Pentecost Sunday 19th May

Hymn – Come Down, O Love Devine Come down, O Love divine! seek out this soul of mine and visit it with your own ardour glowing; O Comforter, draw near, within my heart appear, and kindle it, your holy flame bestowing.  There let it freely burn till earthly passions turn to dust and ashes in … Read more

Easter 7 Morning Worship

Hymn – Colours of Day Dawn Into the Mind Preparation The night has passed, and the day lies open before us; let us pray with one heart and mind. Grace mercy and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ be with you All: And also with you. This is the day that … Read more

Ascension Day Holy Communion

Hymn – Alleluia, Sing to Jesus Alleluia! Sing to Jesus! His the scepter, His the throne; Alleluia! His the triumph, His the victory alone! Hark! The songs of peaceful Zion Thunder like a mighty flood: “Jesus out of every nation Has redeemed us by His blood.”  Alleluia! Not as orphans Are we left in sorrow … Read more

Trinity 6 Sunday 5th May

Hymn – God Sent His Son They Called Him Jesus ( The Greeting Grace, mercy and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ be with you. All:       And also with you The Peace  We are the body of Christ. In the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body Let us … Read more

Marie’s May Article

What a lot of rain we had in April.  As we went shopping Rabbit Lane was nearly always closed off because of flooding but still the fly tippers managed to get down and deposit their rubbish. I found a book called “The book of hints and wrinkles”.  I have no idea when it was published … Read more

Vicar’s May message

When I was younger, birthday parties were the best. There were always fun games, yummy food, and, of course, cake! It felt like there was a party every other week, especially as my classmates hit their birthdays. But now that I’m older, there aren’t as many parties. Maybe we’re not as hyped about getting older … Read more

May Magazine

May Services at Ansley Churches 5th May Easter 6 St John’s 10.45 a.m. Holy Communion 9th May Ascension Day Corley   7.00 p.m. Holy Communion 12th May After   Ascension St Laurence’s   10.30 a.m.   Morning Worship   19th May Pentecost St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 26th May Trinity St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m.   … Read more

Easter 5 Morning Worship 28th April

Hymn – Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown, When Thou camest to earth for me; But in Bethlehem’s home was there found no room For Thy holy nativity. O come to my heart, Lord Jesus, There is room in my heart for Thee.  … Read more

Easter 4 Sunday 21st April

Hymn – Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation! Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation! O my soul, praise Him, for He is thy health and salvation! All ye who hear, now to His temple draw near; Praise Him in glad adoration.  Praise to the Lord, who o’er … Read more

Easter 3 Sunday 14th April

Hymn – Jesus Christ is Risen Today 1, Jesus Christ is risen today, Alleluia! Our triumphant holy day, Alleluia! Who did once upon the cross, Alleluia! Suffer to redeem our loss. Alleluia!  Hymns of praise then let us sing, Alleluia! Unto Christ, our heavenly king, Alleluia! Who endured the cross and grave, Alleluia! Sinners to … Read more