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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.

Monday 16th September at 7.00 for 7.30 pm at Aroma Kitchen, Katherine Place ...

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 ...


 
There has been theft of lead off church roofs in other parts of the diocese, please keep a look out so it doesn't happen here.


 
A famous quote from the prophet Micah but you'll have to wait until chapter 6 to find out more about it!


Taize Service

in the Corpus Christi Chapel in St Lawrence.  All are welcome.


Messy Church

The next one will be on Wednesday 11th September (no Messy Church in August) in the Methodist Church and hall from 3.30 to 6.00 pm.


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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 19th August

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

7.30 pm  Ringers' practice in St Lawrence tower

 

Tuesday 20th August

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

 

Wednesday 21st August

Church Office will be closed today

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.30 am  Home Communion at Abbeyfield

11.15 am  Quiet Reflection in St Lawrence

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

 

Friday 23rd August

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

1.20 pm  Funeral for Jennifer Evans at the Crematorium

2.00 pm  Ascension Acorns in the Tin Church

2.00 pm  Craft and Conversation in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

 

Sunday 25th August 2019 - the Tenth Sunday after Trinity

8.00 am  Holy Communion in St Lawrence

9.30 am  Parish Communion with Seekers and Creche in St Lawrence

Sorry, no 11.15 am at Bedmond

6.30 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

Monday 26th August

Bank Holiday

The Church will be open between 10.00 am and 5.00 pm

 

Tuesday 27th August

  9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

12.15 pm  Funeral for Madeline Green in St Lawrence followed by burial at North Watford Cemetery

2.00 pm  Burial of Ashes of Margaret Williams in the churchyard

 

Wednesday 28th August

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