Thanks to the Garfield Weston Foundation

We’d just like to say a big thank you to everyone at the Garfield Weston Foundation, as they have very kindly given us a grant of £2,500 towards the cost of our new kitchen and fully accessible WC. These facilities will help Billingsley Church to be used for wider range of events, and so will […]

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New Rector Appointed!

The patrons of the benefice, the Bishop of Hereford and Martyrs Memorial Trust, are delighted to be able to announce that the Reverend Mike Harris, currently Vicar of Amington, Tamworth in Staffordshire, has accepted their offer of the post of Rector of The Severn Valley Group of Parishes. Arrangements will be made for his licensing […]

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Pictured are
FRONT - Lydia Baggott (8) with her Brownie "Good Deed" badge
MIDDLE - Mr George Poyner, Rev'd Val Smith and Mrs Mary Nelson
BACK - Paul Stedman

Second “Sing-a-long” Sunday

We held out second “Sing-a-long” Sunday at the weekend, and with numbers up on the first one, it is proving to be a popular format! Churchwarden Zoe Baggott said, “our sing-a-long Sunday is something different in the area. It is a chance for people to come together and sing their favourite hymns over a glass […]

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PCC AGM 2015

The AGM of St Mary’s Church, Billingsley PCC will be taking place on Wednesday 4th March, 7.30pm at The Bulls Head in Chelmarsh. This is an important meeting where the formal PCC posts are elected and the plans for the forthcoming year are discussed. If you would like to get involved, have some ideas for […]

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New Service – Sing-a-long Sunday

From March our 9.30am morning prayer (which falls on the 2nd Sunday of every month) will be replaced with a 6pm informal “sing-a-long Sunday”. This will take the format of a community Songs of Praise style evening. It will be very informal, and we invite you to come along, sing your favourite hymns, and enjoy […]

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Carol Service and Christingle 2014

It was a packed Church for the annual village Carol Service and Christingle on Sunday 14th December. The service was beautifully decorated with holly and candles, and the Service followed the traditional format of 9 lessons and carols. During the service, the children helped to light the Christingles and the lights were switched off for a candlelit rendition of “Away […]

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