Services 
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Pattern of services  
 
8.00am - 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th Sundays * Holy Communion - Book of Common Prayer 
 
10.00 am 1st Sunday All Age Worship 
10.00 am 2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays ** Holy Communion with Hymns and Psalm 
10.00 am 3rd Sunday *** Morning Prayer with Hymns.  
 
We invite you to join us for coffee and biscuits after the 10am services. 
 
There will be a Holy Communion service held every Sunday in at least one church in the Team. 
 
If you would like Communion in your own home please contact the Team Rector, Revd Frank Gimson, vicar@stlaurencedownton.co.uk or please complete our on-line contact form.  
 
Which Service for you? 
Our 8.00 am service is always *Holy Communion from the Book of Common Prayer (the traditional 1662 prayer book). It is a quiet service without music. 
 
At 10.00 am on the first Sunday of the month we have an All-Age Worship service. This is an informal service of special interest to families. 
 
On the other Sundays of the month the 10.00 am service is either **Holy Communion, from Common Worship, or *** Morning Prayer. 
 
** Holy Communion, known also as ‘The Eucharist’, ‘The Lord’s Supper’ or ‘Mass’ is a service of readings and prayers that lead up to a symbolic sharing of bread and wine in remembrance of Jesus’ Last Supper. 
In addition Holy Communion from Common Worship includes hymns and some sung responses. All services include a sermon or talk or other narrative lasting between 5 and 15 minutes.  
 
*** Morning Prayer, at 10am on the 3rd Sunday of the month, is a straightforward, 
easy to follow service lasting about 45min.The form of the service follows Common Worship and includes hymns and a sermon.  
It is usually led by a Licensed Lay Minister (Reader) 
 
A Summer Rota operates in August: - 
Only one Holy Communion service each Sunday at either 8am or 10am. 
Our church is open daily, during daylight hours, for private prayer.  
 
Please join us on Mondays, EXCEPT BANK HOLIDAYS, for Coffee and Company 10-30am - 11.30am. Everyone is welcome. 
No Coffee and Company in December, January or February. 
 
Coffee and Company restarting Monday 3rd March 2014 - 10.30 -11.30am 
Just drop in and join us! 
 
We are delighted that the number of people joining us on a Monday for coffee and a chat has grown. We have enjoyed the company of both church and village friends as well as the occasional walkers or visitors to Downton and St Laurence. 
 

Abbreviations - LLM - Licensed Lay Minister; TBA - To Be Allocated 
Any Collects on this page courtesy of www.churchofengland.org 

Sunday 28th September, 2014 Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 21) 
Forest and Avon Team Service 
 
10.00am Holy Communion 
 
St Peters Church 
 
Bramshaw - SO43 7JE 
 
Rev'd Veronica Batchelor or Rev'd Bill Rogers 
 
Preacher - Reverend Ron Hart 
Sunday 5th October, 2014 Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 22) Harvest Festival 
8.00am  
Rev'd Frank Gimson 
 
 
 
 
10.00am  
Rev'd Frank Gimson 
 
 
Holy Communion (BCP) 
1st Reading 
2nd Reading 
Gospel 
 
All Age Worship 
Readings & readers to be chosen by minister 
 
 
 
Isaiah 5:1-7 
Philippians 3:4b-14 
Matthew 21:33-46 
 
HARVEST FESTIVAL 
 
Harvest Festival
Sunday 12th October, 2014 Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 23) 
8.00am Rev'd Ron Hart 
 
 
 
 
10.00am  
Rev'd Frank Gimson 
 
 
 
Holy Communion (BCP) 1st Reading 
2nd Reading 
Gospel 
 
Holy Communion 
1st Reading 
2nd Reading 
Gospel 
Intercessions 
 
Isaiah 25:1-9 
Philippians 4:1-9 
Matthew 22:1-14 
 
Psalm 23 
Isaiah 25:1-9 
Philippians 4:1-9 
Matthew 22:1-14 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valerie Ekins 
Sally Bird 
 
Peter Brooks 
Sunday 19th October, 2014 Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 24) 
08.00am  
Rev'd Frank Gimson 
 
 
 
10.00am LLM Philip Jones 
 
 
Holy Communion (BCP) 1st Reading 
2nd Reading 
Gospel 
Morning Prayer 
1st Reading 
2nd Reading 
Intercessions 
 
Isaiah 45:1-7 
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 
Matthew 22:15-22 
 
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 
Matthew 22:15-22 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ruth Briddon 
Margaret Corbin 
Sue Stanley 
 
Roads to God Prayer Group 
Tuesday 21st October 7.30pm 
October Roads: Elizabeth Close; Hyde Lane; Long Close; Squarey Close  
& The Sidings 
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS THE THIRD TUESDAY - VENUE - Wick Lodge, The Headlands 
Sunday 26th October, 2014 Last Sunday after Trinity BIBLE SUNDAY 
Commissioning of November Roads to God Mission 
10.00am Rev'd Ron Hart 
 
 
 
 
Holy Communion 
1st Reading 
2nd Reading 
Gospel 
Intercessions 
Psalm 119:9-16 
Nehemiah 8:1-4a 8-12 
Colossians 3:12-17 
Matthew 24:30-35 
 
 
Sue Humby 
Maggie Hunter 
 
Dennis Johnson 
If you would like Communion in your own home please contact one of the clergy 
on our contacts page or complete our on-line contact form.  
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