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You might want to know about two new initiatives

The Grapevine

Christian Caring and Sharing

Also, something about our Mission Group ..

Planning is now well underway for the next Mission event - to follow the Helen Shapiro and Fiona Dickson OBE appearances.
Watch here for further details..
Want to know more ?

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Or you can 'like' us on Facebook, at The Benefice Mission Group

or follow this link for their own page on this web

Listen to Today's Devotional Reading


Position vacant

Mrs. Philippa Halagan

Church Office,
19, Church Road,

01562 730 777
e-mail link:
Please use these details to make initial contact regarding Baptisms & Marriages.

St. Leonard's Church, Clent, forms part of a United Benefice with Holy Trinity, Belbroughton and St. Mark's, Fairfield.
St. Leonard's Church is open for private prayer throughout the day - 8am to 8pm - throughout the year.
Bibles are available for you to read and study. The weekly Collect and Gospel reading are shown on our free 'Update' letter which is available in church, and there is the monthly magazine (donation requested).  
We have a Visitors' Book by the font for you to sign and leave comments.

The building is Disabled-friendly (on two levels - retaining the original Norman design)  using an access pathway from Vine Lane (to the left in the photograph).
Access to a Disabled-adapted Toilet (at altar level) is made available during service times..

Collect for the week - Mothering Sunday
(the prayer which all Church of England congregations pray during this week)
Click here for the Collect

featuring - 2014 Commonwealth Gold Medal - as the background

Parish Intercessions:

Gracious Father, you gave up your Son out of love for the world: 
lead us to ponder the mysteries of his passion, 
that we may know eternal peace through the shedding of our Saviour’s blood, 
Jesus Christ our Lord.

This week our Congregation think particularly about those living on Church Avenue,

and they remember especially ~

Jamie; Ken Lees; Denise Inge; Sally Barker; Conrad Palmer;
Albert Adams; Sue Carpenter; Maggie Latham 
& Fred Bowditch
David Baines, Yvonne Wilson, Lionel Onions, 
Adrian Gardener, David John, Peter Meanock, 
John Bedford, James Portman, Alan Morris, 
Larry Larden and Dorothy Walton.

Lord in your Mercy ~ Hear our Prayer
And let our cry come unto Thee

Click below to see these texts
and hear them being read to you

Scripture Reading(s)
for this week  _
(New International Version bible)

First Reading   Isaiah 50:4.9a          

NIV - page - 737

Second Reading   Philippians 2:5-11               

NIV - page - 1179

GOSPEL Reading   Matthew 21: 1 – 11       

 NIV - page - 988

[YEAR A of readings in the Revised Common Lectionary.]

The period of Lent

has the 'colour'   _   PURPLE  

* This means that the robes of the priest (Vestments) and the cloths which dress the Altar are of this particular colour.

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Sunday 30th Mar Worship 4 All
Mothering Sunday
10:00 ALMs Kim Topham and Rosie Padmore
Monday 31st Mar Bishop's Cert. Course 19:00 Benefice Office
Wednesday 2nd Apr Spoken Communion 10:00 Rev. Richard Newton
Wednesday 2nd Apr Bishop's Cert. Course 19:00 Benefice Office
Thursday 3rd Junior Choir ~ Full Choir 18:30 St. Leonard's
Sunday 6th Worship 4 All 10:00 ALMs Kim Topham and Rosie Padmore
Wednesday 9th Spoken Communion 10:00 Rev. Richard Newton
Thursday 10th Rehearsal of Easter presentation 19:00 St. Leonard's
Saturday 12th Caring & Sharing group meeting 10:30 Benefice Office
Sunday 13th Palm Sunday 10:45 Holy Trinity - Dev. Diane Cooksey
Tuesday 15th Agape Meal _ Communion 19:30 Belbroughton Church Hall
Thursday 17th Commemoration of the Last Supper 19:30 Rev. Pat Barford
Friday 18th Children's workshop 09:30 ALM Kim Topham
Friday 18th Worship 4 All 11:15 ALM Kim Topham
Friday 18th Good Friday presentation
"The Testament of Mary"
19:30 St. Leonard's
Sunday 20th EASTER DAY 10:00 Rev. Pat Barford
Wednesday 23rd Spoken Communion 10:00 St. Leonard's
Thursday 24th Junior Choir ~ Full Choir 18:30 St. Leonard's
Sunday 27th Communion
Easter 2
10:00 Rev. Pat Barford
Wednesday 30th Spoken Communion 10:00 Rev. Diane Cooksey
Thursday 1st May Junior Choir ~ Full Choir 18:30 St. Leonard's
Sunday 4th Worship 4 All
10:00 St. Mark's


Last Updated:April 14, 2014