Author Archives: The Chapel at Billingshurst

November and December 2017

Last Saturday, Jan and I had a lovely ‘chapel centred’ evening. We enjoyed a healthily attended folk club which saw us not only enjoying some great music but also some sparklers at the half time interval, care of our good … Continue reading

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September and October 2017

Car parks. On the face of it, perhaps not the most inspiring of subjects. This said, there are some pretty smart ones around. Take a look. And parking? It can be the bane of some people’s lives. Not only is … Continue reading

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July and August 2017

Sunday July 16th saw the chapel celebrate its 263rd Anniversary Service. Jeff Jones led the celebration and his theme centred on the myth of Icarus; falling and flying. During part of the service, Jeff read out some short testimonies about the … Continue reading

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May and June 2017

We have been enjoying many excellent services of late and it is always good to reflect on the fact that we are blessed to have so many talented people who give their time and efforts in making sure that our … Continue reading

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March and April 2017

As I write, spring seems to be weaving her way into the world. I am reminded of the sentiment that our service leader Danielle Wilson talked about the other Sunday morning: that we should always try to take time to … Continue reading

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January and February 2017

Welcome to 2017 The ancient Roman god Janus (whose name most scholars believe is the source of the name of our month January) is conventionally thought of as a god of transition.  A single being depicted with two faces, one … Continue reading

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November and December 2016

Welcome To Winter The frosts are beginning to bite now and the sense that Christmas is in the air seems to be all- pervading. The Chapel always provides  warm relief from the cold weather and the feeling that Christmas can … Continue reading

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August and September 2016

The ‘Sometimes Unseen.’  August can seem to be a time when The Chapel steps back for a month and takes things a little slower. Some of the organisers of our activities take a bit of a breather and allow themselves … Continue reading

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June and July 2016

Anniversary Service Our Anniversary Service will take place on Sunday July 17th 2016 at 3.00pm and will be led by Rev Sheena Gabriel. Traditionally, our Anniversary Service is a time when we renew acquaintances with those who are unable to visit … Continue reading

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April and May 2016

  Congratulations Congratulations to Nick and Tracy who were married at The Chapel on Saturday April 2nd. During the same service, we also named daughter Freya. A great time was had by all and we wish the family best wishes … Continue reading

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