News/Forthcoming Events

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BIBLE STUDY

“Our Bible Study course has now finished It has been very well supported – some weeks over 20 of us. The course has been from a DVD series which is easy to understand and gives a picture of the whole Bible and where the various books fit in. Rev Kathryn, Rev Cathy and Rev Peter then supported us during the discussions

For those of you who couldn’t make the course or missed some of it – the DVDs can be borrowed- just ask Rev Kathryn .

For those of you who like technology – there is a lovely useful free app which also helps to read the Bible it is entitled Read Scripture ”

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MONTHLY DRAW

The monthly draw has been running for several years and is a way for you to help raise money for St Lawrence Church ongoing upkeep and activities.
The Friends of St Lawrence fundraising assists with maintenance of the church building, but none of this can be used for the upkeep of services and activities the church does.

For £12 a year, set up via standing order, your number will be placed in 13 draws (12 Monthly / 1 Christmas Draw), starting in September each year.

1st Prize – £25
2nd Prize – £15
3rd Prize – £10
4th Prize – £5

Do you want to join?

If so please contact –

Chris Heins, Fairview, Cross Street, Gnosall, ST20 0BX. Tel 824010. Email cheins@jcar.co.uk

Sept 2019 draw winners and prizes were as follows:

1. £25 Tracey Simkin

2. £15 Helen Air

3. £10 Sandy Prichard

4. £5 Margaret Davies

Oct 2019 draw winners and prizes were as follows:

1. £25 Norman Hailes

2. £15 Anthony Main

3. £10 Pauline Peters-Brown

4. £5 Freda Dickerson

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mc-church-logo-for-webMessy Church – Dates

Come along and join in the fun on the third Sunday of the Month

Messy Church Service takes place on the third Sunday of the month, 4 – 5.30pm, at St Lawrence Church, Gnosall. This is a service for all the family to participate in. We have a bible story, a number of activity stations and the evening concludes with a light tea for children and adults

 

Next one:
Sunday :
20 October 2019 4.00 p.m. – 5.30 pm at St Lawrence Church
For more information please contact

Rev Kathryn 01785 822820 or

Adie Harris – 284027 or email adieharris13@btinternet

See also Facebook page Messy church – Gnosall

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Play & Praise at St Lawrence Church

Play & Praise is a short informal service suitable for children from birth to when they start school; with story time, prayers, and songs with actions, craft activity and refreshments. The service takes place on Thursday afternoons; 2.15 – 3.15 leaving enough time for parents to collect older siblings from school.
Our service which is held in the Lady Chapel is the same each week so young children are quick to learn the prayers, the musical instruments and songs we use.
We have a craft time where the children will make something, usually from the bible story we had read to them earlier, and a welcome cuppa for all.

We look forward to seeing you there​

Next one starts Thursday 5th September 2019 at 2.15 p.m.

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THE GOOD COMPANIONS

An opportunity to chat with old friends and meet new ones

Do come along – you will be very welcome

Refreshments provided

Please Note:

The next meeting is on Thursday 21 November 2019 at 12 noon

For further details
Ring one of these numbers
01785 824005

Or 01785 823686

Transport can be arranged

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‘As you walk home from school why not call in for tea and toast at St Lawrence’s. Children very welcome’

Tuesdays 8.45 a.m.
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Gnosall Church Club for children (FAB CLUB) FUN ACTIVITIES AND the BIBLE please click link for details:

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Next one : Thursday 7 November 2019 5.30 – 6.45. at the Grosvenor Centre, Gnosall

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GINGERCROFT RESIDENTIAL HOME

Remembrance Service. Wednesday 13 November 2019 at 11.00 a.m.

Services led by Rev Cathy and Gwen

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MENS BREAKFAST Saturday 23 November 2019 at 10.00.am at Yew Tree Cottage

COMMUNITY CHOIR. NEXT ONE TUESDAY 10 December 2019 at 2.00 p.m.

Singing for Health and Happiness.

It’s fun – forget your problems just for an hour and just sing. No music ability needed. Come alone or with a friend. Refreshments afterwards

It’s free – just come along and try it. What have you got to lose? You will be very welcome


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Honesty Over Silence.
Sunday 10 November 2019 at 6.30pm

Love Stafford is delighted to be co-hosting the Honesty Over Silence tour with Rising Brook Community Church (ST17 9LT). Please publicise this event widely with your congregations and networks. It promises to be a really great evening of challenge and ministry.

Tickets cost £5 and can be purchased online or at the door.

Our link for tickets is now live here: https://risingbrook.churchsuite.co.uk/events/wph2gygs. Because Patrick Regan is so well-known we expect a big demand for tickets. Book early!

For more information please go to https://www.kintsugihope.com/

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SHOE BOXES
IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN!
We will again be collecting shoeboxes filled with items for children at Christmas.
If you would like to fill a shoebox there will be labels available in our churches and the boxes need to be brought to church by November 3rd at the latest please.
*This year’s leaflets say No toothpaste or sweets please*

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VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS MARKET
Friends of St Lawrence church Gnosall
Saturday 7th December in Church 10am=4pm
Lots of stalls, Father Christmas, raffle, entertainment, refreshments.

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