This week at Saint Lawrence

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Services in the Tove Benefice next Sunday 11 August

8.00 am Holy Communion at Greens Norton
9.30 am Patronal Eucharist with Studio Band at Towcester
9.30 am Holy Communion at Bradden
11.00 am Family Praise at Greens Norton
5.00 pm Choral Evensong at Towcester

Monday 5 August
9.00 am Morning Prayer
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Tuesday 6 August – Transfiguration of Our Lord
8.00 am Holy Communion (DP)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Wednesday 7 August
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.15 am Holy Communion (JB)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Thursday 8 August
9.00 am Morning Prayer
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Friday 9 August
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.00-5.00 Flower Festival
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 10 August
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.00-5.00 Flower Festival
11.00 am 1.00 pm
3.00 pm Prayers during Flower Festival
10.00 am Chantry Coffee Morning run by PCC
Daily Readings
Mon. Psalm 1 Jeremiah 26 2 Corinthians 11. 1-15
Tues. Psalm 27 1 Kings 19 1 – 16 1 John 3. 1 – 3
Wed. Psalm 119. 1-32 Jeremiah 29. 1-14 2 Corinthians 12
Thurs. Psalm 15 Jeremiah 30. 1-11 2 Corinthians 13
Fri. Psalm 19 Jeremiah 30. 12-22 James 1. 1-11
Sat. Psalm 23 Jeremiah 31.1-22 James 1. 12-end
Sun. Isaiah 1. 1, 10-20 Hebrews 11. 1-3, 8-16 Luke 12. 32-40

This Week's Notices
Rev Paula’s Institution as Rector of the Tove Benefice Invitations to this event on September 21st at 3 pm have been sent out. If you have not received an invitation speak to one of the Churchwardens. If you wish to attend this service then please RSVP to the Office know by 7th September so that we can arrange seating. There are a lot of people expected at this service.

The Chantry group will not be meeting during August, and will re-commence in September. John Booth.

Vergers needed. We have a number of baptisms at St Lawrence on a Sunday afternoon at 2.30 pm. We need some volunteers to help set up and welcome the family to church. This is an ideal opportunity to welcome new families. All training is provided; please speak to Rev Lulu. Little Sprouts.

We are looking for volunteers to help with Mondays at St Lawrence 9 am to 11 am. Please speak to Claire, our Children and Families Worker, or email her at if you can help or would like to know more.

The Foodbank 7.8 kg of food donated through St Lawrence Church has been delivered to the foodbank on 23rd July. Thank you for all your donations. The Foodbank has quite good stocks of baked beans, soup, pasta and vegetables currently. It has LOW stock of rice, sponge puddings, coffee, tinned fruit, pasta sauce, tinned meats, spaghetti hoops, jam and powdered milk. Reminder lists are available at the back of Church. Thank you.

Flower Festival 2019 9th, 10th, 11th August. Help is needed with Cream Teas and the Welcome Desk. St Lawrence Patronal BBQ Sunday 11 August. Please sign up for this great annual event in the Chantry Garden – time and cost are on the notice at the back of church.

Family Service We need someone to help Chris and setting up for the Family Service. Please speak to Revd Lulu.

Derek and Jane Waller Their latest newsletter is on the notice board. Please pray for them and their work in Madagascar.


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