Wave of Prayer

posted by: Lucy Bubb | on: Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:24


Please pray for our Sisters abroad

Wave of Prayer - Rejaf Diocese, South Sudan: We are currently coming to the end of our ‘slot’ on the Wave of Prayer diary (18 - 20 June). Many of you will know that we have yet to establish contact with our links in Rejaf Diocese, South Sudan and Owo Diocese and Doko Diocese, Nigeria. This is largely due to the political situations in ... read more

 Posted: 20 Jun 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

A special gift...

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 19:17


A wonderful gift for my special birthday...

At the beginning of May, the 2nd in fact, I had a milestone birthday… I was extremely fortunate, and I had a super-special day, surrounded by loving family, friends along with my church family. I couldn’t have asked for a more special day. In the months leading up to my birthday I had many inquiries from my family as to what I would li ... read more

 Posted: 13 Jun 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Judith at the Palace…

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 4 June 2018, 12:01


Judith at the Palace

It was wonderful and very exciting for me to attend the Queen's Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace on Thursday 31st May along with five other members of the MU. We took photos of courses and there is one of me standing outside the gates and there is a second photo taken inside the grounds with the other MU members. They were Marianna (DP for ... read more

 Posted: 4 Jun 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflecions from May 18

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 1 June 2018, 11:05


Protected wildflowers in the churchyard

Heavenly Father, we thank you for all the good people in our lives. Our family, our friends, our neighbours and our church family – We are surrounded with many good people who support us when we are down and join with us when we celebrate… The Mothers' Union Spring Diocesan Council Meeting ended beautifully with Compline… By t ... read more

 Posted: 1 Jun 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

St Mellitus of Canterbury.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 25 May 2018, 16:35


St Melitus of Canterbury

Mellitus was the first Bishop of London and the third Archbishop of Canterbury, and a member of the Gregorian mission sent to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons to Christianity. He arrived in 601 A.D. with a group of clergy and was consecrated as Bishop of London in 604. Mellitus was the son of a noble Roman family and is believed to have been t ... read more

 Posted: 25 May 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

All about Edie.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 16:15


Live to regret?

Following on from my article dated 11th April 18 about the film Mary Magdelene, that you can read by clicking on the link at the end of this article, Lucy Bubb suggested that I might want to draw your attention to yet another film to be shown in cinemas starting on 25th May entitled ‘Edie’. Once again there is a fee resource Companion ... read more

 Posted: 16 May 2018 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments

Spring MU Council 2018

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 10:51


The Cathedral bathed in light...

Somewhere around 50+ people joined together at 7.30 in the Chapterhouse on 1st May 18 for the Spring Diocesan MU Council, led by our President Judith Meaden. We had the usual agenda of Welcome and Apologies, Minutes of the 6th November meeting and Matters arising. The Unit Reports had been written and were available and questions could have been p ... read more

 Posted: 9 May 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from April 18

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 11:53


Reflections from April 18

Happy Easter – Easter Blessings to all our Mothers’ Union members both here in the Chelmsford Diocese around the United Kingdome and throughout the World – He Is Risen Indeed­-Alleluia! In this quarter’s newsletter you will find an article entitled MULOA - “Mothers’ Union Listening, Observing, Acting” ... read more

 Posted: 2 May 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

St Philomena.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 27 April 2018, 08:28


St Pilomena

St Philomena’s remains were discovered in May 1802 in a tomb in the Catacomb of St Priscilla in Rome. Three tiles which enclosed the tomb bore the inscription “Pax Tecum Filumena” meaning “Peace be with you, Philomena”. It was assumed that the remains were those of a young virgin martyr and were sent to the Vatican fo ... read more

 Posted: 27 Apr 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

A Global Moment of Worship

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 14:18


'Thy Kingdom Come'

On Monday 14 May, at 3pm, Mothers’ Union will be uniting in a Global Moment of worship from Coventry Cathedral to pray “Thy Kingdom Come”. The service will also be streamed live from Mothers’ Union’s website enabling members, friends and the wider Christian community worldwide to take part. Thy Kingdom Come is a glob ... read more

 Posted: 24 Apr 2018 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments