Trinity 9 Sunday 6th August

Hymn – A New Commandment I Give Unto You Grace, mercy and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ be with you All: And also with you Loving Lord, Fill us with your life-giving, joy-givingr peace-giving presence, That we may praise you now with our lips, and all the day long with … Read more

August Ansley Jottings

It is the time of year when the church family and friends of St Laurence put in a tremendous amount of work to prepare the church and churchyard for the Flower Festival which takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend.  The Flower Festival began fifty nine years ago.  A few years ago we had … Read more

August Magazine

August Services at Ansley Churches   6th August Trinity 9 St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 13th August St Laurence St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 20th August Trinity 11 St John’s 10.30 a.m. Holy Communion FF Dedication  27th August Flower Festival St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Holy Communion Monday 29th August Thanksgiving St Laurence’s  5.30 p.m. … Read more

Marie’s August Article

When we were young my sisters and I were lucky to have a Dad and mother who were expert gardeners.  They knew the names of wild and cultivated flowers; when they flowered and how to look after them.  We have decided this year to buy very few bedding plants but to buy perennials, such as … Read more

Trinity 8 Sunday 30th July

Songs of Praise Service’s – Eight Sunday after Trinity   Welcome to our Service of Songs of Praise Each of the Hymns have been chosen by members of the Congregation Hymn – All things bright and beautiful Refrain: All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small, all things wise and wonderful, the Lord God … Read more

Trinity 7 Sunday 23rd July

Communion Service’s – Hymn – How lovely on the mountains (Our God Reigns) 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 … Read more

Trinity 6 Sunday 16th July

Hymn – I Watched The Sunrise  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 … Read more

Trinity 5 Sunday 9th July

Hymn – O Jesus I Have Promised O Jesus, I have promised to serve thee to the end: be thou ever near me, my Master and my friend; I shall not fear the battle if thou art by my side, nor wander from the pathway if thou wilt be my guide.  O let me feel … Read more

Trinity 4 Sunday 2nd July

Hymn – Morning Has Broken 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 … Read more

July Ansley Jottings

As you read this month’s magazine you will see a poem by Julia Donaldson, a well known author of books for young children.  One of her most famous titles is “The Gruffalo”.  It has been enjoyed by many children.  The poem reminds us how books can give us experiences of new worlds and enable us … Read more