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

Our Buildings

Ansley Church has four buildings. The ancient Church of St Laurence at Church End First built in the mists of time with many alterations and interesting features added over the centuries. Set in a rural landscape, the 2 1/2 acre churchyard it is “A place where people can come and find great solace.” The Annexe … Read more

Christmas Tree Festival

After the very different virtual festival in 2020  we are planning that our 16th Christmas Tree Festival will be will be ‘almost’ back to it’s usual format. We will for obvious reasons have to make some adjustments to ensure everyone feels safe, but feel sure that visitors will continue to be amazed at the ingenuity … Read more

The Church Halls & Annexe

Ansley Church is responsible for St John’s Church Hall in Ansley Common Ansley Village Church Hall in Ansley Village The Annexe in The Church Yard. Each one is available for hire for community events the cost is £10 per hour and £15 for commercial use and private hire plus £5 for each let. Every one … Read more

Becoming a member of Ansley Church

There are lots of ways to becoming a member of a church. Attend church on a regular basis – That is great. Do you want to fully participate in the worship of God by receiving Communion? – You should consider Confirmation. Do you want to further participate in the decisions taken on behalf of the … Read more

Harvest Festival

Each year on the 2nd Sunday in October we offer our thanks to God for all that he has given us.  We decorate the church with flowers, fruit, vegetables  with packets and tins of food. Our services offer our thanks to God in hymns and prayers. There is a collection for the Salvation Army and … Read more

February 2021

Please see below an update on church services for February 2021 (As at 25th January 2021) Public worship has been suspended in the Benefice during the month of February.  This decision was circulated online or by post towards the end of January. The church web page will have the latest information in the news … Read more

Flower Festival 2021 Report

Over the many years we have always been aware of God’s guidance during our Flower Festivals. This has been especially true this year. There have been so many uncertainties- Would it been permitted? Would people come? Yes it was allowed and yes people did come. Well over 500 people visited the church over the weekend. This … 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

A brief history of Ansley Parish

Ansley is first mentioned in 1086 when it was surveyed, together with Hartshill, in the Domesday Book among the manors held by the then recently deceased Countess Godiva, the wife, mother and grandmother of successive Anglo-Saxon earls of Mercia. Located within the characteristic woodland landscape of the Warwickshire Arden, the place-name is probably derived from … Read more