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The May Evensong will be on Sunday 20th May, 6.00pm

Lighten our darkness, we beseech thee, O Lord;

and by your great mercy

defend us from all perils and dangers of this night;

for the love of thy only Son,

our saviour Jesus Christ. Amen



Family Fellowship in The Reading Room


Sunday 27th May, 10.00am







The Friends of St. Lawrence Church presents

Stratford by the Sea

A musical evening with The Navy Larks

Friday 15th June, 7.00-9.30pm

In the garden of Dean's Farm, Stratford Road

(just behind St. Lawrence Church)

Bring your own food/drink/folding chairs/rugs

Marquees available in case of poor weather

Tickets from Terry Ereira on 01722 501480

£6 members / £8 non-members

Under 16s free if accompanied by paying adult




          Georgia Keyes & Matthew Green, 16th June 2018

          Marriage Blessing of Felicia Line & Carlos Tapia, 30th June 2018

          Katharine Mills & George Klepp, 14th July 2018                 

Please pray for these couples as they begin this new chapter in their lives.

God is love, and those who live in love live in God and God lives in them.

1 John 4:16




Freddie Futcher on Sunday 6th May at 2.00pm

Vinnie Harris on Sunday 10th June at 9.15am








We give a knitted Prayer Bear to every child baptised at St. Lawrence. If you would like to knit one from a simple pattern or know someone else who would enjoy creating one, please contact Heather Balston for details - 01722 411628.


Our Parish Magazine also contains many interesting news items and articles