The Parish of Abbots Langley

Our Worship

Worship of God is central to the existence of the parish church and we try to offer a variety of services to suit all-comers.

Our main acts of worship in both churches are centred around the Communion Service, sometimes known as the Eucharist or Mass.  At St Lawrence, Holy Communion is therefore said at 8.00 am every Sunday, and Parish Communion, with Seekers (Sunday School) and creche, is sung at 9.30 am.  At Bedmond there is a service of Holy Communion, usually on the first and third Sundays of each month throughout the year.

We also like to offer a more informal service once a month in St Lawrence, both for those who prefer this type of service but also to encourage those who have little or no experience of church to feel more at home, especially on their first visits.  These Communion Services take place on the Second Sunday at St Lawrence.

We believe that the Church's mission, in accordance with what is written in the Bible, is to proclaim the Gospel (the Good News) of Jesus Christ to every generation.  We acknowledge that this Good News is for everyone regardless of their sex, race, colour or sexual orientation - and we therefore welcome everyone to our worship.

To find out more about the times of our services click on the appropriate church above.

For a list of Music at St Lawrence for September to December 2017 please click here.

You will be made very welcome if you decide to come along to any of our services.

If you are on a gluten-free diet, please speak to one of the people on the door so you can be given a gluten-free wafer at Communion.

If you wear a hearing aid, please switch it to the 'T' setting as we have a loop system within both churches.

 

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The coming week...

Monday 15th January

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

2.15 pm  Tiny Tots in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.30 pm  Ringers' practice in St Lawrence tower

 

Tuesday 16th January

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

8.00 pm  Mothers' Union meets in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

 

Wednesday 17th January

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Holy Communion in St Lawrence

10.20 am  Funeral of Eunice Cox at the Crematorium

11.15 am  Funeral of Enid Mortimer in St Lawrence followed by burial in Chorleywood

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.45 pm  Choir practice in St Lawrence

 

Thursday 18th January

8.15 am  Prayer for the parish and community in St Lawrence

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

11.00 am  Flower arrangers' meeting in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

 

Friday 19th January

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.00 am  Craft Group in the Tin Church, Bedmond

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

12.15 pm  Funeral of Dennis Osler in St Lawrence followed by cremation

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

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

6.15 pm  Youth Choir practice in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

 

Sunday 21st January - the Third Sunday of Epiphany

8.00 am  Holy Communion at St Lawrence

9.30 am  Parish Communion with Seekers and Creche in St Lawrence

11.00 am  Holy Communio at the Tin Church, Bedmond

12.30 pm  Sunday Lunch Club in the church hall

4.00 pm  Churchest Together Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in St Lawrence

6.30 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

 

Monday 22nd January

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

2.15 pm  Tiny Tots in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.30 pm  Ringers' practice in St Lawrence tower

 

Tuesday 23rd January

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

8.00 pm  Property Committee meets in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

 

Wednesday 24th January

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Holy Communion in St Lawrence

11.00 am  Funeral of Lilian Cooper at the Crematorium

11.00 am  Quiet Reflection in the Corpus Christi Chapel, St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.45 pm  Choir practice in St Lawrence

8.00 pm  Social Committee at 7 Fernhills