The start of 2020 has flown by! We thought we would share some recent “sweepings” of news from The Besom in York. And while we are approaching our 13th birthday, our vision of enabling the church to give remains unchanged. First off, in early January it was lovely to meet with friends from both The […]Read More New decade, same vision
It has been fantastic to have students from Ampleforth College getting stuck into projects with the Besom in recent years – and we were delighted to welcome another of their SHACworks teams to York at the end of June. The team of 14 students rolled up their sleeves to decorate and garden for a mum […]Read More SHACKworks get stuck in
The first in our blog series called – What can I give? “Each one should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not out of regret or compulsion. For God loves a cheerful giver.” (2 Corinthians 9:7) The words “Besom” and ” hampers” can usually be found with the word “Christmas”. But […]Read More What can I give? #1
It’s been a while since we’ve blogged .. so much has been happening at the Besom and Bundles of Joy! If you follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter you may have seen that our biggest news is that we have moved offices! We are now based at Living Word Church on Huntington Road and are only […]Read More Recent Sweepings*
The core team and trustees here at The Besom in York have been praying for a long time about moving office so that we can work closer with our Bundles of Joy team. Just before Christmas, Living Word Church in Huntington offered us some storage space in their basement. It has been a huge help […]Read More We’re on the move!
“Thank you so much for your help to paint my kitchen and ceilings and the huge job of clearing up garden waste and rubbish and taking it all away to the tip. This has helped us out massively and we are so grateful. We keep looking at the work done in amazement. Such […]Read More “We keep looking at the work in amazement”
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