Clent Parish Church

St.      Leonard’s      is      a      pretty,      rural      church,      set      below      the      south      flank of     Clent     and     Walton     Hills,     in     the     north     of     the     county     of Worcestershire.   We      are      part   of      the      Stourbridge      Deanery      of churches  in  the  Diocese  of Worcester. Clent     was     formerly     part     of     the     United     Benefice     of     Clent     & Belbroughton with   Fairfield.   Recent            re-organisation            affiliates            St.    Leonard        with        the neighbouring      churches      of      St.      John      and      St.      Saviour      in   Hagley,   all under the guidance of Rev. Richard Newton. We meet for worship every Sunday morning. We would be delighted if you would join us. St.      Leonard’s      has      an      ‘open-door’      policy      and      so      is      open      to      all     from   8   am   to   8   pm   -   for   private   prayer   and   personal   contemplation. Bibles (New International Version) are in all pews. A      weekly      ‘Update’      (free)      and      the      monthly      Parish      Magazine     (modest   charge)   are   available   within   the   building.   Many      ramblers     over  the  Clent  Hills  enjoy  a  break  and  respite  on  the premises.

“Come  unto  me  all  who  travail  and  are  heavy laden,

and I will refresh you.“

Our address is: St. Leonard’s Square, Church Avenue, Clent. Our postcode is: DY9 9PN       Google map of our location . Please   note:   there   is   no   access   off   the   A491   dual-carriageway.   You will need to use the (old) Bromsgrove Road. The toilet has baby-changing facilities. Our      grounds      and      building      (and      toilet)      accommodate      Disabled     Access   -      though      the      interior      is      on      two      distinct      levels      and     requires  re-location via the outside. We    have    recently    installed    two    disabled    car    parking    bays    in    the churchyard .. approach via Vine Lane.
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St. Leonard, Clent
© Clent PCC 2020 (2016-17-18-19) 
WELCOME

Services this month:  JANUARY

SUNDAY   5th Worship 4 All 10:00am KT/AL   Epiphany Wednesday  8th Spoken Communion 11:15am RN SUNDAY  12th Communion   9:30am RN Baptism of Christ SUNDAY  19th Lay-led - Mothers’ Union 10:00am WP Epiphany 2 Wednesday 22nd Spoken Communion 11:15am RN SUNDAY  26th Communion   9:30am RN   Epiphany 3 RN = Rev. Richard Newton. KT = Kim Topham LLM. AL = Alison Lewis ALM. RP = Rose Padmore ALM. WP = Wendy Pettit

SAFEGUARDING

If     you     feel     that,     as     a     child,     or vulnerable   person,   you   need   HELP    - there    are    people    at    St.    Leonard trained to give you every assistance. Come    to    church    and    ask    to speak to SARAH . Call her on 01384 637 331 Ring HILARY  on 07495 060869 Ring the Parish Office on 01562 700 777 Ring CHILDLINE  on 0800 1111 or   ACTION   ON   ELDER   ABUSE   on 080 8808 8141 _________________________

Epiphany

The    Christian feast    day that    celebrates the      revelation      (theophany)      of      God incarnate as      Jesus     Christ     and     which commemorates      principally      (but      not solely)   the visit   of   the   Magi to   the Christ Child,        and        thus        Jesus'        physical manifestation to the Gentiles.  It   is   sometimes   called  Three   Kings'   Day   and      in      some      traditions      celebrated as “Little Christmas”. The     eve     of     the     feast     is     celebrated as  Twelfth   Night  (Epiphany   Eve)   and   the following    day    is      Plough    Monday ,    the traditional   start   of   the   English   agricultural year   and   the   resumption   of   work   in   the fields.

Clent Parish Church

St.      Leonard’s      is      a      pretty,      rural     church,      set      below      the      south      flank of    Clent    and    Walton    Hills,    in    the north         of         the         county         of Worcestershire.   We      are      part   of      the     Stourbridge      Deanery      of   churches     in  the  Diocese  of Worcester. Clent     was     formerly     part     of     the United       Benefice       of       Clent       & Belbroughton with   Fairfield.   Recent         re-organisation         affiliates        St.   Leonard      with      the   neighbouring     churches      of      St.      John      and      St.      Saviour      in   Hagley,   all   under   the guidance of Rev. Richard Newton. We meet for worship every Sunday morning. We would be delighted if you would join us. St.      Leonard’s      has      an      ‘open-door’      policy      and      so      is      open      to      all     from     8     am     to     8     pm     -     for     private     prayer     and     personal contemplation.   Bibles   (New   International   Version)   are   in   all   pews. A      weekly      ‘Update’      (free)      and      the      monthly      Parish      Magazine     (modest   charge)   are   available   within   the   building.   Many      ramblers     over      the      Clent      Hills      enjoy      a      break      and      respite      on      the premises.

“Come  unto  me  all  who  travail  and  are  heavy laden,

and I will refresh you.“

Our address is: St. Leonard’s Square, Church Avenue, Clent. Our postcode is: DY9 9PN       Google map of our location . Please   note:   there   is   no   access   off   the   A491   dual-carriageway.   You will need to use the (old) Bromsgrove Road. The toilet has baby-changing facilities. Our      grounds      and      building      (and      toilet)      accommodate      Disabled     Access   -      though      the      interior      is      on      two      distinct      levels      and     requires  re-location via the outside. We   have   recently   installed   two   disabled   car   parking   bays   in   the churchyard .. approach via Vine Lane.
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St. Leonard
© Clent PCC
WELCOME

SAFEGUARDING

If   you   feel   that,   as   a   child,   or   vulnerable   person,   you   need   HELP   -   there are people at St. Leonard trained to give you every assistance. Come to church and ask to speak to SARAH . Ring HILARY  on 07495 060869 Ring the Parish Office on 01562 700 777 Ring CHILDLINE on 0800 1111 Ring ACTION ON ELDER ABUSE on 080 8808 8141 _________________________

Services this month:  JANUARY

SUNDAY   5th Worship 4 All 10:00am KT/AL   Epiphany Wednesday  8th Spoken Communion 11:15am RN SUNDAY  12th Communion   9:30am RN Baptism of Christ SUNDAY  19th Lay-led - Mothers’ Union 10:00am WP Epiphany 2 Wednesday 22nd Spoken Communion 11:15am RN SUNDAY  26th Communion   9:30am RN   Epiphany 3 RN = Rev. Richard Newton. KT = Kim Topham LLM. AL = Alison Lewis ALM. RP = Rose Padmore ALM. WP = Wendy Pettit