On Friday 27th September a group of willing volunteers undertook various tasks in and around the church. Much work was completed including hedge trimming, weeding and carpentry repairs. Many thanks go to Mr and Mrs Marsh who very kindly arranged for ‘heavy duty’ trimming of the front hedge.
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 […]
If you can knit or crochet or simply want to learn a new skill we need you. We want to produce a display of knitted or crocheted poppies in the church as part of our Remembrance Day Commemorations in November. Poppies can be produced in red and black with or without green leaves using any […]
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 […]
In April we had a talk on the archaeology of Billingsley and a number of Easter services. These focused on the medieval Easter sepulchre in the church. This is a recess in the wall of the church close to the altar. It looks like the space for a tomb, typically where the founder of the […]
There will be a simple Act of Remembrance on the grass between the main road and Lincoln Fields to remember all those who have given their lives in the service of this country since 1914. It will begin at 10.45am, with readings, music and prayers, ending just after the two minute silence at 11.00am.
The June service will be held at 6pm on 17th June when we will hold a Celtic style service followed by refreshments and a time to chat. Please do come and join us.
The informal services each month are going to have a new title – “Evenings at Billingsley”. There will still be the opportunity to come and sing lots of familiar and well loved hymns and there will be a different focus each month, exploring the many varied forms of evening worship used in the Church of […]
Come and celebrate Harvest with Songs of Praise in the church at 6pm on Sunday 10th September. The service will include a short talk by David Poyner on the history of farming in Billingsley. The service will be preceded by a BBQ at the Old Post Office Billinglsey from 2.30 – 5.30pm. Tickets are available […]
Thank you so much to David & George Poyner for putting the Victorian embroidery sampler from Glazeley Village Hall onto our wall. The sampler was worked by girls from Glazeley School, and runs from 1833 to 1869. Many of the surnames on the sampler are still very popular local names. Why not pop in and […]