The Parish of Abbots Langley

Parish Prayers

Please contact us if you would like us to pray for you or someone you know.

Living God's Love - the Bishop of St Albans is encouraging us to:

  • Go Deeper into God
  • Transform Communities
  • Make New Disciples

A prayer has been written for us to use in our homes and at meetings:

Living God,
draw us deeper into your love;
Jesus our Lord,
send us to care and serve;
Holy Spirit,
make us heralds of good news.
Stir us, strengthen us,
teach and inspire us
to live your love
with generosity and joy,
imagination and courage;
for the sake of your world
and in the name of Jesus.
Amen.

 

There is plenty of opportunity to use St Lawrence for prayer during the week - the church is open between 9.30 am and 5.30 pm daily for you to find time quietly on your own, or you could join in the corporate prayer times, either formally or informally:

Morning Prayer is said each weekday at 9.30 am and Evening Prayer at 5.15 pm.

On Wednesday there is a time of Quiet Reflection at 11.15 am in the Corpus Christi Chapel in St Lawrence - an opportunity to sit and reflect on a few words of introduction by a team of leaders, both clerical and lay.  This is followed by a service of Holy Communion at 12.00 noon, which in turn is followed by a light lunch in the Breakspear Room. 

On Thursday between 8.15 and 8.45 am prayers are said specifically for the parish and community.

If you would like someone or a situation prayed for on a particular day then please make contact either via the contact us page or pop into the Church Office or come along to one of the prayer times.

There are candles in the church for you to light to remind you of a loved one as you pray for them - feel free to pop in any time the church is open; you can also leave a message so that others can pray with you, too.

 

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Monday 19th July

The church is open for private prayer from 9.30am to 4.30pm

 

9.15am Morning Prayer in the Corpus Christi Chapel in St Lawrence (also livesteamed)

 

2.00pm Pastoral Care Course

 

7.45pm Bell Ringing Practice

 

8.00pm Bible Study via Zoom

 

Tuesday 20th July

The church is open for private prayer from 9.30am to 4.30pm

 

9.15am Morning Prayer in the Corpus Christi Chapel in St Lawrence (also livestreamed)

 

Wednesday 21st July

The church is open for private prayer from 9.30am to 4.30pm

 

9.15am Morning Prayer in the Corpus Christi Chapel in St Lawrence (also livestreamed)

 

11.15am 'Time for God', Contemplative Prayer in the Corpus Christi Chapel in St Lawrence

 

12.00 noon Eucharist

 

 

Thursday 22nd July

The church is open for private prayer from 9.30am to 4.30pm

 

9.15am Morning Prayer in the Corpus Christi Chapel in St Lawrence (also livestreamed)

 

 

Friday 23rd July

The church is open for private prayer from 9.30am to 4.30pm

 

9.15am Morning Prayer in the Corpus Christi Chapel in St Lawrence (also livestreamed)

 

 

Saturday 24th July

The church is open for private prayer from 9.30am to 4.30pm

 

9.15am Morning Prayer in the Corpus Christi Chapel in St Lawrence (also livestreamed)

 

11.00am - 4pm Friends of St Lawrence Summer Extravaganza

 

 

Sunday 25th July - Eighth Sunday After Trinity Sunday

The Churches are open for Public Worship, it is essential you let the office know if you would like to attend. It would be helpful if you let us know before 12 noon on the Friday before.

 

8.00am Eucharist at St Lawrence

9.30am Eucharist at St Lawrence (Live-Streamed via TheSundayService.org and Facebook)

11.15am Eucharist at The Tin Church

11.30am Sue Tomson's Farewell Get Together

6.30pm Evening Prayer at St Lawrence