November Magazine

November  Services at Ansley Churches  6th November 3rd before Advent St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 13th November Remembrance St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Special Service 20th November Christ the King St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 27th November Advent 1 St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship Tree Dedication From the Registers On 14th September the … Read more

November Jottings

I always enjoy experiencing the changing seasons and feel I would become bored if I lived permanently near the equator.  This summer I appreciated the settled hot sunny days, being able to put the washing outside and be sure it would dry in a couple of hours.  I did, however, find the really high temperatures … Read more

Marie’s November Article

November must be one of the least favourite months.  The days are shortening, nights are chilly and it gets dark early.  However, it is also a month of remembering.  The first day is All Saints Day; then November 5th – Bonfire Night and on November 11th we have Remembrance Day.  Finally, November 30th is St. … Read more


We have had some wonderful news this week. Following the theft of our collection and the harvest donations after the service on the 9th, we were very low. We were told by a Lay Reader who has been helping us that God would help us through this and would bless us. We had no idea … Read more


We have to let you know that unfortunately we had some unwelcome people come to the service at St Laurence on 9th October after they had visited Mancetter Church earlier and they made away with £100 from the collection plates, much much of it from the one for the Salvation Army. We have to thank … Read more

Christmas Tree Festival 2022

It will be good that for our 17th Christmas Tree Festival we will be able to have the full 60 trees in the church together with the larger Remembrance Tree. The festival commences on Saturday 3rd December and will be open each weekend up to Christmas. Saturdays 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sundays 12 … Read more

Marie’s October Article

 As we mourned our well loved queen, I was reminded of how she enjoyed her long life.  From a small child she always had a smile on her face.  She had an enjoyable childhood, she enjoyed her marriage, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Her life was based on her Christian faith but also her … Read more

October Magazine

October Services at Ansley Churches  2nd  October Harvest St John’s 10.30 a.m. Harvest Festival 9th October Harvest St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Harvest Festival Holy Communion 9th October   St Laurence’s   6.30 p.m. Harvest Evensong 16th October Trinity 18 St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 23rd October Last of Trinity St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m.   … Read more

October Jottings

  Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022 “To many of us our beliefs are of fundamental importance.  For me the teachings of Christ and my own personal accountability before God provide a framework in which I try to lead my life.  I, like so many of you, have drawn great comfort in difficult times from … Read more

Sunday 18th, Holy Communion & Mourning for the Queen

A Service of Holy Communion – During the Period of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth  The Venerable Barry Dugmore, Archdeacon of the Diocese of Coventry conducted this service at St John’s Church,  Ansley Common, on the 18th September 2022 at 10.30 a.m. ***************************************** Before we start today’s service, there is a messages we would like you … Read more