Over 40 people gathered at a coffee morning hosted by Ellen McConnell on May 18th, which raised a whopping £275.00 for badly needed church funds. In addition to an amazing array of cakes and superb coffee, there was a bric-à-brac stall, beautiful hand made cards made by Lyn and Chris of Lincoln Fields and a […]
In May, on Sunday 12th at 6.00pm we have a guest preacher, the Rev Sue Jellyman from Carrington near Church Stretton. Sue is a keen Morris dancer and will bring this into her sermon; “‘Praise him with tambourine and dance’: God, Morris dancing and me”.
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 […]
The first Evening Service held on March 10th took a sideways look at Brexit via the Anglo Saxon St Wulfstan, the Bishop of Worcester at the time of the Norman Conquest and who managed to put aside political differences to work for the benefit of all of his flock for the next 40 years.
We are hoping to start a “Friends of Billingsley” group and as a first step, Bonnie & Mike Garvey at 7 Bynd Lane have offered to host an informal meeting on Tuesday 5th March from 7.30pm with cheese & wine. If you would like to come along please contact Revd David Poyner (01562 68638) or […]
Walking along Bind Lane and the Jack Mytton Way to explore the history and archaeology of New England and Bind Brook, with tales of vanished communities, a scandalous politician, mines and railways and medieval monks. Meet outside the Cape of Good Hope for a 2.00pm start. The walk involves some short steep hills where care […]
“Miners, ironworkers and farmers in Billingsley and Chorley” A guided walk, 2-4.00pm, Sunday 27th January We will use footpaths to explore the history and archaeology of the woodland between Billingsley and Chorley, visiting forgotten communities, a medieval iron works, early farms and mines of all ages. Meet outside the Cape of Good Hope for a […]
Do come and join us for our Christmas Carol Service and an opportunity to sing some much loved carols. The service will be followed by some festive refreshments and time to chat so do come and join us.
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.
At our 6pm evening service this month we will be looking towards the 100th anniversary of the ending of the First World War. The focus will commemorate the life of Harold Gibbs, the only Billingsley man to be killed in the war. After the service there will be refreshments and a time to chat. Please […]