Posts by smellywelly

Post of Director of Music/Organist

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018 in Articles | 0 comments

Our parish, with its two churches, is seeking to appoint a Director of Music and Organist to continue our rich musical tradition, centred around our high quality SATB choir. The successful applicant will be comfortable with a wide variety of worship styles, have good people and leadership skills, and be expected to share in the ongoing development of worship in our two churches. The organ is a two manual with pedals and a number of beautiful solo stops, built by Hill and Sons of London, with pipes by Lewis & Co also of London. We are affiliated to the RSCM and remuneration will be based...

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Young Families Welcome

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Articles, Events | 0 comments

You are warmly invited to YOUNG FAMILIES WELCOME! This welcome event for young families will be a great opportunity to find out more about St John’s and St Luke’s – who’s who, what we do, and how you and your children can get involved. Not forgetting free coffee, bacon sandwiches, and party bags for the children! 26th November, 11.30am PLEASE RSVP TO THE CHURCH OFFICE – OFFICE@BILTON-COFE.ORG.UK OR PHONE 565129

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Lay Training

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Articles, Events | 0 comments

From Discipleship to Discovery Discovering God’s Call in my life Date: 18 November 2017 Time: 10.00am — 4.00pm Tea & Coffee available but bring a packed lunch (or explore local eating places) Venue: Leeds Diocesan Office Church House 17-19 York Place Leeds LS1 2EX How to Book Email: carol.stenner@leeds.anglican.org Phone: 0113 353 0281 A day to enable people to have the time and space to think through, in a structured way, their passions, personalities and place i.e. where God has put them and from that unearth their own personal vocation whether that be at home, work, church or in their...

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Clergy Letter September 17

Posted by on Sep 2, 2017 in Articles, Thoughts | 0 comments

Sabbath in September? It’s the middle of August, I’m sitting at my kitchen table and outside it’s raining. In fact that’s an understatement- it’s absolutely pouring- sheets of cold, driving rain! Not really holiday weather…. However… whatever the weather, August always feels a bit different; even when it’s raining, even when we are still working, even when our days are uncomfortably filled with children who are not at school. There’s just a gentle slowing down of the frenetic pace that surrounds so much of modern life. There are few evening meetings, clubs stop, children need less ferrying...

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Clergy Letter August 17

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Articles, Thoughts | 0 comments

Dear all, There is an analogy to which I often return and that I’d encourage you to reflect upon (if you’ve not already heard me rabbit on about it!). It’s a picture of two lakes – The Aral Sea and Blue Lake. The Aral Sea (…which is a lake despite the name) lies between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. If you’re struggling to think where those two countries are then it might help to know that it is south of Russia, and kind of north of Iran (with Turkmenistan in between). If you’re still none-the-wiser then dust off your atlas or have a quick look on Google Maps! It used to be one of the four...

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