This week at Saint Lawrence

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Services in the Tove Benefice next Sunday 27th May

9.30 am Parish Holy Communion with Children’s Church at Towcester
11.00 am Morning Prayer at Greens Norton
11.15 am Holy Communion at Caldecote
6.00 pm Evensong at Bradden

Monday 21 May
9.00 am Morning Prayer
9.30 am Little Sprouts
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Tuesday 22 May
8.00 am Holy Communion (LP)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Wednesday 23 May
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.15 am Holy Communion (AH)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Thursday 24 May
9.00 am Morning Prayer
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Friday 25 May
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.00 am Refreshments with biscuits in the Chantry House
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
6.30 pm Choir Practice until 7.30 pm
8.00 pm Bell ringing
Saturday 26 May
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.30 am Chantry Coffee Morning until 12.15 pm run by Trefoil Guild
1.00 pm Wedding at St Lawrence
Daily Readings
Mon. Psalm 123 Josh. 1 Luke 9. 18 – 27
Tues. Psalm 132 Josh 2. Luke 9. 28 – 36
Wed. Psalm 119. 153 – end Josh 3. Luke 9. 37 – 50
Thurs. Psalm 143 Josh 4.1 – 5.1 Luke 9. 37 – 50
Fri. Psalm 144 Josh 5. 2 – end Luke 10. 1 – 16
Sat. Psalm 147 Josh 6. 1 – 20 Luke 10. 17 – 24
Sun. Isaiah 6. 1 – 8 Romans 8. 12 – 17 John 3. 1 – 17

This Week's Notices
Big Bach Walk, Oundle International Festival 2018
On Wednesday 4th July, we will be welcoming William Whitehead for a recital in church as part of Oundle International Festival’s Big Bach Walk. William would like to stay in Towcester on Tuesday 3rd July and asks if anyone would kindly host him that night? Please let Revd Paula know if you are able to help. Thank you.

Cake Appeal CTT are endeavoring to deliver a welcome pack, including a cake, to each new family that moves in to the new housing being built in Towcester. There will be 20 or more new homes occupied each month! If you are willing/able to make cakes or visit homes to deliver cakes and a welcome, please contact Jeremy Binley on 07730 270530.

‘Knit’ and Natter Thursday 24th May, 10am-12pm, Chantry House. A session to make poppies for the Cascade of Poppies at the Remembrance Garden which is being created to mark the end of the WW1 Commemorations in November. This session is open to all and the poppies do not have to be knitted. Some materials provided but you are also welcome to bring your own.

Men’s Breakfast Unfortunately the previously announced date of 26th May WILL NOT go ahead. A replacement date will be arranged shortly. John Booth

Data Protection – changing regulations To comply with the new data protection laws which come in to force on 25th May, we are required to have specific consent to hold and process people’s data. Electoral Roll members: please complete a consent form (available at the back of church) and return to the office. In future this consent will be included on the ER application form. Non Electoral Roll: If you are not on the Electoral Roll but would like us to be able to keep in touch with you, please can you also complete a form, available at the back of church.

Chantry House Garden We are hoping to increase the perennial plants in the garden to create a more easily maintainable garden. If anyone is ‘lifting and dividing’ perennials and has any spare plants we’d be grateful of donations please. Contact the office if you are able to help. Thank you in advance.

GN Church Fete, GN Primary School, 30th June, 2.00pm - 4.30pm.


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