St Lawrence, Alton

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St. Lawrence Church has been a centre for worship since 1070. The Church is a Grade 1 listed building and it is notable for the range of its architecture reflecting the history of the building and of the town. The church was the site of the Battle of Alton during the English Civil War.  In 2011, the Church won the John Ambrose architecture award for its innovative "pod".

The church welcomes worshippers to its Sunday and week-day services, which are planned to appeal to all ages and stages of discipleship. St. Lawrence has a strong musical tradition with a peal of bells and a fine organ. 

It is popular for baptisms and weddings and has marked the rites of passage for many Altonians over the years.

Since 1st January 2010,  St. Lawrence has been part of The Parish of the Resurrection, Alton. There are four Anglican Churches in this parish. We are in Covenant with Alton Methodist Church as the Greater Alton Project (GAP).

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Mrs Pippa Mills
The Parish Office
St. Lawrence Parish Centre
Church St.
Alton GU34 2BW
01420) 83234 (Parish Office)
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Sunday

Holy Communion
Said service using the Book of Common Prayer
Every Sunday
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes
Family Eucharist
Sung Communion, Church organ, sometimes accompanied by choristers.
Every first Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly creche Sunday School Coffee Common Worship
Parish Eucharist
A service of sung communion.
Every second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
creche Sunday School Coffee Common Worship
Family Service
A more informal act of worship
Every third Sunday at 10:30 AM for 40 minutes
Family Friendly Coffee

Monday

Morning Prayer
Monday at 8:45 AM
Teddy Bear Service
Term time only
Every first and third Monday at 2:00 PM

Tuesday

Morning Prayer
Tuesday at 8:45 AM

Wednesday

Morning Prayer
Wednesday at 8:45 AM

Thursday

Morning Prayer
Thursday at 8:45 AM

Friday

Morning Prayer
Friday at 8:45 AM
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A Church Near You ID: 18225
Archdeaconry: WINCHESTER (411)
Deanery: ALTON (41102)
Benefice: The Resurrection Alton (41/002BR)
Parish Legal Name: The Resurrection Alton (410447 )
CofE Church Info: (641026 41/27)
Short URL: acny.uk/18225/
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St Lawrence , Alton, Hampshire, GU34 2BW

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