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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Despite the overcast weather and change of time, the annual Billingsley BBQ and village fete was well attended and a great evening was had by all. The Churchwardens and rest of the St Mary’s PCC would like to thank everyone that supported or helped run the event. Special thanks go to Frank and Rose Cartwright […]
On Thursday 21st August, Churchwardens Rebecca and Zoe were invited to the Branch meeting of the Bridgnorth Royal British Legion. After the meeting, Zoe and Rebecca presented a cheque for £320 to Mr John Whitty (Branch Chairman). This was the funds raised at the recent WW1 Centenary Commemoration Event which was held at St Mary’s.
On Saturday 13th September, Zoe Baggott (Churchwarden of St Mary’s Church, Billingsley) will be doing a tandem skydive at Tilstock Parachute Club, Whitchurch in aid of Church Funds. The jump is part of a year long list of “40th birthday” celebrations which has already seen Zoe run a Personal Best in a Marathon, eat a […]
SATURDAY 30th AUGUST 4pm Rays Farm Country Matters off the B4363 in Billingsley
On Sunday 13th July, members of St Mary’s Church, Billingsley presented a cheque for £370 to Headcase Founding Trustee Andy Johnson. This represented money raised at a recent cheese and wine evening held at the Church. Mr Johnson, a resident of Middleton Scriven, said, “After almost 4 years of fundraising, we have nearly reached the £400,000 total, […]
Yesterday we had a new organ installed at the church. Thank you to Allens Organ Studios of High Wycombe for delivering and installing the organ, we’re all really pleased to be able to sing along with a beautiful new organ at last.