This Week's Notices

Week beginning 25 August 2019

Tidy Bags: We now have bags to fit the chair in front of you to hold your belongings. Initially we are trailing 10 and if they are successful we will endeavor to supply more. They cost £10 each so a donation towards these costs would be much appreciated, along with your comments.

Monday Open Teas - There will be an Open Tea on the first Monday in every month. The next open tea will be on Monday 2nd September.

St Laurence's Monthly Prayer: ~The next meeting is on Thursday September 26 at 10.30 in church. All are welcome.

Traidcraft Stalls after 9.30am Eucharist in St Laurence
continue on 1st and 3rd Sundays. Pick up some store cupboard staples or sumptuous snacks. The very finest fair trade and organic foods made with sustainably sourced ingredients are purchased from around the world. You can stock up with ethical essentials, share recipe ideas or purchase gifts or cards knowing that you are supporting producers in developing countries. Laura, Melia and Penny, Traidcraft Fairtrader, 01584 876992.

Inter-faith event: ‘The mountains of the Himalayas to the Shropshire Hills'. The life of a Buddhist Nun. Venerable Tsuiltrim Tenzin Choesang will discuss Buddhism and insights of living as a Buddhist nun in Himalayan countries and the UK. This event will be held on Thursday, September 5th at The Garden Room at The Methodist Church, Broad Street, Ludlow. 7pm for 7.30 - 9pm. Refreshments available from 7.00pm
Ride and Stride 14th September 2019 - The 2019 Ride and Stride event is where congregations walk, ride or drive between churches in Shropshire. We would like to encourage you to take part as an act of witness. We will be welcoming ride and striders throughout the day here at St Laurence's. There is an application form and sponsorship form at the back of the church if you wish to participate. God Bless. Kelvin

Contemplation Group Wednesday 11am: The Contemplation group meets at 6 The Snicketts, Portcullis Lane. 30 minutes of silent prayer is followed by coffee for those who wish to stay. Further details from Helen Blyth 875041 and Pat Helm 877683

Knit & Natter - Love knitting and crochet? Join us in St Laurence's fortnightly on Thursdays between 1.15 & 3.15. Got a project you need to finish, or in need of some support? Join a group of like-minded people for an afternoon of fun. Knitting skills not essential. The next dates will be 29th August and 12th September.

The Week Ahead

Sat 24 Aug 2019

All day Summer Art Exhibition
14:30 - 18:00 Arts Recital Rehearsal - Cory Band
18:30 - 19:00 Doors Open to Public
19:00 - 21:30 Arts Recital - Cory Band in Concert

Sun 25 Aug 2019
All day Summer Art Exhibition
08:00 - 08:45 Holy Communion
09:30 - 10:45 Parish Eucharist

Mon 26 Aug 2019
All day Summer Art Exhibition
10:00 - 11:00 Organ Practice
19:30 - 21:00 Bells Practice

Tue 27 Aug 2019
All day Summer Art Exhibition
17:30 - 18:30 Handbells

Wed 28 Aug 2019
All day Summer Art Exhibition
12:00 - 12:45 Holy Communion

Thu 29 Aug 2019
All day Summer Art Exhibition
13:15 - 15:15 Knit and Natter Knitting Group

Fri 30 Aug 2019
All day Summer Art Exhibition
09:45 - 11:15 Toddlers' group
10:00 - 12:00 Flower arrangers
11:15 - 11:30 Toddler group clear up
11:30 - 12:30 Piano Tuning
17:30 - 18:00 Compline

Sat 31 Aug 2019
09:30 - 12:30 Arts Recital Rehearsal
12:30 - 14:00 Arts Recital - Schiller/Humphreys Piano Duet
12:30 - 13:00 Doors close to the public
14:15 - 15:15 Church Tour

Sun 1 Sep 2019

All day Light the Tower: Elaine Gosnall nee Cade
08:00 - 08:45 Holy Communion
09:30 - 10:45 Parish Eucharist