This week at Saint Lawrence

  • Services This Sunday
  • This week
  • This Week's Notices

Services in the Tove Benefice
Sunday 20th August 2017
8.00 am Holy Communion at Towcester (BCP)
9.30 am All age Communion at Towcester
11.00 am Holy Communion at Greens Norton

Monday 14th August
9.00 am Morning Prayer
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Tuesday 15th August – The Blesses Virgin Mary
8.00 am Holy Communion (LP)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Wednesday 16th August
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.15 am Holy Communion (PH)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Thursday 17th August
9.00 am Morning Prayer
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Friday 18th August
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.00 am Refreshments with biscuits in the Chantry House
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
8.00 pm Bell ringing
Saturday 19th August
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.30 am Chantry Coffee Morning until 12.15 pm run by Mothers’ Union
1.00 pm Wedding @ Towcester
3.00 pm Wedding @ Towcester
Daily Readings
Mon. Psalm 44 Ezekiel 73. 1 - 14 Mark 1. 1 - 13
Tues. Psalm 45. 10 - end Ezekiel 37. 15 - end Mark 1. 14 - 20
Wed. Psalm 119. 57 - 80 Ezekiel 39. 21 - end Mark 1. 21 - 28
Thurs. Psalm 57 Ezekiel 43. 1 - 12 Mark 1. 29 - end
Fri. Psalm 51 Ezekiel 44. 4 - 16 Mark 2. 1 - 12
Sat. Psalm 68 Ezekiel 44. 7 - 12 Mark 2. 13 - 22
Sun. Isaiah 56. 6 - 8 Romans 11. 1 – 2a, 29 - 32 Matthew 15. (10 – 20) 21 - 28

This Week's Notices
TODAY Parish BBQ – 12 noon. Thank you to the Bellringers have again kindly offered to cook for us. Please speak to a member of the clergy if you wish to attend but have not already booked. £3 per person.

Stamps are still being collected at the Benefice Office for the RNIB Towcester Prayers book A collection of poems by Jenny Lunn – £2.50 per book with all profit going to St Lawrence. Available from the Benefice Office. Friday morning coffee morning

We are looking for a volunteer to help run the Friday Coffee morning on 2nd Friday of each month. If you can help please speak to Rona Cambray in the Office or Paul Bestwick

Men’s breakfast dates for your diary Next breakfast is on 9th September at 8.30 am. Our speaker will be Jim Blackett who will speak of his early life in Byker (Newcastle) Followed by one on 18th November same time.

Ride and Stride 2017 Ben will be cycling to Easton Neston, Tiffield, Caldecot and Greens Norton as part of Historic Churches weekend on September 10th. Why not join him? Leaving Towcester at 9.30am. We will need volunteers to be around at St Lawrence to sign in riders during that morning. Look out for the sign-up sheet coming soon.

Thank you to everyone who came to the Benefice BBQ last Sunday and for all of the delicious puddings!


Regular Events

Join us at St Lawrence for daily prayers for the Benefice and the World 9.00am Monday, and Wednesday to Saturday 5.00pm

Following the recent Benefice Bible morning and the free sample booklet entitled “Bible Reading Notes” you may be considering the next step for you to take. If anyone would like to receive Bible Reading Fellowship notes regularly, they would be welcome to join the group that I coordinate. you pay the price of the notes only – postage is free as they are all delivered to my address and I pass them on. The notes are sent in good time and each edition contains four months of readings:‐ January – April; May – August: and September – December. I would be delighted to hear from you by telephone (350578) or e‐mail ( and give more details.
Ann Lawrence