This Week's Notices

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Week beginning 15 October 2017


15 October 2017, The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

School for Ministry - Taster Morning Ludlow Diocesan offices, The Business Quarter, Ludlow, SY8 1FD Saturday November 4 (9.30am for10.00am until12.30pm). Come to sample what’s on offer and learn how the School can resource ministry and discipleship in your parish. Find out more & book your place at: or contact the School for Ministry:, 01584 871084

Pilgrim Course: The Lord’s Prayer is being held on Wednesday afternoons at Clifton Court in the Community Room at 2.30pm. The next meeting will be on 18 October. Could those interested to know more and/or would like to come please contact John Perry O1584 873755

Contemplation Group at 6 The Snicketts, Portcullis Lane

11am Wednesdays. Details from Helen Blyth 875041 or Pat Helm 877683

Fashion Show Friday 3 November at 7pm. Bodenhams Fashion Show to be held at St Laurence’s in aid of Hope House, St Laurence’s and OddBalls Charities. Tickets available now - £10 from our gift shop, Bodenhams or Hope House

Baby Loss Awareness Service Sunday 15 October at 6.30pm. A service of remembrance to acknowledge the babies that have died both during pregnancy and following birth. For parents, families and friends. To conclude with National Wave of Light candles

Sunday 29 October Hereford Cathedral 5.00pm The Dean will play a selection of Bach’s Chorale Preludes on the organ. At 5.30pm The Revd. Brigitte Malik (Lutheran Pastor, presently serving in Ludlow) will speak about the Lutheran Communion Service and will then preside at a celebration of Communion – all are welcome. After the Communion service, a glass of Riesling in the Retro-Choir.

Reformation Day Service, Leominster Priory 31st October at 7.30pm, on the eve of All Saints Day 1517, Martin Luther published 95 Theses he wanted to discuss at the University of Wittenberg. The Hereford Nuremberg Link Committee will mark the quincentenary with an Ecumenical Service

Churches Together In Shropshire AGM The Roman Catholic Cathedral, Shrewsbury at 5.30pm on 31st October and Ecumenical Service at 7pm

Reformation Anniversary In addition to these Diocesan events with Brigitte, we will be marking the Reformation Anniversary locally at the 9.30am service on Nov 5th

Monthly Intercessory prayer meeting Please note that has been moved to the fourth Thursday in the month

Free Firework Display Gallows Bank 30th Oct 2017 at 7pm

Refreshments at Rockspring Community Centre Volunteers needed to help before the event and steward on the night. Call Mike Cotton 0300 303 1190 Ludlow Area Youth Partnership

Rector’s Tea There will be no Rector’s Tea on Monday 16th or 23rd. We welcome you to join us on Monday 30th October

Donations for flowers in church are always gratefully received – dedication forms can be picked up by the pigeon holes at the back of church. Please put your donation, along with this form, into an envelope marked ‘flowers’ or ‘pew sheet’ and post it into the donations box. (Please be aware that donations will take a week to go through the system so should be made at least a week in advance)

Remembrance service St Leonard's churchyard Friday 10 November 10.45am with Rev’d Canon Jeffry Wilcox

Life & Learning @ Ludlow – There remain a few places for the first lecture of the 2017/18 Life & Learning programme on 19 October when Bishop John Saxbee will be speaking on ‘The Case for a New Reformation’. Contact Barry Forrester on 01584 878872 for further details

The Week Ahead

Sun 15 Oct 2017

08:00 Holy Communion

09:30 Parish Eucharist

14:30 SLL - Quarter Peal

15:30 Evening prayer

18:30 Baby Loss Awareness Service

Mon 16 Oct 2017

08:30 Morning Prayer

10:00 Organ Practice

11:30 Pastoral Group meeting (Tea corner)

16:30 Evening Prayer

19:30 Bells Practice

Tue 17 Oct 2017

08:30 Morning Prayer

11:00 Andrew Body - School Visit

16:30 Evening Prayer

18:15 Handbells

09:45 Little Angels Toddlers' Group

12:00 Holy Communion

Thu 19 Oct 2017

08:30 Morning Prayer

10:00 Primary School Harvest Festival

16:30 Evening Prayer

17:00 Choir Practice

Fri 20 Oct 2017

08:30 Holy Communion

09:45 Toddlers’ group

12:00 Deanery Communion

17:30 Compline

Sat 21 Oct 2017

14:15 Guided tour

15:30 Funeral - Penelope Winifred Wake (R.I.P) 3.30pm

Sun 22 Oct 2017

08:00 Holy Communion

09:30 Parish Eucharist

11:30 Choral Matins

Readings for the Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity, 22 October

First Reading – Exodus 33.12-end

Second Reading – I Thessalonians 1.1-10

Gospel – Matthew 22.15-22

Psalm 99

Please pray for the sick:

Peggy James, Pat Perry,

Pauline Dolling, June Day, Jen Pollard

Please pray for the souls of the recently departed:

Penny Wake, Glyn Bradley

If you have any queries about the prayer list, please contact the office or speak with Rev’d Canon Jeffry Wilcox.


2 College Street, Ludlow, Shropshire. SY8 1AN

Telephone: 01584 872073

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The office is open to the public on Tuesdays between 10am and 12pm and at other times by appointment.  The telephone is monitored on a regular basis.

Please leave a short message – you will be contacted.


(Days off)


Rector (Wed)

Rev’d Kelvin Price          07799 243867

Parish Chaplain

Rev’d Canon Jeffry Wilcox       877199

Assistant Priest (Wed)

Rev’d Prebendary Ann Barge    877307

Church Executive Manager

Shaun Ward 01584 872 073

Oversight of office, administration, fabric, development, funding, retail

(Tue, Wed)

Office Administrator

Julia Nock 01584 872073

Parish secretary, events co-ordinator, commercial hire, communications

(Sat & Sun)

Shop Manager

Amanda Davidson 01584 872073

Retail manager, shop and welcome steward liaison

(Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun)


Michael Hunt

01584 872073