Southend MU Deanery Banner

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 09:01


Part of Southend MU Deanery Banner

From 1917 until 1960, the Vicar of St. Mary's, Prittlewell, was Canon Gowing, his wife was Dorothy and from 1945 until 1954 she was Diocesan President of the Mothers' Union, she then became a Life Vice-President and Commissioned Speaker. These roles and her commitment to and enthusiasm for Mothers' Union, only ceased with her death in 1977. They ar ... read more

 Posted: 22 Nov 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Interview with Oluwakemi Ademola

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 12 November 2017, 17:39


Oluwakemi Ademola 'Kemi'

Hello MU members - My name is Oluwakemi Ademola. My branch is 'Emmanuel Parish Mothers' Union, Emmanuel Parish Church, Leyton, London. E17 8HL and I am the Branch Chair. I was received into the Mothers' Union branch of St Stephen's Anglican Church Inalende Ibadan after I married in 2000. However, I became an active member in October 2009 when our ... read more

 Posted: 12 Nov 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU Council Nov 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 21:37


D.President Judith Meaden, W.W.President Lynne Temby with Bishop Stephen

On a brisk, sunny, Autumn morning many of us met in Chelmsford Cathedral for MU Council and Annual Meeting 2017. The Cathedral was packed, not only to attend the meeting but to welcome Lynne Tembey, the World-Wide President. The day began with a Mothers' Union Celebration Eucharist with banners, the service being led by The Bishop of Chelmsford Rt ... read more

 Posted: 7 Nov 2017 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU and Foodbank UK

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 4 November 2017, 13:08


Foodbank requests...

Mothers' Union is an international Christian membership charity. It has 3.6 million members in 78 countries. The vision of Mothers' Union is of a world where God's love is shown through loving, respectful and flourishing relationships. One of the ways we do this in the UK is by supporting Food Banks which provide emergency food for people in crisis ... read more

 Posted: 4 Nov 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from October 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 3 November 2017, 13:09


Refections from October 17

Let us pray for those people who have been affected by the shooting in America. Pray for the souls of those who have died, all the people who have life-threatening and life-changing injuries, and for all the loved ones and families who are grieving, worried and afraid. Here at the Emmanuel Church in Leyton our branch is encouraged to continue all ... read more

 Posted: 3 Nov 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

St Teresa of Avila.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 28 October 2017, 15:42


St Teresa of Avila

St Teresa was born in 1515 at Avila in Spain. She was the third child of Don Alonso Sanchez de Cepeda and his second wife. Teresa was brought up by her father and a tender and pious mother who unfortunately died when Teresa was thirteen. Following her mother's death and the marriage of her eldest sister, Teresa was sent to be educated by the August ... read more

 Posted: 28 Oct 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Black History Month

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 22 October 2017, 17:08


Celebrating Black History Month

Black history month celebration took place on Saturday 14th of October 2017 in the Parish hall of Emmanuel Church here in Leyton. It was the first time such an event was held, intended to celebrate the diversity of our parish family and community whilst promoting inclusion. This event was sponsored by Emmanuel Mothers Union and co-ordinated by t ... read more

 Posted: 22 Oct 2017 | There are 5 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU & Domestic Violence

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 16 October 2017, 17:16


Afraid to go home...

Domestic abuse is any kind of abuse that happens within the household or between people in an intimate relationship but not necessarily living together. It can take many forms, but almost always involves an element of controlling or coercive behaviour. If you, or anyone you know is suffering from domestic violence there is help out there... Domes ... read more

 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Needles to the Ready

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 12 October 2017, 14:20


Knittted Toys

All of you who regularly knit for the Mothers' Union please find a PDF file at the end of this article for instructions on how to proceed with knitting a teddy bear or a sheep. From now on every toy needs to carry a CE mark to show that it meets the essential safety requirements of the Toy Safety Directive. This includes handmade toys and toys don ... read more

 Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Celebration Weekend

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 5 October 2017, 11:45


Was a wonderful weekend

Our branch at Emmanuel Parish Church in Leyton has been up and running this last 8years and we are immensely grateful to the almighty God. We celebrated this August occasion with a very special Dinner and Dance held on the 7th of September and we held a thanksgiving service on Sunday the 8th during our Parish Sunday service. In attendance and to ... read more

 Posted: 5 Oct 2017 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments