We have a variety of activities all of which you are welcome to find out more about.
Choir & Music Group
Our choir sing for Sunday 10am worship and occasional evening services as well as festivals and weddings. They practice on Friday evenings.
At All Age services the Music Group provide a band for the worship.
Our ringers ring for Sunday 10am worship as well as festivals and weddings. They practice on Friday evenings.
There are a number of groups meeting at different times with leaders meeting to exchange thoughts and ideas.
A variety of organisations and good causes are supported by our church including Church Mission Society, Church Army, Feed The Minds, Children In Distress, Mission To Seafarers, Bible Society, Sidewalk, Children`s Society.
Predominantly we support Anglican agencies as we are an Anglican church.
We have a number of people who closely follow the activities of these organisations to provide feedback to our congregation.
Each year we allocate eight percent of the previous years unrestricted income to support these causes.
If you are interested in being involved in this work then let us know.
We have two branches of the Mothers Union in our church.
Afternoon – meets 2nd Wednesday in the month and Evening – meets 2nd Thursday in the month. Call our Church Administrator to find out more.
Follow this link www.themothersunion.org
Little Steps Toddler Group
Meets every Monday at 10am in Church Rooms
See our Children page
Community Lunch is on 2nd Thursday of the month October to Easter. This includes a speaker, often associated with organisations we support.
Sunshine Lunch is on 2nd Thursday of the month through the Summer.
Bookings for both are needed by 11am on the Monday before via the Church Administrator.
We are a Fair Trade church which means we use Fair Traded goods wherever possible.
A Traidcraft stall is open following the 10 am service on most Sundays.
Friends Of St Laurence`s
See our Friends page
A support group for the bereaved of any age meets 2nd and 4th Mondays in month and is there to listen and give quiet support
Ask for details.
Open The Book
Our OTB team visits four local infant/junior schools about 3 times a term. We take Bible stories and present them in an assembly setting to about 400 children once a month. If you are interested in taking our faith to children then contact Jo Charlesworth.