Message from Rev. David

Message from Rev. David

Last month, I described the recent ups and downs of life at Billingsley; good attendance at Remembrance Sunday but recent thefts from church, first of fuel oil and then of candlesticks and vases. These setbacks, were, I wrote, a mark of costly love; in our case, a commitment to keep the building open for the […]

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St Mary’s – Eco Church registration

  Today St Mary’s Church registered with the Eco Church Scheme which is an A Rocha UK project. More details of the scheme can be found on their website https://ecochurch.arocha.org.uk/how-eco-church-works/ As a member of this scheme St Mary’s has completed the Eco Survey which covers different areas of how the church contributes to God’s earth in […]

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Caring for God’s Acre visit – 20th November 2019

Alex and his team of volunteers from Caring for God’s Acre once again visited St Mary’s for their final session of the year to prepare the churchyard for the winter. They undertook many tasks including hedge trimming, tree maintenance, scything and leaf clearing. The whole team are an inspiration and worked very hard indeed to […]

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Christmas Services at St Mary’s

Please join us over Christmas at one (or more!) of our services  Sunday 22nd December, 4.00pm; Christmas Carol Service, with refreshments afterwards Children welcome to help with telling the Christmas story in this service; please contact Sue (07434 882845), Bonnie (01746 552567) or David (as below), or just turn up! Christmas Day, December 25th, 9.30am; […]

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Billingsley Remembers – November 2019

There will be an 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. If the […]

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Winning photograph

The winning entry for St Mary’s, ‘A Warm Welcome Here’ has been submitted to Ecclesiastical for final judging. All entries submitted to St Mary’s will be on display in the church following the Remembrance Service On Sunday 10th November.

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Working party – Friday 27th September

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.

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Rememberance Sunday – 10th November 10.45am

Remembrance Sunday On Sunday 10th November at 10.45 we will meet at Lincoln Fields for an act of Remembrance on the grassed verge, followed by bell ringing and refreshments after in church If you a knitter or crocheter don’t forget we need poppies to decorate the church. They can be dropped off in church anytime before […]

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