Volunteer stories

Unforgettable summer in Argentine Patagonia

Unforgettable summer in Argentine Patagonia

Just over a year ago a 21-year-old student was put into contact with a lovely Argentine couple by Neil Rees who works for Bible Society. It was following this introduction and meetings at Bible Society that they invited her to stay with them in the C...

Is translation really still needed?

Is translation really still needed?

When I give talks in churches one of the most frequent questions I get is "How many languages are there in the world?"

British Empire Medal

British Empire Medal

Jenny Newman has been volunteering for Bible Society since the 1970s, having joined the Exmouth Action Group when her friend from college was involved.

News from Crawley

News from Crawley

Our last newsletter had only just been published when supporters in Croydon held their sponsored walk on Saturday 15 September. 

News from the Tregaron Action Group

News from the Tregaron Action Group

Martha Morgan, Secretary of the Tregaron Action Group in Wales, recently told us about her group that have donated nearly £1,000 (on average) every year for many years.

Birthday celebrations!

Birthday celebrations!

Many congratulations to Daphne Clarke from Yorkshire on her 86th birthday.

We support Bible Society, so that more people around the world can learn about God’s love by reading his word

We support Bible Society, so that more people around the world can learn about God’s love by reading his word

Helen and Michael Patten are very committed to Bible Society and are the Chair and Treasurer respectively of the Rye and District Action Group. They are keen to share what they achieve as an encouragement to other groups.

Bala Action Group Visit

Bala Action Group Visit

Each year the Bala Action Group, who have minutes going back to 1835, go on a pilgrimage together.

Festivals

Festivals

We love seeing supporters and meeting new people at festivals each year. We help people to engage more deeply with the Bible and have a great time ourselves enjoying what the festival has to offer us.

Ponteland Action Group

Ponteland Action Group

Rosie Creighton and the Ponteland Action Group have been celebrating another successful year with a gift of £1,250 following lunches they hosted in March and October.

Brighouse and Rastrick Action Group

Brighouse and Rastrick Action Group

How we raised £1,540.00. We have been running a sponsored Walk for Bible Society for 29 years now and that event has raised a total of £38,803 over the years.

Bible Society exhibition on the Isle of Man

Bible Society exhibition on the Isle of Man

A report from the Bible Society Isle of Man Northern Action Group.

Bible Society coffee morning and computer clinic

Bible Society coffee morning and computer clinic

Hexham’s Bible Society Action Group decided to try something different at their annual coffee morning in November.

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