The Parish Church of St Laurence, Alvechurch

Church Organisations

... all of which are pleased to welcome new members..

Singing Group

A group of adults who sing in two-part harmony at The Family Service each week. Rehearsals are held on Friday evenings from - and the music sung consists of contemporary worship songs. The leader is Mrs Lynda Wolstencroft. Email: [email protected] 

Sunday Club

Sunday Club meets every week. It is designed for those aged 4 to 14. Children gather in the church for the start of the Family Service and then, after the Birthday Spot, move to The Ark for a bible story, art and craft work, drama and other activities.

Sunday Club is an ideal way for young people to grow in their knowledge of the Bible and the Christian Faith. A must for all who have been baptized!

church children
Colin Bennett


A band of ladies and gentlemen who ring the eight church bells for the and Sunday Services, weddings and special occasions. Practice night is Tuesday from 7.30pm - Ringers need to be aged 12+. The Ringing Captain is Mr Colin Bennett (Telephone 01527 64077).

Home Group One


A House Group that meets weekly on Thursdays from - for prayer, Bible Study and discussion. The leaders are Lynne & Graham Clark Tel 445 2547.

Lynne Clark
Graham Clark 3

The Grapevine Magazine

We publish a monthly parish magazine called - THE GRAPEVINE,

The collator is Ian Price to whom all copy is sent by the 14th of the month. Email: [email protected].

Ian Price

ARK TOTS & TODDLERS (formily Mums The Word)
Did you know?.......
We have a Stay and Play group which meets in The Ark
every Thursday 9.30am - 11.10am during school term time,
and often during the half term holidays as well.

We welcome Mums, Dads and Grandparents with children
from birth up to school age. A time to chat and to play. We
provide a friendly environment with refreshments and a
range of toys and each session finishes with singing time.
Although there is no specific charge, we welcome
donations towards the running costs of the facilities,
refreshments, toys and equipment.

Tiny Tots in Church
Once a month, on the 4th Thursday of each month,
instead of our usual singing time we invite parents /
grandparents to bring their little ones into the church.
Come and join in with the short, simple dramatized Bible
story and some songs. Have a go at the children’s craft
activity, which relates to the story theme, available for the
children to do with you during their play session.

This relaxed and informal Tiny Tots service is designed
especially for babies and children, with no worries about
restlessness and noise!

So come along and join us, as often as you wish. Spread
the word and bring friends.

To find out more: Contact Sarah Linton at :-
[email protected]

Mums the Word

Peru Group

An adult group that seeks to develop the link between the church and our twinned church in Arequipa, Peru. The group meets as and when necessary and maintains correspondence, produces visual displays in the church and organises social events with a South American theme. The leader of the group is Sue Phillips Wardle -
Email: [email protected]

Sue 2


A traditional robed choir made up of men, women and girls that sing at the Parish Eucharist and Evensong. Choir Practice is held on Thursday evenings from - A wide range of music is sung. The Choirmaster is Mr David Richmond. Email: [email protected] 

David Richmond
Jill Woolley

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