This week at Saint Lawrence

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Services in the Tove Benefice next Sunday 25 March 2018 CLOCKS GO FORWARD 1HOUR
9.15 am Procession leaves Towcester Primary
9.30 am Parish Holy Communion with Children’s Church at Towcester
10.50 am Procession leaves village green in Greens Norton
11.00 am Palm Sunday Service at Greens Norton
6.00 pm Evening Prayer at Bradden
7.30 pm Choral Society Concert at Towcester

Monday 19 March
9.00 am Morning Prayer
9.30 am Little Sprouts
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
7.30 pm Film Night at Silverstone
Tuesday 20 March
8.00 am Holy Communion (PC)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Wednesday 21 March
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.15 am Holy Communion (LP)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Thursday 22 March
8.00 am Lent HC at Greens Norton (LP)
9.00 am Morning Prayer
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Friday 23 March
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 24 March
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.00 am – 3.30 pm Benefice Away Day at Potterspury
10.30 am Chantry Coffee Morning until 12.15 pm run by Flower Arrangers
Daily Readings
Mon. Psalm 25 Exodus 8. 1 – 19 Hebrews 11. 17 – 31
Tues. Psalm 35 Exodus 8.20 – end Hebrews 11. 32 – 12.2
Wed. Psalm 55 Exodus 9. 1 – 12 Hebrews 12. 3 – 13
Thurs. Psalm 40 Exodus 9. 13 – end Hebrews 12. 14 – end
Fri. Psalm 22 Exodus 10. Hebrews 13. 1 – 16
Sat. Psalm 23 Exodus 11. Hebrews 13. 17 – end
Sun. Isaiah 50. 4 – 9a Philippians 2. 5 – 11 John 12. 12-16

This Week's Notices
Easter Lilies If you would like to donate money for Easter lilies, in memory of a loved one, please leave your donation in the Benefice Office in a clearly named envelope.

Next week is HOLY WEEK: Plan how you can make it holy: Benefice Away Day, Saturday 24th March, 10am - 3.30pm, St Nicholas Potterspury. All are invited – please sign up on the sheet at the back of church.

Passover Meal, Thursday 29th March (Maundy Thursday), 7.30pm, St Lawrence. Please put your name on the sign up sheet at the back of church if you wish to attend. Thank you.

Messy Church Friday 30th March at St Lawrence, Towcester from 2.30 pm until 4.30 pm fun, craft, games, music, food and Bible Story on the theme of “The Cross”. A free activity for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up on the sheet at the back of church or call Rev Ben on 01327 350459 to book your place.

World of Wonder A new book of poems by Jenny Lunn about the world around us – its nature, its seasons and the people we share it with. £2.50 available from the Benefice Office. 50p from each sale goes towards St Lawrence Church. Makes a lovely gift.

Lent Plastic Challenge The CofE Environment Programme has launched a Lent Plastic Challenge – see poster at back of church.

Lent courses Monday Evening 7.30 pm – 9 pm Greens Norton Tuesday afternoon 2pm – 3.30pm Norton Court Tuesday evening 7.30pm - 9pm - The Chantry Wednesday evening 7.30pm- 9pm - The Chantry


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