The Parish of Abbots Langley

How You Can Help

How you can help

The church of St Lawrence and the church of the Ascension are living and working places which many visit each year - whether to worship at a regular service, to attend a special event, or to enjoy a private moment of peace. Our work extends beyond these walls out into the community in a number of ways, such as visiting schools, hospitals and care homes.

All of this costs the parish around £3000 per week. We receive no financial assistance from the Government and have to rely on the generosity of our supporters and our own fundraising endeavours to continue our important work.

Please read below to see how you can support us. If you are a UK taxpayer, please remember to fill in the Gift Aid section, if applicable, so that we can reclaim the tax you have paid.

Donate on-line

If you would like to make a single gift on-line, please click here.

Stewardship and donation form

If you would like to make a single gift or set up a standing order to the parish, click here to download the form.

Legacies

For further information about leaving a gift to the parish in your Will and the difference it can make, please click here.

Easyfundraising

If you shop on-line, please do so through our easyfundraising page. Over 2700 retailers have signed up to easyfundraising, which passes on a percentage of your shopping bill to the church at no cost to yourself. For further information, please click here.

Give by text

Simply text STLA12 followed by the amount you want to give (e.g. STLA12 £10) to 70070 and press send. You can give an amount of £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10.

Time and talents

The churches rely on the many hours of time given by volunteers. If you would like to give to the community in this way, please speak to somebody in the Church Office on 01923 261795, or e-mail adminstlawrence@abbotslangley.org.uk. For a list of the roles you could take on, please click here.

 

If you have any questions about making a donation or our current funding needs, please contact Marcus Coultrup via the 'contact us' page or at marcus.coultrup@ntlworld.com.

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The coming week...

Weekly Leaflet

Weekly Leaflet

 

Monday 10th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

2.15 pm  Tiny Tots in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.30 pm  Ringing practice in St Lawrence tower

 

Tuesday 11th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.00 pm  Youth Club meets in the church hall

7.30 pm  MU Advent Supper in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

 

Wednesday 12th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Holy Communion including Corporate Communion for the Mothers' Union

10.30 am  Carers' Network meets in the Methodist hall

11.00 am  Quiet Reflection including Advent Reflection for the Mothers' Union followed by coffee in the Breakspear Room

3.30 pm  Messy Church in the Methodist Church and hall

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.45 pm  Choir practice in St Lawrence

 

Thursday 13th December

8.15 am  Early Prayer in St Lawrence

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.30 am  Home Communion in Hanover Gardens

12.00 noon  Wedding rehearsal in St Lawrence

2.00 pm  Abbots Langley School Christingle in St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

6.00 pm  Abbots Langley School Concert in St Lawrence

 

Friday 14th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.00 am  Craft Morning in the Tin Church, Bedmond

10.00 am  AHAL (A Heart for Abbots Langley) Coffee Shop in the Henderson Hub, Abbots Langley High Street

1.15 pm  Funeral for Gladys Scott in St Lawrence

2.00 pm  Craft & Conversation in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

6.15 pm  Youth Choir in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

7.30 pm  CTAL (Churches Together) Carol Singing in the Kings Head pub followed by the Royal Oak at 8.30 pm

 

Saturday 15th December

11.15 am  CTAL (Churches Together) Carols in Abbots Langley High Street

12.00 noon CTAL (Churches Together) Lunch in aid of Crisis in the Methodist hall

1.30 pm  Wedding Blessing for Charles Groble and Wendy Read in St Lawrence

7.00 pm  Caritas Ladies Choir Concert in aid of the Friends of St Lawrence in St Lawrence

 

Sunday 16th December - The Third Sunday of Advent

8.00 am  Holy Communion in St Lawrence

9.30 am  Parish Communion with Seekers and Creche in St Lawrence

11.15 am  Holy Communion in the Tin Church, Bedmond

12.30 pm  Sunday Lunch Club Christmas Lunch in the churh hall

6.30 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

 

Monday 17th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.30 am  Tannerswood School in St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

6.00 pm  Bedmond School Concert in Bedmond Church

7.30 pm  Ringing practice in St Lawrence tower

 

Tuesday 18th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.00 pm  Youth Club in the church hall

 

Wednesday 19th December

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Holy Communion in St Lawrence

12.00 noon  Home Communion at Abbeyfield

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.45 pm  Choir practice in St Lawrence