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Rotas for April

Rotas • Door – Pauline Calderwood • Communion – Elisa Everson & Rosemary Oberheim Elders (vestry) Duty • 6th – Pauline Calderwood • 13th – Brenda Parker • 20th – David Williams • 27th – Rosemary Oberheim • June 3rd – Norma Trotter • Coffee • 6th – Sharon Brown and Jill Harrison • 13th […]

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Musings from The Manse – April

Christ is risen. He is risen indeed, Alleluia. With those words having being spoken by Christians across the world over Easter just one month ago, I have been wondering how long words last. I am sure some of us can remember words said by our parents or quotes by famous people, that stick in our […]

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Easter at Bilton Grange Church

OK, the season of Lent is over. It should have been a time of much reflection if not a short period of self-sacrifice. If you chose to give something up – be it chocolate, bread, crisps, cheese, wine, or some other indulgence, I hope you also took the opportunity to seriously think about the 40 […]

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Commitment for Life Prayer – May

We pray for the world of instant news and instant judgement. New situations every hour of people in need can become overwhelming. We pray for those who are helping, many of whom are dealing with their own struggles, please continue to give them your strength and guidance. We pray for Commitment For Life, and its […]

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Dreaming Dreams

The Agenda of our recent church meeting has shown that there is a will in the congregation for there to be a general upgrade of our premises as part of our mission thinking. Some of the work is fairly urgent – like the roof, a damp and flaking back wall, some new lighting, the removal […]

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Litter Picking

Let’s keep our Church grounds looking neat and tidy. It was recently noted that there was a great deal of litter, particularly under the hedges and along the side by the Working Men’s Club. Most of the small paper bits are blown in by the wind but unfortunately other stuff, like cans, bottles and polystyrene […]

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Musings from The Manse – April 2018

Firstly, let me wish you all a Happy and blessed Easter where you know and celebrate the risen Christ. That said, I am writing this musing just leading up to Palm Sunday and Holy week and through Lent I have been given many things to reflect on in the Easter story. One of the reflections […]

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It’s Called Messy Church

You’ve seen the sign – big white word Messy embedded in a splosh of colour, like paint – could be red, yellow, orange, green or blue —- but what does it mean? You will probably have seen this logo on several local church buildings. It is a brand name but what does it conjure up […]

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Cone Exchange

Many of you will be familiar with the work of The Cone Exchange in recycling a variety of material, some from Taylor’s and Betty’s, whose initiative it is. In doing this they support local charities as well as those further afield (Oxfam, Rotary, Yorkshire Air Ambulance) and provide employment opportunities for adults with learning difficulties. […]

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