ST LAURENCE

WORSHIPPING, CARING, SHARING

in the name and love of God

Appleton

St Laurence, Appleton

is a registered Fairtrade Church

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Christmas Services

There was a great deal of activity making beautiful Christingles at our All Age Christingle service in support of The Children's Society on 2nd December.

Christmas 2018

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Christingle

Appleton's Handmade Christmas

This year's Handmade Christmas focussed on 'Wreath making' and a packed village hall enjoyed wine, canapes and a short talk about the First Christmas whilst making decorative wreaths.

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Carols and Lanterns

Despite the inclement weather which meant we sang indoors rather than under the stars, there was a great turnout for carols, mulled wine and mince pies and  30+ children made beautiful lanterns.

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Christmas Concert

Once again, the Barratt family hosted a successful family friendly concert of Christmas music and carols in church and raised money for OXPAT, one of our designated charities this year.

Crib service followed by

Carols by Candlelight

Church glowed on Christmas Eve full to the brim of folk in anticipation of Christmas Day and  the birth of Jesus.

Stars for the Tree of Remembrance

Our elegant tree, kindly donated, was home to Stars of Remembrance.  Money raised was given to Emmaus Oxford in support of their work with homelessness.

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