58th Flower Festival Report

How good it is to be able to report on a Flower Festival in more normal times. We had a such a wonderful event. Being able to meet and talk without having to take so many extra precautions made the event so much more enjoyable for all. The weather too was kind, enabling us to … Read more

Marie’s September Article

  I never thought I would want the sunshine to go away and the rain to return but after a hot, dry July and then the first 3 weeks of August being sweltering hot, the slightly cooler weather was a blessing.  The gardens suffered and we were told not to weed as this left a space … Read more

September Magazine

September  Services at Ansley Churches    4th September Trinity 12 St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 11th September Trinity 13 St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship   18th September Trinity 14 St John’s 10.30 a.m. Harvest Communion 25th September Trinity 15 St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m.   Baptism & New Members Special Service From the Registers … Read more

September Jottings

It has been a difficult year for gardeners, allotmenteers and farmers.  I certainly didn’t have a very successful year in my vegetable garden.  Earlier in the year I felt it was too cold to sow seeds at the normal time and later on it was very dry and I had to prioritise what I could … Read more

Flower Festival 2022

Our 58th Festival is all ready a few photos are below One more step along the world we go Part of the Hymn “Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah” A Cross stitch display of flowers and “The Good Samaritan” Do come and see the church will be open Saturday 26th  11 a.m. – 5 p.m. … Read more

August 2022 Magazine

August Services at Ansley Churches    7th August Trinity 8 St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 14th August St Laurence St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship   21st August Trinity 10 St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship & F F Dedication 28th August Flower Festival St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. 6.30 p.m. Holy Communion Evensong 29th … Read more

Ansley Jottings August 22

Since last month I have spent a week with some family members in Scotland.  Unfortunately three days after arriving at the holiday cottage I tested positive for Covid.  Despite trying to isolate myself I passed it on to my companions.  Fortunately the others had cold like symptoms as I did, so we were able to … Read more

Flower Festival 2022

The theme for our 58th Festival is “Journey.” This was the theme that was originally chosen for 2020, but for obvious reasons did not take place and what a journey we have all travelled these last few years. As in many areas of lives we too are trying to do the best for our environment, … Read more

Platinum Jubilee Report

The bells rang out in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee as planned on Thursday 2nd June at Midday. Around one hundred people came to the church for the History Display over the three days. Items displayed included the Ansley 2000 information along with additional items that have been obtained. There were photographs … Read more

Marie’s July Article

We watched Spring Watch in July and it certainly showed what a wonderful world we live in.  The different animals, birds, trees and flowers; all given into our care.  Let us hope and pray this habitat can be looked after and preserved for future generations. When I was young, my sisters and I loved the … Read more