The Parish of Abbots Langley

Welcome to our Parish

STOP PRESSthree very successful SPRING CONCERTS have taken place; the final one is this week (Saturday 28th May) when we welcome Jonathan Lee, organist, from Berkhamsted at 10.30 am - please note the earlier time - refreshments from 10.00 am.  For a programme for the series of concerts click here.

Welcome to the website of the Parish of Abbots Langley in Hertfordshire.

Here you will be able to find something about the worship, activities, purpose, and the history of the Anglican Church in the Parish of Abbots Langley, which is part of the Diocese of St Albans within the Church of England.

St Lawrence Church is open seven days a week, from 10.00 am to 5.15 pm Monday to Saturday and between services on Sundays, with refreshments available on Tuesdays between 10.15 am and 12.15 pm.

Bedmond Church is not left open but you can arrange to meet someone there if you would like access - requests via the contact us page. There is a coffee morning on the first Wednesday of the month between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon.

A downloadable, printable version of our weekly leaflet can be found by clicking on the date: 22nd May (Trinity Sunday).

The service to welcome and licence the Revd Dr Peter Waddell as Vicar will take place in St Lawrence at 7.30 pm on Monday 5th September, led by the Bishop of St Albans.

Please remember Peter and his family in your prayers - you may like to use the one found here.

Latest Parish News

If you might be interested in a trip to Malawi in June/July 2017 please come to a meeting to find out more on Sunday 29th May at 4.00 pm in the church hall ...

Throughout May St Lawrence will present its second Spring Concert series; concerts will be held each Saturday morning in the church, preceded by refreshments.  Details can be found here.  The final concert will be on Saturday 28th May at 10.30 am with refreshments from 10.00 am (please note the earlier time): Jonathan Lee, organist, from Berkhamsted ...

Building an extension onto the north side of St Lawrence Church is progressing well with metal roof structures and wooden beams in place.  We hope work will be completed in the summer.  Please see the Extension Project page to find out more and click here for David's sermon on the welcome we offer through our church buildings ...

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The coming week...

Monday 23rd May

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

7.30 pm  Ringers' practice

8.00 pm  Social Committee at 7 Fernhills

Tuesday 24th May

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee

5 15 pm  Evening Prayer

Wednesday 25th May

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Holy Communion

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

8.00 pm  Parochial Church Council meets in Bedmond Church

Thursday 26th May - Corpus Christi

8.15 am  Prayers for the local church and community

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

11.00 am  50th Anniversary Service for the Abbots Langley Good Neighbours Association in St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

8.00 pm  Eucharist for Corpus Christi in St Albans Cathedral

Friday 27th May

9.30 am  Morning Prayer with Holy Communion

10.00 am  AHAL Coffee in the Henderson Hall

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

8.00 pm  Wedding rehearsal

Saturday 28th May

10.30 am  Spring Concert: Jonathan Lee, organist, from Berkhamsted

12.00 noon  Wedding of Harry Smith and Jessica Young

Sunday 29th May - the First Sunday after Trinity

8.00 am  Holy Communion

9.30 am  Parish Communion with Creche and Seekers

12.00 noon  Baptism of Bailey Smith

4.00 pm  2017 trip to Malawi meeting in the church hall

6.30 pm  Evening Prayer

Monday 30th May

Bank Holiday

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

Tuesday 31st May

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer

Wednesday 1st June

9.30 am  Morning Prayer

10.00 am  Coffee Morning at Bedmond

10.15 am  Holy Communion

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer