THE ARK

The award winning venue located in the historic village of Alvechurch.

The ideal venue for your Wedding, Birthday Parties, Baptism Parties, Funeral Wakes, Anniversary Celebrations, Meetings and much more.....

St Laurence Church

The church of St Laurence dates back to 1239. It is situated on high ground, and was probably the site of an earlier Mercian church, although nothing remains of the earlier wooden building. Much of the church was rebuilt between 1858 and 1861 by William Butterfield. There is a 1,348-pipe organ. The tower has a peal of eight bells, rung regularly by the North Worcestershire Ringing Association.

 

The bells of St Laurence church in Alvechurch, Worcestershire, date from 1711 and have been ringing across the village to mark weddings, funerals and special events for nearly 300 years. There are eight bells ranging in weight from

4 to 12 hundredweight (200 to 600 kg) and the ringers ring them in the traditional English style of Change Ringing.

 

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SUNDAY SERVICES (reduced services do to covid)

 

9.30am      Family Service with Communion on the 1st Sunday and    Baptisms on the 4th Sunday of the month.

 

11.15am    Parish Eucharist

The purpose of our parish church is to bring people into a living and deepening relationship with God by:

              providing meaningful acts of worship

              ministering to the needs of those within the Community

              sharing in the world-wide mission of the Church

              providing learning opportunities so as to deepen the faith

Revd Richard Bubbers retired in July 2021.

 

St Laurence Church is in the process of finding a replacement for Richard.

Details of the new incumbent will be published when announced.

 

If you want to contact St Laurence Church you can either e-mail: [email protected] or telephone 0121 445 1087.