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Services and events week beginning 25th May

Services and events week beginning 25th May

Dear All, Details of events this coming week are below: all are welcome! Please pass these invitations on to anyone who you think might be interested. 1) Wednesday evening catch-up May 27, 2020 07:00 PM London 2) Friday Morning Prayer, 9.00am May 29, 2020 09:00 AM London Service at https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/join-us-in-daily-prayer/morning-prayer-contemporary-friday-29-may-2020 3) Friday night prayer May 29, 2020 […]

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Small Acts …..

Small Acts… This has been a very busy week for me; at Aston University, (where I am a lecturer, my day job), exams are in full swing. I’ve just had to mark 453 answers to three questions I rather foolishly set. I’m also trying to analyse data from a research project I’m doing with a […]

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Rogation Sunday – Thought for the week

Today is Rogation Sunday; one of the more obscure festivals in the church’s calendar. Like a lot of what we do, it has its origins in Roman times. On April 25th, worshippers would walk to a grove near Rome where they would sacrifice a dog to Rogibus, the god of wheat rust, the main plant […]

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Events and services for week beginning 11th May

Events and services for week beginning 11th May

Details of events this week are below: all are welcome! Please pass these invitations on to anyone who you think might be interested.   1) Wednesday evening catch-up Time to chat May 13, 2020 07:00 PM London 2) Friday Morning Prayer, 9.00 am May 15, 2020 09:00 AM London Service at https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/join-us-in-daily-prayer/morning-prayer-contemporary-friday-15-may-2020 3) Friday night prayer May […]

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Thought for the week – 10th May

Just in time, the news came through; we would be allowed into churches to ring the bells for VE day. Only one person of course, so no opportunity for chime ringing, but as we only have two bells in Billingsley church, that was enough. So at 2.55pm I was in our church and rang our […]

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Events and services for week beginning 4th May

Events and services for week beginning 4th May

Dear All, Details of events this week are below: all are welcome! Please pass these invitations on to anyone who you think might be interested. 1) Wednesday evening catch-up Time to chat Time: May 6, 2020 07:00 PM London   2) Friday Morning Prayer, 9.00am May 8, 2020 09:00 AM London 3) Friday night prayer May […]

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Caring for God’s Acre at St Mary’s

I took this picture on Friday in Billingsley churchyard. Our churchyard has benefitted from the attentions of the Caring for God’s Acre team. These are a group of volunteers who will come a couple of times a year to manage churchyards to encourage wildlife. Churchyards such as ours have existed for around a thousand years […]

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Services and events for week beginning Monday 27th April

Details of events this week are below: all are welcome! Please pass these invitations on to anyone who you think might be interested.   1) Wednesday evening catch-up Wednesday chat Time: Apr 29, 2020 07:00 PM London Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87370590433?pwd=aDBDYXN1NkpUNG1FeVlna1FuT0o5Zz09 Meeting ID: 873 7059 0433 Password: 018189   2) Friday Morning Prayer, 9.00am May […]

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Thought for the week – 27th April

The thought for the week from David …   During the lock-down, I’ve been struck by how so many people are becoming more aware of the natural world around them. Today I was told of how a parishioner has just discovered a partridge nest in her garden. Another was forced to give way on her […]

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Events and services for week beginning 20th April

Events and services for week beginning 20th April

Dear All, Details of events this week are below: all are welcome! Please pass these invitations on to anyone who you think might be interested.   1) Wednesday evening catch-up Time: Apr 22, 2020 07:00 PM London   Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/99535698130?pwd=QTBSL1VHWXlwbWFxdytHNkxtYXZqZz09   Meeting ID: 995 3569 8130 Password: 025543       2) Friday night […]

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