St.Leonard’sisapretty,ruralchurch,setbelowthesouthernflankofClentandWaltonHills,inthenorthofthecountyof Worcestershire.WearepartoftheStourbridgeDeaneryof churches in the Diocese of Worcester. Recentre-organisationaffiliatesSt.Leonardwiththetwo neighbouringchurchesofSt.JohnandSt.SaviourinHagley,all under the guidance of Rev. Richard Newton.Kim Topham has just become Curate to these parishes.AlisonLewishasbecomeanLLMtoSt.Leonard,andRosePadmoreis our ALM. (These terms are explained on our Contacts page)
“Belonging to Christ has never been measured by the number of people in church for a Sunday Service but by the service we offer to others every day.”Rev. Richard Newton invites you to participate in our next on-lineSunday Service ~ 11:00amSt. Leonard’s Patronal FestivalHoly Communion1st NovemberLeonardofNoblac(orofLimoges);died559AD,wasaFrankishsaintclosely associatedwiththetownandabbeyofSaint-Léonard-de-Noblat,inHaute-Vienne,intheLimousinregionofFrancewhoconvertedtoChristianityalong with the king, at Christmas 496. LeonardbecameahermitintheforestofLimousin,wherehegathereda number of followers. LeonardorLienardbecameoneofthemostveneratedsaintsofthelate MiddleAgesand,throughhisvariedandinterestingrolesinlife,his intercessionwascreditedwithmiraclesforthereleaseofprisoners,women in labour, the diseases of cattle, and for horses.There is an alternative service available ALL WEEK on this website - on the next page <This Week>
Ifyoufeelthat,asachild,or vulnerableperson,youneedHELP- therearepeopleatSt.Leonard trained to give you every assistance.•Cometochurchandaskto speak to SARAH.Call her on 01384 637 331•Ring HILARY on 07495 060869•Ring the Parish Office on 01562 730 777•Ring CHILDLINE on 0800 1111•orACTIONONELDERABUSEon 080 8808 8141
St Leonard’s Clent, and St John the Baptist and St Saviour’s Hagley ~private prayer and public worship.St.LeonardisopenforPrivatePrayeron Wednesdaysbetween10:30and12:00(theonedayperweek)–intheLady Chapel–observing‘socialdistancing’– with‘Track&Trace’–withoutusingbooks –withmasks(advisedly)–useofsanitizer – & post period wipe-downs. The church is also holding services on _SUNDAY 1st Nov. 9:30CommunionSUNDAY 8th Nov. 10:45Remembrance 15:00MemorialSUNDAY 22nd9:30CommunionPlease remember to ‘book’ your place at any / all of these events so that all necessary precautions can be observed. Call any of these contact details.We will continue to hold Sunday Worship on Zoom, every Sunday, at 11:00. Evenifyouhaven’tgotacomputer,we maybeabletohelpyouconnectwith Zoomonthephone,andsupplyaservice sheet. Please contact me, 01562 882442or the Hagley office, 01562 886363if you wish to explore that. Revd. Richard Newton._______________________________Clent’s Remembrance service will take place outside the church, at the War Memorial.The Memorial Service is for families and friends who have lost loved ones during the past year (or earlier). It will be a time of quiet prayer before the Lady Chapel altar - with prayer, poetry and music. A time to think back to times and people now sadly passed.
“Hi Everyone, Kim Topham here.”Lots of you were able to see the Ordinations on Saturday ‘Live Streamed’I would like to thank you all for the support you have shown me over the past few years and hopefully, with the grace of God, I can repay your faith in me.Much love, Kim.
St.Leonard’sisapretty,ruralchurch,setbelowthesouthernflankofClentandWaltonHills,inthenorthofthe countyofWorcestershire.WearepartoftheStourbridgeDeanery of churches in the Diocese of Worcester. Recentre-organisationaffiliatesSt.Leonardwiththetwo neighbouringchurchesofSt.JohnandSt.SaviourinHagley, all under the guidance of Rev. Richard Newton.Kim Topham has just become Curate to these parishes.AlisonLewishasbecomeanLLMtoSt.Leonard,andRose Padmore is our ALM. (These terms are explained on our Contacts page)
Ifyoufeelthat,asachild,orvulnerableperson,youneedHELP-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