The Parish of Abbots Langley

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... Abbots Langley!

Six weeks ago, we set ourselves the target of raising £25,000 to repair the stonework of St. Lawrence Church by St. Lawrence Day - 11th August 2019. We asked for your help.

Part of the work of the Reaching New People Project is to tell the stories of new worshipping communities within the Diocese of St Albans ...



 
Bibles notes on James

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Our Mission Action Plan (MAP) for 2017-2020 has been written up and approved by the PCC - a copy can be found here or a display copy here.

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In March 2018 we were allocated a £2500 grant by the ABBOTS LANGLEY PARISH COUNCIL towards cost of churchyard maintenance and maintaining the environment.  This goes towards the upkeep of the mowers and equipment and to pay one person a number of hours throughout the year to try to keep on top of some of the growing season.  Most of the work in the churchyard is done by a small group of volunteers who are always happy to welcome others to join them.  They usually meet on the first Saturday of each month and, depending on the time of year, they mow, strim, weed, sweep leaves, clear litter, have bonfires, etc, all the usual things you would expect to do in your garden throughout the year - albeit probably on a larger scale!  If you would like to join this team please just turn up between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm (coffee break at 11.00) - the remaining dates for 2018 are:  6th October, 3rd November and 1st December  - or make contact to find out more.

 

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The coming week...

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Monday 2nd December

2.15 pm Tiny Tots in the Breakspear Room

7.00 pm Scouts Christingle in St Lawrence

 

Tuesday 3rd December

10.15 am Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room

7.30 pm Youth Club meets in the Church Hall

 

 

Wednesday 4th December

NB THE OFFICE IS CLOSED

11.15 am Quiet Reflection in St Lawrence

12.00 noon Holy Communion followed by a light lunch

7.45 pm Choir practice in St Lawrence

8.00 pm Bereavement Visitors meeting at St Saviours'

 

Thursday 5th December

 6.00 pm Switching on of the Christmas Tree Lights outside St Lawrence followed by the village lights at 6.30pm

NB No Home Group in Breakspear Room

 

 

Friday 6th December

10.00 am Craft morning in the Tin Church

10.00 am AHAL Coffee in Henderson Hub, Abbots Langley, High St

2.00 pm Ascension Acorns in the Tin Church

2.00 pm Craft & Conversation in the Breakspear Room

6.15 pm Youth Choir Practice in Breakspear Room

 

Saturday 7th December

9.30 am Churchyard Working Party

11.00 am Making of Christingles and decorating the Christmas tree in St Lawrence

3.00 pm Wedding of Adam King and Kate Grigsby at St Lawrence

 

Sunday 8th December

8.00 am Holy Communion

9.30 am Second Sunday Service at St Lawrence

11.15 am Holy Communion at Bedmond in Tin Church

6.30 pm Evening Prayer in St Lawrence