Church Open 2018

13 Jan 18

The Church will be open in 201827th May each  Sundays from 12 noon to 6 p.m. from 27th May to 7th  October..

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 10th for Mothering Sunday weekend (The Saturday) 10.00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

August 25th 26th & 27th    for the Flower Festival 10.a.m. - 6 p.m.

October 13th  for the Harvest Festival 1.00 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The middle 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 2018

The theme of Reconciliation was portrayed around the church and our new vicar was able to speak on the subject at each of our 4 services. The theme was chosen in recognition of the centenary of the diocese of Coventry, recognising the reconciling work that is carried out ...

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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 vicar 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!