This Week's Notices

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Week beginning 19 November 2017

NOTICES

19 November 2017

Farewell service for Brigitte Malik at St. Giles today at 11.15am with a bring and share buffet afterwards. Brigitte will also be attending the Deanery service led by Bishop Richard at Knowbury Church on Sunday 26 November at 10.30am as an opportunity to say good bye to the Deanery.

Rector’s Tea We welcome you to join us on Monday 20 November 3-4pm.

Mediaeval Bazaar Saturday 25 November 10-5pm

Your help to make this day a great success is vital. Could you volunteer please for a few hours on the following: stalls, bric-a-brac, wine and water, serving refreshments, providing cakes, selling Raffle tickets, clearing tables etc. Please add your name to the list at the welcome desk. Donations of books or bric-a-brac are welcomed. We will be setting up on Friday 24 November and help with this task would be appreciated. Many hands make light work. Reminder: please return your raffle tickets and money to the Parish Office by 23 November. Thank you.

Life & Learning @ Ludlow continues on Thursday 30 November with a study day led by the Revd Canon Dr Dennis Stamps entitled ‘The Gospel of Mark: Jesus revealed as Messiah and Son of God’. Further details can be found in the Life & Learning leaflet available by the church door or at www.stlaurences.org.uk/lifeandlearning. Enquiries to Barry Forrester on 01584 878872.

Contemplation Group at 6 The Snicketts, Portcullis Lane

11am Wednesdays. Details from Helen Blyth 875041 or Pat Helm 877683

Monthly Intercessory prayer meeting Please note that has been moved to the fourth Thursday in the month going forward, but there will not be a meeting in December

Donations for flowers in church are always gratefully received – dedication forms can be picked up by the pigeon holes at the back of church. Please put your donation, along with this form, into an envelope marked ‘flowers’ or ‘pew sheet’ and post it into the donations box. (Please be aware that donations will take a week to go through the system so should be made at least a week in advance)

This week’s donation from Sylvia Martin is in memory of dear Peter Martin whose birthday was 16 November.

Fashion Show Thank you to everyone who came to support the Charity Fashion Show, a very successful evening raising £1275 to be split between Hope House, Oddballs and St Laurence’s Church.

The Week Ahead

Sun 19 Nov 2017

Flooring alterations: North aisle & South aisle until November 24

08:00 Holy Communion

09:30 Parish Eucharist

14:30 SLL - Quarter Peal

15:30 Choral Evensong

Mon 20 Nov 2017

08:30 Morning Prayer

10:00 Organ Practice

13:00 Dementia Friendly Community Meeting

15:00 Rector's tea time

16:30 Evening Prayer

19:30 Bells Practice

Tue 21 Nov 2017

08:30 Morning Prayer

15:30 Toddler Group set up

16:30 Evening Prayer

18:15 Handbells

Wed 22 Nov 2017

09:45 Little Angels Toddlers' Group

11:15 Toddler group clear up

12:00 Holy Communion

Thu 23 Nov 2017

08:30 Morning Prayer

10:30 Monthly Intercessions Prayer Group

11:00 Quiet time before Funeral

11:30 Funeral - Frederick Gretton RIP

16:30 Evening Prayer

17:00 Choir Practice

Fri 24 Nov 2017

08:30 Holy Communion

09:45 Toddlers' group

11:15 Toddler group clear up

17:30 Compline

Sat 25 Nov 2017

10:00-17:00 Mediaeval Christmas Bazaar

Sun 26 Nov 2017

08:00 Holy Communion

09:30 Parish Eucharist

11:30 Choral Matins

Readings for Christ the King, 26 November

First Reading: Ezekiel 34. 11-16, 20-24

Second Reading: Ephesians 1. 15-end

Gospel: Matthew 25. 31-end

Psalm 95. 1-7

Please pray for the sick:

Peggy James, Pat Perry, June Day, Joyce Johnson

Please pray for the souls of the recently departed:

Frederick Gretton


If you have any queries about the prayer list, please contact the office or speak with Rev’d Canon Jeffry Wilcox.

PARISH OFFICE

2 College Street, Ludlow, Shropshire. SY8 1AN

Telephone: 01584 872073

e-mail: office@stlaurences.org.uk               website: www.stlaurences.org.uk

The office is open to the public on Tuesdays between 10am and 12pm and at other times by appointment.  The telephone is monitored on a regular basis.

WHO’S WHO

(Days off)

CLERGY

Rector (Wed)

Rev’d Kelvin Price          07799 243867

Parish Chaplain

Rev’d Canon Jeffry Wilcox     877199

Assistant Priest (Wed)

Rev’d Prebendary Ann Barge 877307

Church Executive Manager

Shaun Ward    01584 872 073

Oversight of office, administration, fabric, development, funding, retail (Tue, Wed)

Temporary Office Administrator

Peter Challenger 01584 872073

Parish secretary, events co-ordinator, commercial hire, communications (Tue, Wed, Sat & Sun)

Shop Manager

Amanda Davidson       01584 872073

Retail manager, shop and welcome steward liaison (Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun)

Treasurer

Michael Hunt  01584 872073


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