Trinity Church teamed up with The Besom in York to launch their inaugural Serving Saturday event. A group of nine from the church carried out a house decoration project for a family in Acomb, which was set up by the Besom Co-ordinator Becky Lewis. Initiated by Trinity’s deacons, Serving Saturday will now become a regular event […]Read More Trinity launch Serving Saturday
January at the Besom often involves lots of tidying up from Christmas, catching up on emails and having the heating on all day! This year in particular I’ve been struck by how much we take having a heater in the office for granted. Over December and January we have had a record number of referrals […]Read More Winter, York and fuel poverty
We are already snowed under in the lead up to Christmas time! Each Christmas at the Besom, we spend our time helping Christians and churches give hampers to those in need in York. It is our favourite time of year, but also a difficult time for so many families and individuals across the city. Already […]Read More Christmas: It’s our favourite time of the year
Core team member Kirsten Nott gets behind the wheel for our latest blog entry. If you’ve been following the Besom in York for the last few years you might remember that in 2016 our first van went to the scrapheap in the sky. You might also remember that we had been praying for a new […]Read More Van-tastic news!
Our first blog of the autumn sees York Vineyard’s Joanna Allen share five lessons God has taught the church’s ReVive team as they partner with the Besom in York. As a church we love coming together with the Besom in York through our monthly practical outreach project, ReVive. It’s great knowing that, through working with […]Read More 5 things we’ve learned on our Besom journey
As of Friday, 27th July, The Besom in York is now closed for a few weeks over the summer. Our next working day will be Wednesday, 22nd August. Bundles of Joy are also closed over the summer. If you have furniture to give, but cannot hold on to it until the last week of August, […]Read More Summer closure
A few weeks ago we had several answers to prayer in one day. We see God working a lot at the Besom but it’s times like these, when so many things happen in one day that we just cannot put it down to coincidence. Firstly, we opened up our emails to find a referral for […]Read More Far more than just a coincidence