Pentecost Sunday 28th May

Hymn – This Is the Day 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 the Lord has … Read more

Sunday after Ascension 21st May

Hymn – Amazing Grace  Amazing grace how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found, was blind, but now I see.  ‘Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, and grace my fears relieved; how precious did that grace appear the hour I first believed!  Through … Read more

6th Sunday of Easter 14th May

Hymn – Thy Kingdom come O God ( Thy kingdom come, O God, thy rule, O Christ, begin; break with thine iron rod the tyrannies of sin. Where is thy reign of peace and purity and love? When shall all hatred cease, as in the realms above? When comes the promised time that war shall … Read more

6th Sunday of Easter 14th May

Hymn – Thy Kingdom come O God ( Thy kingdom come, O God, thy rule, O Christ, begin; break with thine iron rod the tyrannies of sin. Where is thy reign of peace and purity and love? When shall all hatred cease, as in the realms above? When comes the promised time that war shall … Read more

Ring for the King

Along with many other churches the bells at St Laurence were rung from 9 .00 to 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 6th May in celebration  of the coronation  of King Charles III. The methods rung were, Grandsire doubles, Plan Hunt Call Changes and Bob Doubles.

Easter 5 Holy Communion for the Coronation 07.05.23

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 then pursue all that makes for peace and builds up our … Read more

Ansley Jottings May 2023

I watched a television programme about King Charles’ earlier life recently.  I was captivated by the film clips of the Royal family when Charles and his sister were young.  There was some lovely interaction with his parents, especially when his father was teaching him fishing skills.  King Charles commented on how his father enjoyed teaching … Read more

May Magazine

May Services at Ansley Churches    7th May Easter 5 St John’s 10.30 a.m. Holy Communion Coronation 14th May Easter 6 St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 18th May Ascension Day St Wilfrid’s Old Arley  07.00p.m. Special Service  21st May After Ascension Day St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship  28th May Pentecost. St Laurence’s 10.30 … Read more

Marie’s May Article

We have been watching David Attenborough’s programme and realised how the attitudes of people have changed. When we were young the only birds, apart from Seagulls, which we knew well were Robins, Blackbirds, Starlings and an occasional Blue Tit.  We never fed the birds as our Dad said they had plenty of berries to eat. … Read more

Easter 4 Song’s of Praise at St John’s

Welcome to our Service of Songs of Praise  Each of the Hymns has been chosen by members of the St. John’s Congregation. Hymn – I the Lord of Sea and Sky  Let us remember all who have gone before us (a time of silence) Hymn – The Old Rugged Cross 1 On a hill far … Read more