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Remembering Joe Barr

Remembering Joe Barr 10thFebruary 1933 – 18thDecember 2019 Joe was born on 10th February 1933 in Driffield, East Yorkshire to his father Ken, a physician, surgeon and local G.P. and his mother Dorothy, a nurse and midwife. We can only imagine what life was like for Joe and his younger brother John growing up in this […]

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Easter eggs

Just a reminder that, if you are able, to put some mini eggs in your shopping basket for our Easter Sunday gifts to our neighbours. Thank you so much to those who have already done so. Norma Trotter

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Commitment for Life Prayer – February 2020

Commitment For Life Prayer For February Prayers of the prophets ‘All I ask of you is this: act justly, love tenderly, and walk humbly with your God.’ Micah 6:8 God, we hear the prophets’ call to justice, peace and action. We invite you to pierce our complacency, fire our hearts and strengthen our wills. This […]

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Musings from The Manse – December 2019

I am writing these musings on my second day back from taking my sabbatical and it’s great to be back and sharing together again in our journey in Christ.  I have had much to muse on over the last three months, which I am still processing and praying about and will share with you over the […]

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Christmas Shoeboxes 2019

One hundred and fifteen shoe boxes have been collected by Samaritan’s Purse with grateful thanks to everyone who contributed to this year’s appeal.   We will know where they were sent in the new year. June Blackband

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Christmas Angels

Over three hundred knitted Christmas angels are currently being put up on display in church. Along with their message, they will be attached, a hundred at a time, to the hedges around church on the 6th, 13th and 20th of December. Anyone passing will then be able to take one home as a gift from BGURC to them. More details […]

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A Busy 12 Months of Knitting

Poppies for our entrance display and       these, which were knitted for the  Mayor’s poppy appeal in town. Over three hundred Christmas angels – gifts for people who’ll pass our church during December.  These charming  ones were recently knitted by Ann who    comes to the Monday Sewcial. Traffic light hats for premature babies     born at Doncaster and […]

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Oh Boy! What a Mess!

Well, it is called Messy Church! The theme of the afternoon event can be found in the Book of Joshua, Chapter 6 – it is the story of the breaking down of the walls of Jericho. However, before walls can be knocked down, they have to be built.  So the children that came set about building […]

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Homeless Project

There is a box at the back of church. If you are able to donate cereals, porridge oats, chocolates, sweets, nice biscuits, soaps, talc, toiletries, etc (although, nothing with alcohol in), etc.   Even everyday items – tea, coffee, sugar, long-life milk or juice, washing-up liquid, tinned meats are also useful. Thank you. Brenda Parker

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