Over the last few weeks we have been doing some tidying, both in the church and churchyard. During this, two very battered wooden candlesticks were retrieved from a cupboard. George Poyner has replaced the burnt (!) wood and removed layers of candle wax. He has polished them and they are now back in the church; […]
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.
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 […]
Sunday 13th October, 6.00pm, Evening Service; And so to bed… This month we will be exploring exploring the importance of the night, sleep and rest in daily living. There will also be a number of well-known hymns to keep us awake in the service.
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 […]
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 […]
We look at the link between harvest festival and the moon landings 50 years ago… Hymns and readings, with refreshments afterwards. Donations of harvest produce to decorate the church are welcome; please bring them to the church at any convenient time before the service. The collection will be split between the church and “Send a […]
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 […]
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 […]