Marie’s April Article

Towards the end of March I looked out of the window as I was washing up.  There was a heavy dew on the grass and on the rose bush there was a very large Cobweb.  It was like a work of art in lace.  Also we had some lovely sunny days , so when we … Read more

April Ansley Jottings

I very much enjoy noting the signs of Spring in my garden and in the local countryside.  The first colourful flowers have followed the crocuses and snowdrops.  Primroses, violas, pulmonaria and camellias are a joy to see and I always watch out for the froth of white blossom on blackthorn trees.  I even appreciate the … Read more

April Magazine

April Services at Ansley Churches  3rd April Passion Sunday St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 10th April Palm  Sunday St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Special Service   14th April Maundy Thursday St John’s   7.00 p.m. Special Service with Holy Communion 17th April Easter Day St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Holy Communion   17th April Easter Day … Read more

Mothering Sunday Service 27.03.22

 Hymn  – O For a Closer Walk With God 1 O for a closer walk with God, a calm and heav’nly frame, a light to shine upon the road that leads me to the Lamb! 2 Where is the blessedness I knew when first I sought the Lord? Where is the soul refreshing view of … Read more

Maundy Thursday

To commemorate the instigation of the Communion Service on the night Jesus was betrayed, first Maundy Thursday, we hold a special Communion service at St. John’s church each year. Commencing at 7 p.m. we will all partake in a light meal of  bread and soup, then we celebrate Holy Communion followed by singing hymns. Everyone … Read more

Memorial Service

Each year at the end of January we hold a special service to remember those who have gone before us. We invite all those who have been bereaved in the past year but any one who wants can attend and remember their loved ones. The names of all those who have died are read. There … Read more

Ringing Remembers

“We will remember them”   As part of the nation-wide commemoration of the centenary of the signing of the Armistice and cessation of hostilities the bells of St. Laurence Ansley were rung from 12.30 p.m. on Sunday 11th November 2018. Taking part were: 1 Maureen Web, 2 Ian Antill, 3 Christopher Guise, 4 Margaret Antill 5&6 Anthony … Read more

St Laurence Churchyard – A Continuing Place of Peace

We know that you will be reading this leaflet at a difficult and sad time. We have produced it to help you make the right choice for your loved one and to ensure that St. Laurence’s churchyard remains a beautiful place of peace for years to come. For a variety of reasons there are a number … Read more

Sunday 20th 3rd Sunday of Lent

Before we start today’s service, there are two messages we would like you to read and pray about. Firstly Bishop Christopher writes: “I write to you from the Houses of Parliament. I have been here all week. The Ukrainian Crisis has been a constant theme. Each day I’ve led prayers in the House of Lords, … Read more