This week at Saint Lawrence

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Services in the Tove Benefice next Sunday 21st January 2018
8.00 am Holy Communion at Towcester (BCP)
9.30 am All Age Communion at Towcester with TowCEP’s Yr 5
11.00 am Holy Communion at Greens Norton
2.30 pm Holy Baptism at St Lawrence

Monday 15th January
9.00 am Morning Prayer
9.30 am Little Sprouts
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Tuesday 16th January
8.00 am Holy Communion (LP)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Wednesday 17th January
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.15 am Holy Communion (BP)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Thursday 18th January
9.00 am Morning Prayer
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Friday 19th January
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 20th January
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.30 am Chantry Coffee Morning until 12.15 pm run by Bell ringers
Daily Readings
Mon. Psalm 146 Genesis 6. 11 – 7.10 Matthew 24. 1 – 14
Tues. Psalm 132 Genesis 7. 11 – end Matthew 24. 15 – 28
Wed. Psalm 81 Genesis 8. 1 – 14 Matthew 24. 29 – end
Thurs. Psalm 76 Genesis 8. 15 – 9.7 Matthew 25. 1 – 13
Fri. Psalm 27 Genesis 9. 8 – 19 Matthew 25. 14 – 30
Sat. Psalm 122 Genesis 11. 1 – 9 Matthew 25. 31 - end
Sun. Genesis 14. 17 - 20 Revelations 19. 6 – 10 John 2. 1 - 1

This Week's Notices
Recycling! Please can you save kitchen roll tubes (not toilet rolls), yoghurt pots etc for Messy Church. They can be left in the Benefice Office for Lulu to collect.

Christianity Explored, You missed week one but you can still join in Tuesdays, 19.30-21.30 in Chantry House (last session 6th February). An informal course offering the chance to explore some of life's big questions, and to find out how Jesus Christ answers them. Each evening will begin with supper. For more information or to join, please contact the Benefice Office on 350459. Please be inviters: who can you bring?

Could you read the bible or lead the prayers in one of our services? It is a real treat, gift and responsibility. Please risk offering. Training sessions for all the Benefice churches is this Saturday in St Lawrence at 9.30 am for Readers and 10.00 am for Intercessors. Please call Fr. Ben 350459

Christmas get-out The Christmas tree and Manger will be removed this Saturday 20th January at 10 am. Many hands make light work!!

David Linney RIP Thank you to everyone who came to David’s thanksgiving service to pay their respects and those who helped make it a very special day for Lynne and Rachael.

St Lawrence Film Night at Silverstone Methodist Church. Monday 22nd January “Brief Encounter” the classic film starring Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson filmed on Carnforth Station. No ticket sales but a suggested £5 donation at the door to cover costs. Contact Nigel Slater (01327 350023) to reserve your seat.

Benefice Quiz Night - It’s back – put your thinking caps on! Towcester Town Hall February 17th 6.30 for 7 pm. Tickets £8 available from the Benefice Office. Bring your own Drinks and glasses, plates and cutlery.

Pilgrimage 2018 This time next year you could have been to Palestine/Israel … to place your feet where Jesus stood and loved. Taking place 14th - 21st November. Please speak to Father Ben for details.

Newspapers for Guidedogs: A colleague of Stephanie's, has 10-11 guide dog puppies due to be born in the next month. Can you please bring in any spare newspapers to church on Sundays? The puppies go through about 4-5 Sunday papers PER DAY!! The thicker the better please! Thank you.

Men's Breakfast The next time for sampling a delicious full English is 24th February. A very interesting speaker has already been booked. Please make a note of the date.


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