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  St Laud's Church

  Rector:

  Rev Coralie Mansfield         Tel: 613385
 
Associate Priest: Rev Pamela Fielding4 Griggs Orchard, Tel: 616763
Licensed Lay Minister: Prof John Fielding4 Griggs Orchard, Tel: 616763
SCAN Churches Administrator:
Jan Weatherley Tel: 01234 391387
Churchwarden:
Vacancy  
Organist: Mr Robert Lawrence
Secretary of Church
Committee:
Vacancy 

  St Laud's Quiz Night
  • Come and join us for our Quiz Night on Saturday 16 May 2015: Details
  St Laud's Quiz Night
  • Come and join us for our Quiz Night on Friday 14 February 2014: Details
  Easter 2013
  • Services at St Laud's over the Easter 2013 period are as follows:
     
    • 24 March, Palm Sunday, 9.30am Parish Paryers (Meeting Room)
    • 29 March, Good Friday, 10am to 12 noon, Cafe Church Easter Workshop
    • 29 March, Good Friday, 1.30 to 2.30pm, Reflections for Good Friday
    • 31 March, 9.30am, Easter Family Celebration with Holy Communion, followed by Easter Egg Hunt
    • 14 April, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
  • Services are also held at the other SCAN churches.
  Christmas 2012
  • Services at St Laud's in December 2012 and January 2013 are as follows:
     
    • 2 December, 10am - 12 noon Advent Workshop
    • 9 December, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
    • 16 December, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
    • 16 December, 6.00pm SCAN Carol Service
    • 24 December, 11.30pm SCAN Christmas Night Service of Holy Communion - Christmas Eve
    • 25 December, 9.30am SCAN Family Service
    • 13 January, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
    • 20 January, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
  • Services are also held at the other SCAN churches.
  St Laud's Floodlighting
  • Contact Ella Field (4 Park Road, Tel: 610560) if you would like to sponsor the floodlighting of St Lauds over Christmas and the New Year. Costs are estimated at about £3 per day. A list of sponsors will be displayed in church.
  Services in October 2012
  • Services at St Laud's in October 2012 are as follows:
     
    • 14 October, 9.30am - SCAN Harvest Service of Holy Communion
    • 21 October, 9.30am - SCAN Service of Holy Communion
  • Services are also held at the other SCAN churches.
  Queen's Jubilee Concert
  • Queen's Jubilee Concert - Newport Pagnell Singers Friday 15 June - Further details
  Afternoon Tea
  • Afternoon Tea will be available on Fridays from 27 April 2012 in the Church, to raise funds for both Church and School. Further details
  Christmas 2011
  • Services at St Laud's in December 2011 and January 2012 are as follows:
     
    • 4 December, 10am - 12 noon Advent Workshop
    • 11 December, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
    • 11 December, 6pm SCAN Parish Carol Service
    • 18 December, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
    • 24 December, 11.30pm SCAN Christmas Night Service of Holy Communion - Christmas Eve
    • 25 December, 9.30am SCAN Family Service
    • 8 January, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
    • 15 January, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
    • 15 January, 6pm SOUL SPACE - watch a DVD, discover St Mark's Gospel, plus coffee and cake
    • 22 January, 9.30am Parish Prayers - in the meeting room
    • 29 January, 11am SCAN Morning Service with guest speakers from Bridgebuilder Trust and a guest band
  • Services are also held at the other SCAN churches.
  Appeal
  • In December 2011, St Laud's District Church Council issued a letter appealing for funding. Read it here.
  St Laud's Floodlighting
  • Contact Ella Field (4 Park Road, Tel: 610560) if you would like to sponsor the floodlighting of St Lauds over Christmas and the New Year. Costs are estimated at about £3 per day. A list of sponsors will be displayed in church.
  Services
  • Services at St Laud's in April to June 2011 are as follows:
     
    • 3 April, 6pm SCAN Evensong
    • 10 April, 11am SCAN Service of Holy Baptism
    • 17 April, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion - Palm Sunday
    • 24 April, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion - Easter Sunday
    • 1 May, 6pm SCAN Evensong
    • 8 May, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
    • 15 May, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
    • 5 June, 6pm SCAN Evensong
    • 12 June, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
    • 19 June, 9.30am SCAN Service of Holy Communion
  • Services are also held at the other SCAN churches.
  Buildings
  • The church has a central tower, which has a height of 62ft. Parts of the church building date back to the 13th Century, eg: the north arcade and part of the inside of the tower. Other sections are from the 'Decorated' and 'Perpendicular' periods, ie: 1290-1350 and 1350-1530. Parts of the nave and aisle roofs retain their late medieval timbering.
  • The font is from the late 14th Century, whilst the pulpit is early 18th Century. The brass chandelier in the nave was donated in 1783 by George Rose. There is a stained glass window in the south aisle by Hardman, 1885. The half-timbered Lychgate was built in 1870.
  History and Photographs
  • The Sherington Historical Society has lots of information, photographs and tours of the inside and outside of the Church in the St Laud's section of its web site.
  • There are 10 photographs of the church in the Sherington Photo Album.
  • Dr Kevin Quick of the Open University has 2 photographs of St Laud's Church in his collection of Buckinghamshire church and village photographs: http://www.countyviews.com/bucks/church3.htm#S.
  Bell-ringing
 
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