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Welcome

Welcome to St Mary's Church in Billingsley. Billingsley is a small village near Bridgnorth in the county of Shropshire, although for historical reasons Billingsley church comes under the Diocese of Hereford.

The Rector of Billingsley Church is Revd Felicity (Fliss) Iliffe , and she works with a Curate and a team of lay readers.

We hold two services each month: on the second Sunday of each month we have Morning Service at 9.30am, and on the fourth Sunday of each month we hold a Holy Communion Service at 8am.

We are always very pleased to welcome new people to our services, and the services are always followed by light refreshments and a chance to chat.

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Zoe Skydives In Aid Of Church Funds

On Saturday 13th September, Zoe Baggott (Churchwarden of St Mary's Church, Billingsley) will be doing a tandem skydive at Tilstock Parachute Club, Whitchurch in aid of Church Funds. The jump is part of a year long list of "40th birthday" celebrations which has already seen Zoe run a Personal Best in a Marathon, eat a meal in the revolving restaurant at the top of the CN Tower in Toronto, and own her first ever pair of Converse Baseball Boots (something she has been wanting ever since her Brosette days in the 80's!!).

Zoe will be doing the jump in aid of St Mary's refurbishment fund, which will allow for the installation of a kitchenette and fully accessible toilet inside the Church. This will enhance the experience of visitors to the Church and also benefit those attending services and other events that are held there.

Anyone wishing to sponsor Zoe is asked to email zoe.baggott@hotmail.com or use the contact us page on this website.

Cheese And Wine Evening Proceeds Presented

On Sunday 13th July, members of St Mary's Church, Billingsley presented a cheque for £370 to Headcase Founding Trustee Andy Johnson. This represented money raised at a recent cheese and wine evening held at the Church. Mr Johnson, a resident of Middleton Scriven, said, "After almost 4 years of fundraising, we have nearly reached the £400,000 total, and this donation from St Mary's Church in Billingsley will really help to boost our funds and enable us to continue to fund research being carried out by The Cellular and Molecular Neuro-Oncology Research Group at Portsmouth University into understanding the complex biological behaviour of brain and intracranial tumours. I would like to thank everyone that came to the cheese and wine evening or sent in donations."

Churchwarden Zoe Baggott said, "We are delighted to have been able to support this worthy cause. Our Church regularly supports charitable organisations. Our next event is a WW1 Centenary Commemoration Evening on Saturday 2nd August at 7pm. We will have a number of guest speakers as well as musical entertainment from members of the Bridgnorth Male Voice Choir. This is a free community event but donations on entry are invited. There will also be a raffle and all money raised will be for the Bridgnorth Royal British Legion (who will also be in attendance on the night). For more details, or to make a donation, please email me at zoe.baggott@hotmail.com or contact me through the church website contact us page.

 St Mary's Church Billingsley present a cheque for £370 to Headcase Founding Trustee Andy Johnson. (Left to Right) Mr John Kirwin - Secretary to St Mary's Parochial Church Council, Mr Andy Johnson - Founding Trustee of Headcase, Mrs Mary Nelson - Reader for the Highley Benefice group of Churches, Mr Paul Stedman - Member of St Mary's Parochial Church Council and Diocesan Synod Representative, Ms Zoe Baggott - Churchwarden, Mrs Rebecca Hadley - Churchwarden
Pictured are:
(Left to Right)
Mr John Kirwin - Secretary to St Mary's Parochial Church Council
Mr Andy Johnson - Founding Trustee of Headcase
Mrs Mary Nelson - Reader for the Highley Benefice group of Churches
Mr Paul Stedman - Member of St Mary's Parochial Church Council and Diocesan Synod Representative
Ms Zoe Baggott - Churchwarden
Mrs Rebecca Hadley - Churchwarden


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Church Wardens Rebecca Hadley and Zoe Baggott have been trained in Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults and they are the local parish points of contacts for any matters of this nature. If you have any concerns or wish to discuss something with them, please use the "contact us" link on this website to make an initial contact and Rebecca or Zoe will get in touch with you ASAP.

 

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