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Author Archive: Bilton Grange URC

Musings from The Manse – March 2020

Sometime ago I saw online several photos of notice boards of two churches in America that were across the street from each other. The first read ‘Do Dogs go to Heaven?’ and the church across the street put a response on their notice board ‘only humans go to heaven, read your Bible.’ This prompted a […]

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Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes

Your shoebox gift was sent to Albania! Thank you so much for packing a shoebox in 2019 and bringing a huge smile to a child in need. You were part of sending a fantastic 398,664 gifts of love from the UK to Africa, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East.  Together you equipped thousands […]

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Thanks from Harrogate Homeless

I have just delivered a bag of goodies to the Harrogate Homeless Hostel and been asked to pass on their thanks. This, along with the Food Bank, are very worthy causes, so please keep putting your donations in the boxes at the back of church. As long as they are tinned or dry goods and […]

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Easter Chicks

EThe little yellow knitted chicks are starting to arrive in church, ready to play their part in the church’s Easter message to people in our neighbourhood.  Despite following the same pattern, each has its own character, determined by variation in wool and ribbon colour, eye placement and beak size!  Most resources needed to make one […]

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Commitment for Life Prayers

March – Interfaith Prayers For Peace A Christian prayer for peace Jesus said: ‘Love your enemies; do good to those who hate you; bless those who curse you. To those who strike you on the cheek, offer the other also. Give to everyone who begs from you. And as you wish that others would do […]

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Musings from The Manse – February 2020

Musings From The Manse I remember watching The Slipper and the Rose film when it came out in 1976 which is the story of Cinderella. I used some of the songs when involved in directing pantomimes, including the song ‘What has love got to do with getting married’? The song is directed at the Prince who […]

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Secretary’s Musings – February 2020

By the time you read this we will have had our church meeting, at that meeting we will vote on which charities we want to support in 2020 and beyond.  We also will have arranged for those interested to come to a short meeting about the kitchen, looking at purchasing a new hot water boiler […]

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Food Bank and Homeless Project

There are still boxes at the back of church for your donations for both the Homeless and the Food Bank. Everyday items are always needed. Please make sure any items have a long sell by date and do not contain alcohol. Pet foods are useful too, as are cleaning products, toilet rolls and sanitary items. […]

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Monday Fellowship

On Monday February 24thwe have a morning playing bingo. Our caller will be one of our members, Alex Blackband. You are welcome to join us if you fancy a game. On Saturday February 29that 11:00am we are having our annual charity Jumble Sale. This year we are supporting the Harrogate Homeless Project. If you are having […]

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Flowers

We have a few vacant flower dates. If you feel you would like to take one, please have a word with Brenda. Don’t worry – you will not be expected to arrange them, although you can if you would like to. Brenda Parker

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