From 'Homes of Promise'

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 13:47


News from Uganda.

Sheliah contacted me to say: I get an email weekly from ‘Homes of Promise’ in Uganda. I thought this one might be good to share. I do not know in which Diocese Jane was President but I do know that her experience of MU inspired her to spend the rest of her life in Uganda with Homes of Promise. Jane begins her email by saying Dear frien ... read more

 Posted: 22 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Happy Birthday Mary

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 16 May 2019, 21:22


Happy Birthday Mary

It was great to drive from Chelmsford down to Romford on a cool but sunny day, to help Mary Leach who is contact member for St Edward’s MU, celebrate her 85th Birthday – Afternoon tea was held in the lounge of Rose Court where she lives – there must have been around 50 people there to help her enjoy her day… Mary’s f ... read more

 Posted: 16 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU Diocesan Council

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 13 May 2019, 20:58


MU discussions

On the 9th May the Mothers Union Diocesan Council was held at 7.30pm in the Cathedral Chapter House. Lucy Bubb very kindly sent me some photographs from the meeting and in this first picture the members were discussing ‘How the MU could be more effective.’ As part of this discussion the group considered these questions: Whose lives does ... read more

 Posted: 13 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from April 19

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 4 May 2019, 18:50


So lovely and bright

Pray for our country during this time of turmoil Notice from Lucy Bubb saying: We’ve had a message from our contact in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands MU, Sandra, to say that they have just set up a Facebook page. If you want to check out their Facebook page and see recent photos from the AGM and Lady Day Celebrations go to: https://www.f ... read more

 Posted: 4 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Basildon Deanery Bring n Share

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 13:07


A great Lunch

Basildon Deanery members met together recently in St. Catherine's Church Hall for a Bring and Share lunch. We had a few Stalls. Molly Hoyle sold £173 of MUe! Merrill Knight, our new Vice-President, said Mid-day Prayers and I presented Lilian Irving with her Commissioning Certificate, as she is now the Branch Leader for Wickford and Runwell. A ... read more

 Posted: 17 Apr 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Thy Kingdom Come

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 11:21


Thy Kingdom Come poster

Thy Kingdom Come poster for you to download - Please find below the PDF file for you to print ... read more

 Posted: 9 Apr 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Newsletter no 10

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 5 April 2019, 13:02


MU News no10

The newsletter, for April, May and June wishes you all a very happy and joyous springtime. You will find a super photo of the Commissioning of Sheran Harper our new WorldWide President. Mrs Harper was commissioned by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Southwark Cathedral at a colourful and packed service on the 27th February. Congratulations all roun ... read more

 Posted: 5 Apr 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Jamaica and the Cayman Islands MU

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 08:17


A notice from Lucy Bubb saying: We’ve had a message from our contact in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands MU, Sandra, to say that they have just set up a Facebook page. If you want to check out their Facebook page and see recent photos from the AGM and Lady Day Celebrations go to: https://www.facebook.com/Mothers-Union-Diocese-of-Jamaica-and ... read more

 Posted: 3 Apr 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from March 19

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 08:06


Reflections from March 19

Let us pray for our government as they tackle the difficult days that lie ahead. May our politicians come together for the good of the nation. ‘If you have shoes on your feet, clothes on your back, food in your cupboard, a roof over your head and a little bit of money in the bank then you are reckoned to be among the richest 6% of people in ... read more

 Posted: 3 Apr 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

St Cuthbert

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 15:55


St Cuthbert

St Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Wonderworker of Britain (+ 687), St Cuthbert was from Northumbria and he was born in the same year in which St Aidan set-up the monastery in Lindisfarne (See January Saint Aidan). Cuthbert’s family were very well-healed and like most high-class boys of his time were sent away to be taught the arts of war. ... read more

 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments