The Parish of Abbots Langley

Malawi 2018

In the summer of 2018 a group of volunteers from St Lawrence Church travelled to Malawi to work on projects with communities in Malosa. This followed a successful trip in 2014 and this time the team was were able to witness the differences the work made following that first trip, and they were able to renew friendships and to strengthen the existing link.

Malawi is one of the least-developed countries in the world and does not have the infrastructure or facilities that we in the West take for granted. The good news is that aid workers and charities are working alongside the people of Malawi to help improve things - but there is still much that needs to be done.

Please see the posters at this link for further information.  They are also on display in the church hall.

Report on the 2018 visit to Malawi - written for the church magazine following the visit.

How you can help:

  • Continue to pray for the people of Malawi and for the St Lawrence team as they decide how to take the link forward;
  • You can support our fundraising activities - keep a look out for details;
  • You can knit: blankets, vests, jumpers, etc
  • We want to help them with their Sanitary Wear Project - this will involve cutting and sewing - please make contact if you can help with this
  • Make a donation to our funds for Malawi:
                    to donate by credit or debit card on-line click here
                    to download a donation form click here
 
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The coming week...

Weekly Leaflet

Weekly Leaflet

 

Monday 20th May

 9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

2.15 pm  Tiny Tots in the Breakspear Room

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.30 pm  Ringing practice in St Lawrence tower

8.00 pm  Parochial Church Council meets in the Tin Church

 

Tuesday 21st May

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.00 pm  Youth Club in the church hall

7.30 pm  Mothers' Union leave from church car park for summer walk

 

Wednesday 22nd May

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

11.15 am  Quiet Reflection in St Lawrence

12.00 noon  Holy Communion in St Lawrence followed by light lunch in the Breakspear Room

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.45 pm  Choir practice in St Lawrence

 

Thursday 23rd May

8.15 am  Early Prayer in St Lawrence

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

 

Friday 24th May

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.00 am  Craft Morning in the Tin Church

10.00 am  AHAL Coffee in the Henderson Hub, Abbots Langley High Street

1.00 pm  Ascension Acorns in the Tin Church

1.45 pm  Friday Singers rehearsal in St Lawrence

2.00 pm  Craft & Conversation in the Breakspear Room

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

6.15 pm  Youth Choir practice in the Breakspear Room

 

Saturday 25th May

11.00 am  Spring Concert in St Lawrence - Friday Singers

 

Sunday 26th May - the Sixth Sunday of Easter

8.00 am  Holy Communion in St Lawrence

9.30 am  Parish Communion with Seekers and Creche in St Lawrence

11.15 am  Holy Communion in the Tin Church

6.30 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

 

Monday 27th May

Bank Holiday

St Lawrence will be open between 9.30 am and 5.30 pm as usual

 

Tuesday 28th May

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

 

Wednesday 29th May

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.30 am  Carers Network meets in the Methodist hall

11.15 am  Quiet Reflection in St Lawrence

12.00 noon  Holy Communion in St Lawrence followed by light lunch in the Breakspear Room

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.45 pm  Choir practice in St Lawrence

 

Thursday 30th May - Ascension Day

8.15 am  Early Prayer in St Lawrence

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

12.15 pm  Funeral of Martin Bird in St Lawrence followed by burial at North Watford Cemetery

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

8.00 pm  Parish Communion in the Tin Church for their Patronal Festival followed by refreshments