Church Open 2019

02 Jan 19

The Church will be open in 2019 

From Sunday 5th May and each  Sundays from 12 noon to 6 p.m. 29th September.

It is there for all for private prayer, to just come and sit or just to look around. Please feel free to use this opportunity to visit the church. Everyone is most welcome.                     

It will also be open

March 30th for Mothering Sunday weekend (The Saturday) 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

August 24th 25th & 26th    for the Flower Festival 10.a.m. - 6 p.m.

October 12th  for the Harvest Festival 1.00 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The first three weekends in December for the Christmas Tree Festival 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

During these events refreshments will be available.

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Flower Festival 2019 Report

(Photographs to follow as soon as IT issues sorted)The hot sun shone and many people came to our festival this year, with the theme of “Rest”. We had many comments in our visitor’s book reflecting on the peace that they found. It is very r...

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Rev. John Langlands

 It is with great pleasure that I would like to welcome you to St Laurence.  Frances, my wife, and I have received a very warm welcome ourselves, so you will not be disappointed when you visit St Laurence.  I am also the Curate of the other churches in Ansley and Arley – St John’s, St Michael’s and St Wilfrid’s.

Being in a rural and farming area in the north part of Coventry Diocese is like coming home for us.  A number of years ago I pastored a church in rural Norfolk which was mainly surrounded by arable farms with some pigs and chickens.  The strong sense of community life was something very special.  This should be particularly valued in these days when many folk live such individual, separate and often lonely lives. 

We have just had hot off the press a visiting card which I hope reflects what our church stands for: ‘You will not walk alone.  Together we are with you on life’s journey’.  Over these next weeks, months and years, I hope we can get to know you better and that you will find Frances and myself not just ‘churchy’ people but friends as well, who enjoy life and plenty of laughter!