

Monday 4th July

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

2.15 pm  Tiny Tots

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  Ringers' practice

Tuesday 5th July

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

8.00 pm  Communications Team meets at 7 Fernhills

Wednesday 6th July

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.00 am  Coffee Morning at Bedmond Church

10.15 am  Holy Communion

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer