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Mrs. Philippa Halagan

Church Office,
19, Church Road,

01562 730 777
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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 - Advent Sunday
(the prayer which all Church of England congregations pray during this week)

Click here for the Collect

Parish Intercessions:
God, for whom we watch and wait, you sent John the Baptist to prepare the way for your Son,
give us the courage to speak the truth, hunger for justice and suffer for the cause of right,
with our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.

This week our Congregation think particularly about those living on Clatterbach,

and they remember especially ~

Jamie; Ken Lees; Sally Barker; 
Sue Carpenter; Fred Bowditch
Louise Thomas, Philip Edwards
Dorothy Pope, Myra Prior and Stan Clark
Peter Prior and Marjorie Collingwood

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

Download the Benefice 'Update' (Newsletter) here in .pdf form

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 61: 1-4, 8-11        

NIV - page - 748

Second Reading

  1 Thessalonians 5: 16-24 

NIV - page - 11    88

GOSPEL Reading

  John 1: 6-8, 19-28

 NIV - page - 1063

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

The period of ADVENT

has the 'colour'  _ until Christmas Day _ of    PURPLE  
with the exception of the Third Sunday in advent, when the colour is PINK (or ROSE)

* 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 NOV Joint Benefice Communion 10:30am St. Saviour, Hagley
Tuesday 2nd DEC Bible Study Group 19:30pm Church Office
Wednesday 3rd Spoken Communion 10:00am St. Leonard
Sunday 7th Benefice Christingle 10:00am St. Leonard
Wednesday 10th Spoken Communion 10:00am St. Leonard
Sunday 14th Lessons and Carols 10:00am St. Leonard
Sunday 21st Communion 10:00am St. Leonard
Wednesday 24th Crib Service 16:00pm St. Leonard
Midnight Mass 23:30pm St. Leonard
Thursday 25th Christmas Day services 10:00am Holy Trinity & St Mark
Saturday 27th  Wedding 12:30pm St. Leonard
Sunday 28th  Benefice Communion 11:15am St. Mark


Last Updated:December 16, 2014