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 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 May to August 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 19th June

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  Ringing practice at St Lawrence

 

Tuesday 20th June

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

7.00 for 7.30 pm  Mothers' Union Midsummer Supper at Hunters

8.00 pm  Seekers leaders meeting in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

 

Wednesday 21st June

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.00 am  Funeral of Margaret Plows at the Crematorium

10.15 am  Holy Communion in St Lawrence

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

12.00 noon  Home Communion at Abbeyfield

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

 

Thursday 22nd June

8.15 am  Prayer for the local church and community in St Lawrence

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

 

Friday 23rd June

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.00 am  AHAL Coffee in the Henderson Hub, High Street

10.00 am  Craft Group in Bedmond Church

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

4.30 pm  Wedding rehearsal in St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

6.15 pm  Youth Choir practice

 

Saturday 24th June - Albantide

11.00 am  Albantide procession leaves St Peter's Church, St Albans

12.00 noon Festival Eucharist in St Albans Cathedral

2.00 pm  Wedding Blessing for Neil and Natasha Munday in St Lawrence with Christening for Leaonard Munday

4.00 pm  Festival Choral Evensong in St Albans Cathedral

5.00 pm  All Age African Event in St Lawrence church hall

 

Sunday 25th June - Trinity 2

8.00 am  Holy Communion

9.30 am  Parish Communion with Seekers and Creche

6.30 pm  Evening Prayer