St Mary’s Church, Billingsley – Services and events for May

Friday 7th May – 4pmMay draw of the 100 Club, Lincoln Fields.

Sunday 9th May – 6pm Rogation celebration; blessing of the crops. Rogation Sunday occurs in the middle of May and is a celebration of Spring when crops and animals are blessed in anticipation of fruitful yields at harvest. This year we will venture out of the church to bless the surrounding fields, farms, gardens, and livestock. Bring your plants or animals to be blessed!

Friday 21st May – 4pm – St Mary’s Church Annual Meeting. All welcome, to be held at the church.

Sunday 23rd May 8am – Holy Communion. A simple service of Holy Communion to start the day.

Thursday 27th May 7pm – Beating the bounds of Billingsley; a walk. A gentle evening walk, roughly around the parish bounds of Billingsley, reviving another Rogation custom. Meet at the church; finish by 8.30pm.