December Magazine

December Services at Ansley Churches  3rd December Advent 1 St John’s 10.45 Holy Communion 10th December Advent 2 St Laurence’s 10.30 Christingle December 17th Advent 3 St John’s 10,30 Morning Worship   17th December Advent 3 St Laurence’s  6.30 p.m. Nine Lessons and Carols 24th December Christmas Eve St John’s  9.00 p.m. Holy Communion 25th … Read more

Marie’s December Article

December 2023  It was strange to look out of the window in November and see so many flowers still blooming, even Roses, but the birds know what time of year it is as Blue Tits and the Robin are frequenting the garden. We of a certain age all remember the Blackpool illuminations and many of … Read more

Vicar’s December message

Christmas 2023 I understand that not everyone may share this sentiment, but I sincerely hope that, as you reflect on your childhood Christmases, you are filled with joyful memories. What exactly makes Christmas so extraordinary for children? It’s about feeling special. Regardless of the ups and downs of the year, adults go out of their … Read more

Christ the King Sunday 26th November

Hymn – The Lord is King! Lift up Thy voice The Lord is King! lift up thy voice, O earth, and all ye heavens, rejoice; from world to world the joy shall ring, ‘The Lord omnipotent is King!’ The Lord is King! who then shall dare resist his will, distrust his care, or murmur at … Read more

Christmas Tree Festival 2023

This year it will be our 18th Christmas Tree Festival there will be as in past years 60 trees in the church together with the larger Remembrance Tree. All the trees will be decorated by local individuals, families, schools, businesses, or groups and organisations. The festival commences on Saturday 2nd  December and will be open … Read more

2nd Sunday before Advent

 Hymn – Thou, Whose Almighty Word Lord, your almighty Word Chaos and darkness heard, And took their flight; Hear us, we humbly pray, And where the gospel day Sheds not its glorious ray, Let there be light!  Saviour, you came to give Those who in darkness live Healing and sight, Health to the sick in … Read more

November Magazine

November Services at Ansley Churches   5th November All Saints St John’s 10.45 a.m. Holy Communion  12th November Remembrance St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Special Service 19th November 2nd before Advent St John’s 10.30 a.m. Morning Worship 26th November Christ the King St Laurence’s 10.30 a.m. Holy Communion and Tree Dedication From the Registers No entries this … Read more