Loving Father we turn to you…

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 26 March 2020, 11:10


Let us pray, pray and pray...

Dear Lord and Father, during these days of anxiety and worry please hold us in your loving arms so that we feel safe and secure. We recognise that we are the very fortunate ones, who may have friends and family around us to attend to our every need. We are also blessed with our wonderful Mothers’ Union family and our church family who are in ... read more

 Posted: 26 Mar 2020 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Day of Prayer and Action

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 16:46


Light a candle - say a prayer

Day of Prayer and Action- this Sunday As we embark on this journey we will join together in a national Day of Prayer and Action, this Sunday 22 March, Mothering Sunday. We will remember those who are sick or anxious and those working in our Health Service. As one action we are calling on everyone to place a lighted candle in their window at 7pm as ... read more

 Posted: 18 Mar 2020 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Coronavirus Guidance

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 20:38


Coronavirus Recomendation

Dear members, As you may be aware, following yesterday’s Government announcement, the Church of England has updated its guidance on the coronavirus. https://www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-churches In view of recommendations by the Government and the Church of England, it is advised that no Mothers ... read more

 Posted: 17 Mar 2020 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MSH Update on Key Matters to DPs in B&I

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 12 March 2020, 09:19


MSH Update on Key Matters to DPs in B&I = Dear Diocesan Presidents, There are a number of matters to update you on following the meeting of the Britain and Ireland (B&I) Group this week on 2nd – 3rd March at Mary Sumner House. Key Messages from the meeting are attached. Provincial President of Canterbury Province Most of you will b ... read more

 Posted: 12 Mar 2020 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Easy Fundraising

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 08:17


So easy...

How to raise funds for Mothers' Union in Chelmsford Diocese without making the donation yourself! By joining Easy Fundraising; every time you spend on one of the online sites registered with them; a donation will be made to us here in Chelmsford. A painless way of giving and already used by some of our members! Thank you to those who already use th ... read more

 Posted: 4 Mar 2020 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

100th Anniversary Service

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 14:27


100th Anniversary

100th Anniversary of St Mary's Branch of The Mothers' Union, Saffron Walden. On 9th February 2020 Members of St Mary’s Mothers Union, Saffron Walden, celebrated the 100th Anniversary of their branch. At the ten o/clock communion service the first lesson and the gospel were read by members. Our president Judith M ... read more

 Posted: 26 Feb 2020 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Prayer Scarves

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 24 February 2020, 10:30


Prayer Scarves

These beautiful prayer scarves were knitted by June Smalley from All Saints Church, Woodford Wells from the pattern in Families First last year and will be taken to Old Shenfield Place for the ladies there. How lovely ... read more

 Posted: 24 Feb 2020 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU Relief Fund.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 16:33


The MU will help and support if possible

The Mother’s Union Relief Fund was founded to bring swift relief to communities when emergency situations strike, be it natural or man-made. Because of the MU grass-roots ability we are able to send very quick relief to those who are most affected by the condition. We may be small in comparison to the large agencies but because of our standin ... read more

 Posted: 19 Feb 2020 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Real Easter Egg and MU

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 18:15


All about the real story...

The Real Easter Egg and MU with £3 off is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year but did you know that Mothers' Union members in this diocese played a big part in its success? Back in 2010 the supermarkets turned down the idea of the UK’s first religious egg with the story of Easter in the box so The Meaningful Chocolate Company a ... read more

 Posted: 12 Feb 2020 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from January 20

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 14:59


Reflections from January

Heavenly Father we pray for all those people who are struggling with nature’s anger, all those who have lost their homes and livelihoods’, the firefighters who are worn and weary, those who are struggling to cope. We pray for the Australian wildlife caught up there and to all those generous souls who have donated to those who have lost ... read more

 Posted: 5 Feb 2020 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments