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
It’s been a while since our last blog entry, so here’s Becky Lewis, our Co-ordinator, with a bit of an update… In both in March and April, it was awesome to have the Revive team from Vineyard church giving their time to help a couple of families decorate their homes. In one home, there was […]Read More Four wardrobes in one day (and other stories)
It’s getting towards the end of February, so it’s probably about time we updated our blog! We spent the beginning part of January recovering from Christmas! Christmas hamper season was so very busy, but absolutely brilliant. It was a joy to help so many give hampers across the city. So far this year we’ve had […]Read More The difference a table and chairs can make
A few encouragements from October. It was great to help St Paul’s Church in their annual ‘Service not services’. Each year they cancel their regular Sunday services and spend the time helping those in need instead. This year, they made some beautiful bundles up for Bundles of Joy. They were full to the brim of […]Read More Service not services
September was a busy month! We’re really excited to have four new time givers in the office. They have been absolutely brilliant. Tara, Katherine, Catherine and Katie have together prayed, been on assessments, answered emails, facilitated giving and taken on the huge task of systematically going through the cupboards making sure everything is tidy and […]Read More It was really great to see God orchestrating things for us
We’re excited to announce that 32 Stories – the second edition, is out now! 32 Stories is a booklet of stories from 19 different charities across York (and one story from York Central MP, Rachael Maskell). It has been put together by Wayne Golder at The Fulcrum Foundation and us here at The Besom in […]Read More The stories keep on coming!
Rob Ainsworth, co-ordinator of The Besom in York, reports on some very timely giving. It’s September, so that means back to school for many children in York. And for many of them it will be their first time at school or nursery. I’ve loved seeing the photos of my friends’ and family’s children posted on social media […]Read More School Uniforms