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 9.30 am to 5.45 pm Monday to Saturday and between services on Sundays, with coffee available in the Breakspear Room (entry via the Church) 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 in the Church 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 February 2017 (Sunday next before Lent).

Copies of recent sermons can be found on this page.


Latest Parish News

If you have a palm cross (or two) sitting around collecting dust at home then please return it to the church before 27th February and it will be burnt to create ashes for Ash Wednesday on 1st March ...

The Friends of St Lawrence has arranged a talk entitled:  'Invasion 1940 ... what if?'  Tony Eaton has given a couple of very informative and interesting talks in the past and we are sure this will be just as good.  Saturday 11th March at 7.30 pm in St Lawrence Church hall.  Tickets are £5 each, on the door or in advance from the Church Office ...

If you are on the flower arrangers rota or if you are not but would like to, at least occasionally, arrange the flowers in St Lawrence, then please come to a meeting on Thursday 2nd March in the Breakspear Room at 11.00 am ...

See More News >

 

Follow us on Facebook Fair Trade Logo

Choose products with this Mark
www.fairtrade.org.uk


The coming week...

Monday 27th February

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

2.15 pm  Tiny Tots

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  Ringers' practice

Tuesday 28th February

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room

10.30 am  Home Communion at Margaret House

1.00 pm  Parish Conversations - Worship - in the Breakspear Room

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

Wednesday 1st March - Ash Wednesday

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.00 am  Coffee Morning at Bedmond

10.15 am  Holy Communion including Imposition of Ashes

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

8.00 pm  Parish Communion including Imposition of Ashes

 

Thursday 2nd March

8.15 am  Prayers for the local church and community

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

11.00 am  Flower arrangers' meeting in the Breakspear Room

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  Confirmation candidates meet in the Breakspear Room

8.00 pm  Housegroup at 6 Kindersley Way

Friday 3rd March

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.00 am  AHAL Coffee in the Henderson Hall

2.00 pm  Craft & Conversation in the Breakspear Room

2.00 pm  Women's World Day of Prayer Service at the Methodist Church

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

6.15 pm  Youth Choir practice

Saturday 4th March

9.30 am  Churchyard Working Party

Sunday 5th March - The First Sunday of Lent

8.00 am  Holy Communion

9.30 am  Parish Communion with Seekers and Creche.  President and Preacher:  The Rt Revd Alan Smith, Bishop of St Albans

11.00 am  Holy Communion at Bedmond.  President and Preacher:  The Rt Revd Alan Smith, Bishop of St Albans

12.30 pm  Sunday Lunch Club

6.30 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  CTAL Lent Course in the Breakspear Room

Monday 6th March

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15-10.45 am  Pray for a growing church in the Corpus Christi Chapel

2.15 pm  Tiny Tots in the Breakspear Room

4.00 pm  Funeral of Ruby Howe at the Crematorium

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  CTAL Lent Course in St Paul's Vicarage

7.30 pm  Ringers' practice

8.00 pm  Preacher's Workshop in the Breakspear Room

Tuesday 7th March

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room

2.20 pm  Funeral of Hilda May at the Crematorium

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.00 -8.00 pm  Evening Quiet in the Corpus Christi Chapel

7.30 pm  CTAL Lent Course at the Baptist Churh

Wednesday 8th March

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Holy Communion including Corporate Communion for the Mothers' Union

10.45 am  Mothers' Union Lent Meditation in the Breakspear Room

3.30 pm  Messy Church in the Methodist Church

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  CTAL Lent Course at the Methodist Church

7.45 pm  Choir Meeting in the Breakspear Room