This week at Saint Lawrence

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  • This week
  • This Week's Notices

Services in the Tove Benefice next Sunday 15th April
8.00 am Holy Communion (BCP)
9.30 am All Age Communion followed by APCM
11.00 am Holy Communion at Greens Norton
2.30 pm Holy Baptism at Towcester

Monday 16th April
9.00 am Morning Prayer
9.30 am Little Sprouts (Marion)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Tuesday 17th April
8.00 am Holy Communion (BP)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Wednesday 18th April
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.15 am Holy Communion (LP)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Thursday 19th April
9.00 am Morning Prayer
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Friday 20th April
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 21st April
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.30 am Chantry Coffee Morning until 12.15 pm run by U3A
2.00 pm Wedding
Daily Readings
Mon. Psalm 96 Exodus 19. Luke 1. 1 – 25
Tues. Psalm 98 Exodus 20. 1 – 21 Luke 1. 26 – 38
Wed. Psalm 105 Exodus 24 Luke 1. 39 – 56
Thurs. Psalm 136 Exodus 25. 1 – 22 Luke 1. 57 – end
Fri. Psalm 107 Exodus 28. 1 – 4a, 29 – 36 Luke 2. 1 – 20
Sat. Psalm 110 Exodus 29. 1 – 9 Luke 2. 21 – 40
Sun. 1 John 4. 7 – 16 Acts 4. 5 – 12 John 10. 11 - 18

This Week's Notices
St Lawrence PCC AGM Sunday following the 9.30 am service. Copies of this year’s reports, AGM agenda & last year’s minutes are at the back of church. Please help yourself. Thank you!

Rev Paula & family would like to thank everyone for their prayers & good wishes following her operation. Her recovery is going well & she looks forward to being back on Monday 23rd April.

Charity Coffee Morning, Saturday 21 April, 10.30am – 12.30pm, St Bartholomew Greens Norton, in aid of Medical Detection Dogs. Cake stall, raffle, £1 stall. Please do come & support us.

Take, Eat & Drink Training. 28 April, 11am–4pm. For anyone who wants to explore if being a Eucharistic Assistant is something they want to offer to do. Please call the office to sign up. Tea, coffee and soft drinks will be provided but we ask that you bring your own lunch please.

Women's' Breakfast, Saturday 28th April, 8.30am – 10.00am, Chantry House. The speaker will be Archdeacon Richard Ormston. There will be a choice of full-English or continental breakfast. No charge but numbers are limited to 35. Tickets available from the Benefice Office. Please indicate your breakfast choice on the detachable portion of the ticket with your name.

Looking ahead, new beginnings… Who/what is God calling you to be? Our world and our church needs you. There are spaces on the PCC waiting for your voice. Please consider joining the PCC as a committee member, Deanery Synod Representative, Treasurer, Deputy Churchwarden or the church representative on Moorfields Feoffees. We are all busy people so the more we can divide jobs amongst us the easier it is for all. If you want to know more ask any of the Clergy or our two existing Churchwardens Paul Loveday and Stephanie Watts.

The Chantry Bible Study group will re-commence its meetings on Tuesday 1st May. We will be looking in to Paul's letter to the Romans. This group is open to a everyone. If you would like more details please speak to John & Christine Booth or Jim & Marion Hyde.

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 Role 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.

Bradden Rogation Day walk, meeting at St Michael's at 2.30 on Sunday 6 May. Tea and cakes in the Village Hall afterwards. All welcome, including dogs on leads.


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