New decade, same vision

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 […]

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SHACKworks get stuck in

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 […]

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What can I give? #1

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 […]

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Recent Sweepings*

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 […]

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We’re on the move!

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 […]

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Trinity launch Serving Saturday

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 […]

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