The Parish of Abbots Langley

Malawi 2018

In the summer of 2018 a group of volunteers from St Lawrence Church travelled to Malawi to work on projects with communities in Malosa. This followed a successful trip in 2014 and this time the team was were able to witness the differences the work made following that first trip, and they were able to renew friendships and to strengthen the existing link.

Malawi is one of the least-developed countries in the world and does not have the infrastructure or facilities that we in the West take for granted. The good news is that aid workers and charities are working alongside the people of Malawi to help improve things - but there is still much that needs to be done.

Please see the posters at this link for further information.  They are also on display in the church hall.

Report on the 2018 visit to Malawi - written for the church magazine following the visit.

How you can help:

  • Continue to pray for the people of Malawi and for the St Lawrence team as they decide how to take the link forward;
  • You can support our fundraising activities - keep a look out for details;
  • You can knit: blankets, vests, jumpers, etc
  • We want to help them with their Sanitary Wear Project - this will involve cutting and sewing - please make contact if you can help with this
  • Make a donation to our funds for Malawi:
                    to donate by credit or debit card on-line click here
                    to download a donation form click here
 
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The coming week...

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Weekly Leaflet

 

Monday in Holy Week - 15th April

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

8.00 pm  Communion with talk in the Tin Church

 

Tuesday in Holy Week - 16th April

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in the Breakspear Room, St Lawrence

11.15 am  Funeral of Linda Butterfield in St Lawrence followed by cremation

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

8.00 pm  Communion with talk in the Tin Church

 

Wednesday in Holy Week - 17th April

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

11.15 am  Quiet Reflection in the Corpus Christi Chapel, St Lawrence

12.00 noon  Communion in the Corpus Christi Chapel, St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.45 pm  Choir practice in St Lawrence

8.00 pm  Communion with talk in the Tin Church

 

Maundy Thursday - 18th April

8.15 am  Early Prayer in St Lawrence

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

8.00 pm  Communion with foot washing followed by Watch through the Night at St Lawrence

 

Good Friday - 19th April

10.00 am  Churches Together Walk of Witness leaves St Paul's, Langleybury

1.00 pm  An Hour at the Cross in St Lawrence

2.00 pm  Good Friday Liturgy in St Lawarence

2.00 pm  A Service of Meditation and Reflection in the Tin Church

 

Saturday in Holy Week - 20th April

9.30 am  Flower arranging in St Lawrence

 

Easter Day - 21st April

8.00 am  Holy Communnion in St Lawrence

9.30 am  Parish Communion in St Lawrence followed by Easter Egg Hunt

11.15 am  Holy Communion in the Tin Church

6.30 pm  Choral Evensong in St Lawrence

 

Easter Monday - 22nd April

9.30 am  Communion in St Lawrence followed by breakfast in the church hall, walk to St Albans for picnic lunch outside the Cathedral, service in the Cathedral at 3.00 pm, then walk home - no supper this year

 

Tuesday 23rd April

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.15 am  Tuesday Coffee in St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

 

Wednesday 24th April

9.30 am  Morning Prayer in St Lawrence

10.30 am  Carers Network meets in the Methodist hall

11.15 am  Quiet Reflection in St Lawrence

12.00 noon  Communion in St Lawrence

5.15 pm  Evening Prayer in St Lawrence

7.45 pm  Choir practice in St Lawrence