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Musings from The Manse – June

‘What do you do?’ is often a question that is asked of people you meet or indeed of yourself. I guess as we get older we still ask it, but people don’t ask it of us as they are assumed we are retired. When I am not in the church environment and people ask me […]

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Commitment for Life Prayer

God of the land, we pray for Zimbabwe, and for all its people, for those who live in dry remote areas, and for those in urban hopelessness. For those who experience drought, and for those who can now pump water. We pray for those for whom Empire still haunts and for those who struggle in […]

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Operation Christmas Child

Your £5 project donation is hard at work throughout the year. Through it, not only do you help us physically deliver your shoeboxes into the hands of children in need at Christmas, but throughout the year, you help us train our team on the ground to do it well. Long before shoeboxes arrive, local volunteer […]

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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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