The new facilities in St Laurence Church have now been completed. See our Building Project 2016 page for news and pictures about the work which has been done to improve facilities and make the church a communal space. 
We have now come to the end of another year delivering cards to every house in the village, to assure people of our prayers. Each month we have been to a few roads or streets. We have then brought the needs of the people living and working there to God in prayer through our regular  
Sunday worship and at a monthly prayer meeting. We’re very grateful for the feedback and for the people who have asked us to pray, sometimes about particular problems, sometimes for  
thanksgivings and celebrations. 
 
We are about to start again at the beginning, so please look out for your card. Do consider whether there is anything you would like to ask us to pray for. You don’t have to wait until it’s ‘your turn’, though. You can let us know needs for prayer at any time by leaving a request on the prayer tree in church, by calling The Vicarage phone (01725 510326) or by sending an email to info@stlaurencedownton.co.uk. 
What's on 
Sunday 21st May 9.45 for 10.00am 
Church for Everyone 
Saturday 24th June 2.00 - 4.00pm 
Church Fete 
Saturday 23rd September 
Michaelmas Goose Fair 
See below and our Events Page for more details 
Church Fete 
 
Saturday 24th June 
2.00 - 4.00pm 
 
in the grounds of  
Chalkhill House, Barford Lane 
 
Stalls  
Entertainment 
Refreshments 
 
Something for everyone! 
 
 
ST LAURENCE’S LARDER at the CUCKOO FAIR 2017 
 
Thank you to everyone who played a part in yet another successful day at St Laurence’s Larder at the Cuckoo Fair. We raised  
a wonderful sum which will go towards the upkeep of our beautiful - but expensive to maintain - parish church. We will also, as always, be donating 10% of the profits to the Cuckoo Fair Committee to help continue their excellent work. 
 
It was a real team effort – so WELL DONE and THANK YOU 
to everyone who: 
 
made, transported or provided food and flower arrangements 
donated money 
helped with getting the hall ready and clearing up 
at the end 
made telephone calls 
prepared and served food and drink, cleared tables, washed and dried up and collected money. 
 
The quality of the donated food was excellent as always – and we had lots of praise from visitors to the Larder. Indeed,  
thanks must also go to our valued customers! 
It may have been hard work, but it was also a very happy day of Christian fellowship and if you were not there  
you really did miss out – but there is always next year! 
 
Judy Gimson, Sue Joseph & Janet McGee 
 
Now that we have our new facilities, we'd like to say -  
 
Pop in for 
Coffee and Company 
 
Mondays 10.30 - 11.30 am in St Laurence Church 
 
Re-starts 6th March following our winter break 
 
Coffee will not be serviced on Bank Holidays or if there is a service in the church. 
 
St Laurence Church is now on Facebook! 
For all our latest news and events visit  
and like our page 
Together with many others in our community, 
we are looking for ways to support and  
help refugees and migrants. 
 
for suggestions of how we might do this. 
 
What does the Lord require of us? 
What does he want us, here at St Laurence, to be doing? 
 
We are setting aside time to pray; to ask God what he wants us to be, to do as a Church. 
 
We shall meet on the second Monday of the month at 8pm for about an hour. For details of venues,  
please contact The Vicarage tel: 01725 510326. 
 
Please do join us, but if you are unable to come, please do pray about this  
whenever you can – wherever you are. 
 
 
 
FREE MONEY for St Laurence Trinity FUNders 
Support St Laurence's Trinity FUNders every time you shop online, click the sign up button on the page Link to start fundraising for St Laurence's Trinity FUNders. 
 
Help St Laurence's Trinity FUNders raise money, just by shopping online. 
Latest total changes daily - Total as at  
05.05.17 stands at £776.76 
THANK YOU to all our supporters 
 
Please follow the link here to see more photos 
 
 
 
 
St Laurence Church supporting Local Charities 
Our aim with this page is to Support Local Charities by promoting their events here - Free of Charge. 
If you would like to place an advertisement on this page, and your event is within 10 miles of St Laurence Church - Downton. 
Follow this link for more details. 
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