Church News, Prayer Diary and Programme

 

We have resumed worship in church, with social distancing.   Wearing a mask is optional, and a hand sanitizer is available on arrival.  We are able to sing again as a congregation. 

Special services in December

Sunday 19th December:

10.00am Nativity Service.  All children are welcome to come dressed as Mary, Joseph, Angels, Shepherds, Wise men or animals and take part in our Instant Nativity:  The Impossible Story.

6.30pm Carols by Candlelight.  A traditional service of 9 lessons and carols by candlelight, followed by mulled wine and mince pies.

  • We are limiting capacity at this service in order to maintain social distancing.  To book a place please e-mail Helen admin@stlawrencebovingdon.com  indicating how many are in your party.

Christmas Eve

3.00pm Crib Service.  We fill the crib with figures as we sing carols and tell the Christmas story.

11.00pm Midnight Communion

Christmas Day

10.00am Christmas Family Communion

On Sunday 26th December there will be one service:

10.30am Parish Communion

 

Our regular pattern of services:

First Sunday of the month:

          8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)

10.00am Family Communion*

2nd & 3rd Sundays:

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)

9.30am Family Praise

10.30am Parish Communion*

4th Sunday

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)

9.30am Family Praise

10.30am Morning Prayer*

*10.00/10.30 services will also be broadcast over Zoom

If you’d like to join one of our services over Zoom  and aren’t on our regular e-mail circulation, please e-mail vicar@stlawrencebovingdon.com  for an invitation.

Here are our regular weekly news sheet ‘In Touch’ and our monthly prayer diary

In Touch 28th November 2021

In Touch 21st November 2021

In Touch 14th November 2021

Prayer Diary November 2021

In Touch 7th November 2021

In Touch 24th October 2021

In Touch 17th October 2021

In Touch 10th October 2021

Prayer Diary October 2021

In Touch 3rd October 2021

 

We mourn the loss of our Curate, Simon Woodmore, who died on 19th September after a stroke. We have lost a wonderful priest, pastor, colleague and friend and we will miss him terribly.  Please pray for his family, Michelle, Gemma and James.