St Laurence Church, Stroud, Gloucestershire


The LOCAL MINISTRY TEAM in the United Benefice of St. Laurence, Stroud, and All Saints, Uplands, with Holy Trinity, Slad

 
  The five areas in which the Local Ministry Team was mandated to exercise ministry are    
       
  Worship -
  • The maintenance of regular Sunday worship in each church
  • the strengthening of Benefice worship
  • the expansion of variety and styles of worship
   
 

Prayer and Study -

  • The opportunities for members of the Benefice and others to deepen their spiritual lives and learn more about the faith
   
 

Pastoral Care–

  • for the sick and housebound;
  • for those who have contact with the church through the occasional offices
  • care both for the church family and outreach to those on the fringes.
   
 

Work with Children and Young People –

  • to improve our contacts
  • to look afresh at All Age Worship.
   
 

Deepening Fellowship and Social Life –

  • as a means of strengthening the life of the Benefice
  • and as a means of drawing others into the christian
    community.