Archive | September, 2019

Billingsley harvest produce

Billingsley Helps Rwanda at Harvest – 15th September

We held our harvest festival on 15th September and had one of the biggest congregations of the year, with 23 people attending. We raised £40 for “Send a cow to Africa” harvest appeal to enable Rwandan farmers to become self sufficient. For more information on the work of this very worthwhile organisation click on the […]

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Billingsley Bus

A bus from Billingsley? Yes!!! Bridgnorth Community Transport run a community minibus on a Saturday morning from Cleobury to Bridgnorth and this can pick up in Billingsley by appointment. To use this, you first need to join the group; phone 01746 768539 or visit their website http://www.bridgnorthcombus.org.uk/ to get a registration form. This costs £8 […]

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Photography competition – September

During September, we are taking part in a photographic competition promoted by our insurers, Ecclestiastical. We are looking for a single sentence about why Billingsley Church is special, accompanied by a photo of the church that illustrates this. Be as creative as you like! We will put all the photos on display in the church […]

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Billingsley Community Barbecue – 4th August

What a fabulous day we had last Sunday! Together we raised over £1,000 for St Mary’s! Much needed funds to help keep our lovely historic church open, but it’s not just about raising funds, it’s also about bringing our community together  The church is the last remaining communal building in Billingsley. There are so many people to […]

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New England and Priors Moor walk – 13th July

A guided walk around New England and Priors Moor finally took place on the evening of Saturday 13th July. After twice being rained off, we had a lovely summer evening for our stroll along the banks of Bind brook, hearing tales of mining and seditious vicars as well as tracking deer! We raised over £40 […]

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Choral Evensong – 7th July

On Sunday July 7th we welcomed guest organist Andy Johnson from Middleton Scriven, who with our own cantor Les, lead us in a mini-choral evensong. Anglican plainsong has its own, haunting quality and the sung evening prayer has a surprisingly large number of followers; we were joined by a number from Chelmarsh. We will repeat the […]

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