Archive | March, 2021

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A Sustainable Lifestyle?

A sustainable lifestyle? At Billingsley and indeed throughout our benefice, we are privileged to live and worship in a rural setting, where we live in close proximity to the natural world. Many find comfort and sustenance from being alongside nature; some may even call this spirituality! From a Christian perspective, we recognise the world as […]

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Thought for the week, 28th March; Holding Truths

I write this at the end of the week that has seen the first anniversary of lock-down. We have had the first real spring sunshine; in spare moments I have been planting in the garden, anticipating the summer that lies ahead. But this has been against a background of the grim memories of the previous […]

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Spring Clean and Preparing for Summer

  On Sunday 21st March volunteers from the community worked hard at the church to prepare the grounds in readiness for the Summer. The churchyard is managed in such a way to support biodiversity. The south facing area has been mown and will now be left for a few months for the wild flowers to […]

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14th Century Easter Sepulchre

April Events 2021

St Mary’s Church, Billingsley Events, April 2021 The medieval Easter Sepulchre in Billingsley Church       Easter Sunday, 4th April 8.00 am Easter Communion around the Easter Sepulchre We will use Billingsley’s medieval Easter Sepulchre to dress the altar, as we celebrate the Resurrection.   6.00pm Sunday 11th April, Holy Water and Holy Wells […]

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