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:  4th December (Second Sunday of Advent).

Copies of the Vicar's sermons can be found on this page.

To find details of our Christmas Services click here for St Lawrence and here for Bedmond.


Latest Parish News

Come and look around the Breakspear Room and join us in making Christingles and decorating the Church Christmas Tree; between 2.30 and 5.00 pm on Saturday 10th December - then come on Sunday morning to the Christingle Service (with Communion) at 9.30 am ...

Churches Together in Abbots Langley is pretty active over the coming weeks!  On Saturday 10th December they will be singing carols outside the Co-op on the Abbotswood Estate from 10.45 to 11.15 am and then in Abbots Langley High Street from 11.30 am to 12.00 noon.  This will be followed by a Lunch in aid of Crisis in the Methodist hall between 12.00 noon and 2.00 pm ...

Our current Director of Music (Mr Steven Smith) is resigning at the end of 2016 so we are on the look out for someone to replace him.  If you know someone who might be interested in the post - see advert here for more details - then please ask them to make contact with the Vicar, the Revd Dr Peter Waddell via the 'contact us' page or direct to vicar@abbotslangley.org.uk ...

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The coming week...

Monday 5th December

9.30 am   Morning Prayer

2.15 pm  Tiny Tots in the Breakspear Room

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.00 pm  Scout Christingle Service

8.00 pm  Ringers practice

Tuesday 6th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room

11.00 am  AL JMI Christingle in St Lawrence Church

2.00 pm  AL JMI Christingle in St Lawrence Church

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  MU Supper at 26 Folloett Drive

8.00 am  Bereavement Visitors meeting in the Methodist small hall

Wednesday 7th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.00 am  Bedmond Coffee Morning

10.15 am  Holy Communion

11.45 pm  Funeral of Donnet Miller in St Lawrence followed by cremation

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

Thursday 8th December

8.15 am  Prayers for the local church and community

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

Friday 9th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

6.15 pm  Youth Choir rehearsal

Saturday 10th December

10.45 am  CTAL Carol singing outside the Co-op on the Abbotswood estate

11.30 am  CTAL Carol singing in Abbots Langley High Street

12.00 noon - 2.00 pm  CTAL Lunch in aid of Crisis in the Methodist hall

2.30 - 5.00 pm  Open Afternoon in the Breakspear Room making Christingles and decorating the Christmas tree

Sunday 11th December - The Third Sunday of Advent

8.00 am  Holy Communion

9.30 am  Christingle Service with Communion

11.00 am  Spend-a-penny Coil Trail in St Lawrence

6.30 pm  Evening Prayer

Monday 12th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

1.00 pm  Funeral of Florence Ridgeway at the Crematorium

2.00 pm  Funeral of Pauline Buxton at the Crematorium

2.15 pm  Tiny Tots in the Breakspear Room

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  Ringers' practice

Tuesday 13th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room

12.00 noon  Funeral of John Steele at the Crematorium

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

Wednesday 14th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Corporate Communion for the Mothers' Union

10.45 am  MU Advent meditation in the Breakspear Room

3.30 pm  Messy Church at the Methodist Church

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer