Join us to say ‘Au revoir!’ to the Moore Family

Join us to say ‘Au revoir!’ to the Moore Family

We’re planning a farewell lunch for Phil, Gill and Elijah Moore and we’d love to get together everyone who’s been part of their life in Lutterworth over the past four years.

It will be a lunch event at Lutterworth Golf Club on Sunday 8th October. Tickets are £10 for Adult, £5 for Youth and children are free. For catering purposes, we need people to book places by the end of September.

You can book and pay online at:

Alternatively you can book by popping into the Church Office during the week and talking to Merry, who will also be available on the welcome desk after both the Lutterworth services this weekend.

We’re also looking for photos and stories of their time with us.  If you have anything to contribute, please email to: We’d love to hear from you.

Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

Join the global wave of prayer

Following the lead of the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, we invite you to join us for 24+ hours of prayer and fasting – ending with a service for Ascension Day.

Wednesday 24th May 2017

17.00             Church Opens for Prayer

Short Service to begin. Creative Prayer Spaces and Refreshments available throughout

17.00-18.00    Youth Hour

19.00-21.00    Prayer Walk around Lutterworth

21.00-0.00      Church Open for Prayer Sign up for slots

Thursday 25th May 2017

00.00-08.00    Please sign up for hour-long slots throughout the night.

Church will be locked for security reasons, so please contact us in advance to arrange to join in.

08.00             Prayer on St Mary’s Roof Weather permitting

09.00-18.30    Church Open for Prayer

16.00-17.00    Children’s Time Starting with snacks from 15.30

18.30             Fish and Chip Supper Please sign up in advance

19.30-21.00    Word & Worship Deanery Communion Service for Ascension Day

St Mary’s Lutterworth, Church Office: 01455 558797

Holy Week 2017

Holy Week 2017

9th April

Palm Sunday

10.00am Palm Sunday Walk From Bitteswell
10.30am Palm Sunday Service Lutterworth Recreation Ground
Monday 10th 12 noon Holy Week Devotions Lutterworth
9.00pm Compline (Night Prayers) Lutterworth
Tuesday 11th 12 noon Holy Week Devotions Lutterworth
9.00pm Compline (Night Prayers) Lutterworth


10.30am Holy Communion Lutterworth
12 noon Holy Week Devotions Lutterworth
9.00pm Compline (Night Prayers) Lutterworth

Thursday 13th

Maundy Thursday


12 noon Holy Week Devotions Lutterworth
7.00pm Maundy Thursday Meal including Communion

please book through the church office

9.00pm Compline (Night prayers) Lutterworth

Friday 14th

Good Friday

10.00am Good Friday Family Activities Lutterworth
10.30am Easter Gardens Bitteswell
2.00pm Good Friday Reflections Cotesbach
7.00pm Good Friday Worship

Contemporary Stations of the Cross

Saturday 15th 4.30pm Service to Remember Lutterworth
 8.00pm Easter Film Night – Risen Lutterworth


Easter Day

9.00am Holy Communion Lutterworth
9.45am Easter Breakfast Lutterworth
10.00am Holy Communion Cotesbach
10.00am All Age Communion Bitteswell
10.30am All Age Service Lutterworth

Life Explored – starting soon

Life Explored – starting soon

A new 7-week course exploring the meaning of life.

Are you interested in joining a group of like-minded people to learn, think and discuss the big questions that face us all.

Each week we gather for a meal – getting to know each other and relaxing in one another’s company. A high-quality video clip is followed by discussion.

Our sessions are hosted by Sophie and Charlie Styles at their home on Coventry Road. For more information, please contact Merry in the Church Office.

For more information visit

How does a typical Life Explored session work?

  • Film 1 (10 minutes)
  • Discussion 1 (5 minutes)
  • Bible Reading (2 minutes)
  • Film 2 (15 minutes)
  • Bible Reading (3 minutes)
  • Discussion 2 (25 minutes)

Course Outline

  • Session 1 The Good God
  • Session 2 The Trustworthy God
  • Session 3 The Generous God
  • Session 4 The Liberating God
  • Session 5 The Fulfilling God
  • Session 6 The Life-Giving God
  • Session 7 The Joyful God


Studying the Psalms in Lent

Studying the Psalms in Lent

The Psalms in Lent

Location: St Mary’s Church, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 4AN
Date: Saturday 25th February 2017
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm, beginning with refreshments from 9.30am.


  • 9.30 Arrivals and Refreshments
  • 10.00 Opening Worship
  • 10.30 Morning Session
  • 11.30 Refreshment break
  • 1.00 Lunch
  • 2.00 Afternoon Session
  • 3.00 Q & A time
  • 3.30 Closing Worship
  • 4.00 Depart

Speaker: Chris Webb

Chris is a Benedictine Anglican priest, author, speaker and teacher who is dedicated to experiencing a richer walk with God by growing in prayer and the spiritual life, and to helping others learn to do the same.

He is currently Diocesan Spirituality Adviser to the Diocese of Leicester and Deputy Warden of Launde Abbey.

Chris is also a professed Brother in the Grey Robe Monks of St Benedict (where he is known by his monastic name, Brother Maximilian). He has previously ministered in a wide variety of contexts: as president of a spiritual formation ministry in the USA, as parish priest in farming communities and steelworking towns, and even in a church for the homeless.


To book your place on the conference, please click this link:

Christmas 2016


Messy Christingle: Jesus is the Light of the World

Sunday 4th December ~ 4.30pm-6.00pm at Lutterworth Church

A messy event for families with pre-school and primary age children, with loads of crafts and activities, a bible story and lively songs. After tidy-up time, there’s time to share Christmassy food together (and mince pies and yule logs afterwards too!). Donations towards the event costs are very welcome (suggested donation of £3 per person)

To book tickets click here

Cotesbach Christingle Service

Sunday 11th December at 4.30pm
Traditional candlelit Christingle service in the beautifully restored village church.

Contemporary Carols

Sunday 11th December at 7.30pm
Come and sing carols both familiar and new, with a modern flavour; accompanied by a live band.

Cotesbach – Christmas in the Yard

Saturday 17th December at 4pm
An outdoor nativity at Cotesbach Stable Yard for the whole family, with live music and refreshments.
As part of the last Stable Yard market of the year, this family event will be sure to get you in the mood for Christmas.

Bitteswell Church Carol Service

Sunday 18th December at 6.30pm
Join the village community for an evening of carols with a nativity tableau.

9 Lessons and Carols with Novus Cantores

Sunday 18th December at 7.00pm
This well-known local choir will be singing traditional Christmas carols and sacred music.

Service to Remember

Friday 23rd December at 3.30pm
During this festive season, this quiet service offers a moment to pause and remember those we love who are no longer with us.

Crib Service

Saturday 24th December at 4.00pm
“Christmas starts with the Crib Service!” Everyone – toddlers, teenagers and the young at heart are invited to become angels, shepherds and wise men and help tell the story of Jesus’ birth.

Cotesbach – Carol Service

Saturday 24th December at 7.00pm
Join with the village to community to sing carols and reflect on the birth of Jesus.

Late Night Carol Service

Saturday 24th December at 11.15pm
Celebrate the night in Bethlehem when Jesus was born, as we join together to sing Carols and worship the new born King.

followed by Midnight Communion

At this traditional midnight communion service we share in the bread and the wine to remember the salvation that Jesus offers to all.

Christmas Day in Lutterworth

Sunday 25th December at 10.30am
A time to celebrate together with family and friends as we thank God for the best gift ever – his only Son, Jesus Christ.

Christmas Day in Bitteswell

Sunday 25th December at 10.00am
A time to celebrate together with family and friends as we thank God for the best gift ever – his only Son, Jesus Christ.

Christmas Day in Cotesbach

Sunday 25th December at 10.00am
A time to celebrate together with family and friends as we thank God for the best gift ever – his only Son, Jesus Christ.

Alpha Course


The Alpha Course

with Graham Thomas & Charlie Styles

  • Wednesday evenings beginning 27th April

Alpha has proved itself around the globe as a great way to find out about God. If you have questions about life, then come along, this may be for you.

No previous knowledge required and with a track record for comfortable and open discussion, this is the best place to start. Each evening begins with a meal together.

For more details please contact:


t: 01455 558797

Autumn Watch 2016


An afternoon of crafty fun for all the family, young and old as we thank God for all that he gives us.

As we enter into Autumn, come and warm yourself by the bonfire; make bows and arrows, weave with willow and lots more!

Soup and rolls will be served throughout the afternoon

This event is free, donations to cover running costs are welcome.