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

March Magazine

Please see below an update on church services for March 2022 (As at 25th February 2022) The government has now published its Guidance on Living with COVID-19. (See Guidance for staff and students in most educational establishments and childcare settings to undertake twice weekly asymptomatic testing was removed on 21st February. Since Thursday 24th February people in … Read more

Marie’s March Article

It was unbelievable at the end of January to see Greek Islands, as well as the mainland of Greece and Turkey, covered with thick snow.  It seems as if the weather is going haywire.  We also in this country have had some strange weather as during January we had little rain, no snow or ice … Read more


The Diocese of Coventry has recommended, after consultation with the Churchwardens of Ansley, Arley, Corley and Fillongley, that these parishes should advertise for one full time incumbent.  The Benefice of Ansley and Arley will be half time as will the Benefice of Corley and Fillongley.  Each PCC has appointed one representative to join the short … Read more

March Ansley Jottings

I have decided to share a letter from Bishop Christopher with you this month.  It was sent to all Clergy, Readers and Churchwardens on 24th February with a request to share it more widely. Bishop Christopher writes; “I write to you from the Houses of Parliament.  I have been here all week.  The Ukrainian Crisis has … Read more

Christmas Tree Festival 2021 Report

A member of the congregation wrote a poem for the Carol Service which finished the Christmas Tree Festival. This so sums up this year’s event. CHRISTMAS 2021 Oh what a terrible year we’ve just had And perhaps next year won’t be quite so bad With prophets of doom saying covid is here Don’t procrastinate, vaccinate … Read more